• Gary Numan on the cover of Smash Hits as Tubeway Army's Are "Friends" Electric has just gone to no. 1 in the UK.

Smash Hits

Issue: 28 June - 11 July 1979, Gary Numan / Tubeway Army cover [1]

Features: Gary Numan/Tubeway Army 'Future Shock', Eddie Grant, Chas n Dave,

Lyrics: Sunday Girl, At Home He's a Tourist, Babylon's Burning, One Rule For You, Old Siam Sir, Go West,

Singles: Can't Stand Losing You, Playground Twist, Good Times.

Albums: Looking for San Tropez (Telex), Duty Now for the future (Devo), Night Owl, Three Imaginary Boys, Back to the Egg

Live: Simple Minds, Wire, Members,

Centrespread: The Skids

Back cover: Phil Lynot


Smash Hits June 28 - July 11, 1979 - p.01 Numan cover

Top of the Pops

Presented by Peter Powell. Tubeway Army's first of four weeks at no. 1.

(24) Sex Pistols – C’mon Everybody (and charts)

(3) Squeeze– Up The Junction

(19) Lene Lovich – Say When (video)

(26) THOM PACE – Maybe

(5) QUANTUM JUMP – The Lone Ranger (rpt.)

(23) JANET KAY – Silly Games

(29) THIN LIZZY – Do Anything You Want To (video)

(37) U.K. SUBS – Stranglehold

(10) Gerry Rafferty – Night Owl (video)

(36) BONNIE TYLER – Married Men

(20) CHAS & DAVE – Gertcha

(1) Tubeway ArmyAre ‘Friends’ Electric?

(30) SLICK – Space Bass (and credits)


Squeeze - Up The Junction - Top Of The Pops - Thursday 28 June 1979

Squeeze - Up The Junction - Top Of The Pops - Thursday 28 June 1979