OMD Release New Video For ‘What We Have Done’ – Top 5 Album ‘The Punishment of Luxury’ Out Now

Following the stellar reaction to their dazzling 13th studio album ‘The Punishment Of Luxury’ (100% Records) which entered the UK Album Chart at #4, OMD release a brand new video for ‘What We Have Done’, the third 12” single to be taken from the record.

The sparkling single is the band’s first to feature Paul Humphreys on lead vocals in over 30 years and the vinyl release was limited to just 1,000 copies worldwide. Paul describes the track as “an intensely personal song about life, love and loss. It’s about facing and confronting life changing decisions, and situations, that we all have to face at some point in our lives, and then having to live and deal with the resulting and inescapable consequences of our choices.

The stunning new video is entirely shot from a drone’s perspective. OMD’s Andy McCluskey said:

“The opportunity to combine an abstract aerial aesthetic with human vignettes was not to be missed. The viewer is a weightless voyeur of landscape and emotional condition… “

Watch the video HERE

Written, recorded, produced and mixed by OMD – Andy McCluskey and Paul Humphreys – the album is the sound of a band in their prime. ‘On this album we have managed to make beautiful things out of noises and repetitive patterns’, explains Andy. ‘The trouble is, we just can’t help but write a catchy melody!’

With the first 8 shows already behind them, OMD continue their UK tour in November at the following dates, including The Camden Roundhouse on November 13th:


Mon 6th                     NOTTINGHAM, Royal Concert Hall

Tues 7th                      SHEFFIELD, City Hall   

Thurs 9th                     READING, Hexagon

Fri 10th                        SOUTHAMPTON, O2 Guildhall

Sat 11th                      GUILDFORD G Live

Mon 13th                   LONDON, Roundhouse

Weds 15th                  BEXHILL, De La Warr Pavilion

Fri 17th                        MANCHESTER, Academy

Sat 18th                       YORK, Barbican

Sun 19th                      GLASGOW, Royal Concert Hall   

Tues 21st                     BIRMINGHAM, Symphony Hall

Weds 22nd                 GATESHEAD, Sage 1

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