Listen To First New Dexys Song In 21 Years

Kevin Rowland posts new album demo online

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The first demo from the long-awaited fourth Dexys Midnight Runners album, “It’s Ok Joanna”, is now available on the web.

You can access the track – which has a classic Dexys feel – from frontman Kevin Rowland’s official Myspace page.

Dexys’ previous album, “Don’t Stand Me Down”, was released way back in 1986 – after which Rowland decided it was time to call it quits.

Rowland reformed Dexys in 2003 for an acclaimed sell-out tour, and a message to fans on his Myspace page claims that it was this positive response that convinced the band to reform.

The message reads: “In 2003, Dexys were at last reinvented for a critically acclaimed and rapturously received tour. Again, it wasn’t a greatest hits tour, and many of the ideas approaches that were received with bewilderment in 1985 were employed again. But this time, those ideas were understood and very warmly welcomed.The world had caught up with us.”

As well as new music, Rowland is also working on his first book, and his message online ends on a upbeat note: “2007 could be a good year for fans of Kevin and Dexys.”

Listen to first new Dexys’ material in 21 years by clicking here now

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