UK electronic pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark never truly stop.
A band who continually look to the future, the group will play a huge 21 date tour this Autumn.
The reason? Well, it's a rare glimpse over their shoulder, releasing a new greatest hits collection and a full box set.
Out now, the 'Souvenir' box set features 5CDs and 2DVDs, housed in a tastefully designed 10" box alongside a book, posters, and a series of prints.
Definitely one for fans, and to spice things up Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark have recorded something brand new.
'Don't Go' emerged from sessions over the past two years, and it perfectly encapsulates the duo's bittersweet pop futurism.
Recorded at Bleepworks in London, it's a superb return from the synth evergreens. Singer Andy McCluskey explains:
"'Don’t Go' is a song that began two years ago and very often when we start something, we don’t finish it, we always hang on to it, it doesn’t get abandoned. And we were delighted earlier this year to add more lyrics and a beautiful main melody so we are really excited about it as a prospect."
Clash is able to share the animated video, with the design touching on some key OMD influences.
Andy continues: "Our 40th single on our 40th anniversary. And then it was a case of what can we possibly do to make a video? And we were so pleased with the beautiful and charming sad video that Sprankenstein made that I think it’s a really great combination."
Tune in now.
Catch Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark at the following shows:
23 Belfast Ulster Hall
26 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall
27 York Barbican
28 Hull Arena
30 Gateshead Sage
31 Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
1 Manchester O2 Apollo
3 Sheffield City Hall
4 Liverpool Empire
5 Birmingham Symphony Hall
7 Leicester De Montfort Hall
8 Bath Pavilion
9 Oxford New Theatre
11 Guildford G Live
12 Portsmouth Guildhall
13 Watford Colosseum
15 Cambridge Corn Exchange
16 Ipswich Regent Theatre
17 Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion
19 Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre
20 London Eventim Apollo
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