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Dexys: One Day I'm Going To Soar

Keith Cameron, MOJO, July 2012

HIS LAST RECORD saw him singing 'You'll Never Walk Alone' in make-up and a dress. Now Kevin Rowland has returned to the source, reviving the Dexys name and his reputation.

In January 2006, Kevin Rowland told BBC 6Music that a new Dexys Midnight Runners record was underway. The songs, he said, were "lyrically autobiographical — just about my life". Several weeks later, Rowland played a couple of gigs in Sweden with a Stockholm club band called The Killers. "A whole new album is written," he told an interviewer. "Now if only someone would want to distribute it." That album is finally here.

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