For a more positive spin on the show. Check out the three imaginary girls review:
Musically, Doves were pristine. Highlights were the mesmerizing “Sea Song,” accompanied by a surfing video lulling slowly on the back-stage screen to hypnotic effect. “Black and White Town” strikingly recalled Martha & the Vandellas’ R&B classic “Heat Wave,” further illustrating that these Manchester lads never shy too far from their influences (Think the heavy gospel feel of “Satellites” and the Warren Zevon-laden “Hit the Ground Running.”) At the conclusion of “There Goes the Fear,” each band member grabbed a percussion instrument for a raucous ending, sending us off into the night.