The Complete John Peel Sessions (Gary Numan album)

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The Complete John Peel Sessions
Live album by
Released2007
Recorded1979, 2001
GenreNew wave, synthpop
Length77:07
LabelMaida Vale Records
MVRCD001
ProducerBob Sargeant, Tony Wilson, Sam Cunningham
Gary Numan chronology
Jagged
(2006)
The Complete John Peel Sessions
(2007)
Jagged Live
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]

The Complete John Peel Sessions is a CD collection of the radio sessions recorded by English musician Gary Numan for the Radio One DJ John Peel.

It was released in 2007 on the newly formed Maida Vale Records[2] and received generally favourable reviews,[3][4][5] it also marked the first time the Pure session had been made commercially available.[6]

The eight page booklet contains an extensive July 2006 essay by Joel McIver[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Me! I Disconnect From You" – 3:10
  2. "Down in the Park" – 4:20
  3. "I Nearly Married a Human" – 6:39
  4. "Cars" – 3:17
  5. "Airlane" – 3:26
  6. "Films" – 2:52
  7. "Conversation" – 6:52
  8. "Rip" – 5:04
  9. "Metal" – 4:02
  10. "Pure" – 5:09
  11. "My Jesus" – 5:44
  12. "Cars" – 4:11
  13. "Listen to My Voice" – 5:18
  14. "I Can't Breathe" – 5:45
  15. "Down in the Park" – 5:15
  16. "A Prayer for the Unborn" – 6:00
  • Tracks 1–3 recorded 10 January 1979 and transmitted 16 January 1979.
  • Tracks 4–7 recorded 29 May 1979 and transmitted 25 June 1979.
  • Tracks 8–16 recorded and transmitted 7 February 2001.

Personnel (tracks 1–3)[edit]

Gary Numan – Vocals, Keyboards, Guitar

Paul Gardiner – Bass

Jess Lidyard – Drums

Personnel (tracks 4–7)[edit]

Gary Numan – Vocals

Chris Payne – Keyboards

Billy Currie – Keyboards

Paul Gardiner – Bass

Cedric Sharpley – Drums

Personnel (tracks 8–16)[edit]

Gary Numan – Vocals

Steve Harris – Guitar

Richard Beasley – Drums

David Brooks – Bass and Keyboards

Ade Orange – Keyboards

References[edit]