With Come On Eileen, Dexys Midnight Runners unloaded an instant classic on the world in 1982. Forty years later, the song is still an indestructible hit that sets the dance floor ablaze in no time. Again with Geno, the Birmingham-based band proves that there is no expiration date on their soulful, catchy pop songs.
Despite the many metamorphoses, interspersed with several breaks, that Dexys Midnight Runners have undergone over the past few decades, they remain true to their recognizable sound from the early years. Frontman Kevin Rowland’s engaging voice is a fixture in that.
That Dexys Midnight Runners is eager for a new party is proven by the announcement of a brand new album. The Feminine Divine will be released on July 28. First single I’m Going To Get Free already shows that the band has lost none of its power. At De Roma, the Brits promise to play a selection of Dexys classics alongside the full new album, including “plenty of material from Too Rye Ay!(source roma)