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Battle Of The Mid-80s Horn Sections: OMD – Junk Culture

In 1983, OMD released their fourth album, a left-field political cut-up “Dazzle Ships.” The band who had sold 3M copies of their of their previous [in all fairness] equally uncompromising album “Architecture + Morality,” were undoubtedly blindsided by the failure … Continue reading

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OMD Streamed A Gig Online And All I Got Was This Beautiful T-Shirt

Sigh. I try to live the Google-free life but it’s a tough and miserly row to hoe. Against my expectations, I was not doing landscaping work on Saturday afternoon and was thus able to catch the OMD “Live From Your … Continue reading

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OMD Stream ‘Souvenir’ Tour Performance From 2019 On May 9 “Live From Your Sofa”

Well, here’s a tidbit that you should know about it you’re not on the OMD mailing list. The band are doing their bit to make not going out to shows a little less pronounced. They are going to stream the … Continue reading

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Core Collection Twofer: OMD and Simple Minds To Tour OZ + NZ in 2020

Yesterday, I was poking around simpleminds.com to [finally] purchase the 4xCD version of “Live In The City of Angels” when I saw good news on the home page. Simple Minds were once again teaming up with OMD for a tour … Continue reading

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Want List: OMD Reissue Debut Single 40 Years Later

OMD: Electricity UK clear 7″ [2019] Electricity [Chester Valentino/OMD version] Almost [Vince Clarke Remix] It seemed like only yesterday when OMD was releasing a BSOG® to celebrate their 40th anniversary. Well, I hope you pre-ordered one if you wanted it. … Continue reading

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Steel Cage Match: Simple Minds VS OMD Boxed Sets Due October 4th!

Holy frijoles! You take a day off blogging to work extra hard, and all heck breaks loose with one’s favorite bands. Let’s discuss this in the order that I found out about it. Today both OMD and Simple Minds have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Richard Houghton: OMD – Pretending To See The Future

This Day In Music Books | 2018 | 449 pp. While the OMD book shipped late last year, the time to read it had been scant this year and I only recently finished it! I took an immediate shine to … Continue reading

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