Gary Numan celebrates 45th anniversary of his landmark albums, The Pleasure Principle and Replicas with a major UK tour

Electronic music pioneer, revered songwriter and renowned musician, Gary Numan will be embarking on a special celebration marking the 45th anniversary of his landmark albums, The Pleasure Principle and Replicas with a major UK tour in May/June 2024.

Due to phenomenal demand, Gary has announced a series of extra dates across the UK including second London and third Manchester dates plus new shows in Liverpool and Leeds. Venue upgrades have also been confirmed in Glasgow and Newcastle.

Released in 1979, The Pleasure Principle and Replicas stand as cornerstones of the electronic music genre, fusing synth-driven soundscapes with dark, introspective lyrics which has transcended generations. These albums catapulted Numan to international stardom, establishing him as a visionary artist and influencing countless musicians who followed including the likes of Prince, Nine Inch Nails, and more.

Spanning 13 cities including a hometown London show at Camden’s Roundhouse, the tour promises a potent blend of tracks from both albums including the era-defining “Cars”, “Are ‘Friends’ Electric?”, “Down In the Park” and “Metal.”

Numan remains a vital force in music. In 2017 he received the prestigious Inspiration Award at the Ivor Novellos plus a wealth of acclaim in support of his #2 album Intruder and his remarkable autobiography (R)EVOLUTION, further solidifying his status as a true visionary.

His live performances are recognised for their energy and raw emotion. His acoustic tour last year gave fans a unique glimpse at a different take on his vast repertoire but now 2024 sees Gary firmly back with his full show to commemorate the momentous anniversary of The Pleasure Principle and Replicas.

Tickets for the extra dates in Liverpool and Leeds go on sale Friday 1st March at 9am via and, with all other dates on sale now.

Sun 19 May 2024 Norwich The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
Mon 20 May 2024 Sheffield Leadmill
Tue 21 May 2024  Glasgow O2 Academy – venue upgrade
Thu 23 May 2024 Newcastle O2 City Hall – venue upgrade
Fri 24 May 2024   Manchester O2 Ritz
Sat 25 May 2024  London Roundhouse
Mon 27 May 2024 Bristol O2 Academy
Tue 28 May 2024  Cardiff Tramshed
Thu 30 May 2024 Bournemouth O2 Academy
Fri 31 May 2024   Birmingham O2 Institute
Sat 01 Jun 2024   Nottingham Rock City
Mon   03 Jun 24    Leeds O2 Academy -– extra date
Tue    04 Jun 24    Liverpool O2 Academy – extra date
Wed   05 Jun 24    Manchester O2 Ritz – extra date
Thu    06 Jun 24   Manchester O2 Ritz – extra date
Sat    08 Jun 24    London Roundhouse – extra date

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