Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Electric Friends?

Gary Numan admitted that he "... immersed (himself) in sci-fi writers: Philip K Dick, JG Ballard. ... These machines - "friends" - come to the door. They supply services of various kinds, but your neighbours never really know what they really are since they look human. The one in the song is a prostitute." (2014) He went out of his way to appear as a Replicant on the single ...

References: Numan, Gary "How we made ... Are 'Friends' Electric?" The Guardian G2 18th February p19.