Review: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark at Symphony Hall



Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark – or OMD as they’re otherwise known – were hailed by music legend Tony Wilson as “the future of pop music”.
At a time when British music had – with the exception of Bowie of course – become stodgy and listless, OMD emerged as part of the New Wave movement and helped change the face of mainstream British music.
Always sounding more Kraftwerk than New Order, they wrote albums that spawned some huge hits, and on the way sold over 40 million records. And for good reason – they were and are melodic, interesting and unique.
Their production techniques and style... read more

 
25 November 2019 in Politics, Views: 121
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