Above The Thunderclouds

Above The Thunderclouds formed as a three piece in Spring 1983 by Joey Barry (vocals, keyboards), Gerry Leonard (guitar, keyboards, bass) and Declan O’Sullivan (keyboards). In September 1984 Alex Curtis (drums) and Darragh Tanham (sax/clarinet) completed the lineup. Joey Barry was later in Thee Amazing Colossal Men and Compulsion, Gerry Leonard was in Hinterland, Declan O’Sullivan in Thee Amazing Colossal Men, Captain Hex.

Conversation (1984)

The Big Event (1984)

Cage (1984)

7 Responses to “Above The Thunderclouds”

  1. Wow, never knew they did a session – Cage sounds as majestic as ever. Yes, majestic – it’s THAT good.

    Thanks for posting this.


  2. Saw these a couple of times,nearly sure they supported Prefab Sprout in the Buttery in Trinity. Remembered Cage listening to it now.

  3. […] their time on the Dublin circuit during the late 1970s and early 1980s, Leonard most notably with Above The Thunderclouds [who, for genealogists, also featured Joey Barry, later of Thee Amazing Colossal Men and […]

  4. […] it to be. I had my own head turned over the years by sessions from the likes of The Dixons, Above The Thunderclouds and The Honey Thieves, but there are hundreds more ;- where those recordings now reside, […]

  5. I assume its the same Gery Leonard who played with David Bowie ??

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