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Album Review: 'Tubeway Army: Premier Hits'

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Best remembered for his lurching, antiseptic hit, ”Cars” Numan was a kind of poor man’s post-glam David Bowie — in his music he comes across as androgynous, lonely, and desperate to be a star. By and large, the other 16 tracks are as odd — and as catchy — as ”Cars.” And with electronica now the official future rock & roll, these synth-pop inventions look pretty prescient. B+

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