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Dexys Midnight Runners: Royal Festival Hall, London

Chris Roberts, Uncut, January 2004

HEARTS IN MOUTHS as the lights dim, shouts of, "C'mon Kev! Testify!" relieve the tangible tension. Dexys supporters are passionately loyal: we are rooting for him. After the well-documented wilderness years, riddled with regret and ridicule in an unjust world, can he prove to be the comeback king? Can he kick it? Yes, he can.

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