Cars

~ Recording by Gary Numan

Appears on releases

#TitleLengthTrack ArtistRelease TitleRelease ArtistRelease Group TypeCountry/DateLabelCatalog#
Official
1.1Cars3:49Gary NumanCarsGary NumanSingle
  • GB1979-08-24
Beggars BanquetBEG 23
1.9Cars4:01Gary NumanThe Pleasure PrincipleGary NumanAlbum
  • GB1979-09-07
Beggars BanquetBEGA 10
1.9Cars4:01Gary NumanThe Pleasure PrincipleGary NumanAlbum
ATCO RecordsCS 38-120
1.9Cars4:01Gary NumanThe Pleasure PrincipleGary NumanAlbum
ATCO RecordsSD 38-120
1.2Cars3:48Gary NumanNew Man Numan: The Best of Gary NumanGary NumanAlbum + Compilation
TV RecordsTVA 7
1.9Cars3:54Gary NumanThe Pleasure Principle / WarriorsGary NumanAlbum + Compilation
Beggars BanquetBEGA 10 CD
1.13Cars3:51Gary Numan25 Years of Rock ’n’ Roll: 1979: 20 of the Year’s Greatest TracksVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Connoisseur CollectionYRNR CD79
1.1Cars3:53Gary NumanGary Numan: The CollectionGary NumanAlbum + Compilation
Castle Communications (primary imprint of Castle Communications PLC)CCSCD 229
4.9Cars3:54Gary NumanAsylum 1Tubeway ArmyAlbum + Compilation
Beggars BanquetALCB-6~9
2.15Cars3:51Gary NumanBeggars Banquet: The CollectionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Beggars BanquetSPV 076-05452
1.16Cars3:43Gary NumanPop & Wave, Volume 1: The Hits of the 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE1992-03-10
Columbia (imprint owned by CBS between 1938–1990 within US/CA/MX; owned worldwide by Sony Music Entertainment since 1991 except in JP)COL 471450 2
1.7Cars3:50Gary NumanRock of the 80’s, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1992-10-01
Priority Records (US hip hop)P2 53705
1.4Cars3:45Gary NumanDocument Series Presents (Mayking pressing)Gary NumanAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1992-10-08
Connoisseur CollectionCSAP CD 113
1.15Cars3:43Gary NumanNew Romantic ClassicsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1992-10-19
Virgin Television Records0777 7 86524 2 7, VTCD 15
1.11Cars3:41Gary NumanBeat of the 80's, Volume 3Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Eurostar Schallplatten GmbH398 1046 2
1.4Cars3:45Gary NumanDocument Series Presents (PDO pressing)Gary NumanAlbum + Compilation
Connoisseur CollectionCSAP CD 113
1.1Cars3:58Gary NumanJust Can’t Get Enough: New Wave Hits of the ’80s, Volume 3Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1994-06-21
Rhino (reissue label)R2 71696
1.18Cars3:45Gary NumanIt's Electric: Classic Hits From an Electric EraVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Dino EntertainmentDINCD 73
2.18Cars3:57Gary NumanRockin' USAVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.3Cars3:57Gary NumanThe 80's: Video StarsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
K‐tel (International budget record label)3262-2
1.14Cars4:00Gary NumanEverything ’80sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Razor & TieOPCD-4560
1.12Cars4:01Gary NumanSounds of the Eighties: 1980Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
PolyGram Special Markets, Time-Life MusicR988-07
1.1Cars3:43Gary NumanOur Friends ElectricVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Telstar Records (UK, mostly compilations)TCD 2814
1.18Cars3:55Gary NumanPremier HitsGary Numan Tubeway ArmyAlbum + Compilation
Beggars BanquetBBL 2007 CD
1.9Cars3:59Gary Numan18 Modern Rock Classics From the 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1996-05-07
JCIJCD-3159
1.4Cars3:59Gary NumanVH1: The Big 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1996-05-14
Rhino (reissue label)R2 72271
1.20Cars3:56Gary NumanOnly Rock ’n’ Roll 1980-1984 #1 Radio HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1996-07-09
JCI3170
2.11Cars3:47Gary NumanBefore TechnoVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
PolyGram535752-2
1.18Cars3:55Gary NumanPremier HitsGary Numan / Tubeway ArmyAlbum + Compilation
1.7Cars4:01Gary NumanHits of the SeventiesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB1997-07-04
RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or ‘RCA’ with lightning bolt in circle)RCA CD 202
1.8Cars3:58Gary NumanHard Rock Cafe: New WaveVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1997-08-19
R2 72894
1.8Cars3:58Gary NumanHard Rock Cafe: New WaveVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1997-08-19
Rhino (reissue label)R2 7243, R2 72894
1.3Cars4:00Gary NumanEssential New Wave HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Flashback Records (reissue label, subsidiary of Rhino)R2 72713
1.1Cars3:54Gary NumanHard to Find Classics: Alternative 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
A&M Records314 555 327-2
1.9Cars3:59Gary NumanChart Toppers: Rock Hits of the 80sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1998-05-26
Priority Records (US hip hop)
1.9Cars3:59Gary NumanThe Pleasure PrincipleGary NumanAlbum
  • GB1998-06-23
Beggars BanquetBBL 10 CD
1.11Cars3:40Gary NumanPop & Wave, Volume 1: The Hits From the Fantastic 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE1998-08-25
Sony Music MediaSMM 471450 6
2.14Cars3:46Gary NumanWe Can’t Get Enough! Best of the EightiesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE1998-10-05
2.16Cars3:47Gary NumanFetenkult: Wave to the 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE1998-10-26
Ariola (German label, used worldwide in the past)74321 60721 2
1.19Cars3:45Gary NumanUltimate EightiesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Crimson ProductionsCRIMIDCD61
1.1Cars3:47Gary NumanDead or Alive: New Wave Hits of the 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI Music New Zealand8217112
1.12Cars3:54Gary NumanEntertainment Weekly: 80's WaveVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI‐Capitol Music Special Markets72438-19877-2-8
1.20Cars3:44Gary NumanThe Best of the Eighties: Forty Tracks, Original HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Arcade (record label founded in 1970s by Herman Heinsbroek; use this as its universal imprint)9100187
1.1Cars4:00Gary Numan80’s New Wave, Volume II: Electronic EightiesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1999-07-13
Rebound Records (1990s budget reissue imprint)314-520-556-2
1.5Cars3:56Gary NumanPoptronica: Sci-FiVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1999-08-10
7446599611 2
1.17Cars3:59Gary NumanMillennium '80s New Wave PartyVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1999-10-05
Rhino (reissue label)R2 75923
1.8Cars3:55Gary NumanMTV the First 1000 Years: New WaveVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US1999-11-02
Rhino (reissue label)R2 75974
1.9Cars3:40Gary NumanHunting VenusVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sony Music (global brand, excluding JP, owned by Sony Music Entertainment; for use as release label only when no sub-label/imprint is specified)494300 2
2.1Cars3:58Gary NumanModern Rock: 1980-1981Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Time-Life MusicR828-02
1.6Cars3:57Gary NumanMachine Soul: An Odyssey Into Electronic Dance MusicVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2000-03-14
Rhino (reissue label)R2 79788
1.15Cars3:56Gary NumanYoung Guns Go for It: Heroes of the 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • XE2000-09-18
BBC Music, EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)7243 8 49806 2 7, VTDCD346
3.7Cars3:47Gary NumanClassic Alternatives, Volume 4Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • CA2000-10-10
SPG MusicSPG3 1904
2.12Cars3:26Gary NumanPop & Wave: The ClassicsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Sony Music MediaSMM 497926 2
2.16Cars3:50Gary NumanThe All Time Greatest Movie Songs, Volume 2Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Columbia Records (EMI-owned 1931-1990, worldwide except US, CA, MX, ES, & JP; largely defunct since Jan 1973)4987612
1.4Cars3:47Gary NumanA Kick Up the 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2001-05-14
Crimson Productions310
2.21Cars3:39Gary NumanI Love 70sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2001-05-21
Virgin (worldwide imprint of Virgin Records Ltd. and all its subsidiaries)VTDCD372
1.6Cars3:58Gary NumanElectro Pop: 60 of the Greatest Electronic HitsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Insight Music (Cat. Numbers: IM000...)IM00028-2
2.1Cars3:58Gary NumanPop Revolution: 1980-1981Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Time-Life MusicTL-703/04, TL703/04
2.2Cars3:58Gary NumanExposure: The Best of Gary Numan 1977-2002Gary NumanAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2002-05-20
Jagged HaloJHCD002
1.16Cars3:57Gary NumanLike, Omigod! The ’80s Pop Culture Box (Totally)Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • US2002-07-02
Rhino (reissue label)R2 78239
1.12Cars3:31Gary NumanAbsolute Synth ClassicsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • SE2002-07-22
EVA Records (Sweden)ACCD 3004
2.2Cars3:56Gary NumanPop & Wave 1: The Hits of the 80’sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2002-10-28
Sony Music Special ProductsSSP 987883 2
1.1Cars3:55Gary NumanThe Best 80s Modern Rock Album... Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • CA2002-11-26
EMI Music Canada72435 26872 2 0
2.8Cars3:56Gary NumanGreatest Hits of the 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2002
1.18Cars3:55Gary NumanThe Best Alternative Album ...Ever!Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI Music South Africa (not for release label use!)0724354375323
1.12Cars3:39Gary NumanHere in My Car: The Best of 1984–1998Gary NumanAlbum + Compilation
  • US2004-06-22
Cleopatra Records (US label, predominantly industrial/goth, and low budget compilations)CLP 1386-2
2.2Cars3:57Gary NumanMoogVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US2004-09-14
Hollywood Records (a label of Disney Music Group)2061-62471-2
1.2Cars3:55Gary NumanBig Shiny '80sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • CA2004-12-07
EMI Music Canada7243 8 63738 2 3
2.10Cars3:59Gary NumanOne Shot 1980Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal (plain logo: “Universal”)982 798-1
1.12Cars3:57Gary NumanSuperstars of the 80s: Hit Me With Your Best Shot - 15 One-Hit WondersVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Time-Life Music20669-2
1.3Cars3:57Gary NumanThe Other Side of the 80s EditionVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music Group (has logo with just "Universal Music Group")06024-9823511-9
1.5Cars3:57Gary Numan80s New Wave: Party MixVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI Music Special Markets09463-67856-2-2
1.12Cars3:57Gary NumanThe No.1 DJ Collection: 70's, Volume 9Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)CD139
1.7Cars3:57Gary NumanThe InformersVarious ArtistsAlbum + Soundtrack
  • US2009-04-21
Lakeshore RecordsLKS 340662
1.9Cars4:01Gary NumanThe Pleasure Principle (30th anniversary edition)Gary NumanAlbum
  • GB2009-09-21
Beggars BanquetBBQCD 2063, BBQCD 2070
1.9Cars4:01Gary NumanThe Pleasure Principle (30th anniversary edition)Gary NumanAlbum
  • US2009-09-22
Beggars BanquetBBQCD 2063
1.9Cars3:57Gary NumanThe New RomanticsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2009-09-28
EMI TV, Virgin TV509999 66565 2 5, VTDCD 958
1.2Cars3:34Gary NumanAnthems: Electronic 80sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2009-11-09
Ministry of SoundMOSCD201
1.9Cars3:54Gary NumanSimply the Best Electro PopVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • NZ2010-03-29
Warner Music New Zealand5186582622
1.13Cars3:32Gary NumanAbsolute Synth AnthemsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • SE2010-09-29
EVA Records (Sweden)UNI-EVACD -4124
12.16Cars3:39Gary NumanTélérama : 60 ans de musiquesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • FR2010-11-02
Wagram Music (imprint/distributor)
1.2Cars3:34Gary NumanMinistry of Sound: Anthems: Electronic 80sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Ministry of Sound (Australia)2735398, 2735399
1.6Cars3:54Gary Numan & Tubeway ArmyNew Wave Club Class•X: Sinner’s Day 10Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music Belgium5330331
1.19Cars3:47Gary NumanDie ultimative Chart Show: Die erfolgreichsten Synthie Pop Hits aller ZeitenVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • DE2011-05-04
Polystar (Germany)0600753328392
1.21Cars3:54Gary NumanThe Nation’s Favourite 70s Number OnesVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • GB2015-02-01
1.9Cars4:01Gary NumanThe Pleasure PrincipleGary NumanAlbum
  • GB2015-10-16
Beggars BanquetBBQLP10
1.9Cars3:58Gary NumanThe Pleasure PrincipleGary NumanAlbum
Beggars Banquet
1.3Cars3:56Gary NumanElectric DreamsVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Universal Music on Demand5379624, 5379625, 5379626
3.15Cars3:55Gary NumanClub Sounds: The Ultimate Club Dance Collection: 80s (iTunes)Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • AT2020-01-31
  • DE2020-01-31
  • CH2020-01-31
SME Media (Sony Music)
1.11Cars3:50Gary Numan30 Years of Number 1’s, Volume 9: 1977–1980Various ArtistsAlbum + CompilationConnoisseur CollectionTYNO CD 108
1.4Cars3:45Gary NumanClassic Hits & Album Tracks 1978-1983Gary NumanAlbum + Compilation
5.7Cars3:53Gary NumanElectric 80’sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
1.12Cars3:49Gary NumanMastermix Classic Cuts 21: Pop/DanceVarious ArtistsAlbum + CompilationMusic Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)CC021
1.7Cars3:57Gary NumanMonster 80sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
EMI‐Capitol Music Special Markets
1.18Cars3:55Gary NumanPremier Hits (Sonopress Arvato reprint)Gary Numan Tubeway ArmyAlbum + CompilationBeggars BanquetBBL 2007 CD
Promotion
1.9Cars3:49Gary NumanMenúVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Everlasting RecordsEVERPRO 07A
1.18Cars3:45Gary NumanMastermix Presents the 100 Collection: The 70sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
Music Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)MM10070V1
2.2Cars3:46Gary NumanClassic Cuts: The New Romantic EraVarious ArtistsCompilationMusic Factory (UK promotional remix service started in 1985)NROM1
(unknown)
2.3Cars3:59Gary NumanTop 100 Hits of the 80'sVarious ArtistsAlbum + Compilation
  • -2006
1.6Cars3:56Gary NumanGreatest Hits of the One Hit Wonders, Volume 5Various ArtistsAlbum + Compilation

Relationships

engineer and mixer:Rikki Sylvan
Harvey Webb
producer:Gary Numan
bass guitar:Paul Gardiner
drums (drum set), drums (drum set) and tambourine and percussion:Cedric Sharpley
keyboard:Gary Numan
Chris Payne (UK keyboards/viola for Gary Numan/Visage/Dramatis)
percussion [synthetic percussion]:Gary Numan
lead vocals:Gary Numan (in 1979)
sampled by:Come Back Down by Trevor Something
Koochy by Armand van Helden
Koochy (edit) by Armand van Helden
No Matter What by Ma$e
Rippn' by Sir Mix‐A‐Lot feat. Kid Sensation
mash-ups:My Jeep by William Maranci
My Other Car Is A Beatle by Jay-R
recording of:Cars

Cars

lyricist and composer:Gary Numan
publisher:Beggars Banquet Music Ltd.
Momentum Music Ltd.