Electricity emerged as one of the first songs that Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys wrote together. Influenced by German electronic pioneers such as Can, Neu! and Kraftwerk, Electricity yielded a simple yet infectious electro-pop melody which would later become a well-established OMD classic.
Electricity got its first public airings during live performances of pre-OMD outfit The Id. But with the Id’s demise, Andy and Paul began looking for interest in their new project which had gained the unlikely name of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark…More Inside »