Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

OMD Live at Terminal 5

Article: OMD Live at Terminal 5

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, the iconic electronic band that sadly most in the US only know from “If You Leave,” played their first US shows this week in over 20 years. At NYC’s Terminal 5 the energy was palpable and nostalgia flooded the room.

OMD’s latest album, History of Modern, is a welcome return to form. Unlike many other past-their-prime pop stars’ recent efforts, this album is quite good. It’s so good in fact it trumps much of OMD’s back catalog, which has always been a bit uneven.

OMD's return

Article: OMD's return

OMD, also know as Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, is prepping a comeback album called History of Modern. In preparation for that late September release, the duo have released a single called “If You Want It.” It’s fantastic! And though they no longer have youthful faces, the music, and Andy McCluskey’s voice, have never sounded…

OMD, OMG!

Article: OMD, OMG!

OMD is back. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, the duo of Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys, first took to the stage in 1978, over three decades ago. And while the 1980s made them pop stars, they never quite achieved superstardom like their contemporaries. This is a shame because their body of work is remarkable and…