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First Four OMD Albums Due For Vinyl Reissue

Classic OMD albums return The first four OMD albums are due to be reissued on vinyl this November. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, Organisation, Architecture & Morality and Dazzle Ships have been mastered at half speed by Miles Showell at … Read More

Club 66 : Annex

The Organisation album had given Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys a fresh canvas to work on. The sombre soundscapes that dominated their second album were a world away from the ‘garage punk’ stylings of their eponymous debut release. But Organisation’s … Read More

The Definitive ENOLA GAY Guide

Despite its troubled beginnings, OMD’s ‘Enola Gay’ has remarkably seen very little variation from its original incarnation to final release. While the song has had its own unique history, the classic Organisation cut has avoided the complicated evolution that tracks … Read More

The Recording History Of ENOLA GAY

Looking back at a synthpop classic… It’s one of OMD’s most iconic songs and gained them their first UK Top Ten – as well as their first international hit single. Enola Gay remains a classic OMD song, yet its evolution … Read More

A Tentative Pre-Gig Moment

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 band being successful … Read More

THE ORGANISATION INTERVIEWS

Arriving in the latter part of 1980, Organisation followed up the ‘garage synthpop’ of Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark with an album of Gothic moods that included the classic ‘Enola Gay’. In 2003 the album was reissued featuring remastered tracks … Read More

OMD Q&A : MISCELLANEOUS

The last of our OMD Q&A updates takes a look at miscellaneous queries from OMD fans. Among the topics covered are Winston, Organisation, Atomic Kitten, Liberator, Depeche Mode, gigs, OMD TV appearances and soundtracks and OMD’s record labels. More Inside … Read More