THE NUMAN PRINCIPLE

 'THE BEST TRIBUTE BAND WE HAVE EVER
SEEN' - VH-1



THE RECOGNISED TRIBUTE TO GARY NUMAN

'Spine-shudderingly accurate' Dudley News

The Undisputed Leader of the Numonoids' The Guardian

'A Numan Doppleganger par excellence!' G Spot Magazine

'Frighteningly close to the real thing' Virgin Radio DJ Robin
Banks
FEW ARTISTS HAVE RECORDED OVER 30 CHART SINGLES AND 23 CHART ALBUMS. EVEN 
LESS CAN LAY CLAIM TO HAVE SINGLE HANDEDLY CHANGED THE FACE OF MODERN 
MUSIC. ONE WHO CAN IS GARY NUMAN.

WITH HIS PIONEERlNG USE OF THE SYNTHESISER, NUMAN FUSED FUTURISTIC
ELECTRONIC SOUNDS TO HIGHLY IMAGINATIVE POP MUSIC AND PRESENTED IT WITH
DRAMATIC SHOWMANSHIP. FROM THE VERY MOMENT HE STEPPED INTO THE SPOTLIGHT
IN 1979, HE HAD A HUGE IMPACT ON THE MUSIC SCENE THROUGHOUT THE 80S AND
REMAINS A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH IN THE 90S, CONSISTENTLY PRODUClNG
INNNOVATIVE AND ENTERTAININC MUSIC WHILE STILL BELIEVING IN THE VALUE OF
POP STARS.

SYNONYMOUS WITH POWERFUL IMAGERY, CHAMELEON-LIKE COSTUME CHANGES AND AN
ARROGANT AND SINISTER SHOWMANSHIP, GARY NUMAN IS THE PERFECT POP STAR
AND THE NUMAN PRINCIPLE MIRROR HIS UNIQUE STYLE PERFECTLY

FRONTED BY NUMAN DOUBLE JASON SMITH, THE NUMAN PRlNCIPLE TAKE THE VERY
CONCEPT OF TRIBUTE BANDS TO EXTREMES. COMPRISlNG TWO KEYBOARD PLAYERS,
GUITAR, BASS AND LIVE DRUMS. EVERY TRACK IS METICULOUSLY REHEARSED TO
RECREATE THE POWER, EMOTION AND SHEER QUALITY OF THE CLASSIC ORIGINALS.
THE BAND ARE ALL TALENTED MUSlCIANS, DEDICATED TO BRINGING THE ICE COOL
GLAMOUR OF A NUMAN SHOW TO THEIR AUDIENCE.

ON STAGE IT IS UNCANNY TO SEE THE ACCURACY WlTH WHICH JASON MIRRORS
NUMAN'S STAGE PERSONA IN VOICE, LOOKS AND SHEER STAGE PRESENCE,
COMMANDlNG EVERY MEMBER OF THE AUDIENCE WITH EACH MOVE PLUCKED STRAIGHT
FROM NUMAN'S OWN CAPTIVATlNG AND OFTEN MENAClNG TAKE ON POP STARDOM.
COSTUME CHANGES ARE AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE NUMAN PRlNCIPLE SHOW: WITH
AN ARSENAL OF IMAGES FROM NUMAN'S UNIQUE WARDROBE OF THE PAST 2O YEARS.
FROM THE BOILER SUITED SPACE CADET 0F 1979 RIGHT THROUGH TO THE GOTHIC
OVERLORD 0F 1998, THE NUMAN PRINCIPLE ENSURE THE PURE ATMOSPHERE AND
THEATRIC SPECTACLE OF A TRUE GARY NUMAN CONCERT IS NEVER IN SHORT
SUPPLY.

IN MAY OF 1997 THE BAND APPEARED ON CABLE / SKY TV SHOW 'THE SHAMROCK
QUIZ' AND WERE AWARDED THE HIGHEST EVER SCORE FOR THEIR PERFORMANCE OF
THE CLASSIC 'CARS'. JASON HAS BEEN INTERVIEWED BY G SPOT MAGAZINE, THE
GUARDIAN, THE MIRR0R, THE LONDON EVENING STANDARD AND FHM. HE IS WIDELY
KNOWN AS GARY NUMAN'S NUMBER ONE FAN AND NUMAN HIMSELF CONFIRMED THIS IN
AN FHM INTERVIEW. THE BAND ENJOY A GOOD RELATIONSHIP WlTH THE NUMAN
ORGANISATION AND INDEED SEVERAL MEMBERS OF GARY'S BAND HAVE TRAVELLED TO
SEE THE NUMAN PRINCIPLE ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS, EACH TlME EXPRESSING
DISBELIEF AT THE ACCURACY OF THE SHOW. IN JULY 1998 JASON APPEARED ON
THE HUGELY SUCCESSFUL BIG BREAKFAST TV SHOW, INTERVIEWED BY JOHNNY
VAUGHN AND DENISE VAN OUTEN AND FURTHERMORE IN OCTOBER 1998 MTV AMERICA
FLEW TO LONDON FROM NEW YORK TO FILM A SPECIAL FEATURE ON THE BAND,
INCLUDING A FULL LIVE PERFORMANCE. JIMMY ZANKEL, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF
VH-1 WAS MOVED TO DESCRIBE JASON AS A PHENOMENAL PERFORMER AND THE BAND
AS 'THE BEST TRIBUTE WE HAVE EVER SEEN'. SUCH HONOURS, ALONG WITH
CONSTANT GIGGING ACROSS THE UK AND EUROPE HAVE COMFIRMED THE REPUTATION
OF THE NUMAN PRINCIPLE  AS ONE OF THE MOST ACCURATE AND FAITHFUL BANDS
ON THE TRIBUTE CIRCUIT.

IT IS FAlR TO SAY THAT ANY AUDIENCE COULD VERY EASILY BELIEVE THEY WERE
SEEING AND HEARlNG THE REAL THING.

ALL THE HITS AND MORE!: CARS - ARE FRlENDS ELECTRIC? - WE ARE GLASS - I
DIE YOU DIE -  COMPLEX - THIS WRECKAGE - MUSIC FOR CHAMELEONS - DOWN IN
THE PARK - CHANGE YOUR MlND, AND MANY MORE.



Last update: 18 Jan. 2001
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