Doves condemn modern music culture

Jimi talked to BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat about getting old, being beaten to number one by Lady Gaga and the industry’s ‘unreasonable expectations’ for new bands.

Doves’ Jimi Goodwin has condemned the speed at which the music industry promotes new music.

Speaking to Newsbeat he said: “The thirst for new music is overlooking a lot of things and there’s not a lot of time for bands to nurture and develop. We didn’t get good for years or reach a place where we wanted to be.”

He added: “We were very lucky that we were allowed to do that.”

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