Pounding (song)

"Pounding" is the second single from English band Doves' second studio album, The Last Broadcast (2002). The single was released on 22 July 2002 in the UK on CD and 10-inch vinyl, reaching number 21 on the UK Singles Chart. An EP was released for the song in Japan the same year to coincide with Doves' 2002 Japan tour dates. The music video was directed by Julian House and Julian Gibbs at Intro, the same team that directed the band's previous video "There Goes the Fear."

"Pounding"
Doves Pounding.jpg
Single by Doves
from the album The Last Broadcast
Released22 July 2002 (2002-07-22)[1]
Length
  • 4:44 (album version)
  • 4:01 (radio edit)
LabelHeavenly
Songwriter(s)Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, Andy Williams
Producer(s)Doves
Doves singles chronology
"There Goes the Fear"
(2002)
"Pounding"
(2002)
"Caught by the River"
(2002)
Music video
"Pounding" on YouTube
Alternative cover
DVD single cover
DVD single cover

The B-side, "Willow's Song", is found on the Japanese EP as the full-length version. It includes the 'false start' and runs 4:20. The version of the song found on the next single "Caught by the River" is an 'edit' which cuts out the intro and runs 3:58. The track was used in the 2010 Winter Olympics With Glowing Hearts advertisement campaign in Vancouver. An instrumental version is also played regularly in the Manchester City stadium before football matches.

Track listingsEdit

All tracks are written by Jez Williams, Jimi Goodwin, and Andy Williams, except where noted.

Promo CD (HVN116CDRP)
No.TitleLength
1."Pounding" (Radio Edit)4:01
2."Pounding" (Album Version)4:44
UK CD (HVN116CD)
No.TitleLength
1."Pounding"4:44
2."Far from Grace"4:26
3."Northenden"4:02
4."Pounding" (Enhanced Video) 
UK DVD (HVN116DVD)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Pounding" (Video)  
2."Satellites" (Soulsavers Remix) 5:04
3."M62 Song" (Four Tet Remix)Williams, Goodwin, Williams, Fripp, Giles, Lake, McDonald, Sinfield6:26
UK 10" vinyl (HVN116-10)
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Pounding" 4:44
2."Satellites" (Soulsavers Remix) 5:04
3."M62 Song" (Four Tet Remix)Williams, Goodwin, Williams, Fripp, Giles, Lake, McDonald, Sinfield6:26
Japanese EP CD
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Pounding" 4:44
2."The Cedar Room" (Live Triple J at the Wireless) 7:29
3."Here It Comes" (Live Triple J at the Wireless) 5:15
4."Valley" 4:23
5."Your Shadow Lay Across My Life" 3:45
6."Willow's Song" (full-length version)Traditional4:20

ChartsEdit

Chart (2002) Peak
position
Europe (Eurochart Hot 100)[2] 82
Scotland (OCC)[3] 20
UK Singles (OCC)[4] 21

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New Releases – For Week Starting 22 July 2002: Singles" (PDF). Music Week. 20 July 2002. p. 31. Retrieved 26 August 2021.
  2. ^ "Eurochart Hot 100 Singles" (PDF). Music & Media. Vol. 20 no. 33. 10 August 2002. p. 7. Retrieved 26 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Official Scottish Singles Sales Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 26 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Official Singles Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved 26 August 2021.

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