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LISTEN: John Foxx & The Maths Remix OMD
Max Evans , April 22nd, 2013 07:14

Hear John Foxx And The Maths' take on OMD's new single Dresden

'Dresden', the forthcoming second single from OMD's recently-released LP English Electric has been given the remix treatment by John Foxx. The original is a swaying new wave track that harks back to the band's 80s output, and this gets bolstered in the remix with a pounding dance beat and harsher synth sounds - have a listen below:

Says John Foxx of the remix: "OMG! - its OMD! - The Maths have gone exponential. Channelling the spirit of J.G. Ballard via Joe Meek's 'Ghost Riders In The Sky', here comes Foxxy with a toxic takeaway delivered by Benge on a burning Buchla. A strangled tango for mangled minds in tangled times."

The single, released on May 27 via 100% Records, will include B-side 'Time Burns', in addition to remixes by Mike Jolly and Bounce Darkside, while the iTunes bundle comes with a reworking by Zebra and Snake.

John Foxx And The Maths, who released their third album Evidence last September, will be supporting OMD on the UK leg of their upcoming world tour, which takes in the following dates:

Sun 28 - Winter Gardens, Margate
Mon 29 - Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Wed 1 - Royal Centre, Nottingham
Thu 2 - Regent Theatre, Ipswich
Fri 3 - Roundhouse, London
Sun 5 - Colston Hall, Bristol
Mon 6 - New Theatre, Oxford
Wed 8 - City Hall, Sheffield
Thu 9 - Academy, Leeds
Fri 10 - Academy, Manchester
Sun 12 - Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow
Mon 13 - Sage, Gateshead
Tue 14 - Empire, Liverpool