Dexy’s Midnight Runners to Record Again

For just about everyone in North America, Dexy’s Midnight Runners will forever be a one-hit-wonder thanks to “Come On Eileen” in 1982.  But in Britain and elsewhere, they had several other singles extending into as far as 1986.

Then they broke up only to reform–well, kind of–for the reunion circuit in 2003.  Now they’ve decided to record together for the first time in 27 years.  There’s no title for their fourth album yet, but they have posted a two minute snippet of the first single.  

And you know something, it’s not bad.  Wait out the quiet bit at the beginning.  You’ll see.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Dexy’s Midnight Runners to Record Again

  • February 11, 2012 at 6:20 pm

    Ewww. Again I will ask the question Why? after all that time away thats what they come up with?


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