Born 8th of March 1958 in Hammersmith, London, England. Started his musical career in 1977 as a punk rocker in the band , before being sacked in May 1977 for being “too creative.” He responded to an advert in Melody Maker to join the band The Lasers, alongside . Both soon left to form their own punk band, , with his uncle filling in on drums. In 1978 was signed to and released a couple of punk singles. By then he was using the name Numan and the band was performing live in pubs and clubs around London, supporting . Whilst recording demos for Beggars, Gary stumbled upon a “Minimoog,” that had been left behind in the studio, still programmed to a sound that caught his attention. The rest, as they say, is history. Gary Numan is considered one of the foremost pioneers in electronic dance music. UK Charts Discogs Gary Numan has 78 albums and 76 compilations accredited to him. There are also some 99 singles/EPs accredited to him. Of these, Gary has achieved UK music chart success so far in his career. In total, 34 LPs have charted with six achieving ‘Top 10,’ placings with the albums “,” and “,” hitting the coveted No.1 spot in the UK during September 1979 and a year later, in September 1980. In all, his LP chart success has gained him over 100 weeks of listings in the UK music charts to date . In terms of single/EP releases, 51 have charted in the UK music charts. Six of these have achieved positions within the UK Top 10 with the single “,” hitting the UK No.1 slot in September 1979 and No.1 in Canada in June 1980. Overall, Gary Numan has achieved placings in the UK Singles Chart for 159 weeks. ).
Intruder by Gary Numan
Replicas (The First Recordings) by Gary Numan
The Pleasure Principle (The First Recordings) by Gary Numan