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The Punishment Of Luxury

With the release of English Electric there was speculation that the 2013 album could well be OMD’s final release. Following on from 2010’s History Of Modern (which marked OMD’s first studio album since reforming), English Electric boasted a clarity of … Read More

FOTONOVELA – A TON OF LOVE

The Greek connection… Greek production duo Fotonovela are probably best known for their work with synthpop duo Marsheaux, the outfit of which Andy McCluskey said “I do have a soft spot for Marsheaux I have to say. They have a … Read More

THE YEAR IN REVIEW – 2013

Looking back at OMD’s 2013… 2013 was a significant year for OMD with the release of their 12th studio album English Electric. It was an album that was going to surprise both critics and fans alike who, throughout the post-History … Read More

NIGHT CAFE due for release

The next single release from the English Electric album will be Night Café, which is due for release on 16th September. Lyrically, the song appears to have been influenced by Andy McCluskey’s fondness for the works of artist Edward Hopper … Read More

DRESDEN released today

Dresden is released today in both CD and digital versions. Dresden dates back to 2010 and originally emerged during the History Of Modern sessions. However, the song lacked lyrics at the time so wasn’t considered for the final tracklisting for … Read More

TOM SKIPP Interview

If there’s one thing that has stood out with the launch of OMD’s 2013 album release English Electric it’s the design aspect of the album and subsequent releases. From the FAC6 homage of the limited edition metal box set to … Read More

ELECTRONIC SOUND Magazine launches…

This week sees the launch of ELECTRONIC SOUND, a new iPad only format monthly publication from the team behind Electronic Magazine. The debut issue features an exclusive interview with Andy McCluskey. The interview (by Messages and Electricity Club writer Chi … Read More

DRESDEN to be second English Electric single

Dresden has been selected as the second single release from the new OMD album English Electric and follows on from Metroland. Dresden dates back to 2010 and originally emerged during the History Of Modern sessions. However, the song lacked lyrics … Read More

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

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