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The Pleasure Principle: The First Recordings Gary Numan


Barcode: 607618215828

  • Format: CD Album
  • Category: Rock & Pop
  • Released: 11th October 2019

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  • Description

    Even before the single, 'Are 'Friends' Electric?' was released, Numan had recruited a permanent drummer and keyboard player and demoed an album's worth of new material between April 9-12, 1979 at Freerange Studio in London's Covent Garden. This was supplemented by a second session, probably the following June, that yielded four further songs and two re-recordings. Following the hectic schedule of promoting 'AFE?' Numan recorded a new session for John Peel the day after the single hit #1 on the UK charts. Rather than record as Tubeway Army, the session was credited to Gary Numan and the group name abandoned at the peak of it' success. As before, rather than promote the current album, Numan chose to record four new songs. While the album 'Rplicas'hit #1, Numan was busy recording a follow up in Marcus Music Studio.
  • Track listing

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Cars (Demo Version 2) Gary Numan
    Track 2 Films Gary Numan
    Track 3 Complex Gary Numan
    Track 4 Random (Remastered 2009) Gary Numan
    Track 5 M.E. Gary Numan
    Track 6 Conversation (Demo Version 2) Gary Numan
    Track 7 Tracks (Demo Version 1) Gary Numan
    Track 8 Cars (Demo Version 1) Gary Numan
    Track 9 Metal Gary Numan
    Track 10 Airlane Gary Numan
    Track 11 Trois Gymnopedies No. 1 Gary Numan
    Track 12 Observer Gary Numan
    Track 13 Conversation (Demo Version 1) Gary Numan
    Track 14 Engineers Gary Numan
    Track 15 Asylum (Remastered 2009) Gary Numan
    Track 16 Oceans (Remastered 2009) Gary Numan
    Track 17 Photograph (Remastered 2009) Gary Numan

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Airlane (BBC Peel Session) Gary Numan
    Track 2 Cars (BBC Peel Session) Gary Numan
    Track 3 Films (BBC Peel Session) Gary Numan
    Track 4 Conversation (BBC Peel Session) Gary Numan
    Track 5 Tracks (Outtake Mix) Gary Numan
    Track 6 Complex (Outtake Mix) Gary Numan
    Track 7 M.E. (Outtake Mix) Gary Numan
    Track 8 Engineers (Outtake Mix) Gary Numan
    Track 9 Airlane (Outtake Mix) Gary Numan
    Track 10 Cars (Outtake Mix) Gary Numan
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 2 disc(s)
    Format: CD / Album
    Label Beggars Banquet
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