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Primal Scream and Dexys share track in solidarity with striking railway workers

'We are saying enough is enough', they said of the new track

By Nick Reilly

Primal Scream's Bobby Gillespie and Dexys' Kevin Rowland (Picture: Wikicommons Nmartinezr/YouTube)

Primal Scream and Dexys have teamed up on ‘Enough is Enough’, a new track in support of railway workers.

The track is a collaboration with the Rail, Maritime and Transport Union (RMT) and comes amid a fresh set of strikes to demand better pay and working conditions for workers. The title, meanwhile, comes from the name of a recent movement that demanded radical change.

Proceeds from the track will go towards the union’s ongoing fight for better pay, job security and better working conditions.

“As we go into further strike action this Saturday this sort of solidarity, which these talented musicians gave completely free of charge, is an indication of the huge support we are getting from across the country,” RMT Union leader Mick Lynch explained to The Railway Hub.

“All the money from this single will go directly to our dispute fund which we are using as part of our battle for justice in the workplace. It’s time for the government to stop interfering and let us negotiate a settlement with the employers.”

Dexys frontman Kevin Rowland added: “It is clear to millions that something is very wrong when millionaires get ever richer while workers are told to accept poverty.

“As we say in the song, the media sets out to confuse people with lies and divide us with side issues like Brexit and culture wars while all we are really getting is endless austerity and cuts. We are saying enough is enough.”