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The Pleasure Principle

28 November, 2009 | Music News

Gary Numan, The Pleasure PrincipleThe Campus Academy, Sunderland, Saturday 28th November 2009. After first seeing Numan in 2008 at The Academy in Newcastle, touring his second album Replicas, I just had to catch this tour which paraded his third album The Pleasure Principle, also from 1979. This album, which was released under his own name rather than Tubeway Army, is widely recognised as the best Numan album of all. The whole album was played out, followed by a selection of Numan new and old. This sort of performance and content transports you to another dimension. “Will you visit me please, if I open my door?” … Lenny