Recommended Numan list for the uninitiated

A Listmania! list by heavyredsky (UK)
 
Pure
1.  Pure by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "If you're not hooked by the end of this, you never will be. Dark, dynamic, industrial yet melodic. Every track a stormer."
£9.53   Used & New from: £5.94
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

Replicas
2.  Replicas by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "An instant Numan classic. Everyone should own this. Are friends electric? is just the tip of the iceburg. You'll  be just as blown away by Down in the park and Me, I disconnect.Not to mention the rest"
£9.22   Used & New from: £5.90
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

The Pleasure Principle + 7 Bonus Tracks
3.  The Pleasure Principle + 7 Bonus Tracks by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Yet another instant Numan classic. Wall to wall analogue synths. If you love Cars you'll love it all. You may even find Films, Metal or Complex superior."
£8.75   Used & New from: £5.77
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Exile
4.  Exile by Tony De Vit
The list author says:
  "More challenging than Pure. Just as rewarding. An album to send a shiver up your spine. All the tracks are built on a dark underlying theme, strange, sinister, uncompromising and very scary."
£8.75   Used & New from: £3.46
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Telekon + 6 Bonus Tracks
5.  Telekon + 6 Bonus Tracks by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Again, more challenging than Replicas and The pleasure principle. Stay with it, you wont look back. A very heartfelt album. The songwriting is so good your fave will change from one day to the next."
£9.99   Used & New from: £5.05
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sacrifice
6.  Sacrifice by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Sounds a bit samey to start with. Play it through a few times and let those brilliant songs shine through. Numans return to form album.The opening 3 track sequence is out of this world."
£28.29   Used & New from: £24.05
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Tubeway Army
7.  Tubeway Army by Gary Numan & Tubeway Army
The list author says:
  "New wave guitars and analogue synths make for Numans stunning debut album. Many strong and quirky songs from the young Mr Numan."
£8.18   Used & New from: £6.10
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Dance
8.  Dance by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "The experimental, free expression side of Numan and all the stronger and more intriguing for it. Slowcar to china is worth the cover price alone."
£8.50
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

I, Assassin
9.  I, Assassin by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Early 80s and Numan was on top of the world. A much overlooked early 80's classic. The bonus tracks are superb too."
£9.65   Used & New from: £5.51
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Warriors
10.  Warriors by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Challenging mixture of electro, rock and  funk with even a hint of jazz. Sounds like it shouldn't work, but it does. A brave progression from the man in black ."
Used & New from: £19.99
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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Metal Rhythm
11.  Metal Rhythm by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Enter the mid Numan period  (84-93) at your peril. But make an exception for this late 80s electro-rock funkster. Yet another fantastic powerhouse of songs."
£28.99   Used & New from: £21.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Living Ornaments '79
12.  Living Ornaments '79 by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Great early live set. Atmospheric from beginning to end.This is Numan at the start of his fame, already reaching heights others can't even dream of."
Used & New from: £34.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Scarred - Live At The Brixton Academy
13.  Scarred - Live At The Brixton Academy by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Another great live set. More up to date, darker, more aggressive but just as electric. 20 years on and Numan is still breaking new ground."
£6.99   Used & New from: £5.50
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

Hybrid
14.  Hybrid by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "A brilliant remix album with more than a few surprises in store. Up there with the League's Love and dancing and  The Cure's Mixed up. Although a lot darker."
Used & New from: £13.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

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The Plan + 12 Bonus Tracks
15.  The Plan + 12 Bonus Tracks by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Great collection of early punk flavoured demo's and singles. The high standard of Numan's songwriting has been evident from the begining."
£9.17   Used & New from: £5.35
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Praying to the Aliens
16.  Praying to the Aliens by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "All the facts from Numan himself. Very honest ,insightful, entertaining with some shocks even for the die-hard Numan faithful."
Used & New from: £60.80
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Electric Pioneer: An Armchair Guide to Gary Numan
17.  Electric Pioneer: An Armchair Guide to Gary Numan by Paul Goodwin
The list author says:
  "The Numan collectors bible. Watch out, this book can expand even the biggest Numan record collections."
Used & New from: £151.34
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Gary Numan: Fragment - Birmingham [DVD]
18.  Gary Numan: Fragment - Birmingham [DVD] DVD ~ Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Both Fragment's 1/04 & 2/04 are easily the best Numan live DVD's available so far. Properly captures the essence of a live Numan gig. Next best thing to being there."
Used & New from: £29.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Jagged
19.  Jagged by Gary Numan
The list author says:
  "Numans latest. A dark onslaught of sinister noise juxtaposed against sparse atmospheric melodies. A bit of a slow burner though."
£10.68   Used & New from: £8.41
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews)

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