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Following the announcement of their 40th anniversary career box set and greatest hits collection,Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Darkare delighted to unveil details of a limited edition 7” vinyl of our debut single ‘Electricity’.
It’s set for release September 27th and available for pre-order now:CLICK HERE.
Originally released in May 1979,ElectricitywasOrchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark’s debut single. To celebrate the single’s 40th anniversary, this new limited edition version will be pressed on ultra-clear vinyl and contains the originalFactory Recordsversion ofElectricity, as well as a brand new remix ofAlmostbyVince Clarke(Depeche Mode, Yazoo, Erasure). Both tracks have been remastered byMiles ShowellatAbbey Roadand the sleeve is an adaptation of the originalPeter Savilledesign.
Tracklisting: Side A: Electricity (Factory Records Version) Side B: Almost (Vince Clarke Remix)
Andy McCluskeysays: “For Paul and I, holding in our hands an actual vinyl record of a song we had written as 16 year olds was one of the greatest thrills of our young lives. Forty years later, that original garage recording still has a charming energy that makes us proud. We are honoured thatVince Clarkehas created such a distinctive personal remix of the B side ‘Almost’.”
Vince Clarkesays: “Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Darkconvinced me to switch to synths… I thought I can do that. I can write songs like that.”