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 picking up positive critical reviews and is being viewed as yet another successful step forward for OMD.
For more information on the album, please check out the following links here on the Messages site:
ENGLISH ELECTRIC – THE MESSAGES REVIEW
Our in-depth review of the album and commentary on every track featured.
ENGLISH ELECTRIC IN PROFILE
A more thorough examination on the influences and development of the tracks featured.
ENGLISH ELECTRIC – ANDY McCLUSKEY INTERVIEW
Kathyrn Hooper chatted to Andy McCluskey earlier this year and got some more information on the development of the album.
ENGLISH ELECTRIC SLEEVE ARTWORK
A special Messages article which revealed an early draft of the English Electric artwork.
THE FUTURE WILL BE SILENT
A special release for Record Store Day, this 10″ picture disc EP will collate several of the English Electric songs along with a special bonus track.
A look at the release of the first single from English Electric including previews of the various remixes of the song by contemporary Electropop artists.
ENGLISH ELECTRIC ON CASSETTE?
Our spoof posting for the 1st April this year – suggesting that English Electric was also getting released in cassette format!
Publications that have featured his contributions include Electronic Sound, Metro, Japan Update Weekly, J-Pop Go, Wavegirl and The Electricity Club.