Track Description Available in: "The Wolves" is a song by British singer-songwriter Ben Howard. It is the second single from his first studio album, Every Kingdom. It was released as a single in the United Kingdom on 3 June 2011 as a digital download and on CD. It entered the UK Singles Chart at number 97 and reached a peak chart position of 70. The single was re-released on 23 February 2012 containing one extra version of the song. The song was written by Ben Howard and produced by Chris Bond. The cover art was designed by Owen Tozer. It is a re-recording of the original version found on the These Waters EP by Ben Howard. The song finds Howard using fairy tale lyrics to lament about human nature.