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In April 2003, the band previously known as Dexys Midnight Runners, re-emerged in a new six-piece incarnation with their name shortened to Dexys.

In February 2012, band leader Kevin Rowland officially confirmed the release of a fourth studio album for the band, with the name still shortened to Dexys.

The album entitled One Day I'm Going To Soar was released on 4 June 2012.

Dexys first ever live album, Nowhere Is Home - Live at Duke Of York's Theatre, recorded during… read more

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  • Avatar for hotfox63
    Kevin Rowland is the singer of Dexys, who had under the name Dexys Midnight Runners with "Come On Eileen" their greatest success. After the third album in 1982 the eccentric Rowland splinted the band and started a commercially disastrous running solo career. The fourth Dexys album "One Day i'm Going To Soar" appeared whole 27 years later - Nowhere Is Home.
  • Avatar for songfactslastfm
    "I remember thinking, 'We're really onto something here.'" - "Come On Eileen" was a colossal '80s hit, but Dexys Midnight Runners released just three albums before their split. Now, Dexys is back. Frontman Kevin Rowland and trombonist Jim Paterson chatted with us about their long-in-the-making fourth album, One Day I'm Going to Soar, and how they came up with "Eileen": http://www.songfacts.com/blog/interviews/dexys_kevin_rowland_and_jim_paterson_/
  • Avatar for Metalbeast7
    Yeah, otherwise they would probably shit on Rowland for pulling something similar to Billy Corgan....the whole 'this is not the real SP anymore!!' kind of thing. Great move out of all the missteps Kevin has had in his career..
  • Avatar for themartialarts
    Probably to draw attention towards the new material, create a distinction from Dexys Midnight Runners
  • Avatar for luandflagg
    Why shorten the name? I don't get that. [2]
  • Avatar for Punk-Fiction
    One Day I'm Going to Soar is easily the most bland and dull album of the year. How is Gregory Porter a similar artist? This is the most soulless 'soul' album I've ever heard.
  • Avatar for strajnic
    Worth waiting! http://diaryofmusiceclectic.blogspot.com/2012/08/9th-of-august-dexys-one-day-im-going-to.html
  • Avatar for Poacher
    Fantastic album, I love the sound they've managed to get on the drums, so real and warm and live sounding.
  • Avatar for JoshCIVM
    Why shorten the name? I don't get that.
  • Avatar for fowlhuman
    Did they ever go away? Doesn't sound like it.

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