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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 41]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Universal | 1996 – 3 [continued from previous post] Andy McCluskey undoubtedly heard a compilation of African American gospel recordings released in 1994 by Smithsonian Folkways entitled “Wade in the Water: African American Sacred … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 40]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Universal | 1996 – 3 [continued from previous post] The next track had been the initial, pre-release single, but that meant nothing to me. It still took me almost two years to finally hear … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 39]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Universal | 1996 – 3 [continued from this post] It was a three year gap between the release of “Liberator” and the next OMD album, “Universal.” I remember having a very difficult time finding … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 36]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Liberator | 1993 – 1 When I bought the CD, I played it at home and had absolutely zero pre-knowledgeof the album except for the fact that there was a single, “Stand Above Me,” … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 35]

[continued from previous post] After the “Sugar Tax” campaign played out,  1992 and 1993 came along and in the spring of the latter year came new and unexpected McCluskey activity. I forgot exactly where I first caught wind of the … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 34]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Sugar Tax | 1991 – 1.5 [continued from last post] “Side One” ended with “Big Town,” a mewling diatribe against the music industry… at least according to the official notes on OMD’s current discography. … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 33]

Orchestral Manœuvres In The Dark – Sugar Tax | 1991 – 1.5 [continued from last post] I bought my copy of “Sugar Tax” as an import, which was the first time I’d bought the new OMD album on CD that … Continue reading

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