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GARY NUMAN

UK Discography for The Beggars Banquet Years (1978-1983)


TUBEWAY ARMY era 1978:


12 Feb 1978 7" Tubeway Army: That's Too Bad
    That's Too Bad 3.20 / Oh! Didn't I Say 2.16 (Beggars Banquet, BEG 5)
Recorded 16 Oct 1977. A third track "Out of Sight" was recorded too but not released at the time. The A-side was remixed on 23 Dec by Mick Glossop before it was released, so it was not their 'original' mix that was used on the single. Only 4,000 singles were manufactured.

4 Aug 1978 7" Tubeway Army: Bombers

    Bombers 3.52 [re-recorded version] // Blue Eyes 1.43 / O.D. Receiver 2.37 (Beggars Banquet, BEG 8)
All three tracks were recorded on 15 April 1978 at The Music Centre, Wembley. Produced by Kenny Denton. Only 4,000 singles were manufactured.

24 Nov 1978 LP (+ CD) TUBEWAY ARMY: TUBEWAY ARMY

  1. Listen To The Sirens 3.06
  2. My Shadow in Vain 2.59
  3. The Life Machine 2.43
  4. Friends 2.29
  5. Something's in the House 4.14
  6. Everyday I Die 2.23

  7. Steel and You 4.44
  8. My Love Is a Liquid 3.33
  9. Are You Real? 3.25
  10. The Dream Police 3.38
  11. Jo the Waiter 2.40
  12. Zero Bars (Mr. Smith) 3.10 (LP: BEGA 4)

    1998 CD bonus live tracks (Live 1978):

  13. Positive Thinking
  14. Boys
  15. Blue Eyes
  16. You Don't Know Me
  17. My Shadow in Vain
  18. Me My Head
  19. That's Too Bad
  20. Basic J
  21. Do Your Best
  22. Oh! Didn't I Say
  23. I'm a Poseur
  24. White Light / White Heat
  25. Kill St. Joy (UK CD June 1998: Beggars Banquet BBL 4 CD)
Tracks 2-11 recorded in July 1978 at Spaceward Studios, tracks 1 and 12 recorded 23 Aug 1978 at Spaceward Studios. The live CD bonus tracks recorded 1978, probably between late Jan and early Feb 1978, possibly at the Roxy.

(Sep 1984) LP/MC GARY NUMAN/TUBEWAY ARMY: THE PLAN - 1978

  1. This Is My Life 2.16
  2. My Shadow in Vain 4.05 [original version] [re-recorded in July 1978 for "TUBEWAY ARMY" LP]
  3. Critics 1.50
  4. Mean Street 3.14
  5. Thoughts No. 2 (3.23)
  6. Bombers 3.53 [original version]
  1. Basic J 2.51
  2. Ice 2.14
  3. Something's in the House 4.06 [original version] [re-recorded in July 1978 for "TUBEWAY ARMY" LP]
  4. Do Your Best 2.31 [re-recorded in July 1978 as "Friends" for "TUBEWAY ARMY" LP]
  5. Check It 3.34
  6. The Machine 3.55 [re-recorded in July 1978 as "Steel and You" for "TUBEWAY ARMY" LP] (LP/MC 1984: BEGA 55/BEGC 55)
These are demos recorded 7-9 March 1978 at Spaceward Studios.

(Feb/March 1985) retrospective 12" EP Numan/Tubeway Army: 1978-1979 Volume Two (A collection of unreleased recordings)

  1. Fadeout 1930 [recorded Aug 1978 at Spaceward Studios]
  2. The Crazies [recorded 13-14 Dec 1978 at Gooseberry Sound Studios]
  3. Only a Downstat [recorded 13-14 Dec 1978 at ]

  4. We Have a Technical [recorded 12 Jan 1979 at Gooseberry Sound Studios] (Beggars Banquet, BEG 123E)
(Feb/March 1985) retrospective 12" EP Numan/Tubeway Army: 1978-1979 Volume Three (A collection of unreleased recordings)
  1. The Monday Troop [recorded 7-9 March 1978 at Spaceward Studios]
  2. Crime of Passion [recorded 7-9 March 1978 at Spaceward Studios]
  3. The Life Machine [recorded 7-9 March 1978 at Spaceward Studios]

  4. A Game Called Echo [recorded 3 Nov 1979 at Rock City]
  5. Random [recorded 9-12 April 1979 at Freerange Studios]
  6. Oceans [recorded 9-12 April 1979 at Freerange Studios (Beggars Banquet, BEG 124E)
(Aug 1999) CD TUBEWAY ARMY: THE PLAN
  1. Thatís Too Bad 3.20 [recorded 16 Oct 1977 / remixed 23 Dec 1977 / single 12 Feb 1978]
  2. Oh! Didnít I Say 2.16 [recorded 16 Oct 1977 / B-side Thatís Too Bad]
  3. Out of Sight 3.27 [recorded 16 Oct 1977 / previously unreleased]

  4. Bombers (original version) 3.53 [recorded 7-9 March 1978]
  5. My Shadow in Vain (original version) 4.05 [recorded 7-9 March 1978]
  6. The Machine 3.55 [recorded 7-9 March 1978] [re-recorded in July 1978 as "Steel and You" for "TUBEWAY ARMY" LP]
  7. Thoughts No. 2 (3.23) [recorded 7-9 March 1978]
  8. Something's in the House (original version) 4.06 [recorded 7-9 March 1978]
  9. Check It 3.34 [recorded 7-9 March 1978]
  10. The Monday Troop 2.57 [recorded 7-9 March 1978 / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Three" EP]
  11. This Is My Life 2.16 [recorded 7-9 March 1978]
  12. Mean Street 3.14 [recorded 7-9 March 1978]
  13. Ice 2.14 [recorded 7-9 March 1978]
  14. Crime of Passion 3.35 [recorded 7-9 March 1978 / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Three" EP]
  15. The Life Machine (original version) 1.51 [recorded 7-9 March 1978 / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Three" EP]
  16. Critics 1.50 [recorded 7-9 March 1978]
  17. Do Your Best 2.31 [recorded 7-9 March 1978] [re-recorded in July 1978 as "Friends" for "TUBEWAY ARMY" LP]
  18. Basic J 2.51 [recorded 7-9 March 1978]

  19. Thatís Too Bad (original unreleased version / recorded 16 Oct 1977) 3.15 [recorded 16 Oct 1977]

  20. Bombers (re-recorded single version) 3.53 [recorded 15 April 1978]
  21. Blue Eyes 1.43 [recorded 15 April 1978 / B-side Bombers]
  22. O. D. Receiver 2.37 [recorded 15 April 1978 / B-side Bombers]

  23. Fadeout 1930 3.10 [re-recorded version of "Out of Sight"] [recorded Aug 1978 / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Two" EP]
  24. Don't Be a Dummy 0.30 [recorded Aug 1978 for a Lee Cooper TV commercial] (UK CD: Beggars Banquet BBL 55 CD)
Contains all tracks recorded 16 Oct 1977 - Aug 1978 that were not included on the "TUBEWAY ARMY" LP/CD.


REPLICAS era 1979:


16 March 1979 7"/12" Tubeway Army: Down in the Park
    Down in the Park 4.22 / Do You Need the Service? 3.39 (7": Beggars Banquet, BEG 17)

    Down in the Park 4.22 // Do You Need the Service? 3.39 / I Nearly Married a Human (2) 6.38 (12": BEG 17T)

late April 1979 LP (+ CD) TUBEWAY ARMY: REPLICAS
  1. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.22
  2. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.21
  3. The Machman 3.07
  4. Praying to the Aliens 3.55
  5. Down in the Park 4.22

  6. You Are in My Vision 3.13
  7. Replicas 4.59
  8. It Must Have Been Years 4.01
  9. When the Machines Rock 3.14
  10. I Nearly Married a Human 6.28 (LP: BEGA 7)

    1998 CD bonus tracks:

  11. Do You Need the Service? 3.39 [B-side Down in the Park]
  12. The Crazies 2.52 [recorded 13-14 Dec 1978 at Gooseberry Sound Studios / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Two" EP]
  13. Only a Downstat 3.33 [recorded 13-14 Dec 1978 at Gooseberry Sound Studios / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Two" EP]
  14. We Have a Technical 7.59 [recorded 12 Jan 1979 at Gooseberry Sound Studios / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Two" EP]
  15. We Are So Fragile 2.52 [B-side Are 'Friends' Electric?]
  16. I Nearly Married a Human (2) 6.38 [B-side 12" Down in the Park] (UK CD June 1998: Beggars Banquet BBL 7 CD)
Main LP tracks recorded January 1979 at Gooseberry Sound Studios.

4 May 1979 7" Tubeway Army: Are 'Friends' Electric?

    Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.21 / We Are So Fragile 2.52 (Beggars Banquet BEG 18)
We Are So Fragile was recorded 18 Feb 1979.

(Feb/March 1985) retrospective 12" EP Numan/Tubeway Army: 1978-1979 Volume Two (A collection of unreleased recordings)

  1. Fadeout 1930 [recorded Aug 1978 at Spaceward Studios]
  2. The Crazies [recorded 13-14 Dec 1978 at Gooseberry Sound Studios]
  3. Only a Downstat [recorded 13-14 Dec 1978 at Gooseberry Sound Studios]

  4. We Have a Technical [recorded 12 Jan 1979 at Gooseberry Sound Studios] (Beggars Banquet, BEG 123E)
(Aug 1987) retrospective 12" Tubeway Army: The Peel Sessions [10 Jan 1979]
    Me I Disconnect from You 3.07 / Down in the Park 4.19 // I Nearly Married a Human 6.36 (Strange Fruit, SFPS032)
Recorded 10 January 1979. First transmission 16 January 1979.

(July 1989) LP/CD/MC GARY NUMAN/TUBEWAY ARMY: DOUBLE PEEL SESSIONS - TWO COMPLETE SESSIONS [1979]

    Recorded 29 May 1979, for the John Peel show 25 June 1979:
  1. Gary Numan: Cars 3.15
  2. Gary Numan: Airlane 3.24
  3. Gary Numan: Films 2.47
  4. Gary Numan: Conversation 6.45

    Recorded 10 Jan 1979, for the John Peel show 16 Jan 1979:

  5. Tubeway Army: Me! I Disconnect from You 3.07
  6. Tubeway Army: Down in the Park 4.17
  7. Tubeway Army: I Nearly Married a Human 6.37 (LP: Strange Fruit SFPMA202/SFPMACD202/SFPMC 202)
(April 1999) CD GARY NUMAN: THE RADIO ONE RECORDINGS [1979]
    Recorded 10 Jan 1979, for the John Peel show 16 Jan 1979:
  1. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.07
  2. Down in the Park 4.17
  3. I Nearly Married a Human (2) 6.37

    Recorded 29 May 1979, for the John Peel show 25 June 1979:

  4. Cars 3.15
  5. Airlane 3.24
  6. Films 2.47
  7. Conversation 6.45
    Live 30 Nov 1979 at Wembley Arena:
  8. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.06 (live 30 Nov 1979)
  9. Metal 3.28 (live 30 Nov 1979)
  10. Down in the Park 5.04 (live 30 Nov 1979) (UK CD April 1999: Strange Fruit SFRSCD081)
(20 March 2008) 2-CD/3-CD GARY NUMAN + TUBEWAY ARMY: REPLICAS REDUX - Expanded 2008 Tour Edition
    CD 1 - Original releases:
  1. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.22
  2. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.21
  3. The Machman 3.07
  4. Praying to the Aliens 3.55
  5. Down in the Park 4.22
  6. You Are in My Vision 3.13
  7. Replicas 4.59
  8. It Must Have Been Years 4.01
  9. When the Machines Rock 3.14
  10. I Nearly Married a Human 6.28
  11. We Are So Fragile 2.52 [B-side Are 'Friends' Electric?]
  12. Do You Need the Service? 3.39 [B-side Down in the Park]
  13. I Nearly Married a Human (2) 6.38 [B-side 12" Down in the Park]
    CD 2 - Early versions:
  1. Me! I Disconnect from You (Early version) 3.22 [previously unreleased]
  2. Are 'Friends' Electric? (Early version) 5.21 [previously unreleased]
  3. The Machman (Early version) 3.07 [previously unreleased]
  4. Praying to the Aliens (Early version) 4.08 [previously unreleased]
  5. Down in the Park (Early version) 4.22 [previously unreleased]
  6. Do You Need the Service? (Early version) 3.39 [previously unreleased]
  7. Only a Downstat 3.33 [released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Two" EP]
  8. We Have a Technical 7.59 [released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Two" EP]
  9. You Are in My Vision (Early version) 3.22 [previously unreleased]
  10. Replicas (Early version) 4.59 [previously unreleased]
  11. It Must Have Been Years (Early version) 4.01 [previously unreleased]
  12. When the Machines Rock (Early version) 3.14 [previously unreleased]
  13. The Crazies 2.52 [released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Two" EP]
  14. I Nearly Married a Human (3) 6.24 [previously unreleased] (2-CD: BBQCD 2057)
    CD 3 - Bonus CD (mixes + versions):
  1. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.15 (1991 Renegade Soundwave Remix) [from UK 12" Heart, 1991]
  2. Replicas (Early version 2) 5.05 [previously unreleased]
  3. Down in the Park (Early version 2) 4.23 [previously unreleased]
  4. Are 'Friends' Electric? (Early version 2) 5.29 [previously unreleased]
  5. Replicas (Early version 3) 5.01 [previously unreleased]
  6. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.15 (1991 Renegade Soundwave Instrumental) 5.15 [from US 12" My World Storm, 1991] (special bonus CD: GNCD 2008)
This set contains the ten LP tracks, the three B-sides, the three tracks from the 1985 "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Two" EP (The Crazies, Only a Downstat & We Have a Technical), as well as 15 previously unreleased early versions, plus two remixes from 1991 (but not the three BBC tracks recorded 10 January 1979).

(11 Oct 2019) 2-CD/2-LP GARY NUMAN/TUBEWAY ARMY: REPLICAS - THE FIRST RECORDINGS

    Recordings December 1978 at Gooseberry Sound Studios:
  1. You Are in My Vision (Early Version) 3.22
  2. The Machman (Early Version) 3.11
  3. Down in the Park (Early Version) 4.23
  4. Do You Need the Service? (Early Version) 3.39
  5. The Crazies 2.54
  6. When the Machines Rock (Early Version) 3.15
  7. Me! I Disconnect from You (Early Version) 3.24
  8. Praying to the Aliens (Early Version) 4.05
  9. It Must Have Been Years (Early Version) 4.03
  10. Only a Downstat 3.35
  11. I Nearly Married a Human 3 (Early Version) 6.25
    Recordings January 1979 at Gooseberry Sound Studios:
  12. Replicas (Early Version) 5.01
  13. Are 'Friends' Electric? (Early Version) 5.27
    Recordings January 1979 at Gooseberry Sound Studios:
  1. Replicas (Early Version 2) 5.03
  2. Down in the Park (Outtake Mix) 4.22 [= Early version 2] [made in early February in Marcus Recording Studios]
  3. Are 'Friends' Electric? (Early Version 2) 5.26
  4. We Have a Technical 8.00
  5. Replicas (Early Version 3) 5.02
    BBC Peel Sessions 10 Jan 1979:
  6. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.07
  7. Down in the Park 4.18
  8. I Nearly Married a Human 6.40 (Beggars Banquet, BBQ2159CD/BBQ2159LP)
This set contains the three tracks from the 1985 "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Two" EP (The Crazies, Only a Downstat & We Have a Technical), the 15 previously released early versions, plus the three BBC tracks recorded 10 January 1979 (but not the two remixes from 1991).


THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE era 1979:


1 Sep 1979 7" Gary Numan: Cars
    Cars 3.49 / Asylum 2.29 (7": Beggars Banquet BEG 23)
7 Sep 1979 LP (+ CD) GARY NUMAN: THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE
  1. Airlane 3.18
  2. Metal 3.28
  3. Complex 3.10
  4. Films 4.08
  5. M.E. 5.35

  6. Tracks 2.49
  7. Observer 2.53
  8. Conversation 7.32
  9. Cars 3.49
  10. Engineers 3.58 (LP: BEGA 10)

    Bonus tracks 1998 CD:
  11. Random 3.50 [recorded 9-12 April 1979 at Freerange Studios / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Three" EP]
  12. Oceans 3.02 [recorded 9-12 April 1979 at Freerange Studios / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Three" EP]
  13. Asylum 2.30 [recorded 9-12 April 1979 / B-side Cars]
  14. Me! I Disconnect from You (live 28 Sep 1979) 3.05 [B-side Complex]
  15. Bombers (live 28 Sep 1979) 5.48 [B-side Complex]
  16. Remember I Was Vapour (live 28 Sep 1979) 4.50 [B-side of 'On Broadway' live single below]
  17. On Broadway (live 28 Sep 1979) 4.48 [A-side on free 7" with initial copies of the LP 'TELEKON'] (UK CD June 1998: Beggars Banquet BBL 10 CD)
Original LP album tracks recorded June-July 1979 at Marcus Recording Studios.

(late 1979) live VHS (+ DVD 2009) GARY NUMAN: THE TOURING PRINCIPLE '79 [Live 28 Sep 1979]

  1. Cars (Video Clip)
  2. Me! I Disconnect from You
  3. M.E.
  4. We Are So Fragile
  5. Everyday I Die
  6. Conversation
  7. Remember I Was Vapour
  8. On Broadway
  9. Down in the Park
  10. My Shadow in Vain
  11. Are 'Friends' Electric?
  12. Tracks (VHS: Beggars Banquet PEVN 0001; DVD 11 Dec 2009: Mortal Records MORTALDVD006)
Recorded live 28 Sep 1979 at Hammersmith Odeon, London.

(April 1981) live LP GARY NUMAN: LIVING ORNAMENTS '79 [Live 28 Sep 1979]

  1. Airlane 3.12
  2. Cars 3.20
  3. We Are So Fragile 2.33
  4. Films 3.45
  5. Something's in the House 4.08

  6. My Shadow in Vain 2.50
  7. Conversation 7.45
  8. The Dream Police 4.12
  9. Metal 3.25 (LP April 1981: BEGA 24)
Recorded live 28 Sep 1979 at Hammersmith Odeon, London.

(Jan 1998) live 2-CD GARY NUMAN: LIVING ORNAMENTS '79 [Live 28 Sep 1979 - complete concert]

  1. Intro 2.32
  2. Airlane 3.07
  3. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.02
  4. Cars 3.25
  5. M.E. 4.42
  6. You Are in My Vision 3.11
  7. Something's in the House 3.55
  8. Random 3.38
  9. Everyday I Die 3.36
  10. Conversation 7.51
  11. We Are So Fragile 2.46
  1. Bombers 5.30
  2. Remember I Was Vapour 4.51
  3. On Broadway 4.38
  4. The Dream Police 4.19
  5. Films 3.49
  6. Metal 3.25
  7. Down in the Park 5.38
  8. My Shadow in Vain 2.34
  9. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.33
  10. Tracks 3.10 (Beggars Banquet BEGA 155 CD)
Recorded live 28 Sep 1979 at Hammersmith Odeon, London.

24 Nov 1979 7"/12" Gary Numan: Complex

    Complex 3.10 / Bombers (live 28 Sep 1979) 5.47 (7": Beggars Banquet BEG 29)

    Complex 3.10 // Bombers (live 28 Sep 1979) 5.47 / Me! I Disconnect from You (live 28 Sep 1979) 3.03 (BEG 29T)

(Feb/March 1985) retrospective 12" EP Numan/Tubeway Army: 1978-1979 Volume Three (A collection of unreleased recordings)
  1. The Monday Troop [recorded 7-9 March 1978 at Spaceward Studios]
  2. Crime of Passion [recorded 7-9 March 1978 at Spaceward Studios]
  3. The Life Machine [recorded 7-9 March 1978 at Spaceward Studios]

  4. A Game Called Echo [recorded 3 Nov 1979 at Rock City]
  5. Random [recorded 9-12 April 1979 at Freerange Studios]
  6. Oceans [recorded 9-12 April 1979 at Freerange Studios (Beggars Banquet, BEG 124E)
(July 1989) LP/CD/MC GARY NUMAN/TUBEWAY ARMY: DOUBLE PEEL SESSIONS - TWO COMPLETE SESSIONS [1979]
    Recorded 29 May 1979, for the John Peel show 25 June 1979:
  1. Gary Numan: Cars 3.15
  2. Gary Numan: Airlane 3.24
  3. Gary Numan: Films 2.47
  4. Gary Numan: Conversation 6.45

    Recorded 10 Jan 1979, for the John Peel show 16 Jan 1979:

  5. Tubeway Army: Me! I Disconnect from You 3.07
  6. Tubeway Army: Down in the Park 4.17
  7. Tubeway Army: I Nearly Married a Human 6.37 (LP: Strange Fruit SFPMA202/SFPMACD202/SFPMC 202)
(April 1999) CD GARY NUMAN: THE RADIO ONE RECORDINGS [1979]
    Recorded 10 Jan 1979, for the John Peel show 16 Jan 1979:
  1. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.07
  2. Down in the Park 4.17
  3. I Nearly Married a Human (2) 6.37

    Recorded 29 May 1979, for the John Peel show 25 June 1979:

  4. Cars 3.15
  5. Airlane 3.24
  6. Films 2.47
  7. Conversation 6.45

    Live 30 Nov 1979 at Wembley Arena:

  8. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.06 (live 30 Nov 1979)
  9. Metal 3.28 (live 30 Nov 1979)
  10. Down in the Park 5.04 (live 30 Nov 1979) (UK CD April 1999: Strange Fruit SFRSCD081)
The live tracks on the 1999 CD are the same as on LIVING ORNAMENTS '79, because the 30 Nov '79 concert was playback and miming of the 28 Sep concert!).

(21 Sep 2009) 2-CD/3-CD GARY NUMAN: THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE - 30th ANNIVERSARY EDITION

    CD 1 - Original album:
  1. Airlane 3.18
  2. Metal 3.28
  3. Complex 3.10
  4. Films 4.08
  5. M.E. 5.35
  6. Tracks 2.49
  7. Observer 2.53
  8. Conversation 7.32
  9. Cars 3.49
  10. Engineers 3.58
    CD 2 - Demos and B-sides:
  1. Airlane (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.18
  2. Metal (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.36
  3. Complex (Demo version recorded ca June 1979) 3.17
  4. Films (Demo version recorded ca June 1979) 2.42
  5. M.E. (Demo version recorded ca June 1979) 4.31
  6. Tracks (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 2.51
  7. Observer (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.04
  8. Conversation (Demo version 2 recorded ca June 1979) 6.50
  9. Cars (Demo version 2 recorded ca June 1979) 3.14
  10. Engineers (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.51
  11. Random 3.48 [Demo recorded ca June 1979]
  12. Oceans 3.01 [Demo recorded 9-12 April 1979]
  13. Asylum 2.30 [Demo recorded 9-12 April 1979] [B-side Cars, 1979]
  14. Photograph 2.27 [Demo recorded 9-12 April 1979] [B-side This Wreckage, 1980]
  15. Gymnopedie No.1 (2.27) [Demo recorded 9-12 April 1979] [B-side We Are Glass, 1980]
  16. Conversation (Demo version 1 recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.56
  17. M.E. (Outtake Mix recorded June-July 1979 at Marcus Music) 5.16 (2-CD 21 Sep 2009: BBQCD 2063)
    CD 3 - Separate bonus CD "1979 - The Live EPs" (live 28 Sep 1979):
    Planned Live EP 1980:
  1. Down In The Park 4.31
  2. On Broadway 4.45
  3. Every Day I Die 3.40
  4. Remember I Was Vapour 4.44
    B-side Complex:
  5. Bombers 5.33
    Planned Live EP 1979:
  6. Me I Disconnect from You 3.07
  7. Conversation 7.47
  8. Metal 3.27
  9. Down in the Park 5.15
    LP Living Ornaments '79:
  10. Airlane 3.16
  11. Cars 3.27
  12. We Are So Fragile 2.39
  13. Films 3.52
  14. Something's in the House 4.12
  15. My Shadow in Vain 2.55
  16. Conversation 7.44
  17. The Dream Police 4.19
  18. Metal 4.02
"Exclusive to NuWorld is a bonus ltd edition live album, Gary Numan: 1979 - The Live EPs, which features never-heard-before mixes taken from the original analogue tapes for two Live EPs in 1979 and 1980 - neither of which were ever released. The album also features Gary's original mixes for the vinyl edition of Living Ornaments 1979. This live album will only be available through NuWorld as part of a multi-buy package with The Pleasure Principle.

(11 Oct 2019) 2-CD/2-LP GARY NUMAN: THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE - THE FIRST RECORDINGS

  1. Cars (Demo version 2 recorded ca June 1979) 3.14
  2. Films (Demo version recorded ca June 1979) 2.41
  3. Complex (Demo version recorded ca June 1979) 3.16
  4. Random 3.58 [Demo recorded ca June 1979]
  5. M.E. (Demo version recorded ca June 1979) 4.31
  6. Conversation (Demo version 2 recorded ca June 1979) 6.49
  7. Tracks (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.01 [previously unreleased]
  8. Cars (Demo version 1 recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.36 [previously unreleased]
  9. Metal (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.35
  10. Airlane (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.17
  11. Trois Gymnopťdies No. 1 (2.25) [Demo recorded 9-12 April 1979] [B-side We Are Glass, 1980]
  12. Observer (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.02
  13. Conversation (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.55
  14. Engineers (Demo version recorded 9-12 April 1979) 3.51
  15. Asylum 2.31 [Demo recorded 9-12 April 1979] [B-side Cars, 1979]
  16. Oceans 3.01 [Demo recorded 9-12 April 1979]
  17. Photograph 2.26 [Demo recorded 9-12 April 1979] [B-side This Wreckage, 1980]
  1. Airlane (BBC Peel Session 29 May 1979) 3.24
  2. Cars (BBC Peel Session 29 May 1979) 3.15
  3. Films (BBC Peel Session 29 May 1979) 2.50
  4. Conversation (BBC Peel Session 29 May 1979) 6.49
  5. Tracks (Outtake Mix recorded June-July 1979 at Marcus Recording Studios) 2.51 [previously unreleased]
  6. Complex (Outtake Mix recorded June-July 1979 at Marcus Recording Studios) 3.14 [previously unreleased]
  7. M.E. (Outtake Mix recorded June-July 1979 at Marcus Recording Studios) 5.16
  8. Engineers (Outtake Mix recorded June-July 1979 at Marcus Recording Studios) 3.44 [previously unreleased] [tape speed problems 3:06-3:16!!]
  9. Airlane (Outtake Mix recorded June-July 1979 at Marcus Recording Studios) 3.17 [previously unreleased]
  10. Cars (Outtake Mix recorded June-July 1979 at Marcus Recording Studios) 3.45 [previously unreleased] (Beggars Banquet, BBQ2158CD/BBQ2158L)
This 2-CD contains all tracks and demo versions recorded during 1979 in preparation for the "real" album sessions in June/July at Marcus Recording Studios: 11 demos that were recorded 9-12 April (Airlane, Metal, Tracks, Observer, Conversation (Version 1), Cars (Version 1), Engineers, Trois Gymnopedies, Asylum, Oceans, Photograph) 6 demos recorded ca June 1979 (Complex, Films, M.E., Conversation (Version 2), Cars (Version 2), Random) and 6 "outtake/work-in-progress mixes" recorded June-July 1979.


TELEKON era 1980:


13 May 1980 non-LP 7" Gary Numan: We Are Glass
    We Are Glass 4.40 / Trois Gymnopedies (1st Movement) 2.44 (Beggars Banquet BEG 35)
live CD GARY NUMAN: ENGINEERS [live 31 May 1980]
  1. Intro
  2. Airlane
  3. Me! I Disconnect from You
  4. Praying To the Aliens
  5. M.E.
  6. Films
  7. We Are So Fragile
  8. Are 'Friends' Electric?
  9. Conversation
  10. Remind Me To Smile
  11. Replicas
  12. Remember I Was Vapour
  13. Trois Gymnopedies
  14. Cars
  15. I Die You Die
  16. Bombers
  17. Tracks (CD Feb 2008: Beggars Banquet)
Recorded live 31 May 1980 in Sydney, Australia. Released in Feb 2008 by Beggars Banquet to celebrate Gary's 30th year as a recording artist. Available exclusively from www.numan.co.uk

15 Aug 1980 non-LP 7" Gary Numan: I Die You Die

    I Die: You Die 3.40 / Down in the Park (Piano Version) 4.12 (Beggars Banquet BEG 46)

5 Sep 1980 LP/MC (+ CD) GARY NUMAN: TELEKON
    LP:
  1. This Wreckage 5.23
  2. The Aircrash Bureau 5.38
  3. Telekon 4.24
  4. Remind Me To Smile 4.01
  5. Sleep by Windows 4.57

  6. I'm An Agent 4.19
  7. I Dream of Wires 5.10
  8. Remember I Was Vapour 5.09
  9. Please Push No More 5.39
  10. The Joy Circuit 5.10 (LP: Beggars Banquet BEGA 19)
    MC:
  1. This Wreckage 5.23
  2. The Aircrash Bureau 5.38
  3. Telekon 4.24
  4. Remind Me To Smile 4.01
  5. Sleep by Windows 4.57
  6. We Are Glass 4.40

  7. I'm An Agent 4.19
  8. I Dream of Wires 5.10
  9. Remember I Was Vapour 5.09
  10. Please Push No More 5.39
  11. The Joy Circuit 5.10
  12. I Die: You Die 3.40 (MC: BEGC 19)
    1998 CD:
  1. This Wreckage 5.23
  2. The Aircrash Bureau 5.38
  3. Telekon 4.24
  4. Remind Me To Smile 4.01
  5. Sleep by Windows 4.57
  6. We Are Glass 4.44 [not on original LP]
  7. I'm An Agent 4.19
  8. I Dream of Wires 5.10
  9. Remember I Was Vapour 5.09
  10. Please Push No More 5.39
  11. The Joy Circuit 5.10
  12. I Die: You Die 3.41 [alternative 3.44 'promo' version]
  13. A Game Called Echo 5.06 [recorded 3 Nov 1979 at Rock City / released in 1985 on "Numan/Tubeway Army Volume Three" EP]
  14. Photograph 2.25 [recorded for THE PLEASURE PRINCIPLE]
  15. Down in the Park (Piano Version) 4.12
  16. Trois Gymnopedies (1st Movement) 2.44 (UK CD June 1998: Beggars Banquet BBL 19 CD)
Sep 1980 LP/MC (+ CD) ROBERT PALMER: CLUES
Numan also co-wrote and played keyboards on "Style Kills", which was on the B-side of Robert Palmer's 12" Looking for Clues & also on his 1982 album MAYBE IT'S LIVE.

(April 1981) live LP (+ 2-CD) GARY NUMAN: LIVING ORNAMENTS '80 [Live 16 Sep 1980]

    LP:
  1. This Wreckage
  2. I Die: You Die
  3. M.E.
  4. Everyday I Die
  5. Down In The Park

  6. Remind Me To Smile
  7. The Joy Circuit
  8. Tracks
  9. Are 'Friends' Electric?
  10. We Are Glass (LP April 1981: Beggars Banquet BEGA 35)
Recorded 16 Sep 1980 at Hammersmith Odeon, London.

    2-CD:
  1. This Wreckage 5.42
  2. I Die: You Die 3.52
  3. M.E. 4.36
  4. Everyday I Die 4.34
  5. Down In The Park 5.58
  6. Remind Me To Smile 3.33
  7. The Joy Circuit 5.56
  8. Tracks 3.04
  9. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.44
  10. We Are Glass 5.01
  11. This Wreckage 5.34
  12. Remind Me To Smile 3.34
  13. Complex 3.12
  14. Telekon 4.46
  1. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.15
  2. Cars 3.33
  3. Conversation 7.05
  4. Airlane 3.13
  5. M.E. 4.32
  6. Everyday I Die 4.43
  7. Remember I Was Vapour 4.40
  8. Stories 3.27
  9. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.42
  10. The Joy Circuit 5.32
  11. I Die: You Die 3.43
  12. I Dream of Wires 5.16
  13. Down in the Park 6.05
  14. Tracks 3.01
  15. We Are Glass 6.46 (2-CD 1 Aug 2005: Beggars Banquet BEGA 156 CDD)
CD 1 track 1-10 recorded 16 Sep 1980 at Hammersmith Odeon, London. Remaining tracks taken from a complete monitor mix recording.

12 Dec 1980 7" Gary Numan: This Wreckage

    This Wreckage 5.10 / Photograph 2.25 (Beggars Banquet BEG 50)
Feb 1981 7" Claire Hamill: First Night in New York
    First Night in New York / Ultraviolet Light (WEA Records Ltd, K 18440)
Great atmospheric synthesizers on side B by Gary Numan. It was also included on her 1984 LP "Touchpaper".

(April 1982) live VHS (+ DVD 2009) GARY NUMAN: MICROMUSIC [Live 26-28 April 1981]

  1. Intro Tape 2.26
  2. This Wreckage 5.12
  3. Remind Me to Smile 3.24
  4. Metal 3.15
  5. Me I Disconnect from You 3.04
  6. Complex 3.10
  7. The Aircrash Bureau 5.24
  8. Airlane 3.15
  9. M.E. 4.32
  10. Everyday I Die 4.36
  11. Films 5.49
  12. Remember I Was Vapour 4.35
  13. Trois Gymnopedies No. 1 (3.02)
  14. She's Got Claws 4.46
  15. Cars 3.41
  16. I Dream of Wires 4.38
  17. I'm an Agent 3.58
  18. The Joy Circuit 5.57
  19. I Die: You Die 3.34
  20. Cry the Clock Said 5.37
  21. Tracks 2.42
  22. Down in the Park 5.37
  23. My Shadow in Vain 2.38
  24. Please Push No More 5.31
  25. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.25
  26. We Are Glass / Outro 7.52
  27. (1 hour interview with Gary Numan) (VHS April 1982: Palace Video PVC 3001; DVD 14 April 2010: Mortal Records MORTALDVD007)
Recorded live 26-28 april 1981.

live 2-CD GARY NUMAN: LIVING ORNAMENTS '81 [Live 28 April 1981]

  1. Intro/This Wreckage 7.40
  2. Remind Me To Smile 3.22
  3. Metal 3.14
  4. Me! I Disconnect from You 3.03
  5. Complex 3.10
  6. The Aircrash Bureau 5.24
  7. Airlane 3.24
  8. M.E. 4.32
  9. Everyday I Die 4.38
  10. Films 5.47
  11. Remember I Was Vapour 4.34
  12. Trois Gymnopedies (1st Movement) 3.04
  13. Conversation 7.39
  1. She's Got Claws 4.51
  2. Cars 3.39
  3. I Dream of Wires 4.37
  4. I'm An Agent 3.57
  5. The Joy Circuit 5.56
  6. I Die: You Die 3.43
  7. Cry The Clock Said 5.26
  8. Tracks 2.19
  9. Down in the Park 5.59
  10. My Shadow in Vain 2.38
  11. Please Push No More 5.29
  12. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.40
  13. We Are Glass/Outro 7.43 (CD Jan 1998: Beggars Banquet BEGA 157 CD)
The complete concert 28 April 1981 at Wembley Arena, London.


DANCE era 1981:


22 July 1981 collaboration 7"/12" Paul Gardiner: Stormtrooper in Drag
    Stormtrooper in Drag 4.53 / Night Talk 4.30 (Beggars Banquet BEG 61 / 61T)
Both tracks written by Paul Gardiner with Gary Numan. Paul was the bass player in Gary's band. Line-up on this single was Gary Numan on vocals, guitar, bass and keyboards, Paul Gardiner on backing vocals, guitar and keyboards, and John Webb on drums.

21 Aug 1981 7"/12" Gary Numan: She's Got Claws

    She's Got Claws 4.55 / I Sing Rain 2.30 (Beggars Banquet BEG 62)

    She's Got Claws 4.55 // I Sing Rain 2.30 / Exhibition 4.27 (BEG 62T)

4 Sep 1981 LP (+ CD) GARY NUMAN: DANCE
  1. Slowcar to China 9.02
  2. Night Talk 4.25
  3. A Subway Called 'You' 4.38
  4. Cry the Clock Said 9.54

  5. She's Got Claws 4.55
  6. Crash 3.37
  7. Boys Like Me 4.14
  8. Stories 3.08
  9. My Brother's Time 4.36
  10. You Are, You Are 4.00
  11. Moral 4.32

    CD BONUS TRACKS:

  12. Stormtrooper in Drag 4.53
  13. Face to Face 3.45
  14. Dance 2.45 [previously unreleased]
  15. Exhibition 4.27
  16. I Sing Rain 2.30 (UK CD Aug 1999: Beggars Banquet BBL 28 CD)


27 Nov 1981 collaboration 7"/12" Gary Numan/Dramatis: Love Needs No Disguise

    Love Needs No Disguise 4.40 / Take Me Home 5.33 (Beggars Banquet BEG 68)

    Love Needs No Disguise 4.40 // Take Me Home 5.33 / Face to Face 3.45 (BEG 68T)

'Dramatis' was Gary's back-up band consisting of Chris Payne (keyboards and viola), Rrussell Bell (guitar), Denis Haines (keyboards) and Cedric Sharpley (drums). Gary sang on 'Love Needs No Disguise' (the music and lyrics was written by Dramatis), and he also wrote and sung on 'Face to Face' (which in reality is a Gary Numan track, not a Dramatis track).


I, ASSASSIN era 1982:


22 Feb 1982 7"/12" Gary Numan: Music for Chameleons
    Music for Chameleons 3.35 [edit] / Noise Noise 3.45 (Beggars Banquet BEG 70)

    Music for Chameleons 6.54 [extended] // Noise Noise 3.45 / Bridge? What Bridge? 4.23 (BEG 70T)

The extended 12" version of Music for Chameleons was included on the 2002 compilation 2CD 'EXPOSURE - THE BEST OF GARY NUMAN 1977-2002'.

4 June 1982 7"/12" Gary Numan: We Take Mystery (To Bed)

    We Take Mystery (To Bed) 3.31 [edit] / The Image Is 5.55 (Beggars Banquet BEG 77)

    We Take Mystery (To Bed) 7.42 [extended] // The Image Is 5.55 / We Take Mystery (To Bed) (Early Version) 5.56 (BEG 77T)

The extended 7.42 version of We Take Mystery (To Bed) was later included on the 1992 CD 'Document Series Presents Gary Numan'.

20 Aug 1982 7"/12" Gary Numan: White Boys and Heroes

    White Boys and Heroes 3.30 [edit] / War Games 3.55 (Beggars Banquet BEG 81)

    White Boys and Heroes 6.24 // War Games 3.55 / Glitter and Ash 4.45 (BEG 81T)

    White Boys and Heroes (US extended version) 8.20 (US promo 12": Atlantic Atco PR 468)

13 Sep 1982 LP (+CD) GARY NUMAN: I, ASSASSIN
  1. White Boys and Heroes 6.24
  2. War Songs 5.07
  3. A Dream of Siam 6.12
  4. Music for Chameleons 6.05

  5. This Is My House 4.51
  6. I, Assassin 5.25
  7. The 1930's Rust 3.54
  8. We Take Mystery (To Bed) 6.10

    CD BONUS TRACKS:

  9. War Games 3.55
  10. Glitter and Ash 4.45
  11. The Image Is 5.55
  12. This House Is Cold 5.28
  13. Noise Noise 3.45
  14. We Take Mystery (To Bed) (Early Version) 5.56
  15. Bridge? What Bridge? 4.23 (UK CD 9 Dec 2002: Beggars Banquet BBL 40 CD)


WARRIORS era 1983:


26 Aug 1983 7"/12" Gary Numan: Warriors
    Warriors 4.03 [edit] / My Car Slides (1) 3.01 (Beggars Banquet BEG 95)

    Warriors 5.50 // My Car Slides (1) 3.01 / My Car Slides (2) 4.42 (BEG 95T)

16 Sep 1983 LP (+CD) GARY NUMAN: WARRIORS
  1. Warriors 5.50
  2. I Am Render 4.46
  3. The Iceman Comes 4.25
  4. This Prison Moon 3.18
  5. My Centurion 5.22

  6. Sister Surprise 8.29
  7. The Tick Tock Man 4.22
  8. Love Is Like Clock Law 4.00
  9. The Rhythm of the Evening 5.54

    CD BONUS TRACKS:

  10. Poetry and Power 4.25
  11. My Car Slides (1) 3.01
  12. My Car Slides (2) 4.42
  13. Nameless and Forgotten 5.02 [previously unreleased]
  14. Sister Surprise 4.52 [re-recorded single version]
  15. Warriors 7.30 [previously unreleased 12" mix] (UK CD 9 Dec 2002: Beggars Banquet BBL 47 CD)
14 Oct 1983 7"/12" Gary Numan: Sister Surprise
    Sister Surprise 4.52 [re-recorded single version] / Poetry and Power 4.25 (Beggars Banquet BEG 101)

    Sister Surprise 4.52 [re-recorded single version] // Poetry and Power 4.25 / Face to Face 3.45 (BEG 101T)

'Face to Face' on the 12" B-side was wrongly titled 'Letters'.


COMPILATIONS/REMIXES:


19 Sep 1987 remix 7"/12" Gary Numan: Cars
    Cars ('E' Reg Model) 3.39 / Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.17 (Beggars Banquet BEG 199)

    Cars ('E' Reg Extended Model) 6.12 / Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.17 //
    We Are Glass 4.46 / I Die: You Die (U.S. Version) 3.44 (BEG 199T)

    Cars ('E' Reg Extended Model) 6.12 / Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.17 //
    Cars ('E' Reg Model) 3.39 / Cars (Motorway Mix) 4.30 (BEG 199TR)

'Cars' remixed by Zeus 'B' Held. Issued to promote the compilation 'Exhibition 1978-1983'. The deleted UK 2-CD The Pleasure Principle/Warriors (1993, Beggars Banquet BEGA 153 CD) contained Cars ('E' Reg Extended Model) Cars (Motorway Mix), but these two remixes are not available on any current CD.

March 1996 collection CD GARY NUMAN TUBEWAY ARMY - PREMIER HITS

  1. Cars (Premier Mix) 3.39 [same as 'E' Reg Model]
  2. I Die: You Die 3.39 (8/80)
  3. Are 'Friends' Electric? 5.21 (5/79)
  4. Down in the Park 4.22 (3/79)
  5. We Are Glass 4.40 (5/80)
  6. Bombers 3.52 (7/78)
  7. We Take Mystery (To Bed) 3.31 [single edit] (6/82)
  8. She's Got Claws 4.55 (8/81)
  9. Complex 3.10 (11/79)
  10. Music for Chameleons 3.35 [single edit] (3/82)
  11. That's Too Bad 3.20 (2/78)
  12. This Wreckage 5.10 (12/80)
  13. Warriors 4.03 [single edit] (8/83)
  14. Love Needs No Disguise 4.40 ('Dramatis' single 12/81)
  15. White Boys and Heroes 3.30 [single edit] (8/82)
  16. Sister Surprise 4.52 [re-recorded single version] (10/83)
  17. Stormtrooper in Drag 4.53 (with Paul Gardiner 7/81)
  18. Cars 3.49 (8/79) (BBL 2007 CD)
There are many many other compilation CDs for the years 1978-83 but I only include this one because I think it's the best - it has all the singles in their original versions.

11 June 2012 coll-2-DVD MACHINE MUSIC - THE BEST OF GARY NUMAN [1979-2011]

    DVD 1 - The Promos:
  1. Cars (1979)
  2. Complex (1979)
  3. We Are Glass (1980)
  4. I Die You Die (1980)
  5. This Wreckage (1980)
  6. She's Got Claws (1981)
  7. Love Needs No Disguise (with Dramatis) (1982)
  8. Music for Chameleons (1982)
  9. We Take Mystery (To Bed) (1982)
  10. Warriors (1983)
  11. Berserker (1984)
  12. Your Fascination (1985)
  13. Call out the Dogs (1985)
  14. Dominion Day (1997)
  15. Cars (with Fear Factory) (1998)
  16. Rip (2000)
  17. Crazier (with Rico) (2003)
  18. In a Dark Place (2005)
  19. Healing (with Ade Fenton) (2007)
  20. The Fall (2011)
  21. My Machines (with Battles) (2011)
    DVD 2 - TV Live and Rarities:
  1. Down in the Park (from 'Micromusic' DVD, live April 1981)
  2. Are 'Friends' Electric (Top of the Pops, 1979)
  3. Cars (Saturday Night Live, 1980)
  4. Praying to the Aliens (Saturday Night Live, 1980)
  5. Metal (TV, 1979)
  6. I Die You Die (Kenny Everett Show, 1980)
  7. Remind Me to Smile (Live Teletour 1980)
  8. We Take Mystery (To Bed) (Top of the Pops promo film, 1982)
  9. White Boys and Heroes (Top of the Pops promo film, 1982) (Mortal Records, MORTALDVD0011)


Copyright (c) 2001-11-14 Jonas Wårstad.

Last update 2019-10-11.

Some of the info is taken from Dave Datta's much more detailed Numan discography.


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