Messages & Patreon

Over recent months I’ve been pondering an idea which I wanted to float past OMD fans regarding the Messages website and plans for the future… I’ve been involved creatively with OMD for over 25 years now. Initially, it was starting … Read More

Now That’s What I Call OMD

OMD’s compilation classics… As a popular musical outfit, it’s of little surprise that OMD should be a band that has enjoyed a presence on countless compilation albums over the years. Along the way, some of the band’s appearances have been … Read More

OMD And The Art Of War

“Though khaki uniforms are universal Your propaganda is losing appeal” Despite the horrors of armed conflict, it’s probably not surprising how influential war has been on popular culture. Outside of the likes of cinema and literature, music has drawn from … Read More

From Dazzle To DVD

The Museum Of Liverpool performance, which took place in October 2014, marked a very special event in OMD’s concert history. The combination of an installation art piece, newly released OMD music, Dazzle-themed films and finally an intimate OMD concert made … Read More

Andy McCluskey sings on ‘The D Train’ soundtrack

Outside of OMD, the band occasionally collaborate with other artists on a variety of projects. Perhaps most notably of late, Paul Humphreys lending his remix services to Erasure’s ‘The Violet Flame’ (issued on a special release for Record Store Day). … Read More

The Definitive TESLA GIRLS Guide

Exploring an OMD classic During OMD’s post-Dazzle Ships writing period, confidence was at an all time low for Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys. Although they had returned to writing following the Dazzle Ships tour, they were unsure if what they … Read More

OMD Discography

If you have an interest in the long musical history of OMD, then we direct you to the first part of our OMD DISCOGRAPHY which has just gone live. This Discography covers OMD’s single releases from 1979 to 1984 and … Read More

A Tentative Pre-Gig Moment

The Gothic Years… A pensive moment for Andy McCluskey prior to going on stage back in November 1980. It had been a very good year for OMD with two hits singles and two hit albums, but the concept of the … Read More

Northern Exposure

Atlantic manoeuvres… OMD had struggled to get a foothold of the American market during their early years – a feat that many UK and European bands had to contend with. Despite this, record label DinDisc were keen to send them … Read More

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