Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark have sold an astonishing 25 million singles and 15 million albums, which established them as...
Thanks for visiting Drift
Good to meet you. Why not sign up to our weekly newsletter? We talk about all the new releases every Thursday, plus early bird deals, Dinked Editions and limited exclusives.
https://driftrecords.com/products/orchestral-manoeuvres-in-the-dark-souvenir1349987237935Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark - Souvenir//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/7732451_large.jpg?v=1566309230//cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8690/products/7732451_medium.jpg?v=156630923086.99GBPInStockOrchestral Manoeuvres In The DarkElectronic MusicEverything In Stock at DriftOrchestral Manoeuvres In The DarkUMC Virgin
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark have sold an astonishing 25 million singles and 15 million albums, which established them as electronic synthesiser pioneers and one of Britain’s best-loved pop groups, having released thirteen LPs include recently reissued Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark (1980), Organisation (1980), Architecture & Morality (1981) and Dazzle Ships (1983). 2019 marks the band’s 40th Anniversary, which they are celebrating with the release of a career box set and brand new greatest hits collection.
The career box set will comprise of 5CD and 2DVDs housed in a 10” box set, together with a hardback book, a poster and a series of 10” prints. The audio discs include all the band’s singles from 'Electricity' to 'What Have We Done', as well as a brand new single 'Don’t Go', exclusive to this campaign. There will also be a previously unreleased live show from the Hammersmith Odeon in 1983, 22 previously unreleased demos from the archive which have been selected and mixed by Paul Humphreys, rare and unreleased live material from the BBC and an entire live show from the Mermaid Theatre in 2011.
One of the DVDs in the box set contains BBC TV performances from Top Of The Pops, Old Grey Whistle Test, Later With Jools Holland and more. The other contains a live show from Sheffield City Hall in 1985, another live show from the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane in 1981, as well as Crush – The Movie.
The book contains unseen photos, single sleeve artwork, an introduction by Paul Morley and sleeve notes to accompany the archive material by Andy McCluskey.
Alongside the box set, there will also be a 2CD and 3LP format which will be a brand new greatest hits package, spanning the band’s 40-year career. This will include all the singles from 'Electricity' to 'What Have We Done', as well as the exclusive brand new single, 'Don’t Go'.
5CD/2DVD Boxset Disc 1 - The Singles 1979 - 1987 Electricity Red Frame/White Light Messages Enola Gay Souvenir Joan of Arc Maid of Orleans Genetic Engineering Telegraph Locomotion Talking Loud and Clear Tesla Girls Never Turn Away So in Love Secret La Femme Accident If You Leave (Forever) Live and Die We Love You Shame
Disc 2 - The Singles 1988 - 2019 Dreaming Sailing on the Seven Seas Pandora's Box (It's a Long, Long Way) Then You Turn Away Call My Name Stand Above Me Dream of Me Everyday Walking on the Milky Way Universal If You Want It Sister Marie Says History of Modern (part 1) Metroland Dresden Night Cafeì Isotype The Punishment Of Luxury What Have We Done Don't Go
Disc 3 - Unreleased Archive Vol I. Brand New Science (06.1981) Dumbomb (01.1986) Violin Piece (09.1982) Untitled 2 (06.1981) Cut Me Down (03.1986) Radio Swiss International (09.1982) Untitled 3 (09.1982) Weekend (04.1985) Organ Ditty (05.1980) Unreleased Idea (06.1981) Cajun Moon (05.1986) Guitar Thrash (09.1982) SMPTE (12.1982) American Venus (04.1990) Liberator (02.1985) Ambient 1 (04.1980) Unused 1 (12.1980) Flamenco (04.1990) Andy’s Song (04.1985) Dynamo Children (01.1985) Flutey (03.1984) Nice Ending (06.1981)
Disc 4 - Live at the Mermaid Theatre, London (03/02/2011) Messages Tesla Girls New Babies New Toys History of Modern (Part 1) (Forever) Live & Die Souvenir Joan of Arc Maid of Orleans New Holy Ground Green Walking on the Milky Way Sister Marie Says Locomotion Sailing on the Seven Seas Enola Gay Electricity
Disc 5 - Live at the Hammersmith Odeon (10/05/1983) Dazzle Ships - Parts II,III & VII ABC Auto Industry Messages She’s Leaving Georgia Almost Julia’s Song Joan of Arc Maid of Orleans Statues The Romance of the Telescope Souvenir Telegraph Radio Waves Bunker Soldiers Enola Gay Silent Running Electricity Pretending to see the Future Stanlow
DVD1 - BBC TV Performances Messages (The Old Grey Whistle Test 15/04/1980) Messages (Top Of The Pops 08/05/1980) Messages (Top Of The Pops 29/05/1980) Enola Gay (Top Of The Pops 09/10/1980) Souvenir (Top Of The Pops 03/09/1981) Joan of Arc (Top Of The Pops 29/10/1981) Maid Of Orleans (Top Of The Pops 14/01/1982) Genetic Engineering (Top Of The Pops 03/03/1983) Locomotion (Top Of The Pops 19/04/1984) Locomotion (Top Of The Pops 03/05/1984) Talking Loud and Clear (Top Of The Pops 05/07/1984) Tesla Girls (Top Of The Pops 13/09/1984) So in Love (Top Of The Pops 30/05/1985) La Femme Accident (The Old Grey Whistle Test 22/10/1985) (Forever) Live and Die (Top Of The Pops 18/09/1986) Dreaming (Wogan 27/06/1988) Sailing on the Seven Seas (Top Of The Pops 02/05/1991) Pandora's Box (It's a Long, Long Way) (Top Of The Pops 11/07/1991) Pandora's Box (It's a Long, Long Way) (Top Of The Pops 25/07/1991) Call My Name (Pebble Mill 11/12/1991) Stand Above Me (Top Of The Pops 13/05/1993) Walking on the Milky Way (Top Of The Pops 16/08/1996) Enola Gay (Later With Jools Holland 31/05/2013)
DVD2 - Live at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (04/12/1981) Almost Mystereality Joan Of Arc Motion & Heart Maid Of Orleans Statues Souvenir New Stone Age Enola Gay Bunker Soldiers Electricity She's Leaving Julia's Song Stanlow
DVD2 - Live at Sheffield City Hall (14/06/1985) The Romance Of The Telescope (intro) Crush Messages Secret Tesla Girls White Trash Talking Loud & Clear Maid Of Orleans Telegraph Enola Gay Electricity The Romance Of The Telescope
DVD2 - Crush - The Movie Bloc Bloc Bloc The Native Daughters Of The Golden West So In Love 88 Seconds In Greensboro Hold You Women III La Femme Accident Crush Secret The Lights Are Going Out