Gary Barnacle

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Saxophone/Flute/Clarinet player, songwriter, arranger. producer and engineer. He owns and operates his digital/analogue recording facility - 241 Studios in London UK. Played with various punk bands like The Clash, Pearl Harbour, The Ruts, The Damned, The Boomtown Rats and Public Image Limited, as well as rockabilly band Stray Cats.
Then through the 80s with groups/artists like: Kim Wilde, Level 42, Swing Out Sister, Visage, Marilyn, Holly Johnson, Soft Cell/Marc Almond, Spandau Ballet, T'Pau, The Creatures, The Beautiful South, Tina Turner, Elvis Costello, Roger Taylor (Queen) and The Cross (3), Andy Taylor (Duran Duran), Phil Collins, David Bowie and Paul McCartney, among others.
During the 90s he worked with such diverse artists as Jamiroquai, Soul II Soul, Guru's Jazzmatazz, Paul Hardcastle, Derek B and James Brown plus Bjork, Eternal, Jimmy Ray and Shed Seven.
Has worked with Yazz in the 80s, 90s and 2012. Also with Cutting Crew in 1986, 2013 and 2015, Andrea Magee in 2013, Emilie Simon in 2014 and Audioshock in 2015, among others. In 2016 he recorded with Robin Bibi among others. 2017 saw him recording with Simon Law and David Palfreyman/Nicholas Pegg on their Decades project. In 2018 there was recording with Joanna Law and a live @ O2 release with Soft Cell. 2019 saw him being reunited in the studio with Rusty Egan (Visage Revisited) plus the beginning of a new recording partnership with E-Bit.............as did 2020 with Steven Jones (6) & Logan Sky. Also in 2020 were recording sessions for Owen Paul and Atheen - Living Your Best Life. 2021 sees him contributing to 3rd Ear Experience - Kinsmen Of The Sun, Kiss Of Deers and Phil Gould - Beautiful Wounds.
In 2022 he contributed various saxes and flute to the Top Ten album Soft Cell - *Happiness Not Included - which were recorded at 241 Studios.
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VICP-5318 Love Will Find A Way — Gary Barnacle Gary Barnacle Love Will Find A Way (Album) Victor VICP-5318 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
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VICP-5588 Paradise — Gary Barnacle Gary Barnacle Paradise(CD, Album) Victor VICP-5588 Japan 1995 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

WMS 005T Work Your Body — Gary Barnacle Blowfly (3) Featuring Gary Barnacle & Brendan Beale* Blowfly (3) Featuring Gary Barnacle & Brendan Beale* - Work Your Body WAU! Mr. Modo Recordings WMS 005T UK 1989 Sell This Version
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CHILD 90 You've Got A Friend — Gary Barnacle Big Fun, Sonia Featuring Gary Barnacle Big Fun, Sonia Featuring Gary Barnacle - You've Got A Friend (Single, Maxi) Jive CHILD 90 UK 1990 Sell This Version
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CLEF T.6 Got To Be You — Gary Barnacle Koo' Doo'* Featuring Gary Barnacle Koo' Doo'* Featuring Gary Barnacle - Got To Be You(12") Treble Clef Records CLEF T.6 UK 1992 Sell This Version
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CDS-275 Walking In The Rain — Gary Barnacle Gary Barnacle Walking In The Rain(CD, Single, Pic) JVC CDS-275 Japan 1994 Sell This Version
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none Palm Trees — Gary Barnacle e-bit & Gary Barnacle e-bit & Gary Barnacle - Palm Trees(File, MP3, Single) Spinnup none UK & Europe 2019
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none Hard Times — Gary Barnacle e-bit and Gary Barnacle e-bit and Gary Barnacle - Hard Times(M/Stick, MP3, Single) Style Beat Recordings none Germany 2019 Sell This Version
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none My Love Don't Crack (Deep Pop Remix) — Gary Barnacle Simon Surround, e-bit and Gary Barnacle Simon Surround, e-bit and Gary Barnacle - My Love Don't Crack (Deep Pop Remix)(File, MP3, Single) Style Beat Recordings none UK & Europe 2020
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none Feelings Under Zero — Gary Barnacle e-bit and Gary Barnacle e-bit and Gary Barnacle - Feelings Under Zero(File, MP3, Single) Not On Label none UK & Europe 2020
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none Paint A Pattern On My Teint — Gary Barnacle e-bit & Gary Barnacle e-bit & Gary Barnacle - Paint A Pattern On My Teint(12", Single, Ltd) Style Beat Recordings none Germany 2021 Sell This Version
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none Thermals (Cumulus Cloud Mix) — Gary Barnacle Hypnotica (6) featuring Gary B* Hypnotica (6) featuring Gary B* - Thermals (Cumulus Cloud Mix)(File, FLAC, MP3, Single) Not On Label (Artists Self-released) none UK 2022