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Telekon 1980 front

Telekon is the title of an album by Gary Numan. Released in September 1980 it is Numan's first solo album, although he had previously released another two as Tubeway Army.

Tracklisting

Original album version Side One

  1. This Wreckage
  2. The Aircrash Bureau
  3. Telekon
  4. Remind Me to Smile
  5. Sleep By Windows

Side Two

  1. I'm An Agent
  2. I Dream of Wires
  3. Remember I Was Vapour
  4. Please push No More
  5. Joy Circuit

Notes

  • The release of the album was preceded by two singles 'We Are Glass' b/w Trois Gymnopedies and 'I Die: You Die'  b/w Down in the Park (Piano version) neither of which featured on the Telekon LP. 'We Are Glass' and 'I Die: You Die' featured on the cassette version, placed at the end of Side 1 and Side 2 respectively.
  • Initial limited edition copies of the LP came with a free 7" single featuring On Broadway (live) b/w Remember I Was Vapour (live).
  • Album track This Wreckage was released as a single in December 1980, b/w new track 'Photograph'. [1]
  • A 16-track CD edition of the album was released in 1998. [2]

Connections

  • I bought the album on its release on 06 September 1980, together with the I Die: You Die single. i bought it early also to ensure I got the free live single.
  • The album is in my all time Top 50 and Top 5 Numan albums.

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