Jun152021

Dexys Midnight Runners

Dexys Midnight Runners - the name consistently spelled without an apostrophe - were a British post-punk and Northern Soul band who achieved their major success in the early to mid 1980s. The word Dexys in this case, comes from a colloquialism of dextroamphetamine, a type of amphetamine diet pill that was a popular 'upper' drug with England's Northern Soul scene in the 1960s. Founded in 1978 by former singer of the Killjoys, Kevin Rowland, and guitarist Kevin "Al" Archer Read more on Last.fm

Track: This is What She's Like

Most Played Tracks as Scrobbled to Last.fm

# Title Plays
1Come on Eileen
4160509
2Geno
269867
3Come On Eileen - Single Edit
100733
4Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)
88120
5Let's Make This Precious
54798
6Seven Days Too Long
51327
7Plan B
50775
8Come On Eileen - Album Edit
50034
9Tell Me When My Light Turns Green
49573
10Geno - 2000 Remaster
48945

Other Album Releases:

Live At The Royal Court Liverpool 2003
The Projected Passion Revue
Live In Concert
Don't Stand Me Down
Too Rye Ay
Searching For The Young Soul Rebels
John Peel Session [26th February 1980, rec 26/2/80 tx 13/3/80]
Kid Jensen Session [1980]
Come On Eileen / Dubious
It Was Like This

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