Synth-pop pioneer Gary Numan never quite gave up on his music or himself despite the decline in popularity from the mid-80s onwards.
In the last 20 years, Numan’s career has revived somewhat thanks to the endorsement of the likes of Trent Reznor/Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson and Dave Grohl/Foo Fighters.
Studio album 21 (!) Savage (Songs From a Broken World) is a concept album centred around the blending of Western and Eastern cultures in a post-apocalyptic world that has become desertified as a result of global warming.
The thematic core and cinematic world music style has resonated with fans, with the album debuting at #2 on the UK charts.
With its strong melodies and epic soundscapes, it’s not difficult to immerse oneself into Savage (Songs From a Broken World) and especially its relevant high concepts.
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