Andy McCluskey sings on ‘The D Train’ soundtrack
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

My Feelings Still Remain
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My intention… 1981 was a stellar year for OMD with the phenomenal success of ‘Souvenir’ – their highest chart hit up to that point. An inevitable appearance on the legendary UK music show Top Of The Pops only helped to … Read More

To The Best Of Our Ability
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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
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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

The Romance Of Record Store Day
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With OMD once again participating in Record Store Day this April, it’s probably a good time to look at the event and to explore what it means for shops, bands and indeed the fans themselves. Record Store Day originally began … Read More

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