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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

To The Best Of Our Ability

Efficient and logical… Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys pause to reflect during the shooting of the promo video for ‘Genetic Engineering’ in 1983. Up to this point they had enjoyed an unimaginable success with Architecture & Morality, but unwilling to … Read More

A Band At Work

Studio Life After signing to the DinDisc label, OMD’s manager Paul Collister negotiated an advance so the band could construct their own studio in the heart of Liverpool. The idea of their own studio, inspired in part by Kraftwerk’s own … Read More

New Horizons

Sailing on the seven seas… The release of Sugar Tax in 1991 saw the revival of fortunes for OMD. Following the release of the Best Of OMD album in 1988, the band had split under acrimonious circumstances. An agreement that … Read More