Fresh from their raved about headline performance at Rewind Festival 2012 and making their Rewind Scotland debut are Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD), the celebrated Krautrock and Kraftwerk influenced synth-pop duo from Wirral who pioneered their genre with starkly experimental albums such as “Architecture and Morality” (1981) and “Dazzle Ships” (1983). Hits such as “Enola Gay”, “Maid of Orleans” and ‘Souvenir’ propelled them into the stratosphere and helped shape the musical landscape of the eighties. The original OMD line-up split in 1989 and spent years working on separate projects, before uniting again in 2007, initially just to play a few concerts, but dared to venture back into the studio, producing the critically acclaimed “History of Modern”. It is their new album “English Electric” though, that has particularly fired the imaginations of Paul and Andy, evoking shared memories and their original musical spark, while fusing the knowledge gained during their time apart to inject new life into the duo. This year is OMD's 35th anniversary; the original line up, which consists of Andy, Paul, Martin and Malcolm, will be touring the UK, Europe and America beginning in April 2013.