Classic & obscure covers by The Doors, Bowie, The Rolling Stones, REM …

News Feed

Are ‘Friends’ Electric?

7 March, 2008 | Music News

Gary Numan, ReplicasThe Carling Academy, Newcastle, Friday 7th March 2008. “Now the light fades out and I wonder what I’m doing in a room like this”. Fantastic gig! First time for me as a Numanoid. Have plenty of his early stuff but never got round to seeing him. Great light show and when was the last time I heard a venue full of synth sounds? Eighties! (Japan, Human League, Flock of Seagulls). Mr. Numan had great stage presence and simply performed the whole of the Replicas album and a couple of random encores (including Cars). Never too late to connect with someone you’ve admired for years. “Me! I disconnect from you” … Lenny