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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark “Metroland” [BMG/100% Records]
OMD’s 2010 comeback record History of Modern, the Wirral Peninsula new-wave band's first in 14 years, was hailed as a return to form for the ’80s electronic-pop crooners.
Northampton’s POTTY MOUTH bestowed a belated Christmas gift on listeners late last week, previewing a track off their upcoming LP. “Damage” (not to be confused with their summer EP, Sun Damage) is a slow-burning bundle of shaky nerves; reverb-laden guitar leads riding shotgun with antsy overdriven guitar and bass, all pushed along by tom-heavy drums.