Australian singles chart:
Are ‘Friends’ Electric entered the Kent Music Report on 20 August 1979 and peaked at #12. The song was #74 on the Top 100 of 1979.
The song is on Replicas which entered the Kent Music Report album charts on 3 September 1979 and peaked at #11.
Are ‘Friends’ Electric? by the English band Tubeway Army is from their album Replicas. It was written and produced by Gary Numan, the band’s frontman and lead vocalist. It was also the band’s last single before breaking up.
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Are_”Friends”_Electric?
This song is about man living among robots – how you can lock yourself in a dark room away from any other human. Numan has Asperger’s Syndrome, and many of this songs deal with themes of technology and isolation.
Read more: www.songfacts.com/facts/gary-numan/are-friends-electric
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