Tubeway Army discography and songs: Music profile for Tubeway Army, formed 1977. But yesterday I came across this stunning debut LP. / Down In The Park, Unreleased Recordings 1978 / 1979, Volume 3, Taken From The Forthcoming Greatest Hits Album, Tubeway Army • Dance (Selections From The Albums), Replicas • The Plan (Selections From The Albums).
5/5 without any reservation. Great packaging including a heavy inner sleeve. Although his voice is a bit too shrieking for me, the tracks stand as perfectly poised in post-punk angularity as you could wish them to be. Are 'Friends' Electric? I've struggled getting quiet, original Gary Numan / Tubeway Army pressings despite purchasing copies that look NM. If you are new to Numan, the it would make sense to buy from Replcas through to Dance and then Sacrifice to present, however this album shows where it all started and is a great listen.
/ … So I think this version should be merged with this other 'Fame' issue. I am quite happy to have found out, that a nut can produce such a compelling record.
Its initial limited-edition run of 5,000 (known unofficially as the Blue Album due to its coloured vinyl and cover) sold out but did not chart. Firstly - excellent LP.However,when I bought this when it first was released I seem to remember it being in this cover - having the lyric inner as pictured but it was BLUE VINYL.Living where I do the first issue in the blue cover did not get to the shops here.Did they put some left over first press LPs in the re issue covers ?.In fact thinking about it I can say with 100% certainty I bought this new from a record shop and it was blue vinyl in the white and black shadow face cover. This release made number 14 in the UK album charts. Its initial limited-edition run of 5,000 (known unofficially as the Blue Album due to its coloured vinyl and cover) sold out but did not chart.
Highlight tracks : - My Shadow in Vein, Friends, Every Day I die, The Dream Police and of course Joe the Waiter. After a couple lineup shuffles, Tubeway Army -- Gary Numan (aka Valeriun), Paul Gardiner (aka Scarlett), and Numan's uncle Jess Lidyard (aka Rael) -- debuted in February of 1978 with "That's Too Bad"… Read Full Biography.
Somewhere I found an author referring to David Bowie round Ziggy-Stardust.
What is the press then, if the lyric sleeve has no rounder corners ? He is definitely playing the keyboard in their appearance on 'the old grey whistle test' session during 'are friends electric'. This reissue was done well.
I agree, but then there is this early Joy Division sound (They walked in line) of robotik punk (Pere Ubu?)
Tubeway Army is the debut album by Gary Numan and his band Tubeway Army, released in 1978. I reckon he's the unsung hero of synth pop. Tubeway Army is the debut album by Gary Numan and his band Tubeway Army, released in 1978. What are your top 4 discoveries of the week? Anyone know anything about this ? Sound quality is excellent. This is a superb re-release of a great debut album from Tubeway Army. Tubeway Army and Gary Numan have been a great inspiration to a lot of techno and electro artists to this day. The record is heavy, flat and dead quiet.
Second most influential electronic act ever?
I thought Billy Currie was in Tubeway Army. This second LP sleeve was actually a sketch by Numan's old school friend Gary Robson, who had made a tracing of the singer's face from the sleeve for an earlier Tubeway Army single, Bombers. Down in the Park / Do You Need the Service? Probably never gets credit for his session work. The album is a great string of synth punk anthems from start to finish, beginning with the classic Listen To The Sirens and ending on Zero Bars, what sounds like the very first ideas of Numan's Cars put down on tape. All very advanced for 1978.
Is this version the same as this version anybody know? I am only aware of one version of the 'Fame' release of this LP and have checked with several recognised Numan websites to confirm this. Tubeway Army was originally released as a limited blue vinyl edition of 5000 copies on November 24th 1978. Genres: New Wave, Synthpop, Post-Punk. and synthesizers! 23 - When you're Old enough to Repay but Young enough to Sell. Can you guys give me album/song recommendations based on my recent obsessions? Gary Numan With Tubeway Army / Mean Streat.
I will keep my originals (and probably continue to take chances on other original copies) but it will be hard to play those over this pressing. Discogs attributes 3 albums, 12 compilations and 15 singles/EPs as releases by ‘Tubeway Army Tubeway Army’ since the band formed in 1977. Overview ↓ Biography ↓ Discography ↓ Songs ↓ A true classic album that illustrates the genius that is Gary Numan from his early days. No longer have it obviously - and cannot find it listed here. I also saw him play electric violin for 'the Skids' during a live tv appearance as well. (I still think that was stupid.) Ever since he took his public and stupid stance against the Red Wedge Movement in 1985, I thought of Gary Numam as a bit of a twit. My copy of this cassette is similar to the 'red text' one, however the text is in blue. After a couple lineup shuffles, Tubeway Army -- Gary Numan (aka Valeriun), Paul Gardiner (aka Scarlett), and Numan's uncle Jess Lidyard (aka Rael) -- debuted in February of 1978 with "That's Too Bad"… 80s (or earlier) synthpop with an experimental edge and innovative sound design. This copy was a welcomed addition to my collection for SQ.
/ We Are So Fragile, Auntie Aubrey's Excursions Beyond the Call of Duty Part 2: The Orb Remix Project, Replicas / The Plan (Selections From the Albums), The Indie Scene 1977: The Story of British Independent Music, The Indie Scene 1978: The Story of British Independent Music, The Indie Scene 1979: The Story of British Independent Music, Ministry of Sound Anthems: Electronic 80s, Action Time Vision: A Story of Independent UK Punk 1976-1979, To the Outside of Everything : A Story of UK Post-Punk 1977-1981, New Wave Club Class•X Box: Sinner's Day 2018 - 40 Years of New Wave, White Light - White Heat / Bunch of Stiffs, BEST POST-PUNK/NEW-WAVE ACTS (from 1977 to 1984 especially).
It is a crossover from Punk Rock to early electronic and pretty much is solid from start to finish. Albums include Replicas, Tubeway Army, and Are 'Friends' Electric? Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Lyrics By, Producer, Written-By, Tubeway Army, LP, Album, Ltd, Blu, BEGA 4, Tubeway Army, Cass, Album, RE, Bla, BEGC 4, Tubeway Army, CD, Album, Comp, RM, BBL 4 CD, The Drum Database: Open Drum Breaks, Percussion Breaks & Drum Solos.
When reissued in mid-1979, following the success of the follow-up Replicas (1979), the more commonly-known cover art featuring a stylised portrait of Numan was introduced.
The blue cover version with blue vinyl is limited to only 5,000 copies that were printed.
You even have this slightly beautiful atmosphere of "Jeopardy". Gary Numan / Tubeway Army - The Premier Hits, Numan* / Tubeway Army - 1978 / 1979 Volume Two, Gary Numan / Tubeway Army - Unreleased Recordings 1978 / 1979, Volume 3, Are "Friends" Electric?
Prior to any LP releases by both Gang of Four and Joy Division: brooding and moody music with exactly that chilling intensity that became the trademark of a lot of the finest music to emerge from the British Isles between 1978 and let's say 1983. The black and white shadow face became the album cover when it was re-released, reaching number 14 in the album chart in the summer of 1979. bands you put/wrote off for a long time but are now way into, Bands/artists that you've been listening to a lot lately. The style of cassette and layout of the text is exactly the same as the red text one.