Friends of 632 3003 Updates
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Join fellow OMD fans for a Beer & Cheese Pairing on the Wirral As regular Messages readers will be aware, the grassroots support group The Friends of 632 3003 have done wonders with their work on preserving a piece of … Read More

Final Song: A Tribute To The Music Of OMD
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Paying tribute to Wirral’s Finest… Organised by Stanlow Incorporated, Kidderminster College Year 1 Music Performance presents ‘Final Song: A Tribute To The Music Of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark’. This is an exclusive, one night only performance that will take … Read More

On A Ship To Nowhere – Universal Revisited
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An in-depth look at OMD’s tenth studio album With rave reviews – and a top five placing – for their latest album The Punishment Of Luxury, a near sell-out UK tour, plus long-overdue recognition for their pioneering synth-pop work, it’s … Read More

The Year In Review – 2017
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2017 was a special year for OMD with a brand new studio album and plenty of live performances that took the band around the globe. Here’s the Messages review of 2017… The biggest news was the announcement of OMD’s latest … Read More

OMD Live at Barbican, York
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OMD’s York outing gains a special guest… Messages went along to the York leg of the 2017 tour to witness a little bit of OMD history in the making, with Julia Kneale making a one-off guest appearance to introduce the … Read More

OMD Live at The Roundhouse, London
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OMD deliver more luxury than punishment… OMD’s talents for putting on a dynamic live performance remains strangely undiminished in the face of their decades-long concert history (in fact the band’s 40th Anniversary lands next year). The Punishment Of Luxury tour … Read More

OMD – What Have We Done
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OMD embark on aerial manoeuvres for their latest single… Paul Humphreys singing lead vocal on one track per OMD album seems to be becoming something of a trend; in terms of releases over the last decade he has taken the … Read More

The Red Frame/White Light Saga
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‘Red frame white light! Six three two three double o three!’ Those are the immortal words uttered by Andy McCluskey in Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark’s second single ‘Red Frame/White Light’, released in February 1980 and taken from their eponymous … Read More