Dexys Midnight Runners


Dexys Midnight Runners is a highly acclaimed and veteran English rock band with numerous personnel changes over the years that became hugely popular during the early 1980s. They are best known for the upbeat and era-defining "Come On Eileen" (1983), which topped the charts in the U.S., the U.K., Ireland, and many other countries worldwide.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Come On Eileen (1983)
  • The Celtic Soul Brothers (1983)

Pop charts debut year: 1983

Years active: 1978-1986; 2003-present

Genres: Pop rock, new wave, blue-eyed soul, Celtic folk

Labels: Oddball, EMI, Mercury, BMG, Windsong, Absolute Dexys, Warner



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