I can´t imagine why the US guys wouldn’t like this
In 1982, American-based 7-UP got in touch with a UK agency to get a 30 second tune made by someone who was “happening” at the time to advertise their drink. So the agency contacted Gary and offered a £10,000 deal so he recorded 3 pieces of music with lyrics supplied by them. When the recordings were sent to the Americans they had not heard any music like this, and they were expecting something in a punk style as that had just arrived over there so these recordings were never used.
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Gary Numan discusses John Foxx’s music, in particular the impact that early Ultravox! had on his own work. The interview was filmed at Benge’s studio in Shoreditch where Foxx is currently recording a new album. Gary is really one cool guy!
Electronic pioneer Gary Numan is joining forces with the BBC’s Sound of 2009 winner Little Boots, while new wavers Heaven 17 and electro-popsters La Roux will unite for two special 6 Music Live Combos.
The unique collaborations will be recorded at the iconic studios of Maida Vale on 7 December and 26 January and broadcast on the station on Friday 11 December and Friday 29 January.
The format sees both artists perform three songs of their own, provide guest vocals on one of each other’s tracks and then do a cover of someone else’s song together.
Gary Numan performing Cars live with Nine Inch Nails at the O2 Arena London, 15th July 2009.
Sorry about the bad sound quality
Gary Numan and The Human League headline Sinner’s Day fest in Belgium
Sinner’s Day is the name of a one-day festival in Hasselt Ethias Arena, Belgium on All Saints Day, November 1. The line-up looks like this: The Human League, Gary Numan, Front 242, Anne Clark, Psychedlic Furs, The Neon Judgement, Bollock Brothers and Lydia Lunch. Peter Hook (New Order) and DJ Andy Rourke (The Smiths) will DJ and there will be a “Camden Market”.
Finally, Gary Numan’s stunning 1984 Berserker tour comes to life in this full length concert DVD entitled ‘Cold Warning’.
This is the complete and uninterrupted version of this classic 1984 Berserker tour concert, seen for the first time ever as an official release including the previously unseen Berserker concert intro.
The concert, shot at the Hammersmith Apollo, features all of Gary’s worldwide hits and classic album tracks from his massively successful previous 5 years at the top.
Other updated features include a stunning unseen photo gallery and a 2007 updated Gary Numan interview.
The track listing is as follows:
Me, I Disconnect From You
Remind Me To Smile
Music For Chameleons
The Iceman Comes
Down In The Park
This Prison Moon
I Die:You Die
My Dying Machine
We Take Mystery (To Bed)
We Are Glass
This Is New Love
My Shadow In Vain
Are ‘Friends’ Electric?
And of course a weekend treat from the good old days: