I, Assassin holds up better than most of Numan's work.
For someone whose career has been stymied by the albatross of “Cars,” it must be refreshing to experience this successful late act.
"I’ve sort of come full circle a little bit in the way I feel about 'Cars.' It’s still my least favorite song to do in a set."
Savage falls flat.
By 10 p.m., when the minimal industrial pulse of “Resurrection” guided Gary Numan and co. to the stage, Cleveland’s Beachland Ballroom had officially sold out; the remaining stragglers left sulking in the adjoining tavern. Those last remaining ticket holders might have made it in time to watch the incendiary performance of a living legend, but they unknowingly missed the show-stealing …