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OMD – Don’t Go

It’s a feeling that can never fade Raw synth classics, dance music, experimental concept albums, pseudo-Caribbean pop; over the last forty years OMD have covered an enormous amount of musical ground, rarely satisfied with keeping to one genre or theme … Read More

The New Recruit

1979 seemed like an auspicious year for OMD. With the release of their debut single ‘Electricity’ and their support slot for Gary Numan, the band were on the way to becoming an established part of the UK music scene. But … Read More

Club 66: 4-Neu

Hearts will break… In 1983, when OMD released the first single from their then-forthcoming album Dazzle Ships, no one was quite prepared for what they were about to hear. Even by the unwieldiness of its title, ‘Genetic Engineering’ was a … Read More

The Year In Review – 2018

OMD on manoeuvres… Since the band’s reformation, it seems as if OMD have been packing in more and more every year since. With 2018 also marking their 40th Anniversary it also meant a year of particularly special landmarks. Here’s the … Read More

OMD – Pretending To See The Future

Written in sand… OMD’s history in print has been surprisingly bare considering the band have been active for 4 decades. The first book to emerge was the unofficial biography, arriving in timely fashion during the band’s Architecture & Morality period … Read More

OMD/RLPO In Concert 2018

This field remains… When OMD first collaborated with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra back in 2009, you would be forgiven for thinking the project sounded unfeasible. For a band that’s carved an impressive career utilising electronic music, the idea of … Read More