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Gary Numan Remains in Contact

Jim Green, Trouser Press, January 1981

CONTRADICTIONS, contradictions. (Sigh.) Gary Numan is not a simple proposition. Most people think he's simply wonderful – the electrono-pop tunesmith who's ever so cute – or he's simply awful – creator of synthesizer-laden Archies music who travesties the very influences he wears on his sleeve.

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