OMD - Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark are an English electronic band formed in Wirral, Merseyside in 1978. Spawned by earlier band the Id, the outfit is composed of co-founders Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys, along with Martin Cooper and Stuart Kershaw; McCluskey is the only constant member. OMD released their debut single, "Electricity", in 1979, and gained popularity throughout Europe with the 1980 anti-war song "Enola Gay". The band achieved broader recognition via their album Architecture & Morality and its three singles, all of which were international hits.
Although retrospectively acclaimed, the experimental Dazzle Ships eroded European support. The band embraced a more straightforward pop sound on Junk Culture, while continuing to experiment via newly acquired digital samplers; this change in direction led to greater success in the United States, and yielded the 1986 hit, "If You Leave". A year after the release of The Best of OMD, creative differences rendered McCluskey the only remaining member of the group as Humphreys formed spin-off band The Listening Pool.

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Top SongsAlbum
Red Frame / White Light (Remastered 2019)Souvenir3:10
Cut Me DownSouvenir2:53
Unused 1Souvenir1:07
So In Love (Remastered 2019)Souvenir3:30
Robot ManThe Punishment of Luxury2:59
Dollar GirlLiberator4:19
Speed Of LightSugar Tax4:29
GreenHistory of Modern4:16
Souvenir (Hard House Version)The OMD Singles5:47
Messages (Live at the Museum of Liverpool)Dazzle Ships (Live at the Museum of Liverpool)4:38
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