By Will Hermes
Updated December 11, 1998 at 05:00 AM EST
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The OMD Singles Collection

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Not as witty as the Pet Shop Boys, as kinetic as Yazoo, or as melodramatic as Soft Cell, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark did help birth the concept of the synth-pop duo, and at their best — ”Enola Gay,” ”Joan of Arc” — sounded like a cross between Bobby Vinton and Kraftwerk. If this brand of fey, plinky new wave meant anything to you back in the day, you’ll swoon nostalgic over The OMD Singles Collection. If it didn’t, well, you won’t. B

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The OMD Singles Collection

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