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Omd ( Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark )

Omd ( Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark )

Omd ( Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark )

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Vinyl LP pressing. Dazzle Ships is the fourth album by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD), released in 1983. The title and cover art (designed by Peter Saville) allude to a painting by Vorticist artist Edward Wadsworth based on dazzle camouflage, titled Dazzle-ships in Drydock at Liverpool. Dazzle Ships was the follow-up release to the band's hugely successful Architecture & Morality (1981). OMD, then at their peak of popularity, opted for a major departure in sound on the record, shunning any commercial obligation to duplicate their previous LP. The album is noted for it's experimental content, particularly musique concrète sound collages, and the use of shortwave radio recordings to explore Cold War and Eastern Bloc themes.
Track Listings
Disc 1
1Radio Prague
2Genetic Engineering
3ABC Auto-industry
5This Is Helena
7Dazzle Ships (Parts II, III & VII)
8The Romance of the Telescope
9Silent Running
10Radio Waves
11Time Zones
12Of All the Things We've Made

  • Genre: Pop
  • Released: Universal Uk
  • Format: Vinyl


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