Today, January 7, 1943, Niokla Tesla passed away in New York City, New York. In their 1984 ‘Tesla Girls’ single, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) paid homage to Tesla’s contributions to today’s alternating current electricity supply system with references to dynamos and electric chairs.
The song was produced by the OMD, and Brian Tench, and it’s included on the band’s fifth studio album, “Junk Culture.” ‘Tesla Girls’ had decent commercial success, peaking at no. 21 on the Official UK Singles Chart. And as for the album, “Junk Culture,” it reached no. 9.
Stream ‘Tesla Girls’ on YouTube today