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Jun09

Martin’s thoughts on the Dazzle Weekend


The concert in the Museum of Liverpool was one I was looking forward to. I also felt a certain amount of anxiety as the date approached. It was the first time the band had played together for 18 months and the show, with its Dazzle Ships theme, featured songs which we hadn’t performed for many years . It was also the first time in over 30 years that I had been on stage…

Feb16

Andy’s speech at the Dresden Prize, 14th February 2015


Perhaps you are wondering why two guys from Liverpool are here in Dresden today? Please let me tell you our story.   Liverpool gave…

Oct24

Moods, Memories and other Manoeuvres


Copies of Julia Kneale's book "Moods Memories and other Manoeuvres" can be purchased here.  The book contains many insights into the early years of OMD including the days with The Id. 

Oct21

Andy guest blog on Museum of Liverpool website


Andy has done a guest blog on the Museum of Liverpool site about the forthcoming Dazzle Ships shows. Read here

Mar12

Interview with Andy by Kathryn Hooper


Over the past 35 years Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark have written songs covering a vast and eclectic range of topics, creating both catchy and poignant melodies to go with them. These melodies often belie the serious issues which have been covered; ‘Enola Gay’ being the most well-known of this genre, however others such as ‘Genetic Engineering’ and ‘88 seconds in Greensboro’ have equally weighty topics. Other subjects would initially appear rather ‘strange’ to…