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The best album by Gary Numan is The Pleasure Principle which is ranked number 1,454 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 900.

Gary Numan is ranked number 827 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 1,323.

Members who like this artist also like: Asia, Tubeway Army and Robert Plant.

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Gary Numan best albums

The following albums by Gary Numan are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Pleasure PrincipleUnited Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:1979Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1979:29Rank Score:904
Rank in 1970s317Overall Rank:1,448
Average Rating: 75/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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2.

TelekonUnited Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:1980Appears in:14 charts
Rank in 1980:84Rank Score:252
Rank in 1980s651Overall Rank:4,113
Average Rating: 69/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Splinter (Songs From A Broken Mind)United Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:2013Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2013:283Rank Score:60
Rank in 2010s1,509Overall Rank:12,821
Average Rating: 74/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Sacrifice ExtendedUnited Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:1995Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1995:306Rank Score:53
Rank in 1990s3,025Overall Rank:13,745
Average Rating: 75/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

PureUnited Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:2000Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2000:479Rank Score:18
Rank in 2000s6,021Overall Rank:19,659
Average Rating: 75/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

DanceUnited Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:1981Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1981:353Rank Score:9
Rank in 1980s3,548Overall Rank:24,455
Average Rating: 74/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Dead Son RisingUnited Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:2011Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 2011:832Rank Score:8
Rank in 2010s3,602Overall Rank:24,608
Average Rating: 74/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

Machine + SoulUnited Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1992:481Rank Score:8
Rank in 1990s5,339Overall Rank:24,888
Average Rating: 72/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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I, AssassinUnited Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:1982Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1982:379Rank Score:6
Rank in 1980s3,820Overall Rank:26,511
Average Rating: 74/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Exile ExtendedUnited Kingdom Gary Numan
Year of Release:1998Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1998:748Rank Score:3
Rank in 1990s7,118Overall Rank:33,108
Average Rating: 73/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 827

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Gary Numan ratings

Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 10 votes)
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From Crusaderlord 04/16/2012 09:34
Great synth pioneer with intricate melodies and rhythms - groundbreaking in the late 70's and one of my favourite artists - has found his feet again with his last two or three darker albums
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From Captain_Dude 08/02/2011 23:16
I absolutely ADORE Gary Numan. I especially love the stuff he recorded with Tubeway Army. Gary Numan is the godfather of synth and he's as much a science fiction writer as he is a musician. Songs about alienation, cloning, secret police, futuristic junkies fill his albums and they are disturbingly beautiful. Punk meeths synth...this is really cool stuff. Check it out!
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From clockworkfiction3 06/12/2011 21:24
I like Gary Numan's early stuff, but the guy is not a good singer or songwriter. He throws out decent synth riffs and enough of a beat and melody to keep the music interesting. I'm not bored listening to his stuff, but he never moves into greatness territory.
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