Robbie Williams records new version of 'Come On Eileen' 38 years after Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Publish Date
Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 11:25AM

For nearly 40 years it has been a pub anthem that helps get the party started ... but prepare to hear Dexy's Midnight Runners 'Come On Eileen' like you have never heard it before ...

Because Robbie Williams has recorded a new version of the hit song!

The 'Rock DJ' singer treated fans on Instagram Live with a snippet of the track, saying: "I am going to sing you a song now that I probably shouldn't sing you.

"I did it the other day and I had so much fun doing it.

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"It's one of mine and it's unreleased. But it's a song that you can get on board with because I think you might know a little bit of it already."

In the lyrics, the 46-year-old pop star sings about a woman on a drunken night out.

He also name-checks the 1982 Dexys Midnight Runners classic in the first verse and then features the same chorus.