Cars by Gary Numan

Gary Numan

Gary Numan is a singer, musician, songwriter, composer, and record producer. He began his career in the music industry as the frontman for Tubeway Army. In 1979, Numan started his solo career with the album The Pleasure Principle. A pioneer of electronic music Numan’s signature sound consists of heavy synthesizer hooks fed through guitar pedals. In 2017 Numan received the Ivor Novello Award from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors.

Cars
Album: The Pleasure Principle
Date: 1979
Genre: Alternative/Indie

‘Cars’ was Numan’s first debut solo single from the studio album ‘The Pleasure Principle’. Considered a new wave staple it topped the charts in several countries. The first single release after dropping the name Tubeway Army it is more pop orientated than its predecessors.

Lyrics by Gary Anthony James Webb

Here in my car
I feel safest of all
I can lock all my doors
It's the only way to live
In cars
Here in my car
I can only receive
I can listen to you
It keeps me stable for days
In cars
Here in my car
Where the image breaks down
Will you visit me please
If I open my door
In cars
Here in my car
I know I've started to think
About leaving tonight
Although nothing seems right
In cars

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