Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

100% unofficial and fan-made  


Below is a typical set list for this year (there may be more beneath it depending on the tour dates).


Further down is a full list of all live recordings for this year including date, venue and tracks recorded. 


This set list is taken from their first headline tour based around the release of the 'Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark' album.

This revised set list was used for their first dates in the USA around May 1980.


15th February 1980 - Liverpool Eric's Club, UK


I Betray My Friends

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Red Frame White Light

Dancing

Messages

Waiting for the Man

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Julia's Song

Electricity



26th February 1980 - Exeter Routes, UK


I Betray My Friends

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Red Frame White Light

Dancing

Messages

Waiting for the Man

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Electricity



7th March 1980 - Retford Porterhouse, UK


I Betray My Friends

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Red Frame White Light

Dancing

Messages

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Julia's Song



7th March 1980 - Retford Porterhouse, UK


I Betray My Friends

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Red Frame White Light

Dancing

Messages

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Julia's Song



8th March 1980 - Middlesbrough Rock Garden, UK


I Betray My Friends

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Red Frame White Light

Dancing

Messages

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Julia's Song



12th March 1980 - Glasgow Technical College, UK


I Betray My Friends

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Red Frame White Light

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man

Electricity

Electricity



15th March 1980 - Liverpool University, UK


I Betray My Friends

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Red Frame White Light

Dancing

Messages

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man

Electricity



21st April 1980 - Amsterdam Paradiso, The Netherlands


The Messerschmitt Twins

Almost

Pretending to See the Future

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Electricity

Red Frame White Light

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man



28th April 1980 - Paris Bain Douche, France


Statues

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Red Frame White Light

Motion & Heart

Dancing

Messages

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers



31st May 1980 - Philadelphia Hot Club, USA


Statues

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Two Chameleons

Red Frame White Light

Enola Gay

Electricity

Waiting for the Man

Electricity



1st June 1980 - Boston Underground, USA


Statues

Bunker Soldiers

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Red Frame White Light

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man

Electricity



28th July 1980 - Nottingham Playhouse, UK


Messages

Mystereality

Bunker Soldiers

Motion & Heart

Red Frame White Light

Enola Gay

Electricity



5th November 1980 - Reading Top Rank, UK


Stanlow

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Messages

Annex

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Motion & Heart

The More I See You

Promise

Statues

The Misunderstanding

Dancing

Red Frame White Light

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Enola Gay



10th November 1980 - Glasgow Apollo, UK


Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Messages

Annex

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Motion & Heart

The More I See You

Promise

Statues

The Misunderstanding

Dancing

Red Frame White Light

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man
Electricity
Enola Gay
Julia's Song


8th December 1980 - Berlin Kant Kino, Germany


I Betray My Friends

Statues

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Messages

Annex

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Motion & Heart

The More I See You

Promise

Statues

The Misunderstanding

Dancing

Red Frame White Light

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man
Electricity
Julia's Song
Enola Gay



10th December 1980 - Amsterdam Paradiso, The Netherlands


I Betray My Friends

Statues

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Messages

Annex

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Motion & Heart

The More I See You

Promise

Statues

The Misunderstanding

Dancing

Red Frame White Light

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man
Electricity
Julia's Song


12th December 1980 - Rijswijk Lodewijk Makeblijde College, The Netherlands


Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Messages

The More I See You

Statues

Red Frame White Light

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man


17th December 1980 - London Hammersmith Odeon, UK


I Betray My Friends

Stanlow

Pretending to See the Future

Almost

Messages

Annex

Mystereality

Julia's Song

Motion & Heart

The More I See You

Promise

Statues

The Misunderstanding

Dancing

Red Frame White Light

Electricity

Bunker Soldiers

Enola Gay

Waiting for the Man
Electricity
Julia's Song
Enola Gay