OMD Clarks TV Advert

Electric shoes for me… In 2002 ‘Electricity’ was chosen as the music for one of a series of TV ads for the UK by Clarks Shoes. Messages asked Marketing Manager Ted Hart about the story behind the choice… Why did … Read More

ARCHITECTURE & MORALITY INTERVIEW : MARTIN COOPER

“It is my favourite all-time OMD album…” In 1981 OMD released what has largely been regarded as their most definitive album release. Architecture & Morality brought OMD both public and critical appraisal augmented by the success of the singles ‘Souvenir’, … Read More

ARCHITECTURE & MORALITY INTERVIEW : MAL HOLMES

“For me it’s still one of the strongest albums…” In 1981 OMD released what has largely been regarded as their most definitive album release. Architecture & Morality brought OMD both public and critical appraisal augmented by the success of the … Read More

ORGANISATION INTERVIEW: PAUL HUMPHREYS

Arriving in the latter part of 1980, Organisation followed up the ‘garage synthpop’ of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark with an album of Gothic moods that included the classic ‘Enola Gay’. In 2003 the album was reissued featuring remastered tracks … Read More

ORGANISATION INTERVIEW: MAL HOLMES

Arriving in the latter part of 1980, Organisation followed up the ‘garage synthpop’ of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark with an album of Gothic moods that included the classic ‘Enola Gay’. In 2003 the album was reissued featuring remastered tracks … Read More

ORGANISATION INTERVIEW: ANDY McCLUSKEY

Arriving in the latter part of 1980, Organisation followed up the ‘garage synthpop’ of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark with an album of Gothic moods that included the classic ‘Enola Gay’. In 2003 the album was reissued featuring remastered tracks … Read More

OMITD INTERVIEW : MAL HOLMES

“Whatever OMD had was really fixed in concrete on that first album…” Originally released in 1980, OMD’s debut album Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark featured some of the most iconic OMD songs, including ‘Electricity’, ‘Bunker Soldiers’ and ‘Messages’. The sleeve … Read More

OMITD INTERVIEW : MARTIN COOPER

“It’s a really good, fresh album…” Originally released in 1980, OMD’s debut album Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark featured some of the most iconic OMD songs, including ‘Electricity’, ‘Bunker Soldiers’ and ‘Messages’. The sleeve design (by Peter Saville and Ben … Read More

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