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Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Messages

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On this date in 1980, OMD released their third single, "Messages". It was backed by "Taking Sides Again". The A side appeared on their self-titled debut album. The B side was a non-LP track that was added as a bonus track when the album was re-released on CD. The single reached the #13 spot on the U.K. singles chart. The Cheshire, England new wave band was led by Paul Humphreys (ex-Dalek I Love You) and Andy McCluskey. When Humphries left in 1989, McCluskey kept the band going until 1996. They have recently re-formed with the classic line-up.



Wikipedia: OMD

Official Website: omd.uk.com

Video: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Messages - on TV - 1980 - youtube

Blogload: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - debut album - moon-voices.blogspot.com

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