In My Dreams (Military Wives album)

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In My Dreams
Silhouettes of a soldier embracing his family at sunset in a field of poppies
Studio album by Military Wives
Released 5 March 2012 (2012-03-05)
Recorded 2011
Genre Popular choral
Length 39:29
Label Decca
Producer Jon Cohen
Military Wives chronology
In My Dreams
Stronger Together

In My Dreams is a British music album released by the Military Wives, originally a choir of women who rose to public prominence in 2011 when they featured in the fourth series of the BBC TV series The Choir, presented by choirmaster Gareth Malone.[1][2]

The album features choral arrangements for 5 Military Wives' choirs from Plymouth, Chivenor, Portsmouth, CTCRM Lympstone and Catterick Garrison. Featuring a number of hit singles including Bob Dylan's "Make You Feel My Love", U2's "With or Without You", and Coldplay's "Fix You". It also includes the Military Wives' 2011 Christmas Number One hit, "Wherever You Are", composed by Paul Mealor.[3] The title track, "In My Dreams", also composed by Mealor, features the voice of Jonjo Kerr, a previous contestant in the television music competition The X Factor.[4] The success of the TV series and the creation of the new choirs that feature on the album was the beginning of the formation of the Military Wives Choirs Foundation to whom £1 from the sale of each album will go to further their aims of creating a social support network across the UK for Military Wives through the medium of song.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Make You Feel My Love" Bob Dylan   3:07
2. "In My Dreams" (featuring Jon-Joseph Kerr) Paul Mealor   3:17
3. "With Or Without You" U2   3:59
4. "Up Where We Belong (Love Lift Us Up)" Will Jennings Jack Nitzsche and Buffy Sainte-Marie 4:17
5. "True Love Ways" Buddy Holly and Norman Petty   3:12
6. "You've Got A Friend" Carole King   4:21
7. "Eternal Father, Strong to Save" William Whiting John Bacchus Dykes 3:24
8. "Fix You" Coldplay (Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman, Will Champion)   4:00
9. "Silver Tassie"     4:03
10. "On My Own" Herbert Kretzmer Claude-Michel Schönberg 2:58
11. "Wherever You Are" Paul Mealor   2:51
Total length: 39:29

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2012) Peak
UK Albums Chart[5] 1

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format(s) Label
United Kingdom 5 March 2012 CD, digital download Decca Records


  1. ^ "The Choir: Military Wives". TwentyTwenty TV. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Military Wives". Gareth Malone official website. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  3. ^ "Military Wives: In My Dreams". Gareth Malone official website. Archived from the original on 27 April 2012. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  4. ^ Sperling, Daniel. "Military Wives, X Factor Jonjo Kerr new single 'In My Dreams' – listen". Digital Spy. Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Archive Chart". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 24 March 2012.