Hybrid is a remix album, consisting of songs by Gary Numan remixed by other artists, plus three new tracks created specifically for the album. Hybrid was recorded in autumn of 2002 and released in March 2003 with a collaboration from various industrial rock/heavy rock musicians such as Rico, Sulpher and Alan Moulder. The album includes tracks originally found on the albums Tubeway Army, Replicas, The Pleasure Principle, Telekon, Sacrifice, Exile and Pure.
The album was released in two different editions, a standard two-CD version and a special edition that included an extra DVD containing additional remixes as well as a video section.
The album reached number 99 on the album chart. "Crazier", a collaboration with Rico, was released as a single and reached number 13 on the UK Singles Chart, Numan's first top 20 hit since "Cars (Premier mix)" in 1996 and his first non-remix top 20 hit since "This Is Love" from 1986's Strange Charm.