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Doves Unveil Video For Broken Eyes

Friday, 11 September 2020 Written by Laura Johnson

Doves have shared a video for Broken Eyes.

The indie-rock track features on their new album, 'The Universal Want', which is out now through EMI, while the way-out clip was directed by Colin Read. Discussing the song, drummer and vocalist Andy Williams said:

“We nailed it amidst the enthusiasm of first playing together again. You can overthink and overcomplicate things, but sometimes need to step back and say ‘that’s the heart of the song, right there.’ The rest of ‘The Universal Want’ has got more eclectic and allows a song as immediate as ‘Broken Eyes’ to be on there.”

“It’s like a Ray Davies tune,” added bassist and lead vocalist Jimi Goodwin. “Our version of something from ‘The Village Green Preservation Society’, but the four-chord cycle also goes back to our beginnings and ‘Catch The Sun’. It’s a bittersweet song, connecting with the way we perceive people, but also ourselves and our anxieties.”

The band will support their new record with a spring UK and Ireland tour that includes two nights at the O2 Academy Brixton in London. Tickets are on sale now.

Doves Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun March 21 2021 - CARDIFF Cardiff University Students Union
Mon March 22 2021 - BOURNEMOUTH O2 Academy Bournemouth
Tue March 23 2021 - NORWICH Norwich Nick Rayns LCR UEA
Thu March 25 2021 - BRIGHTON Brighton Dome
Fri March 26 2021 - LONDON O2 Academy Brixton
Sat March 27 2021 - LONDON O2 Academy Brixton
Mon March 29 2021 - BRISTOL O2 Academy Bristol
Tue March 30 2021 - BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy Birmingham
Thu April 01 2021 - MANCHESTER O2 Apollo
Fri April 02 2021 - NOTTINGHAM Rock City
Sat April 03 2021 - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE O2 Academy Newcastle
Mon April 05 2021 - LIVERPOOL Liverpool Olympia
Tue April 06 2021 - DUBLIN Olympia Theatre
Wed April 07 2021 - BELFAST Limelight
Fri April 09 2021 - SHEFFIELD O2 Academy Sheffield
Sat April 10 2021 - GLASGOW Barrowland
Sun April 11 2021 - GLASGOW Barrowland

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