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Tubeway Army Featuring Gary Numan - First Album FLAC album

Performer: Tubeway Army
Genre: Rock
Title: First Album
Country: UK
Released: 1981
Style: New Wave, Punk
FLAC version ZIP size: 1633 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1451 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1551 mb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 654

Tubeway Army is the debut album by Tubeway Army, released in 1978. 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 Gary Numan was introduced. This release made No. 14 in the UK album charts.

Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals – Gary Numan. Illustration – Garry Robson. Lyrics By – Gary Numan. Photography By – Mike Stone (2). Producer – Gary Numan. Songwriter – Gary Numan. Originally released in 1978 on Beggars Banquet in the UK. Recorded at Spaceward, 1978. This issue was actually titled as "First Album". Although not explicitly noted on the release, this album was released in 1981 in the USA. - All song durations have been taken from the above referenced promotional sticker. Special thanks to Mike Kemp

The following is a comprehensive discography of Gary Numan, a British singer, songwriter and musician. Numan (born Gary Webb, 1958) released his first record in 1978 as part of the outfit Tubeway Army. Initially unsuccessful, the band scored a huge hit in 1979 with the single "Are Friends Electric" and their second album Replicas, both of which reached number one in the UK. Numan then decided to release further recordings under his own name, beginning with the single "Cars" later in 1979.

Featuring Gary Numan. Produced by Gary Numan. Down in the Park Lyrics. Down in the Park crystallized the dystopian science fiction concept that was the basis of the Replicas album. Heavily influenced by such writers as . Ballard and Philip K. Dick, it tells the story of a futuristic park in which Machmen (androids with human skin) and machines rape and kill human beings to entertain spectators who, along with their numerically-named robotic friends ( Down in the Park, with a friend called Five ), view the carnage from a nearby. Down in the Park" Track Info. Written By Gary Numan. Release Date March 16, 1979

Download and listen online Friends by Gary Numan ft. Tubeway Army. Format – mp3. Lyrics. Tubeway Army - Friends"

The classic self-titled debut by Gary Numan's Tubeway Army was finally reissued by Beggars Banquet, who have done a masterful job remastering the tracks and adding a live set from 1978 as a bonus. In the past, many have felt that Numan's debut disc didn't measure up to his later triumphs (1979's Replicas, 1980's Telekon, et., but listening to it today, you discover that it's the most underrated of all his early albums.


A1 Listen To The Sirens 3:05
A2 My Shadow In Vain 2:56
A3 The Life Machine 2:44
A4 Friends 2:28
A5 Something's In The House 3:59
A6 Everyday I Die 2:23
B1 Steel And You 4:44
B2 My Love Is A Liquid 3:29
B3 Are You Real? 3:24
B4 The Dream Police 3:33
B5 Jo The Waiter 2:40
B6 Zero Bars (Mr. Smith) 2:55

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Spaceward Studios
  • Mastered At – Atlantic Studios
  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
  • Manufactured By – Atlantic Recording Corporation
  • Published By – Geoff & Eddie Music Co., Inc.
  • Published By – Blackwood Music Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Beggars Banquet
  • Copyright (c) – Beggars Banquet


  • Bass, Backing Vocals – Paul Gardiner
  • Drums – Jess Lidyard
  • Engineer, Mixed By – Mike Kemp
  • Illustration [Cover] – Garry Robson
  • Mastered By [Runout Etch] – GP*
  • Photography By – Mike Stone
  • Producer – Gary Numan
  • Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards – Gary Numan
  • Written-By – Gary Numan


℗ 1978 A Beggar's Banquet Recording © 1979 A Beggar's Banquet Recording

A Specialty Pressing, denoted on label (SP) matrix suffix

Custom inner sleeve contains lyrics/photo

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Label): ST-C-814707-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Label): ST-C-814708-SP
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Etch, var.1): ST-C-814707-B @t GP SP 0-1 SM1-2
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Etch, var.1): ST-C-814708-A @t GP SP 0-2 SM 3-1
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Etch, var.2): ST-C-814707-B @t GP SP 0-1 SM1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Etch, var.2): ST-C-814708-A @t GP SP 0-2 SM 3-1
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BEGA 4 Tubeway Army Tubeway Army ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Blu) Beggars Banquet BEGA 4 UK 1978
660.048 Tubeway Army Tubeway Army ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Beggars Banquet 660.048 Netherlands 1978
BBL 4 CD Tubeway Army Tubeway Army ‎(CD, Album, Comp, RE, RM) Beggars Banquet BBL 4 CD UK 1998
4055 Tubeway Army Tubeway Army ‎(Cass, Album, Unofficial) 747 4055 Saudi Arabia Unknown
TECI-24259 Tubeway Army Tubeway Army ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Gat) Imperial Records , Beggars Banquet TECI-24259 Japan 2004