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Gary Numan - Remind Me To Smile (US 7'' Version)

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Gary Numan - Remind Me To Smile (US 7'' Version)

Postby CharlburyF1 » Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:39 am

Still as far as I know not available on CD, so here hopefully for your enjoyment is the US 7'' version of 'Remind Me To Smile' taken from the album Telekon. It's a shame that when Telekon was re-issued on vinyl a couple of years ago that this version was wasn't included on it.


https://mega.nz/file/7UZVlALQ#NTmGcXd1v ... Ie0uL6DHZ8

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Re: Gary Numan - Remind Me To Smile (US 7'' Version)

Postby retromusic » Fri Jul 10, 2020 11:48 am

Thanks, Rob. :)
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Re: Gary Numan - Remind Me To Smile (US 7'' Version)

Postby FiveTenFifteen » Sat Jul 11, 2020 5:41 am

Thanks for posting that. Was disappointed that the most recent vinyl reissue of Telekon from 2015 https://www.discogs.com/Gary-Numan-Telekon/release/7658834 contains a ‘USA Mix’ but it’s not this original US 7” mix.
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Re: Gary Numan - Remind Me To Smile (US 7'' Version)

Postby Passing_Stranger » Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:09 am

Thank you very much for the rip - of the best songs of early Numan to me! Always found it incomprehensible they went for absolutely non-commercial "I die, you die" in the US. A fine example how to kill the momentum stone dead. This one may have stood a better chance by far.
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Re: Gary Numan - Remind Me To Smile (US 7'' Version)

Postby maccafan076 » Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:12 pm

Thanks. I didn't know about this version.
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