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Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

Nov 26, 2010

OMDBMG Rights Management GmbH are proud to announce that they have signed a publishing agreement with OMD for the new album “History of Modern”!

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark, founded in 1978 by Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys, are one of UK’s most iconic bands and important representatives of the New Wave era.

OMD are now back with their first new album in 14 years, the appropriately entitled ‘History Of Modern’. And what a return. Andy McCluskey has called it ‘our best album since Architecture and Morality’ – and few would disagree. The album was produced by OMD and mixed by one of the UK’s most in demand producers Mike Crossey (Artic Monkeys/Blood Red Shoes/Razorlight).

‘History of Modern’ is a powerful, pulsating, vibrant and contemporary album with a strong pop sensibility. Tracks such as ‘Pulse’, ‘Sister Marie Says’ and ‘The Future’ are huge future dancefloor fillers while others like the downtempo ‘Bondage Of Fate’, ‘If You Want It’ and ‘Sometimes’ are quite simply beautiful, classic OMD songs.

BMG Rights Management GmbH control 100% of the publishing of most of the songs on behalf of Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphrey. Master is controlled by 100% Records for the UK and can be cleared via management for the rest of the world.

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