Wolves and Wishes

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Wolves and Wishes
Studio album by Dosh
Released May 13, 2008 (2008-05-13)
Genre Electronic
Length 44:06
Label Anticon
Producer Ben Durrant, Martin Dosh
Dosh chronology
The Lost Take
Wolves and Wishes
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The A.V. Club (B+)[2]
Paste favorable[3]
Pitchfork Media 7.7/10[4]
PopMatters 7/10 stars[5]
XLR8R 8/10[6]

Wolves and Wishes is the fourth studio album by American multi-instrumentalist Dosh. It was released on May 13, 2008 on the Anticon label. The album features appearances from Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Andrew Bird, and Marshall LaCount and Nona Marie Invie from the band Dark Dark Dark; as well as Fog, labelmates Odd Nosdam, and long-time contributors, Mike Lewis and Jeremy Ylvisaker. Being a collaborator with Andrew Bird, Dosh used the percussion heard in "First Impossible" in an Andrew Bird song: "Not a Robot, but a Ghost" from Bird's 2009 album Noble Beast.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Don't Wait for the Needle to Drop" 3:31
2. "Bury the Ghost" 3:58
3. "If You Want to, You Have To" 4:43
4. "First Impossible" 8:59
5. "Kit and Pearle" 4:00
6. "Wolves" 3:59
7. "Food Cycles" 3:07
8. "Keep Up Appearance" 3:10
9. "The Magic Stick" 3:21
10. "Capture the Flag" 5:18


  1. ^ Peterson, Ben. "Wolves and Wishes - Dosh". Allmusic. Retrieved October 23, 2014. 
  2. ^ Bahn, Christopher (May 12, 2008). "Dosh: Wolves And Wishes". The A.V. Club. 
  3. ^ Miller, Sara (May 12, 2008). "Dosh: Wolves and Wishes". Paste. 
  4. ^ Strew, Roque (June 25, 2008). "Dosh: Wolves and Wishes". Pitchfork Media. 
  5. ^ Ranta, Alan (June 22, 2008). "Dosh: Wolves and Wishes". PopMatters. 
  6. ^ Thill, Scott (June 3, 2008). "Wolves and Wishes". XLR8R. 

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