Gary Numan to re-release ‘The Pleasure Principle’

By July 7, 2009 September 13th, 2016 London

Gary Numan‘s classic album, ‘The Pleasure Principle’ is being re-released as a double-CD edition (featuring demos and B-sides on a bonus disc) 30 years after it debuted at Number 1 in the UK charts. It will hit the shelves on September 28.

The singer’s single from the album, ‘Cars‘ also climbed to the top of the charts, an achievement he’s celebrating with a 16 date UK tour starting in mid-November.


The dates are as follows:


Brighton Dome (18)

Southampton University (19)

Cardiff Sub 29 (20)

Sheffield Corporation (21)

Manchester Academy (23)

Cork Pavillion (24)

Dublin Tripod (25)

Leeds Academy (26)

Edinburgh Picturehouse (27)

Glasgow ABC (28)

Sunderland The Campus (29)

Norwich UEA (30)


Wolverhampton Civic (1)

Cambridge Junction (2)

Nottingham Rock City (3)

London Indigo (4)

As an album, ‘The Pleasure Principle’ marked the point where Numan became a huge international solo star, reaching the Top 10 in the States with ‘Cars‘ and Top 20 with the album.

For more information visit the band’s Myspace and website.

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