The Skin Mechanic – Gary Numan



The Skin Mechanic is a live album by British musician Gary Numan, released in 1989. It features recordings from his 1988 tour, which promoted his album Metal Rhythm. The album showcases Numan’s new sound, influenced by industrial and electronic music, and his use of sampling and synthesizers. The Skin Mechanic also includes some of his classic hits, such as Cars, Are ‘Friends’ Electric? and Down in the Park, reworked with his new style. The album received mixed reviews from critics, who praised Numan’s performance but criticized the production quality and the lack of audience interaction.

The different versions published for this album :