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OMD - "Metroland" (video) + Tour Dates

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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