FIRST NEW ALBUM IN 14 YEARS OUT SEPTEMBER 28
OMD (aka Orchestral
Manoeuvres in the Dark) return with their first new album in 14 years. History of Modern will be
released September 28th in the US via Bright Antenna Records through Warner Music Group’s Independent Label
Group. The US version of History of Modern contains the US only exclusive track, “Save Me,” which features
Aretha Franklin and is the album’s
first single. Spin.com has an exclusive interview with OMD’s Andy McCluskey
along with the premiere of the new song “New Babies: New Toys.” Check it out here. Daily Motion just
video for the first UK single, “If You Want It,” which is can be seen here.
Fans have the opportunity to pre-order History of Modern at OMD’s own webstore – www.omd.hasawebstore.com. They can choose between a limited
edition box set and bundles including autographed vinyl, CD’s and exclusive t-shirt designs. All pre-orders come
with an instant digital download of the single, “Save Me.”
In these electro-friendly times, OMD’s influence has become ubiquitous. The xx, Brandon Flowers of The Killers, and LCD Soundsystem’s James
Murphy have cited OMD as an inspiration, while the likes of La Roux, Cold Cave and The Horrors show traces of OMD’s DNA.
1 "New Babies: New Toys"
2 "If You Want It"
3 "History of Modern (Part I)"
4 "History of Modern (Part II)"
7 "New Holy Ground"
8 "The Future, The Past, And Forever After"
9 "Sister Marie Says"
12 "Bondage of Fate"
13 "The Right Side"
14 "Save Me" (featuring Aretha Franklin)
[Published on: 8/18/10]