Tags » Dexy's

Dexys: then and now

On Friday 20 March 2015, BBC4 are showing the film ‘Dexys: Nowhere is Home’, featuring what led up to their comeback album ‘One Day I’m Going To Soar’ and the triumphant accompanying live shows. 447 more words


Happy birthday Rebel Rikkit!

Today’s a very special day for our founding wizard Rebel Rikkit.

He’s notched up his first half century and as he raises his bat to acknowledge the polite applause of the crowd, the 2 junior wizards thought this event should be commemorated in song.

Blog Posts

Make your ears happy: January’s music choice

Recently, a friend bemoaned the fact that the demands of work and family left little time to discover new music. She said she needed someone to find it for her. 556 more words


DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS - " I'm Thinking Of You "

Taken from the album One Day I’m Going to Soar: the track ” I’m Thinking Of You “

Dexys playing this track called “I’m Thinking Of You” from their new album ‘One Day I’m Going To Soar’ on BBC 2’s The Friday Review Show – Broadcast on 1/6/2012 I just love Kevin Rowland over exaggeration of the lyrics, 26 more words


Going Overground - In conversation with Damian O'Neill

This week saw the release of a new solo single from one of my musical heroes, a certain Damian O’Neill.

I’m tempted to not even bother with an introduction, but this Derry-raised, London-based guitarist made his name alongside brother John O’Neill, Mickey Bradley, Billy Doherty and Feargal Sharkey in The Undertones, a band that meant so much to me in my early teens and beyond. 4,807 more words


Complete this? "C'mon.........."

The year was one thousand, nine hundred and eighty-two and around that time a certain young Spike was contemplating starting life as an independent ‘lad’ back in blighty. 62 more words

Let's Make This Precious | Dexys – Nowhere Is Home

By Neil Mudd

When he was a boy growing up, Kevin Rowland would sometimes see Irish show-bands perform live. ‘There was always something going on,’ he says, ‘something to watch.’ It was about spectacle:  about giving the audience a good time to take away with them. 489 more words

Arts And Culture