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Music For A Chameleon: Gary Numan's 13 Favourite Albums
Julian Marszalek , December 6th, 2012 07:46

Quietus hero Gary Numan tells Julian Marszalek about his 13 favourite albums and how they "kicked my arse"... plus the time Freddie Mercury sent a limo to buy him a Big Mac


Marilyn Manson – Mechanical Animals
I could have picked any number of albums. Holy Wood – I thought that was great; …Grotesque – I thought that was great. I went for Mechanical Animals simply because when he was making it I was playing in Los Angeles and he came out and joined us on stage. He came from the sessions and he had a much shorter haircut and that struck a chord with me.

It's a great album and I'm not sure why people are against it. I think it's fantastic. I've seen him play every time he's been here. I saw him at The Forum [in London], Alexandra Palace I think it was, Brixton Academy many times and maybe at Wembley.