Six years because the launch of their critically-acclaimed, No.4 charting album “The Punishment Of Luxurious”, synth pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Darkish (OMD) return with their model new studio album “Bauhaus Staircase”!
The album’s first providing is the title observe, and serves as a nod each to Andy McCluskey’s love of the Bauhaus period and the ability of protest artwork.
It arrives because the band’s most explicitly political report and the crowning achievement of their want to be each Stockhausen and ABBA – born from the impetus to kickstart new explorations throughout lockdown when, as Andy McCluskey admits: “I rediscovered the artistic energy of whole boredom.”
Predominantly written, recorded, and combined by each McCluskey and Paul Humphreys (who has lately change into a second-time father), “Bauhaus Staircase”’s different foremost exterior affect was David Watts, primarily often known as a rock producer who helmed Sheffield band The Reytons’ current No.1 album and combined two tracks on the brand new OMD report.
Starting from the gorgeous movie noir ballad of “Veruschka”, to “Anthropocene” – a time period for the present epoch in Earth’s evolution, to the sinister “Evolution Of Species” and the hectic “Kleptocracy” – OMD’s biggest straight-up protest music – the brand new album is a broad, digital, sonic masterpiece that lyrically tackles the subjects of the longer term. The report closes on “Therapeutic” – a second of reflective calm and a uncommon OMD co-write, with lyrics by McCluskey’s buddy, Liverpool singer-songwriter Caroline England with manufacturing from ATOM TM.
It’s 43 years since OMD arrived with their self-titled album and this one is quantity fourteen. The group, largely led by Andy, Paul and Martin Cooper, made their mark with the hit single “Enola Homosexual” and pumped out successive hits with “Locomotion”, “Memento” and “Crusing On The Seven Seas”. The lead observe is their first single since 2019’s “Don’t Go” from their full singles assortment “Memento – The Singles 1979–2019”. Welcome again ‘boys’!
“Bauhaus Staircase” is launched on twenty seventh October.
Keep in contact with OMD
Don’t overlook to comply with all of the songs featured on our FRESH music function.
Take pleasure in!
Submit your music to us…