Pete Williams

Associate Lecturer, Artist Development

As bassist and founding member of Dexys Midnight Runners, Pete has released numerous singles including a No' 1 with "Geno" and the seminal album "Searching For The Young Soul Rebels".

Pete has toured extensively and internationally from the first 2Tone tour, through to major European and Australian festivals.  More recently, he has worked as songwriter and co-vocalist on Dexys "One day I'm Going To Soar" album and live shows, culminating in a headline slot at Glastonbury 2014's acoustic stage.

Pete also formed The Bureau who signed with WEA Records/Island (top 5 singles and Albums in Canada,NZ and Australia) and These Tender Virtues, who signed to Rough Trade/Cartel.

Currently, Pete is published by BMG and Real World, with many TV and radio appearances under his belt including Top of the Pops, Later...with Jools Holland, Other Voices and The BBC Quay sessions.

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