April 13, 2024

Gary Numan revisited by various dark wave bands for a vinyl release – check the first video

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“Gary Numan Revisited” is a brand new vinyl release (available now for pre-ordering) holding covers recorded by 7 contemporary dark wave, gothic and dreampop artists to honour Gary Human.

The album opens with Agent Side Grinder’s analogue rendition of “I’m an Agent”, followed by Ash Code’s postpunk/dark wave version of “Down in the Park”. Shad Shadows turn “Metal” into a darkwave track. On the last track of side A, Box & The Twins create dreamy soundscapes in their version of “Complex”.

Suir opens side B with a art-punk version of “Cars”. Synths Versus Me turns Numan’s monster hit “Are Friends Electric?” into a synthpop & EBM take with Art of Noise-esque vocals. The album’s closing track is a gothic rock rendition of “My Name is Ruin” by Swedish rockers Then Comes Silence.

Pre-orders are available right now.

Here’s already the video for the version Box & The Twins recorded of “Complex”.

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Bernard - Side-Line Staff Chief editor
Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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