Sailing on the Seven Seas

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Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) are a British New Wave group formed in 1978, whose founding members, Andy McCluskey (vocals, bass guitar) and Paul Humphreys (keyboards, vocals), are originally from the Wirral Peninsula, England. The band rose to fame with their fourth single "Enola Gay", which became a major hit throughout Europe in 1980, and achieved worldwide popularity the following year with their third album Architecture & Morality. Regarded as the band's seminal work, it spawned three international hit singles and propelled them to superstar status in their home country. OMD, whose music frequently eschewed traditional pop music arrangements in favour of experimentation, were retrospectively described by AllMusic's Ned Raggett as having been… more »

You say that love will capture me
Not unless you give it free.
You're sailing on the seven seas
Sister Rae is on TV.
The light above, it shines so bright
That the F.B.I. won't sleep tonight
'Cause I'm so in awe of you
That I don't know what to do
And I'm sailing on the seven seas so blue.
Sick and tired, I don't know why
Skin and bones, touch the sky
Sex and lies, can't bring me down
'Cause I sold my soul
All over town.
 
People try to drag us down
So we learn to swim before we drown.

Written by: ANDREW MC CLUSKEY, STUART KERSHAW

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