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Customer Reviews

Good Trip

This is one the coolest albums I think I've ever heard. I'm not sure if it is a concept album, but it sure feels like one, like if The Mars Volta played synth and keyboard. The drummers pretty funky to keep things interesting. I'm a huge fan of listenening to an album first to last track and this is easily one of my favorite albums.

Captivating

Gary Numan is the sonic offspring of Kraftwerk and David Bowie. A high grade alchemist, he's one of those artists who stole heavily from his favorites and developed a sound highly influential in itself. Under appreciated in North America, his best tunes have surprising heft and are insanely catchy. Be warned.

Cinq étoiles !

Y en a encore plus que « Cars » sur cet album. Complex, Metal, M.E, Engineers. Ce sont toutes superbes. Pis les trois dernières chansons aussi. Je peux écouter de l'album au complet. Si vous écoutiez de la musique « New Wave » ce n'est qu'à la grâce de ce type de créativité. Gary Numan est s'a coche. :)

Biography

Born: March 08, 1958 in Hammersmith, London, England

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

One of the founding fathers of synth pop, Gary Numan's influence extends far beyond his lone American hit, "Cars," which still stands as one of the defining new wave singles. That seminal track helped usher in the synth pop era on both sides of the Atlantic, especially his native U.K., where he was a genuine pop star and consistent hitmaker during the early '80s. Even after new wave had petered out, Numan's impact continued to make itself felt; his dark, paranoid vision, theatrically icy alien persona,...
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