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"Pandora's Box", subtitled "It's a Long, Long, Way" for the US release, was the second single released by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark from the album "Sugar Tax". The song was inspired by silent film actress Louise Brooks and is named after one of the films she starred in.

Filmed in Germany she starred in "Pandora's Box", directed by Georg Wilhelm Pabst in his New Objectivity period. The film is based on two plays by Frank Wedekind (Erdgeist and Die… read more

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Born in Kansas on an ordinary plain
Ran to New York but ran away from fame
Only seventeen when all your dreams came true
But all you wanted was someone to undress you

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - Pandora's Box Lyrics


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  • Super!
  • <<<✶KLASSE!!✶<<<
  • Fuck, this one start's and i'm shivering.....full of great memories.
  • 90's guys. Released 24 June 1991. One of the best IMO.
  • brill song love it for my omd mate andy on fb x
  • Big old smile
  • 80's :)
  • sure is a long way
  • One of the 80s top songs! <3
  • great omd nice music 80s

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