Doves stream Cathedrals Of The Mind from new album The Universal Want

Doves by Jon Shard

Doves by Jon Shard

Doves have served up another slice of the album which will bring over a decade’s wait for a new record from the band to an end on September 11th.

Cathedrals Of The Mind is the latest preview of The Universal Want, Doves’ first studio effort since 2009’s Kingdom Of Rust. It will also spark a UK and Ireland tour in the spring of next year…all being well.

“The song stems from a single hook, which developed to evoke this expansive internal monologue, this never-ending chasm of thought,” Jez Williams says of the track.

“Subconsciously, through words thrown against it and made to fit, it came to be about someone always being on your mind. The listener can form their own ideas. For me, it was about the loss of Bowie.”

Tour dates:

March 2021
21 – Cardiff, University Great Hall
22 – Bournemouth, O2 Academy
23 – Norwich, UEA
25 – Brighton, Dome
26,27 – London, O2 Academy Brixton
29 – Bristol, O2 Academy
30 – Birmingham, O2 Academy

April 2021
1 – Manchester, O2 Apollo
2 – Nottingham, Rock City
3 – Newcastle, O2 Academy
5 – Liverpool, Eventim Olympia
6 – Dublin, Olympia
7 – Belfast, Limelight
9 – Sheffield, O2 Academy
10,11 – Glasgow, Barrowlands

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