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Download links and information about Telekon by Gary Numan. This album was released in 1980 and it belongs to Rock, New Wave, Pop, Alternative genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 01:13:15 minutes.

Artist: Gary Numan
Release date: 1980
Genre: Rock, New Wave, Pop, Alternative
Tracks: 16
Duration: 01:13:15
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No. Title Length
1. This Wreckage 5:26
2. The Aircrash Bureau 5:41
3. Telekon 4:29
4. Remind Me to Smile 4:03
5. Sleep By Windows 4:58
6. We Are Glass 4:47
7. I’m an Agent 4:19
8. I Dream of Wires 5:10
9. Remember I Was Vapour 5:11
10. Please Push No More 5:39
11. The Joy Circuit 5:12
12. I Die: You Die (Video Version) 3:47
13. A Game Called Echo 5:07
14. Photograph 2:27
15. Down In the Park (Piano Version) 4:15
16. Trois Gymnopedies 2:44



After becoming a worldwide star with the punchy, synth-driven rock of 1979's The Pleasure Principle, Gary Numan moved in a subtler, more "mature" direction on his next outing, Telekon. Though its predecessor wasn't exactly a party album, Telekon is full of moodiness and melancholy, but just as abundant in melody. While tunes like "I Dream of Wires" continue Numan's fascination with technological themes, the dominant feeling is one of emotional dissolution, and the music follows suit. Synthesizers still lead the way, but the emotionally naked and sonically sparse "Remember I Was Vapour" and "Please Push No More" are based around delicate piano melodies, with Paul Gardiner's lonesome basslines adding poignant counterpart. Even when Numan revs things up a little on the chugging, postpunk-tinged "We Are Glass," he's singing about an almost fatal state of fragility. Telekon, while a huge hit in the U.K., signaled both an aesthetic and commercial shift—Numan's subsequent albums would curry less commercial favor but would become increasingly more musically nuanced.