After Siobhan Donaghy left Sugababes in 2001, and new member, Heidi Range, replaced her. The first single from the Sugababes' first album with Range was "Freak Like Me"; a cover of "Freak Like Me" , by Adina Howard, accompanied by a loop of Gary Numan's "Are 'Friends' Electric?" creating an irresistible dance pop masterpiece that went to #1 in the UK in April 2002.
When asked what he thought of the use of his song…
Let me lay it on the line
I got a li'l freaky-ness inside
And you know that a mans gotta deal with it
I don't care what they say