It was a tale involving an American hit that Oldfield didn’t approve of, a hit horror film, a complete rearrangement and Richard Branson’s sister.
The acclaimed singer-songwriter is also embarking on a full-scale UK tour throughout November and December.
Fans can tune into the band's official Facebook page for the livestream, which is set to begin at 8.50pm tonight.
The new, soft back edition has a bonus extras section which contains an additional 100 stories from OMD fans not included in the hardback version.
The London band's new album is described as a record “that celebrates real human connections and urges us to keep searching for moments of elation.”
A new artist and a new record label were on people's lips in May 1973.
The track will also feature on the star's third album, 'Real Life', which is set for release on 7 June.
The album shot to Number 2 in the UK Album Chart on its initial release in September 1999.
The British band's signature song became one of the most memorable pop hits of the 1980s.
Haunting and melancholic, the new track’s lyrics reflect the increasingly uncertain 21st Century world around us.
The titles the pioneering Berlin outfit recorded for Virgin Records between 1973 and 1979 remain electronic music classics.
Remembering the hugely important progressive rock musician Kevin Ayers, who died in France at the age of 68 on 18 February 2013.
The duo's long-awaited new album, 'No Geography', is out on Virgin/EMI on 12 April.
The multi-day festival at the Dallas Cowboys stadium will also feature Lauryn Hill, Counting Crows and more.
The new song also feature on 'Ripples', Brown's seventh solo album, set for release through Virgin/EMI on 1 February.