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ENGLISH ELECTRIC released today

OMD’s new album release ENGLISH ELECTRIC is released today – an album that sees the band returning to a more experimental style of music writing while also embracing a much more electronic template to produce a record that is already … Read More


With only the inevitable rarities collection ‘E-Bay Queen Is Dead’ in 2012 to fill in the void, MARSHEAUX’s new album ‘Inhale’ has been a long time coming. And it would appear that the Greek financial crisis has loomed heavy over … Read More

OMD Live: Architecture & Morality & More DVD+CD

Fact: OMD’s ‘Architecture & Morality’ is a benchmark of electronic pop, not just within the Synth Britannia era that spawned THE HUMAN LEAGUE, DEPECHE MODE, SOFT CELL, ULTRAVOX, GARY NUMAN etc but the genre itself. Founder member Paul Humphreys told … Read More

Special ENGLISH ELECTRIC cassette release

A special limited edition cassette release of ENGLISH ELECTRIC is to made available in addition to the CD and vinyl releases on 8th April. The cassette release has been inspired by a recent revival in the tape format which has … Read More

Factory Postcard Set featuring OMD

A special set of postcards inspired by the art of Factory Records is currently available – and includes an OMD-related image. The Factory Edition of 24 Polite cards celebrating the first five years of art, music and architecture from Factory … Read More

Andy and Paul discuss METROLAND

Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys discuss the first single release from English Electric. More information is available on our English Electric In Profile article. METROLAND will be released on 25th March and is available to preorder via the Offical OMD … Read More


Belgian electropop outfit METROLAND were invited to remix the forthcoming OMD single, also titled Metroland. Now the remix is available – complete with its own animated video. METROLAND will be released on 25th March and is available to preorder via … Read More

KARL BARTOS Off The Record

It’s been ten years since KARL BARTOS’ last album ‘Communication’. Released almost at the same time as his former colleagues’ rather pedestrian cycling travelogue ‘Tour De France Soundtracks’, his effort was far more impressive and rhythmically dynamic. On leaving KRAFTWERK … Read More

New OMD song NIGHT CAFE revealed

Forthcoming song from English Electric NIGHT CAFE premiered earlier today on Graham Norton’s BBC Radio 2 show. The song is also now available to listen to on YouTube. NIGHT CAFE is one of the songs considered as a possible single … Read More

OMD Discography

Behind the scenes, Messages has been hard at work developing and revising an in-depth OMD Discography. This extensive archive is designed to cover every UK OMD record release and features new high resolution scans of the sleeve artwork, lyrics, promotional … Read More

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