In July of 1980 Dexys Midnight Runners released their debut album.
After disbanding his punk band, Kevin Rowland had a vision; to combine the urgency of punk rock with the Northern Soul scene. To quote Kevin himself:
“I’m going to do what I really want to do: form a great group. We’ll wear great clothes and make soulful music.”
Two outta three ain’t bad.
Let’s talk Dexys Midnight Runners, Searching for the Young Soul Rebels!