AFENet Interview - Interviews with Fans of Gary Numan

Volume 3 - 25 October 1996 to 28th August 1997

Your Name : David Grant

Your Age : 25

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 9 years

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : At home, listening to my brothers pleasure principle album

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Please push no more

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : The Prodigy/Radiohead

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Lack of respect the greatest artisit of all time

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : : None

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Working overseas

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Buying all Gary's live albums and compliations, even though I already have the material in a different format

What is your favourite TV Program ? : The fall and rise of Reginald Perring

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Interested, the great thing is the changes in style from 79-present

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Arrogant rich people

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 5

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : The music will do it, Gary will not work with a commericial partner or commerical style to boost sales, so nothing can be done.  I respect this.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : Absolutely not

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : : Warriors

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : 1930's Rust

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : : Yes but it I do not think it will happen

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : I am not a fanatical fan, I just buy all the music.  He's just a cool regular guy.

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : : I hope soon

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Depeche Mode


Your Name : Hopey

Your Age : 26

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 11

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : in my basement I think

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Tubeway Army

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Down in the Park (one of the many!)

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : The Damned

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : The geek-factor

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : : a handful

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Being a freak with a high-paying job

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : I have no regrets.

What is your favourite TV Program ? : The Simpsons/X-Files

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Changed. Utterly.

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Ignorance & apathy (oh wait -that's 2!)

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : None - boo hooŠ

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : Play him for friends Just don't play 'em the "On Broadway" live! - I converted quite a few!

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-westernstyle, would you buy it ? : NO

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : : Just got Bezerker - blech.

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : -

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : : Maybe

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : The geek-factor once againŠ

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : : When he makes more money?

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Not Marilyn Manson that's fer sure!


Your Name : Paula Robinson

Your Age : 32

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 13

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : in my bedroom

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : I Dream of Wires

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : None

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Jokes about plane crashes

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : : None

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Survival

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Love

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Frasier

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Inspired

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Human nature

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : Lost count  -  at least 30

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : Easy - get some airplay on national radio (!)

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-westernstyle, would you buy it ? : Definitely - how about a version of rawhide as a single?!

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : : The Fury

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Strange Charm

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : : Yes

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : Because there's nothing and no-one else out there with such an individual style

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : : ASAP

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : I hate duets


Your Name : Simon Smith

Your Age : 28

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 10

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : in Upminster Esssex

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Sacrifice / Metal Rhythmn

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Seed of a Lie / Hunger

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Most current stuff (except heavy metal & hardcore rave)

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : There's not enough of us!

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : : none

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Dunno

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Women

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Eastenders, X Files, This Life

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : It was so different, I was into horror flicks at the time and the moody haunting sythns seemed to compliment that

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : my failures with women!

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : never I'm afraid, I don't know anyone who's into his stuff to go with me

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : Plugit to death, advert. tie ins, and movie tie ins

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : probably

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : : Strange Charm

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : The Seed of a Lie, Deadliner, Hunger

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : : maybe

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : cos his music invokes extremes, there's noone else like him, you either love it or hate it, i've never met an inbetween

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : : Soon I hope

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Alannis Morisette!


Your Name : ilex fenusova

Your Age : 25

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 12

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : in a house

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : dance

What is your favourite Numan song ? : subway called "you"

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : einsturzende neubauten

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : don't get question...(?)

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : : less that 30

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : functioning!

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : that's temporal...

What is your favourite TV Program ? : don't watch

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : viscous

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : I'm a buddhist- I wouldn't

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : none (*sigh*)

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : which word?

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : *giggle*  yes! :D

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : : of course

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : doesn't matter to me

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : : oh my yes.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : can't speak for others! :)

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : : when the big $$ come in

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : eek...


Your Name : Martin Abdullah Purvis

Your Age : 34 (cringe)

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 16

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : I was in a car. We were driving to Norfolk for our summer holiday and AFE came on the radio. I thought "WOW"

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Are Friends Electric

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : XTC, Bauhaus, Bowie (before he gave up the drugs and became boring), Thomas Dolby. Japan,  Siouxsie

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : "Who is Gary Numan?"

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : : 3

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Christine Louise Purvis

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : I'm a lousy lay

What is your favourite TV Program ? : A Very Peculiar Practice (a BBC show from 1986 - 1988)

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Gobsmacked

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Overpopulation

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : Bombard the media with requests

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-westernstyle, would you buy it ? : Seeing as it won't get played on the radio I'd have to, otherwise I wouldn't know if I liked it or not

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Machine & Soul

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : The Seed of A Lie.  And I think Down In The Park should have been re-released after AFE had made Gary a star.

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : : I'm not sure.  Maybe it would be useful to have someone who could convince Gary to use more than one drum loop on an album.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : a) because Gary's music pisses all over most of what's around, and b) We're stubborn, so when the media tell us Gary's crap it only hardens our support for him.

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : : I think the question should be "When are Beggar's Banquet going to stop rehashing Cars and sign Gary so they can release some new product?"

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Me.  If he signs to Sony Music and then has to do duets with Mariah Carey I think I'll quit


Your Name : Arron Clague

Your Age : 26

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 17

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : In My Car !

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Sacrifice

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Subway Called "You"

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Depeche Mode

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Isolation

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : : 2

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Getting Recording Contract

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Not sure, it going Ok so Far....

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Max Headroom (US version)

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Overwehlmed

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Organised Religeon : Causes more problems than it solves

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 5

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : I think it is up to him, and what he wants to do with his life. I think he is doing a much better job this year than for the last 10

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-westernstyle, would you buy it ? : Yes. The song writing has always been good. The style has always been up and down.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : : Yes :- Outland. It sounded all wrong ! But it had some great moments !

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Respect

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : : Definately

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : I think it something to do with wanting to feel part of something genuine rather than something manufactured.

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : : When he has another song of the popularist magnitude as cars to replace it. (Look at the Troggs, everyone thought they only did wild thing until WetWetWet made love is all aroung)

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Claudia Bruken from Propaganda


Your Name : TIM THOMPSON

Your Age : 41

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 22

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : NYC

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : TELEKON (I SUPPOSE)

What is your favourite Numan song ? : CHILD W/THE GHOST POSE

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : JONN SERRIE, Wm. ORBIT, TANGERINE DREAM, PATRICK O'HEARN

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : "LONELY" I'VE FOUND THAT FOR THE MOST PART PEOPLE EITHER LOVE HIM OR LOATHE HIM AND FORTUNATELY I FALL INTO THE FORMER CATEGORY

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 1

What has been your greatest achiev ement in life ? : MY CHILDREN

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : MY MARRIAGE

What is your favourite TV Program ? : DUCKMAN,SIMPSONS, X-FILES, NYPDBLUE

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : INSPIRED BY HIS ORIGINALITY

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : LEGALIZE DRUGS

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 1 (ASASSINS TOUR, NYC)

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? MAYBE THE USA IS FINALLY "READY" FOR HIM SO A MAJOR (US) LABEL DEAL COULDN'T HURT

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : NO

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : NO

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : ALL (EXTENDED MIXES OF COURSE)

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : I WOULD THINK THAT GARY KNOWS GARY BEST SO OTHER THAN POSSIBLY "FARMING OUT" SOME REMIX WORK... WHY BOTHER WITH ANYONE ELSE?

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : ORIGINALITY MOSTLY BUT SOME OF THE SLOW, MELLOW B-SIDES BRING TEARS TO OUR EYES...THEY TOUCH US SOMEWHERE THAT ONLY CERTAIN MUSIC/LYRICS CAN. (PLUS THE FACT THAT HE HASN'T GRACED THE US WITH A TOUR SINCE WHEN?..'82. SOMETHING ABOUT ABSE NCE MAKING THE HEART GROW FONDER)

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at : RHETORICAL QUESTION?

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : TORI AMOS, KATE BUSH, BOWIE,


Your Name : greg

Your Age : 36

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 18

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : hobart

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : pleaure principle

What is your favourite Numan song ? : the seed of a lie

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : smashing pumpkins

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : uninformed ridicule

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : lots

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : barrister

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : none

What is your favourite TV Program ? : none

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? :

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? :

How many times have you seen Gary live ? :

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : Yes

How can we get the word out about Gary ? :

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : yes

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : metal rhythm

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? :

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : i suppose so

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : why- we know

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : he has they dont know

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : no


Your Name : Alf

Your Age : 27

How old were you when you became a fan ? : ummm...10?

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : 10

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : I Assassin, or Dance

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Respect

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Prince is neat.

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Hearing "Gary who?"

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : one

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Finishing my liver when I was eight.

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : I still didn't get dessert. Wadupwidat?

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Um...ITN, CNN, and SwatKats.

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Happy. I think I was playing kickball.

If you could change one thing! in the world. what would it be ? : My sheets...although that whole racism thing sucks, too.

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : None. Zilch. Nada.

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : I'm a DJ, so I'll sneak him in on the radio once in a while...don't tell my boss.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : Ick. Gary in a cowboy hat?

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Um...Strange Charm never really bowled me over.

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Here in America? Pretty much any of them.

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : No. If he uses an outside producer, they have to have some sort of "understanding" so the results are good.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : What's this "we" stuff?

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : When the public stops requesting "Cars" and actually *wants* to hear new stuff.

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : LeAnn Rimes


Your Name : kevin

Your Age : 29

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 12

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : listening to the radio

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : oh er tough question I think each lp has it`s own special something I don`t think I could choose one, but Replicas,strange Charm and Sacrifice I think stand out

What is your favourite Numan song ? : even tougher

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : from classical to rock techno to jazz I just love music

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : he only made one record !!!

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 2 or 3

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : getting this far

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : not winning the lottery

What is your favourite TV Program ? : E.R. and X Files

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : It was something completly different at the time, something other than Boney M and The Bee Gees

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : "if there was one wish I wish I could talk to you"

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 15ish

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : Thats up to him , we have done our bit by beeing here all these years ,

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : ?

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : no (not even Machine and Soul)

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : thing like Stories or The Iceman Comes maybe My Breathing

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : yes

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : Good question this , there is just something about his music that is different to anything else

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : soon I hope , Sacrifice was the Numan of old

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Chemical brothers


Your Name : wayne knisley

Your Age : 31

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 13

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : in my friends room

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Dance,Strange Charm,Berserker

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Whisper, Magic

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Red Flag,LaBouche

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Nothing Really

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 3

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Dealing with my sexuality

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Precedence of work over myself.

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Roseanne

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Iritated

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : People to be more accepting.

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 3

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : Convincing the Radio Stations to play his music.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : Possibly, depends on the sound

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Not really

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Oh God, too many to name really....perhaps...The God Send.

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Perhaps..respecting and understanding someones style is okay, can they get along in all aspects is the real question.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : I think it has to do with Gary not really being accepted. It's sort of like going against the grain. His music is great, and by him getting all this flack, makes him more appealing...to me anyway.

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : He hasn't really, it's everyone else. Because that was his most "famous" hit, people associate that song with him ans 'they' keep rehashing it. I think Gary's over that song. If he'd been rehashing it, I am sure we would have seen it on more of his releases.

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Grace Jones


Your Name : Charles Loughran

Your Age : 30

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 12-13

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : Headmasters office

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Child with a Ghost

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Depeche Mode

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : None

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : None

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : MD of an International Company based in Hong Kong

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Not getting back to UK before my mum Passed away

What is your favourite TV Program ? : NYPD

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Inspired

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : The way p! eople treat each other

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 9

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : Play his music to everyone you meet or spend time with

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : It wouldn't be.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Strange Charm

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Child with a ghost

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Yes

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : Because music is as important as your heartbeat. It forms memories both good and bad. It comforts you when you need it and inspires you. When someone gives this opening to you it becomes as important as anything el! se in your life.

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : When he gets a new manager

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Commercially he should get over here and do one with a Chinese band. Everyone I have played his music to loves it. But then again N.M.E. is nowhere to be seen!


Your Name : Karl

Your Age : 37

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 19

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : 19

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : The Fury

What is your favourite Numan song ? : My Breathing

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Kate Bush

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : "Gary Numan? Did he sing 'Short People'?"

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : Personally, none. Informally, two.

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Becoming a published writer.

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : I am, in part, responsible, alongside the rest of humanity, for the failure of war, poverty and hunger, and inhumanity.

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : I wondered how long he was going to sustain that thrilling note that looms over the ending of "Cars."

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Homophobia and A.I.D.S.

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : once: October 28, 1980, Milwaukee Auditorium

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : The trouble is, do you want Gary to BECOME the kind of recording artist that receives the same kind of heavy rotation as the Spice Girls? Proper promotion tends to INDUCT an artists style into an already marketable one, rather than promote an artist's ge

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : I'd buy it, but probably never listen to it.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Machine and Soul

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : This Is New Love

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Yes. Someone like Del Palmer, whose production sensibilities, and whose respect in the industry, would translate into more sales, from fans and non-fans alike.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : Those of us look to his music and lyrics with respect and fascination, view his trials to achieve a second wave of recognition with chagrin. Taken to an extreme, "sensibility" can translate into "religion," and "trials" can translate into "persecution."

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : My father always told me, "Learn a trade. That way, you'll always have something you can do to make money, while you're working toward doing the things you love." Fifteen years later, I'm a poet who knows how to teach English composition. The moral of

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Peter Gabriel


Your Name : Mike Dobois

Your Age : 27

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 10

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : Dads Apartment

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Strange Charm

What is your favourite Numan song ? : "are friends electric"

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Kissing the Pink

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : him not getting promotion he should

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 12

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Meeting Stan Ridgway

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : breaking up with a certain girl

Whatis your favourite TV Program ? : Lassie

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Mixed emotions

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : PEACE WITH EVERYONE

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : NEVER

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : Yes

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : HE NEED A MAJOR RECORD DEAL WITH PROPER PROMOTION AND MTV SUPPORT

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-westernstyle, would you buy it ? : yes

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Machine and Soul

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Seed of a lie/Child w/ a ghost

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : i think he could

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : We relate to what he does so well--

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Garygoing to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : No comment

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Michael Jackson


Your Name :Alf

Your Age :27

How old were you when you became a fan ? :10

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? :Probably in my bedroom, doing homework

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? :No

What is your favourite Numan album ? :I Assassin

What is your favourite Numan song ? :Respect

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? :Prince

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? :People asking me "Gary who? Oh...isn't he that guy who did Cars?"

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : One or two (depends on how you define "fan")

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? :Giving up a lucrative career for one I really wanted to do...

What has been your greatest failure in life ? :Having the first radio station I work for change to a country-western format

What is your favourite TV Program ? :Umm...CNN or SwatKats

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? :"What the hell?"

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? :People's inability to communicate and understand

How many times have you seen Gary live ? :Zero

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? :No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? :No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? :Get more requests for his songs on the All Request Retro Show here in Denver...

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? :I'd listen to it first...

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Um...yeah, I rather dislike Strange Charm

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? :Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? :Here in America, pretty much everything he did in the UK

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Nah...he might get some additional airplay, but I'm not sure the results would be that enthralling.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? :What's this "we" stuff?

Are you a musician ? :Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : When we in America recognize that he DID do something besides "Cars"...

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? :I suppose it's too late for the Elton John album...I'd like to stick him in a room with They Might Be Giants to see what happened...


Your Name :Chad

Your Age :28

How old were you when you became a fan ? :11

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? :Medford, OR

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? :No

What is your favourite Numan album ? :Warriors

What is your favourite Numan song ? :The Rhythm of the Evening

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? :David Sylvian/ Japan

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? :Finding the new releases.

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 5

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? :

What has been your greatest failure in life ? :

What is your favourite TV Program ? :

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? :

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? :

How many times have you seen Gary live ? :

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? :No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? :

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? :NO!!!!!!!!!!!

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : I can't remeber the name, but the one with the white jacket & red bow tie. I sold it pretty quickly.

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? :No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? :

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Yes. Brian Eno would be a great choice to produce.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? :

Are you a musician ? :No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? :

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? :


Your Name :SOMALIA(REALLY BUT DON'T LAUGH I GET IT ENOUGH AT SCHOOL)

Your Age :16 & GROWING

How old were you when you became a fan ? :AROUND 6 0R7

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? :WITH MY BIG BROTHER IN THE LIVINGROOM BACK IN 1984

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? :No

What is your favourite Numan album ? :AS A WHOLE ALBUM? TELEKON

What is your favourite Numan song ? :NOTHING CAN BEAT DOWN IN THE PARK

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? :BONE THUGS & HARMONY, THE CRANBERRIES, SADE, FAYE WONG, 2 PAC, THE FU GEES

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? :NOT BEING BORN EARLIER TO BE HIS GIRL

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 4

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? :MY TROPHIES IN TRACK (100 meter hurdles) & DRAMA/SPEECH

What has been your greatest failure in life ? :2nd ! GRADE

What is your favourite TV Program ? :THE JAMIE FOXX SHOW, RED DWARF,& MARTIN

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? :HE SONDS LIKE A COMPUTER , WHO IS IT?

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? :STOP RACIAL VIOLENCE & MAKE ABORTION ILLEAGAL ( THERE MAY BE EXCEPTIOSN)

How many times have you seen Gary live ? :0. I'M ONLY 16

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? :No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? :No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? :PLAY MORE OF HIS MUSIC ON THE RADIO & T.V.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? :I'D RATHER SHOVE A CORNCOB UP MY NATURAL BLACK ASS

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : NOT UNLESS HE MAKES A COUNTRY ALBUM

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? :No

What track do you most wish Gary had released! as a single ? :WAS THE JOY CIRCUIT A SINGLE CAUSE IF NOT THAT WOULD BE IT

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : OH, ABSOLUTLY

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? :HE DA BOMB. HE DA ORIGINAL

Are you a musician ? :No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : WHENENER THE HELL HE FEELS LIKE IT

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? :SEAL OR BECK


Your Name :Rob

Your Age :24

How old were you when you became a fan ? :17

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? :17

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? :No

What is your favourite Numan album ? :Sacrifice

What is your favourite Numan song ? :A Question of Faith

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? :Depeche Mode

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? :being in North America

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 2

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? :starting own synth band and having Gary listen to us through the net

What has been your greatest failure in life ? :crashing car

What is your favourite TV Program ? :King of the Hill

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? :upbeat for some reason

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? :record company! policies of signing shit bands that are only there to make money

How many times have you seen Gary live ? :ZERO

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? :No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? :No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? :Advertise the new Random tribute cd to your friends like crazy

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? :You know what? Probably.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Unfortunately, yes. Its the live Dream Corrosion 2cd set. The sound quality was dreadful.

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? :No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? :I don't get too much info on releases here, but if Bleed wasn't released, then that's the one I'd choose.

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Naw.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? :Simple: The music.

Are you a musician ? :Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : When U.S. radio stations realize he's produced a hell of a lot more songs than just Cars.

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? :Honestly...Depeche Mode.


Your Name :Michael Gowan

Your Age :22

How old were you when you became a fan ? :about 18

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? :At home, watching an eighties video show on VH-1.

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? :No

What is your favourite Numan album ? :I, assassin (I love the funk!)

What is your favourite Numan song ? :M.E.

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? :XTC (They RULE!!!)

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? :Getting funny stares.

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : about 5.

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? :appreciating good music.

What has been your greatest failure in life ? :Not meeting Gary-WOOO!

What is your favourite TV Program ? :Mtv's "Amp."

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? :Born again.

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? :Impose common sense on the world.

How many times have you seen Gary live ? :none (I'm so ashamed.)

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? :No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? :No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? :Tell Gary to go rob a train.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? :If he wrote the same kind of lyrics, yes.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : no.

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? :Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? :The Crazies. (but released now-adays)

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Yeah! Bring in Flood or Eno, or somebody!

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? :Because we can't get dates.

Are you a musician ? :Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : Now, I hope!!!

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? :Devo


Your Name :Gary Vick

Your Age :28

How old were you when you became a fan ? :11

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? :In a car (CARS)

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? :Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? :All; but SACRIFICE is >

What is your favourite Numan song ? :That's a stumper...

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? :D.Bowie (http//Old Man.)

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? :Living in Dallas, TX.

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : One (I'm lucky).

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? :Conquering alcoholism

What has been your greatest failure in life ? :Seen no Numan shows..

What is your favourite TV Program ? :Various 'Brit-coms'x-files

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? :Stunned; Transcended

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? :MoneyLife -- WRONG!!

How many times have you seen Gary live ? :NONE, Dammit !

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? :No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? :No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? :Word IS out -- Ears???

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? :Yes; Talent still in place

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Machine & soul is <

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? :Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? :"Remind me to breathe"

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Maybe-but not much.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? :Numan's inner self us

Are you a musician ? :Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting bac! k to what he's good at ? : WRONG-he already has

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? :Roger Waters (Hmmm..)


Your Name :TANIA

Your Age :29

How old were you when you became a fan ? :11

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : A FRIENDS HOUSE

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? :Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? :SACRIFICE

What is your favourite Numan song ? :NO IDEA

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? :D.MODE/S OF MERCY

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? :RADIO IS FRUSTRATING

How many other Numan fans do you know (off line) ? : 1

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : TRYING TO GIVE BIRTH

What has been your greatest failure in life ? :BE ING TOO NICE

What is your favourite TV Program ? :POSTMAN PAT

How d id you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? :STRANGE

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? :DEATH

How man y times have you seen Gary live ? :23 I THINK

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? :No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God of fend you ? :No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? :BECOME VERY RICH

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? :NO WAY!

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : I DONT THINK SO


Your Name : john hughes

Your Age : 29 ish!!!

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 12

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : at my grans / TOTP

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : REPLICAS

What is your favourite Numan song ? : NOISE NOISE LIVE

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : THE CURE

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : NO RECOGNITION

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : FOUR

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : MY JOB/TRAVEL

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : SUPPORTING EVERTON

What is your favourite TV Program ? : MATCH OF THE DAY

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : OVERWHELMED

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : NO MORE WARS

How many times have you see!n Gary live ? : APPROX 30

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : KEEP UP THIS SORT OF THING AND CONTINUE TO SUPPORT HIM ALL THE WAY

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : NO CHANCE

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : BESERKER

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : REMIND ME TO SMILE

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : YES AT TIMES I FEEL THE RECORDS NEED MORE FINE TUNING AND ENERGY

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : BECAUSE WE RELATE TO HIM IN CERTAIN WAYS SOME OF US ARE SHY BUT WANT TO BE STARS. WE LOVE THE IMAGE HE PORTRAYS THE EXCITMENT AND WE ARE ALL LOYAL OF COURSE

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : HOPE! FULLY THAT WAS THE LAST RELEASE WE 'LL HEAR!!

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : BLURS DAMON AULBURN WOULD BE GOOD


Your Name : Cory Mohr

Your Age : 18

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 18

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : at my aunts house back in the 80's

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Shadow in vain

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Elvis Costello & The Attractions

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Everyone thinks he was a one hit wonder

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? :three of my friends who I got them into it

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Smoking cigarettes

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : not finding Numan earlier

What is your favourite TV Program ? : don't watch TV

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : finally something different (not "punk")

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : I would be king and there would be no ignorance

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : shadow in vain

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : sure

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : cause he's good

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : when he feels like it

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : David Byrne


Your Name : Traci

Your Age : 15

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 14

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : in my head

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : love 'em all

What is your favourite Numan song ? : ditto

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : the beatles

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Not being able to find his music

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 0

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : learning to fly

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : going to a new kids on the block concert

What is your favourite TV Program ? : star trek TNG

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : beautiful

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : violence

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 0

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : i'm in america and its almost impossible to hear him here because he gets no air time

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : er...thats a toughy, but probably

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : nope

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : *shrug* i don't know which ones he has

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : probably

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : because, how can you not be?

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : i'm no psychic, but i would guess soon

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : paul mcartney


Your Name : David Brezniak

Your Age : 25

How old were you when you became a fan ? : around 10

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : Home, on the radio

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : The Skin Mechanic

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Like A Refugee(I Won't Cry)

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Julian Lennon

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : In the U.S. it's virtually impossible to get any material in stores. Gary deserves much more recognition.

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : none, but I keep trying to introduce his work to acquaintances.

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : I make everyone else around me happy.

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Being legally blind, I cannot drive. Living in a small town with no public transportation makes life a bit tough at times.

What is your favourite TV Program ? : ER

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : I was young, but I remember I was impressed at how different and creative his songs were. Much better than the junk you usually hear on the U.S. radio.

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Racism against all lifestyles and races.

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : never, but I'd Kill to!

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : I try to always include his music in when I have gettogethers, and I proudly display my G.N. collection in the living room on top of the t.v. I also play his music at work.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : yes

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Dance, but I didn't hate it at all, either.

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Like A Refugee, all it needs is airplay. It fits American style.

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : possibly, it depends solely on how Gary felt about it.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : Because we don't stoop to the mainstream music that is out there today. We like creativity and variety. We appreciate an artist who truly loves what he does, no matter what anyone else thinks.

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : I'll wait until he's good and ready. He needs to do whatever comes to mind and heart.

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : the ex-lead singer from the Eurythmics, what's her name?!


Your Name : Eric Stafford

Your Age : 30

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 13

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : Riding my school bus

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Sacrafice

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Bleed

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Led Zeppelin

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : No one knows or cares who I'm talking about

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : none

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : My two kids, Adrienne and Jacob.

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Never finishing college.

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Star Trek

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Shivers went up the back of my spine and I got goose bumps all over

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : I would end racism

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : zero

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : After all these years, who knows. I guess the internet is a good start.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-westernstyle, would you buy it ? : your darn tootin.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Automatic

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : This Prison Moon

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Possibly, however it takes a special individual to understand and respect Gary's style.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : Because we can take the sound, mood and lyrics and, whether seperately or together somehow relate them to our lives. It also helps us to assert our own individuality.

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : Maybe never

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Stevie Nicks


Your Name : John B. Jones

Your Age : 30

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 18

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : Outside.

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Warriors

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Face to Face

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Robyn Hitchcock

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : hard to find the releases

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 2

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : having a family

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Not rebelling against my parents

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Boy Meets World

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : like a cold, heartless, android

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : ban capitalism

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : zero

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : graffiti

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : i would buy it, hate it, and trade it in.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : The Plan is ehh, and so is I, Assassin

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : no opinion

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : no, its a little late in the game for that

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : we are trying to understand the human condition

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : when he makes scads of money doing what he likes

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Happy Rhodes

 


Your Name : Bob Loftin

Your Age : 32

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 17

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : my old room at home

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : replicas

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Jo theWaiter

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : the Pixies

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : the desire to see G.N. perform live, and never getting the chance

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 3

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Other than happly marriage, job as librarian at Johnson Space Center.

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : no great failures

What is your favourite TV Program ? : x-files or star trek

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : fascinated

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : eliminate economic injustice

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : never-and its killing me!

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : I think it may be impossible-he is too good for most people to understand or appreciate

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : yes

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : no

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : none in particular

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : I have no idea

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : We know something that few others know

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Ca! rs and getting back to what he's good at ? : When he's good and ready

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Willy Nelson


Your Name ? PAUL HUNSDON

Your Age ? 28

How old were you when you became a fan ? 12

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? COUSINS HOUSE

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? :No

What is your favourite Numan album ? SACRIFICE

What is your favourite Numan song ? WARRIORS

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? SQUEEZE / OASiS / CARTER USM / DEPECHE / PULP

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? NONE (I'm IMMUNE TO PISS TAKING)

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? THREE

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? MY SON

What has been your greatest failure in life ? SEEING READING FC LOSE A WEMBLEY PLAY-OFF FINAL

What is your favourite TV Program ? BROOKSIDE

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? WOW, THIS IS DIFFERENT

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? READING WOULD HAVE WON THAT PLAY-OFF

How many times have you seen Gary live ? 21

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? HE NEEDS TO GET A DECENT RECORD DEAL, SO HE'LL HAVE TO WRITE A TOP 40 RECORD, WHETHER HE LIKES IT OR NOT.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? PROBABLY

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? DANCE

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? ANYTHING INSTEAD OF THIS WRECKAGE (MAYBE I'M AN AGENT)

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? YES, TO GET HIM BACK IN THE TOP 40

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? DUNNO REALLY, BUT WE ARE !!

Are you a musician ? No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? WHY NOT REHASH CARS IF IT MAKES HIM A FEW BOB AND GETS HIM SOME AIRPLAY

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? A BRITPOP BAND AND HAVE A TOP TEN HIT


Your Name : Andy Jones

Your Age : 26

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 9

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : In my bedroom

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Metal Rhythm

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Shame

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Bowie, Mode, Sisters, TFF

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Numan not being given the credit he deserves for his major influence on popular music

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : Loads. Plus everyone's a fan (some just don't know it yet)

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : PhD in Exercise Physiology

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Not achieving my potential as a distance runner

What is your favourite TV Program ? : 15 to 1 or University Challenge

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : We relate to The Man, and Gary has always given excellent value for-money. He respects us as fans. I think that for most of us, Gary personifies everything we'd like to be.

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : He doesn't rehash it; others keep the spectre alive.

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Mode or Sisters


Your Name : Rita

Your Age : 31

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 16

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : remotest Arkansas

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Please Push No More

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Thomas Quasthoff (German baritone)

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Inaccessablity

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : none

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : refusing to fail

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : failing to achieve

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Red Dwarf

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Electrified

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Human nature

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : None

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : hmmmm....

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : Oh, definitely! *grin*

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Nope.

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : I've no use for singles-- would one parcel out the Mona Lisa in such a way? I think not!

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Unquestionably.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : We are all such fanatical fans because we are made of more sensitive stuff than other folk...

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : Gary may do as he pleases-- he shall always have my highest regard.

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Me.


Your Name : Bianka

Your Age : 16

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 14

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : Home

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Replicas

What is your favourite Numan song ? : I dream of wires

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Bowie

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : I personally think his later work sucks.

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : none!

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Being able to suck my own toes

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : no comment

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Dr. Who

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Metallic

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : No more Marilyn manson

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 0

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : screaming!!!

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : What a concept.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Berserker

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Me, I eat dust

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : I really don't care!

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : Cuz Gary is dreemy!

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : I wish it were 1981 again.

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Nina Hagen


Your Name : Debbie S.

Your Age : 29

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 15

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : At Home

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : TPP

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Metal

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : None

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : People not knowing Gary

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : None

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Seeing Gary live this year

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Not liking myself

What is your favourite TV Program ? : ER

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Amazed

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : No more War's

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 1

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No


Your Name : Marty

Your Age : 22

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 16

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : Kentucky

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : The Fury/Metal Rythm?

What is your favourite Numan song ? : This Is Love

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Siouxsie and the Banshees

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Availability of Material in the USA

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 2

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Still working on a GREATEST, had a few good ones!

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : I haven't failed, its not an option!

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Red Dwarf

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : I didn't like it


Your Name : Bob Bellville

Your Age : 23

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 16

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : at home

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Remember I Was Vapour

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Love and Rockets

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : hard to find his back catalouge

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 1

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : surviving to 23

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : avoiding greatness

What is your favourite TV Program ? : MST 3000

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : understood

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : colour of the sun

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 0

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? :

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : maybe

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Warriors

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Bombers

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? :

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : Gary is God

Are you a musician ? : Yes

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? :

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Peter Murphy


Your Name : Bryan Graham

Your Age : 30

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 15

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : Home

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : We Take Mystery to Bed

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : MC 900 Ft. Jesus

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : No one remembers him anymore here in Texas.

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 2

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : College Degree in Mathematics.

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Marriage ending in Divorce.

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Seinfeild

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Apprehensive

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : No Hunger

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : Once (His only appearance in Dallas, Tx.)

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : In America, He needs to tour again.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : Yes

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : No

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Singles in America were virtually non existent.

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Yes

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : His music and message is still unique in a World where everything seems so similar.

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : I hope soon.

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Robert Plant


Your Name : Ron Dickson

Your Age : 35

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 18

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : in bed listening to radio

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Cry The Clock Said

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Visage

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : (People asking about Numan) Isn't he the guy who sings 'Short People'?

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 4

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Seeing Numan Live - TeleTour - November 11,1980, Kinsmen Fieldhouse, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Not getting to the U.K. to see him again

What is your favourite TV Program ? : North of 60 - CBC

How did you feel the fi! rst time you heard Gary's music ? : A shiver went down my spine - it was 'Cars'

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Eliminate the CRTC (Canadian Radio & Television Commision

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 1

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : By introducing friends to his music, being careful not to ram it down their throats.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : No Fucking way! Don't even kid about a thing like that, you're scaring me.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : No

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : doesn't matter to me

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Couldn't we all.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : I've always found his synthesizer-like voice to be very soothing to me.

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : he can rehash Cars all he wants...I'll buy it!

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Whatzerface from the Cranberries.


Your Name : Derek Langsford

Your Age : 33

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 16

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : Watching Top of the Pops

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Sacrifice/Dance/TPP - pick any

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Crash/Seed of a Lie/The Secret

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : one of Ultravox/Kate Bush/Human League

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Being surrounded by people who have no idea who he is

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 2

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Fathering two children

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Not saving one of them from cancer

What is your favourite TV Program ? : X-Files/Cybil

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? :! That at last here was some music that spoke to me

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Make free contraceptives available worldwide - we are rapidly overpopulating the world

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 2 (Warriors, Berserker tours)

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : Special order his albums at stores that don't stock them

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : Probably, but I can't say if I'd like it or not

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Outland

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Scar

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : Yes (sorry Gary)!

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : Gary's music has a unique quality that speaks to us in a way to create the fanaticism

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : You need to ask Beggars Banquet

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : I generally dislike duets


Your Name : Jane Yorke

Your Age : 30

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 12

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : At Homes in the Dining Room watching TOTP's

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Sacrifice at the moment

What is your favourite Numan song ? : AFE

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Tina Turner

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Other people not understanding why I like him so much when they don't even know his music.

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 3

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Having my son who is 6 and likes Gary.

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Never meeting Gary.

What is your favourite TV Program ? : ER

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Seems a ! strong word but overwhelmed, but I was young!!

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : I would like for no-one to be starving.

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 8

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : Yes

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : If I knew that answer I would have done it years ago. This is something I find very frustrating as when I play his music to friends who are not fans the majority say oh, I have to admit that I liked that. I even took two girl friends to Guildford who only knew cars (they were only 21 and 25) and they loved it, one then also came to Hammersmith and the other one would have if she hadn't had something already planned.

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : I would really like to hear it first but as people have said, I am obsessed, so yes I probably would.

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : Yes, Beserker.

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Bleed

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : I think he does pretty well on his own.

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : I can't speak for anyone else but personally I feel it has been with me for two thirds of my life so it kind of takes over. Plus being a female I find him incredibly sexy.

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : I don't feel he has wasted that much time as it is others who keep remixing it.

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Tina Turner


Your Name : ingo weinard

Your Age : 33

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 16

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : fotoshop

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : the pleasure princip

What is your favourite Numan song ? : replicas

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : t.rex

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : no radio play

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : some (5)

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : see gary first time

What has been your greatest failure in life ? :

What is your favourite TV Program ? : sport tv

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : it came from outer space

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : don't kill animals

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : ca.25 times


Your Name : Douglas P. Ratcliff

Your Age : 31

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 15

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : 15

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : The Pleasure Principle

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Music for Chameleons

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : nine inch nails

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : there is none. maybe i don't understand the question?

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 1

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : staying alive and enjoying it

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : women

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Babylon 5

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : intrigued

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : i would open a door so i could leave it.

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : never

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : why bother?

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : no

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : the plan

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : ?

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : ?

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : ?

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? :

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Rezner


Your Name : justin brown

Your Age : 23

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 17

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : home, bought skin mecanic tape out of curiosity.

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : telekon

What is your favourite Numan song ? : down in the park

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : genesis (gabriel)

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : nobody knows who he is

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : none

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : so far, making it through basic training (u.s. air force)

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : not making it through fire protection school.

What is your favourite TV Program ? : the a team

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : refreshed

If you cou! ld change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : racism

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : none. gotta buy a ticket overseas soon

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : release an album under a band title.


Your Name : Dave Carlson

Your Age : 29

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 20

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : in my car

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : Yes

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Sacrifice

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Berserker

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : Ultravox

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Can't see him play

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 5

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? : Getting out of college

What has been your greatest failure in life ? : Taking ten years to get out of college

What is your favourite TV Program ? : X-Files

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Like I was in another world

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Eliminate greed

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : Zero, damn it!

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : play the darn music

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : yes (but it might be the last one)

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? : The Plan

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : Yes

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? : Moral

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? : maybe

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : We have no lives

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : November 15th

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : Neil Diamond


Your Name : Marc

Your Age : 25

How old were you when you became a fan ? : 8

Where were you when you first heard Gary's music ? : 8

Have you ever tried to look like Gary ? : No

What is your favourite Numan album ? : Replica

What is your favourite Numan song ? : Our Friends Electric

Apart from Numan what is your favourite group/artist ? : U2

What is the worst aspect of being a Numan fan ? : Not many know his music

How many other Numan fans do you know (offline) ? : 0

What has been your greatest achievement in life ? :

What has been your greatest failure in life ? :

What is your favourite TV Program ? : Seinfeld

How did you feel the first time you heard Gary's music ? : Really liked his use of synthesizers

If you could change one thing in the world. what would it be ? : Too deep a question

How many times have you seen Gary live ? : 0, unfortunately

Do you have a Gary Numan related tattoo ? : No

Does Garys disregard for fans thoughts on God offend you ? : No

How can we get the word out about Gary ? : Radio stations to begin playing his music again

If Gary's next album were in a country-and-western style, would you buy it ? : no

Do you have a least favourite Gary Numan album ? :

Do you still buy any of your music on vinyl ? : No

What track do you most wish Gary had released as a single ? :

Could Gary benefit from using a producer that respected and understood his style ? :

Why are we all such fanatical fans ? : His music of over 10 years ago still lives on

Are you a musician ? : No

When is Gary going to stop rehashing Cars and getting back to what he's good at ? : good question

Who would you like to see Numan do a duet with ? : no one. Want him to be a 1-man band again

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