Tag: The Punishment of Luxury

OMD to release collection of B-sides, remixes from ‘The Punishment of Luxury’ singles

OMD to release collection of B-sides, remixes from ‘The Punishment of Luxury’ singles

Classic synthpop outfit Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark will cap off the year with the release of a new 10-song compilation of the B-sides and remixes that accompanied the three singles released this year to promote the group’s latest album The Punishment of Luxury.

OMD unveils 2018 North American tour in support of ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

OMD unveils 2018 North American tour in support of ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

When Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark announced their new album The Punishment of Luxury last spring, the group had a handful of U.S. summer dates on the books — but it wasn’t much of a tour. That all changes next spring, when OMD returns for a full 27-date North American trek. See full dates here.

New releases: OMD, Crowded House’s Neil Finn, The Sisters of Mercy, Alien Sex Fiend

New releases: OMD, Crowded House’s Neil Finn, The Sisters of Mercy, Alien Sex Fiend

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s releases include new studio albums from Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and Crowded House’s Neil Finn.

Listen: OMD, ‘The View From Here’ — 4th track issued off ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Listen: OMD, ‘The View From Here’ — 4th track issued off ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark have released the fourth track off the group’s upcoming album The Punishment of Luxury — “The View From Here,” which you can stream in full right here. The song follows singles “The Punishment of Luxury” and “Isotype,” plus the teaser “La Mitrailleuse.”

Watch: OMD covers David Bowie’s classic anthem ‘Heroes’ live on BBC Radio 2

Watch: OMD covers David Bowie’s classic anthem ‘Heroes’ live on BBC Radio 2

As they build up to the release of their new album in a few weeks, Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys of Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark stopped by BBC Radio 2’s “Chris Evans Breakfast Show” on Friday to perform four songs — including a cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes.” Watch it here.

Watch: OMD debuts video for title track off upcoming ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Watch: OMD debuts video for title track off upcoming ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today released the second official single off the group’s upcoming album The Punishment of Luxury — the title track, which is accompanied by a brand-new animated video that you can watch below. The track follows the release of first single “Isotype” in late May.

Listen: OMD, ‘Isotype’ — classic-sounding new single off ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Listen: OMD, ‘Isotype’ — classic-sounding new single off ‘The Punishment of Luxury’

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark today premiered the first official single off their upcoming album The Punishment of Luxury, a soaring, classic-sounding single called “Isotype” that will be released digitally tomorrow and will be released on 12-inch vinyl as well.

OMD announces ‘The Punishment of Luxury’ album, tour — hear first new song off record

OMD announces ‘The Punishment of Luxury’ album, tour — hear first new song off record

Classic synthpop outfit Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark this week announced they’ll release their 13th studio album — the group’s first record since 2013’s English Electric — this September, to be followed by a fall tour of the U.K. and Europe. We’ve got the first song released off the new album.