Blue In Heaven

Profile:
Blue in Heaven came out of the ashes of a band called 'Amuse'. Amuse consisted of Shane O'Neill, Dave Clarke, Declan Jones and Dave Long and disbanded in 1981/82. Hailing from Churchtown, a suburb of Dublin, Ireland. They formed in 1982, and were signed to Island Records in 1983.
Their debut album All The Gods' Men was produced by the legendary Martin Hannett, and was released on 25 Aug 1985. Their second album "Explicit Material" was met with critical acclaim, and they played at the Self-Aid concert on 17 May 1986.
Following a tour with The Cramps in America, they were dropped by Island Records. They released the "Rock 'n' Roll R.I.P" EP in 1988 on Solid Records, and shortly after Kieran Kennedy joined the band.
Blue in Heaven disbanded in 1989 while recording for an album with a brass section. They later reformed as The Blue Angels.

LINEUP: 1982-1987/88
Dave Clarke - Drums
Declan Jones - Bass
Eamonn Tynan - Keyboards & Guitar
Shane O'Neill - Guitar, Vocals

LINEUP: 1987/88-1989
Dave Clarke - Drums
Declan Jones - Bass
Eamonn Tynan - Keyboards & Guitar
Kieran Kennedy - Guitar
Shane O'Neill - Vocals, Guitar

CONTACT INFO (now obsolete):

Mail: 23 Upper Sherrard Street, Churchtown, Dublin 1.
Sites:
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Albums

R25D-2007 Blue In Heaven - All The Gods' Men album art Blue In Heaven All The Gods' Men (Album) Island Records R25D-2007 Japan 1985 Sell This Version
ISL 1087 Blue In Heaven - Explicit Material album art Blue In Heaven Explicit Material (Album) Island Records ISL 1087 Canada 1986 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

IS 199 Blue In Heaven - Across My Heart album art Blue In Heaven Across My Heart (Single) Island Records IS 199 UK 1984 Sell This Version
12IS 192 Blue In Heaven - Julie Cries album art Blue In Heaven Julie Cries (Single) Island Records 12IS 192 Ireland 1984 Sell This Version
IS 278-DJ Blue In Heaven - I Just Wanna / Beating In My Head album art Blue In Heaven I Just Wanna / Beating In My Head Island Records IS 278-DJ UK 1986 Sell This Version
Rock1 Blue In Heaven - Rock 'N' Roll R.I.P. album art Blue In Heaven Rock 'N' Roll R.I.P.(12", EP) Solid Records (4) Rock1 Ireland 1988 Sell This Version