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OMD - "Metroland" (video) + Tour Dates

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Tuesday, Mar 19, 2013
by PopMatters Staff
OMD's latest album 'English Electric' releasing 9 April is a worthy follow-up to 'History of Modern'.

The legendary electro-pop group has plotted a US tour, which includes a Coachella appearance, to promote the new record and now they have also released the first video for the project. “Metroland” is but one of the many stellar songs on the new release and the video was created by animator Garan Rushton and directed by David O’Byrne.


OMD’s Andy McCluskey says: “London’s Metropolitan Railway sold a dream ‘Live in Metroland’. So many people were encouraged to move out of the city center that the open fields they fled to become vast swathes of suburbia. The very act of reaching for Utopia led to its destruction.”
  




TOUR DATES
April
5 - Vancouver - Commodore Ballroom
6 - Seattle, WA - The Showbox @ The Market
7 - Portland, OR - Wonder Ballroom
10 - Salt Lake City, UT - The Depot
12 - San Francisco, CA - The Regency Ballroom
14 - Indio, CA - Coachella
15 - Los Angeles, CA - The Fonda Theatre
18 - Mexico City, DF - Teatro Metrpolitan
21 - Indio, CA - Coachella

July
11 - Toronto, ONT - Danforth Music Hall
12 - Philadelphia, PA - Union Transfer
13 - Washington, DC - 9:30 Club
15 - Boston, MA - Paradise Rock Club
17 - New York, NY - Terminal 5
19 - Toronto, ONT - Daforth Music Hall
20 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrews Hall
22 - Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theater
23 - Chicago, IL - Metro

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