Dexys Midnight Runners – Come On Eileen

Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen

Song: Come On Eileen

Artist: Dexys Midnight Runners

Album: Too Rye Ay (1982)

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Here’s a fun, upbeat song in celebration of my brother’s 30th birthday and my friend Jesse’s 28th birthday!


Come On Eileen is a song by Dexys Midnight Runners, an English pop rock band formed in 1978. The band’s name “Dexys Midnight Runners” came from Dexedrine, a brand of the drug dextroamphetamine. This classic song was featured in the film, Perks of Being a Wallflower, and you can watch the scene with it here.

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