Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

Random

Posted on

Random

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Beggars Banquet

We gave it a B

With contributors as diverse as Jesus Jones and Gravity Kills, this two-CD tribute to Gary Numan, Random, is a satisfying scan of today’s club culture. And while Republica’s groove-friendly electronica (”Are Friends Electric?”) or the Orb’s ambient dub (”Joe the Waiter”) may lack Numan’s dark irony, these hypnotic covers remind you of what made the originals so compelling. B

Comments