Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark

Formed 1978, Liverpool, UK
Label: Dindisc
Musicians: Andy McCluskey (vcls); Paul Humphreys (kbds)
Producers: Mike Howlett
Writers: George McClusky
DIN 22 Enola Gay 27 Sep 1980 59-35-18-12-8-9-8-9-13-26-39-51-65-66 Pts: 197
DID 6 Organisation LP 25 Oct 1980 6-6-7-14-21-30-35-53-59-57 Pts: 50
    10 Jan 1981 52-60-54-66-62-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-99-87-65-81-71-72-94 Pts: 14
    6 Feb 1982 100 Pts: 1
Producers: Mike Howlett
Writers: Phil Humphries/Martin Cooper
DIN 24 Souvenir 22 Aug 1981 41-23-8-3-4-5-10-17-25-32-46-68 Pts: 229
Producers: Richard Manwaring
Writers: Andy McCluskey
DIN 36 Joan Of Arc 17 Oct 1981 36-21-7-5-5-6-13-32-41-56-50-47 Pts: 199
    16 Jan 1982 68 Pts: 3
Label: Virgin
Producers: Richard Manwaring/Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark/Howlett
DID 12 Architecture And Morality LP 7 Nov 1981 5-3-4-10-11-13-14-13-10 Pts: 74
    sales: 300000  
    16 Jan 1982 9-9-4-4-3-4-7-10-12-19-21-30-40-40-64-61-62-71-75-73-68-76-84-90-xx-xx-xx-96-xx-xx-xx-76-65-66-80 Pts: 123
Label: Dindisc
Producers: Richard Manwaring
Writers: Andy McCluskey
DIN 40 Maid Of Orleans 16 Jan 1982 31-17-6-6-4-7-10-19-27-49 Pts: 206
Label: Telegraph
Producers: Rhett Davies/Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
V 2261 Dazzle Ships LP 5 Mar 1983 5-6-13-19-16-17-25-28-43-51-89-92-xx-99 Pts: 58
Label: Virgin
Producers: Brian Tench/Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
Writers: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
VS 660 Locomotion 7 Apr 1984 28-19-10-6-5-7-12-18-28-41-63 Pts: 196
V 2310 Junk Culture LP 5 May 1984 9-14-21-31-32-39-45-30-23-22-28-30-35-54-57-79-64-62-68-60-61-50-53-44-56-75-84 Pts: 72
    sales: 60000  
Producers: Stephen Hague
V 2349 Crush LP 22 Jun 1985 13-17-29-36-62-43-61-52-69-52-52-88 Pts: 31
    sales: 60000  
VS 843 If You Leave 26 Apr 1986 51-50-48-58 Pts: 19
    From the film "Pretty In Pink" (1986).  
VS 888 (Forever) Live And Die 30 Aug 1986 52-38-24-14-11-12-15-20-42-60 Pts: 129
V 2398 The Pacific Age LP 4 Oct 1986 15-26-32-51-71-91-98 Pts: 17
    sales: 60000  
VS 911 We Love You 8 Nov 1986 62-62-55-54-60 Pts: 18
VS 938 Shame 18 Apr 1987 80-62-52-61 Pts: 12
CDV 2715 Liberator LP 16 May 1987 13-23-43-65-68-xx-xx-92 Pts: 16
    19 Jun 1993 14-23-43-53-55-60 Pts: 38
VS 987 Dreaming 30 Jan 1988 62-50-69-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx-79-72-60-66 Pts: 18
Musicians: Andy McCluskey (vcls); Paul Humphreys (kbds)
Producers: various
OMD 1 The Best Of O. M. D. LP 5 Mar 1988 4-2-2-2-3-3-5-4-6-12-17-20-25-24-29-35-44-40-46-56-63-72-70-73-81-74-85-83-73-82 Pts: 182
    sales: 300000  
    3 Aug 1991 70-xx-xx-xx-75 Pts: 2
    17 Sep 1994 69 Pts: 1
    6 May 1995 159-138  
Musicians: Andy McCluskey (vcls, bs); Stuart Boyle (gtr)
Producers: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
Writers: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark/Stuart Kershaw
VS 1310 Sailing On The Seven Seas 23 Mar 1991 66-51-36-19-8-5-3-4-8-13-19-29-54 Pts: 160
Producers: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark/Gray/Richards
V 2648 Sugar Tax LP 11 May 1991 5-10-17-20-29-38-49-43-31-22-14-11-4-3-5-11-9-16-13-15-25-32-25-33-44-55-67 Pts: 380
    sales: 100000  
    9 Jan 1993 72 Pts: 1
Producers: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
Writers: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
VS 1331 Pandora's Box 29 Jun 1991 59-26-13-7-7-9-14-24-42-63 Pts: 101
VS 1368 Then You Turn Away 7 Sep 1991 55-50-59-74 Pts: 9
VS 1380 Call My Name 30 Nov 1991 50-56 Pts: 6
VSCDG 1444 Stand Above Me 8 May 1993 22-21-36-56 Pts: 25
VSCDT 1471 Everyday 11 Sep 1993 59-75 Pts: 3

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