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Customer Reviews

this is what should have been released first up

sums up the album, shows OMD are still doing what they do best and remain relevant in 2010/2011. much stronger single choice. let's hope this puts OMD back on people's playlists. the remixes also sound good (not something you can say with previous remixes for singles off this album).

if you haven't listened or bought the album, go check it out now. it's a real grower that rewards repeated listening. let it churn away in the background a few times. you can listen to it loud or as background music. great stuff!


Formed: 1978 in Liverpool, England

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Featuring the core members Paul Humphreys and Andy McCluskey, the Liverpudlian synth pop group Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark formed in the late '70s. Humphreys and McCluskey began performing together in school, playing in the bands VCL XI, Hitlerz Underpantz, and the Id. After the Id split in 1978, McCluskey was with Dalek I Love You for a brief time. Once he left Dalek, he joined with Humphreys and Paul Collister to form Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. The group released its first single,...
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