Jimi Goodwin (of Doves) Solo Release

Doves have been a favorite of mine since they first came on the scene. I was lucky enough to catch them last time they were in Chicago at The Vic and it was an amazing live show.

Jimi’s voice has always been a standout and he is now releasing a solo record while Doves take a break.

In the first single/video Jimi tries to deal with Whiskey. But Jimi doesn’t know that whiskey doesn’t listen.  Jimi forgets that whiskey just hurts you and makes you feel like a friend but then leaves you on the floor begging for death to come early.

OH! Whiskey

Future release titled “Odludek” which is a Polish word, meaning loner or pilgrim. It fits the album, and fits where Jimi is at the moment. “I’m no hermit, but I can be on that loner vibe at times. Odludek just sounded like a crazy, loner pilgrim to me, and it reflects that I did this record all on my own, I’m not in a band now.” – Jimi Goodwin

Jimi-Goodwin-packshot

Jimi on Odludek:

“I wanted to make this mad mixtape… the kind you’d pass back and forth with your mates; eclectic as f**k. That’s the way we’ve all discovered music over the years isn’t it? We join our own dots to make it all make sense. As I got into making the record, it felt like I was proving something to myself, making a point that I could do all this on my own. You know — I can play bass, I can play guitar, I can orchestrate. As the methods changed, the original concept stayed intact. It’s me, powering through ideas, kapow kapow, no pause for breath. It’s not trying to be wilfully eclectic; it’s just a reflection of how I schizophrenically devour music.”

TRACKLISTING

1. Terracotta Warrior
2. Didsbury Girl
3. Live Like A River
4. Hope
5. Man v Dingo
6. Keep My Soul In Song
7. Oh! Whiskey
8. The Ghost Of The Empties
9. Lonely At The Drop
10. Panic Tree

Purchase “ODLUDEK”

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