Tag Archives: Claudia Brücken

Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 62]

2013 shaped up to be a difficult year for OMD in spite of their successful “English Electric” album. While “History Of Modern” had gotten as high as #28 in the UK album charts, “English Electric” built on that new beginning … Continue reading

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The Berlin and Düsseldorf Schools Are United In New Froese/Brücken album, ‘Beginn’

Gloryoski! The Claudia Brücken hat trick concludes today with news of her upcoming album [teased by Gavin a few weeks ago in the comments here] with Jerome Froese, scion to the Tangerine Dream legacy. Thus uniting the so-called Berlin School [of … Continue reading

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Heaven 17 Are Preparing To Give Us The Luxury We Deserve

It’s been 35 years since the second Heaven 17 album took them from cult act to chart act so it must be time for an anniversary tour, yes? When the first single from “The Luxury Gap” appeared in the form … Continue reading

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“A Secret Wish” Live Tonight + Tomorrow [hope you already had tickets…]

It’s been a while since any Organ Auction Live Events had happened, and today there are two of them swirling around. Firstly, it was probably several months ago when I first caught wind of the show happening tonight and tomorrow … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 52]

Onetwo – Instead | 2007 – 3 [continued from last post] Following a startling Pink Floyd cover version, another big shock occurred at the end of “Have A Cigar,” when Bob Kraushaar was just starting to let rip on a “hot” … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 51]

Onetwo – Instead | 2007 – 3 [continued from last post] The album opened with a Big Bang. “The Theory Of Everything Part 1” was a cinematic cauldron roiling with anxious dread and by far the most portentous track ever to … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 50]

[continued from last post] With OMD kaput as of 1998 with only catalog projects to fulfill their Virgin contract, there was also the prospect of the Claudia Brücken/Paul Humphreys project that perpetually flew under the radar for long years. It … Continue reading

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