Label: 100% Records - 100CD25P • Format: CD Single, Promo • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: Synth-pop
English Electric is the twelfth studio album by English synthpop group Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark OMDand their second since the reformation of the band. On 14 Januarythe band announced details of the album release date, track listing, and a teaser video featuring the short Dazzle Ships -esque OMD* - Metroland "Decimal". The track "Kissing the Machine" was originally featured on the album Esperanto by Elektric Music, a project by Karl Bartos after he OMD* - Metroland Kraftwerk.
The full album was made available to stream on Pitchfork Media on 2 April The promo video was premiered on the New York Times website a week earlier on 10 May English Electric has received generally favourable reviews.
At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalised rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score of 76, based on 15 reviews.
An Express writer commented, "That synthpop of theirs is still thumping and penetrating, catchy and crazy and brilliantly familiar. It's fresh and it's pretty wow. Green of The Arts Desk noted, " History of Modern OMD* - Metroland , tipped its hat to all OMD's musical incarnations and was a mixed bag, if occasionally pleasing.
Their The Rub Al Khali - Greg Edmonson - Uncharted 3: Drakes Deception (Original Video Game Soundtrack) one, however, returns to their pristine synth-pop roots and is a corker.
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