Andy McCluskey

Andy McCluskey is the singer-bassist in the pioneering British electronic pop group Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, also known as OMD. Their song “Enola Gay” is a synth-pop classic, and “If You Leave,” from the Pretty in Pink soundtrack, hit #4 in the U.S. in 1986. Their latest album is English Electric. McCluskey also co-wrote songs for Atomic Kitten, who scored a #1 UK hit in 2001 with “Whole Again.” You can follow OMD on Twitter here and on Facebookhere.

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Andy McCluskey (OMD) Talks Glass Ghost’s LYFE

By Andy McCluskey | September 17, 2014

Andy McCluskey (OMD) Talks Glass Ghost’s LYFE

The British synth-pop icon congratulates Glass Ghost on their cascading torrents of sound and gorgeously imagined hedonistic tumble.

Andy McCluskey (OMD) Talks Lily Allen’s Sheezus

By Andy McCluskey | May 7, 2014

Andy McCluskey (OMD) Talks Lily Allen’s Sheezus

Lily Allen writes tunes. The currency of popular music, regardless of style and genre, is tunes. Lily writes good tunes.

Andy McCluskey (OMD) Talks Future Islands’ Singles

By Andy McCluskey | April 9, 2014

Andy McCluskey (OMD) Talks Future Islands’ Singles

OK, let’s get this over in the first paragraph. I am reliably informed that many find similarities between my band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the....