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Gary Numan

1 hour
First broadcast:
Sunday 18 August 2013

Electronic music pioneer Gary Numan, the man who changed the face of music forever at the end of the 70's, presents an hour of his favourite music.

When Gary appeared on Top of the Pops in 1979, the world was barely prepared for him with his androgynous, almost robotic look and futuristic music. He is a true musical pioneer, taking the formerly niche and experimental electronic music and catapulting it into the mainstream. His influence is still ever apparent today, and he's cited by numerous artists including Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Kanye West, Lady Gaga, Prince, The Foo Fighters and Queens Of The Stone Age.

Music Played

11 items
  • Image for Tubeway Army

    Tubeway Army Are 'Friends' Electric

    Polygram TV

  • Image for Officers

    Officers Co-Education

  • Image for Depeche Mode

    Depeche Mode I Feel You


  • Image for The Mission

    The Mission Tower Of Strength

    Dark Side Of The 80's (Various), Telstar

  • Image for T. Rex

    T. Rex Telegram Sam

    The Greatest Hits Of 1972 (Various), Premier

  • Image for The Losers

    The Losers Azam (2013 Remix)

  • Image for Gary Numan

    Gary Numan Metal

  • Image for Nine Inch Nails

    Nine Inch Nails Wretched

  • Image for Recoil

    Recoil Prey (Shotgun Remix)

  • Image for Chris Isaak

    Chris Isaak Wicked Game

    Wild At Heart (Original S/Track), London

  • Image for Ultravox

    Ultravox Slow Motion



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