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August 23, 2019

 

 

 

 

With their first of six chart entries on Dindisc,

in 80, O.M.D. made No.67, with ‘Red Frame White Light’

Also in 80, ‘Messages’, reached No.13,

with ‘Enola Gay’, at No.8, taking flight.

 

In 81, ‘Souvenir’, climbed to the Top 3,

and ‘Joan Of Arc’, made a Top 5 score.

In 82, ‘Maid Of Orleans (The Waltz Joan Of Arc)’,

ended their Dindisc run of hits, at No.4.

 

In 83, ‘Genetic Engineering’, was a Top 20,

and ‘Telegraph’, reached No.42.

In 84, ‘Locomotion’, travelled up to the Top 5,

being their third hit on Virgin, to come through.

 

Twenty two more hits followed, on Virgin –

the next three in 84 were, ‘Talking Loud & Clear’, at No.11,

 and ‘Tesla Girls’, at No.21, and ‘Never Turn Away’, at No.70.

And in 85 – ‘So In Love’, reaching No.27.

 

Still in 85, ‘Secret’, made No.34,

and ‘La Femme Accident’, made a No.42 high.

In 86, ‘If You Leave’, peaked at No.48,

and at No.11, was ‘(Forever) Live And Die’.

 

Ending 86, at No.54, was ‘We Love You’,

and in 87, ‘Shame’ – a No.52, was to be.

In 88, ‘Dreaming’ – twice a hit, at No.’s 50 & 60.

And in 91, ‘Sailing On The Seven Seas’, made the Top 3.

 

Still in 91, ‘Pandora’s Box’, found the Top 7,

and at No.50, was ‘Then You Turn Away’.

Ending 91, came ‘Call My Name’,

also making a Top 50 play.

 

In 93, ‘Stand Above Me’, climbed to No.21,

and ‘Dream Of Me (Based On Love’s Theme)’, was at No.24.

Lastly in 93, ‘Everyday’ reached to No.59,

and in 96 ‘Walking On The Milky Way,’ up to No.17, did soar.

 

Also in 96, ‘Universal’  climbed to No.55,

and in 98, ‘The OMD Remixes’, made No.35.

ending this glimpse into the work of O.M.D.,

who’s talents, to this day, survive.

 

 

 

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