OMD’s old classic gets a remake på Hannah
Dresden, the 2nd single to be taken from English Electric. This single is being released as a CD single – preorder from http://omd.firebrandstore.com/
Furthermore, “Dresden”, the forthcoming second single from Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark’s recently released “English Electric” album has also been given the remix treatment by John Foxx. The original got a remix with a pounding dance beat and harsher synth sounds. Says John Foxx of the remix; “OMG! – it’s OMD!”
The single, released on the 27th of May via 100% Records, will include the B-side “Time Burns” together with remixes by Mike Jolly and Bounce Darkside, while the iTunes bundle comes with a reworking by Zebra and Snake.
Please Remain Seated is the opening track from the new album English Electric, out now
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Animation by Henning M. Lederer
The full interview is available in the Deluxe CD+DVD and Boxset editions.
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English Electric is out 8th April 2013
Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys talk about Metroland, the first single (out 25/3) from their new album English Electric out 8th April
The track by track is taken from the DVD available in the Collectors’ Tin Boxset as well as the Ltd edition CD+DVD mediapack.
Metroland is a synth-pop band from Belgium making music, heavily inspired by bands like Kraftwerk, Komputer, OMD, Orbital, Marsheaux and many others. Their 2012 debut album “Mind The Gap” (GAP001) was hailed worldwide due to its original vintage electronic sound, mixed with up tempo sequences and paced bass sounds. Metroland came in touch with OMD singer Andy McCluskey in April 2012 when he fell in love with the Düsseldorfer influences from Metroland. The chance a band like OMD making a song about Metroland, coincidentally the name of the Belgian band, simply had to result in a mix-treatment by Metroland in their very particular style. Yet, with very much respect for the original OMD version.
This Metroland video, which is an unofficial OMD video, accompanies the full length version of the remix represents a journey through the typical 19th century English landscape around greater London up until London as we know it today. The viewer can discover numerous historical artefacts linked to the original Metro-land incorporating the OMD artwork for their latest album “English Electric. All of this is gently dipped in a sauce of psychedelic and joyful moving images, mingled with synthetic vintage electronics.
“We both hate those darn f*cked up club mixes where you can barely recognize something of the original. We started all from scratch. So, every sequence and bass line, melody was played a-new (we did not have a MIDI file), and we searched for new sounds. In the end, it became a more orchestral mix spiced up with the typical bass sounds from METROLAND, along with our famous layered sequences.”
Night Café is taken from the forthcoming album English Electric.
From the upcoming OMD album English Electric out April 8th.
Manhattan Clique Remix of the forthcoming OMD single Metroland. Metroland is out 25th March digitally and on limited 12″ vinyl from http://omd.firebrandstore.com/metrola…
Metroland, the first single from the forthcoming album English Electric.
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