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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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OMD Make Another Summer Shed Tour – This Time With B-52s + Berlin

The B-52s were very generous with the poster real estate here for their special guests – very classy, guys If you were paying attention to the comments on yesterday’s post, you knew that OMD were in Charlotte this summer. The … Continue reading

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Wha…?! OMD To Helm U.S. “Dazzle Ships” Show + Panel at MOCA Tucson In Days!

Stop the [word]presses!! Reader Jordan is currently in Arizona and has discovered that OMD are set to visit The States in conjunction with the Museum Of Contemporary Art – Tucson’s “DAZZLED: OMD, MEMPHIS DESIGN, AND BEYOND” show that will run … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Access All Areas

This album was conspicuously absent during the OMD Rock G.P.A. as it was always the most peripheral release of the band. I included all of the self-released live albums by the group but not this one. This was a BBC … Continue reading

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