Australian Chart Book Typical of early OMD compositions, the track does not feature a vocal chorus and is recognisable by its strong,  distinctive  lead synthesizer hook and ambiguous lyrical content. This Will End in Tears: Initially proud of the song, McCluskey's confidence wavered: Retrieved from " https: It was also used in the films Alan Partridge: Retrieved 9 June
The BBC noted that despite its dark subject matter, the single was released at "a time of passionate anti-nuclear feeling", and became an "unlikely", "long-lasting" hit.
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The track also features on the Max Richter soundtrack of the film. Retrieved 9 June Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved 15 May It was also used in the films Alan Partridge: There are verses but generally the melody is the chorus. The name of the bomber itself was chosen by its pilot, Colonel Paul Tibbetswho named it after his mother, Enola Gay Tibbets —who had been named after the heroine of the novel Enola; or, Her fatal mistake.
This page was last edited on 9 Februaryat It's that Korg [Micro-Preset] that plays the distinctive keyboard hook in the band's early hit 'Enola Gay'. Initially proud of the song, McCluskey's confidence wavered: Retrieved 25 July In the double disc version was released in France only, which included the remixed versions by Guetta and Garraud as well.