Searching for the Young Soul Rebels is the first album by Dexys Midnight Runners, released in July 1980 (see 1980 in music).
The album was ranked 98th in a 2005 survey held by British television's Channel 4 to determine the 100 greatest albums of all time. In 2000 Q magazine placed it at number 85 in its list of the 100 Greatest British Albums Ever.
The first track, "Burn It Down", is a re-titled re-recording of the band's first single, "Dance Stance". "Seven Days Too Long" is a cover of the Northern Soul favourite originally recorded by Chuck Wood. The album's most notable track is the single "Geno", which reached #1 on UK charts.
A deluxe 30th Anniversary 2xCD Special Edition was released in 2010.
Deluxe Cd 2: