OMD* ‎– Dazzle Ships

Virgin ‎– CDVR 2261, Virgin ‎– 50999 522567 2 1
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Recorded at The Gramophone Suite, Gallery Studio, Mayfair Studio. Mixed at The Manor Studios. Mastered at The Master Room.
Designed for Peter Saville Associates.

Roland Drumatix Rhythm Unit. Eko Rhythmaker. Korg MS20. Korg Micropreset. Roland SH09 & SH2. Emulator Synthesizer. Novatron. Prophet 5. Oberheim OBX. Solina String Machine. Vox Organ. Toy Piano. Rainbow Organ. Piano. Gretsch & Ludwig Drums. Premier Military Bass Drum. Hammer Bass. Block Guitar. Fender Jazz Bass. Speak and Spell Machine. Sanyo Short Wave Radio. Typewriter.

'Speak and Spell' Machine used with kind permission of Texas Instruments Limited. Bugle on This Is Helena courtesy of BBC Records/RAD 126. Original tapes for Dazzle Ships supplied by Sound Centre Radio.

Dazzle Ships title suggested by Peter Saville after a painting by Edward Wadsworth.

Dazzle Ships was produced and created by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark for Telegraph and on behalf of White Noise Limited.

℗ 2008 The copyright in this recording is owned by Virgin Records Ltd. © 2008 Virgin Records Ltd.
Virgin is a Capitol Music label. Place of manufacture as stated on the label. Marketed and distributed by EMI.
Made in the EU. Printed in EU.

Issued in a standard jewel case with twelve page booklet.
There is also a pressing made by Takt.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 50999 522567 2 1
  • Barcode: 5099952256721
  • Matrix / Runout: 50999 522 567-2 02 + 53588456
  • Matrix / Runout: Universal Logo x4
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LV27
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0116
  • Rights Society: bel BIEM
  • Label Code: LC0542

Other Versions (5 of 59) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
V 2261 OMD* Dazzle Ships(LP, Album, Gat) Virgin, Telegraph (2) V 2261 UK 1983 Sell This Version
V2-86090, 0777 7 86090 2 5 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Dazzle Ships(CD, Album, RE) Virgin Records America, Inc., Virgin Records America, Inc. V2-86090, 0777 7 86090 2 5 US 1992 Sell This Version
CDV 2261 OMD* Dazzle Ships(CD, Album, RP) Virgin, Telegraph (2) CDV 2261 UK Unknown Sell This Version
OVEDC 106 OMD* Dazzle Ships(Cass, Album) Virgin OVEDC 106 UK 1983 Sell This Version
811561-4 Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Dazzle Ships(Cass, Album) Virgin 811561-4 Greece 1983 Sell This Version