Maid of Orleans by OMD


OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark), are an electronic band formed in Wirral, Merseyside, UK, in 1978.The band consists of co-founders Andy McCluskey (vocals, bass guitar) and Paul Humphreys (keyboards, vocals, along with Martin Cooper (various instruments) and Stuart Kershaw (drums). The only constant member is McCluskey. In 1979 the band debut single, ‘Electricity’, was released and they gained popularity throughout Europe with the 1980 anti-war song ‘Enola Gay.’

Maid of Orleans
Album: Architecture & Morality
Date: 1981
Genre: Pop

Lyrics by Andrew Mc McCluskey

If Joan of Arc had a heart,
Would she give it as a gift
To such as me who longs to see,
How a legend oughta be

Had dreams to give her heart away,
Like an orphan along the way
She cared so much,
She offered up her body to the grave

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