Gary Numan - The Pleasure Principle (1979)

another great and influential album, another wiki description since i'm too lazy to think of something to say: "The Pleasure Principle is the third studio album, and debut album under his own name, by electronic music pioneer Gary Numan, released in 1979. Released the same year as Replicas (under the name Tubeway Army), The Pleasure Principle also went to number 1 in the United Kingdom and paved the way to chart success for a string of synthpop acts such as Ultravox, The Human League, Depeche Mode and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark."

this album features classics metal and cars, yall.

2 Responses so far.

  1. ribs says:

    nice! one of my favorite albums of all time

  2. Mace Hane says:

    Fuck yeah!
    I was thirteen and 'Are Friends Electric' was my first record purchase, followed by 'Replicas' the day after. Out with my Mum in Liverpool not long after, going down the escalator what is pinned to a wall in front of us but a poster for this album.
    Fuck, Summer '79! Wish I could go back.
    Anyway, yeah 'Cars' is in my all-time Numan top ten, but the other Pleasure Principle'r to make it in the ten ISN'T Metal(great as it is).
    It's the sublime and magnificent 'M.E.'
    Three decades later this album still does the business.
    Still think 'Dance' is his best though!

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