|Kevin Rowland Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||August 17, 1953|
Kevin Rowland is an English singer and songwriter who is best known for the several songs and albums that he has contributed his vocals too as the frontman of the pop band Dexys Midnight Runners also known as Dexys. A few of his most notable hits with the group are Geno and Come On Eileen.
Wednesfield, Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
London, England, United Kingdom
Kevin studied at Snow Hills’ St Mary and St John’s Catholic Primary. After that, he attended a school in London until the age of 15.
As a member of Dexys, he is represented by Red Light Management.
Punk Rock, New Wave, Soul, Pop
As a member of Dexys, he has released his music with Mercury Records and Creation Records Ltd.
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
67 kg or 148 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Though there is not much information available on his personal life, Kevin has a daughter named AJ.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of Irish descent.
- He sports an imperial beard.
- Bony nose
- His idiosyncratic voice
Kevin Rowland Favorite Things
- Emerging Artist – Lisa O’Neill
Source – The Guardian
Kevin Rowland Facts
- His parents belonged to Crossmolina, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
- Kevin resided in Ireland for 3 years between the age of 1 and 4. After that, he relocated back to Wolverhampton along with his family.
- He was 11 years old when his parents and he moved to Harrow and by the age of 15 Kevin had given up school.
- Kevin worked as a hairdresser prior to having begun his career as a musician.
- The first group that he joined was called Lucy & the Lovers, which derived its inspiration from the rock band Roxy Music. However, the band was defunct shortly after its beginning.
- Kevin joined the punk rock band the Killjoys where he met now Dexys guitarist Kevin Archer and together they started the band Dexys Midnight Runners. However, the band went on to get disbanded in 1987. Later, the group re-grouped in 2012 and released their album titled One Day I’m Going to Soar.
- Kevin released his first solo album titled The Wanderer in 1988, but the album failed to pick up and turned out to be a commercial failure.
- The band’s songs are mostly inspired by Kevin’s Irish ancestry.
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