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Gary Numan


For over 43 years, Gary Numan has fascinated audiences with his robot-like persona. Part innovator, part plagiarist, Numan has been an icon of electronic music since his chart toping single “Are Friends Electric” came out in 1979. He is a very different artist from those early days, the first few singles and albums feel stripped back compared …

The first thing you hear on the track ‘Saints and Liars’ is a thumping 808 bass, setting the scene for this dark intrusive track, exploring themes such as tyranny, and human hypocrisy, the contrast is seen in the beautiful gleaming synths and the deep cutting industrial style bass and synths. The lyrical content speaks of …

With his new album due 21st May, Gary Numan has shared another single ‘I am Screaming’ from his 18th album ‘Intruder’ A mysterious start to this more laid back track from Numan. With a slightly softer vocal that mirrors a certain Billy Corgan. In fact the track itself has a Smashing Pumpkins vibe to it. …

Legendary Gary Numan has revealed the title track from his forthcoming 18th solo studio album, ‘Intruder’ due May 21st.  Numan explains:  “‘Intruder’ looks at climate change from the planet’s point of view. If Earth could speak, and feel things the way we do, what would it say? How would it feel? The songs, for the most part, attempt to …

At the end of the 1970s a nervy young musician topped the music charts. He quickly became one of the most famous men on the planet. Three decades of groundbreaking and hugely influential music would follow. Then six long years of silence, until now. Gary Numan: Android in La La Land is out in cinemas …

Gary Numan is back in the studio with plans to release a new album this coming October, and he wants your help. Numan has launched a pledge campaign which will reward contributors not only with a brand new album, but will also offer a unique insight into the whole creative process. Through a combination of …

Brooklyn based VOWWS recently released their latest album The Great Sun. Filled as it is by industrial strength synths and dark pop tendancies, it also featured guest appearances from Gary Numan and Thor Harris of Swans. From it the band has made a video (well, they self-directed, filmed and edited it) for the track Councillor. …

  As I mentioned in my last post about Gary Numan, I was a huge fan of his back in the day and remained so for many years. I still always look out for his releases and continue to follow his career with interest. Like all artists who have had long careers in the music …

My first gig was seeing Gary Numan (with Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark as support) at a sold out Birmingham Odeon on his first major tour in 1979. He was riding high with his Pleasure Principle album at number one and the accompanying single, Cars in the top ten after having already hit the top …