The Expression

The Expression

Sydney based Synthpop/New Wave band 1981 - 1985



The Expression has 12 known members

Name Instruments Period
Neville Dowling Keyboards/Vocals 1981 - 1985
Tom Haran Lead Vocals/Guitar 1981 - 1985
Stephen Manassah Bass 1981 - 1983
Andrew Wong-Yen Guitar 1981 - 1983
Steve Hopes Drums 1981 - 1983
Guy Slingerland Drums 1983 - 1983
Vinnie Zumo Guitar 1984 - 1984
Steve Greetham Bass 1984 - 1984
Chris Jarret Guitar 1984 - 1984
Gary Burke Drums 1984 - 1984
Bill Heckenberg Drums 1985 - 1985
Tim Lumsdaine Bass 1985 - 1985

The Expression discography - 8 recordings

Cover Title Type Release Year First Charted High Pos.
With Closed Eyes by The Expression With Closed Eyes
Single 1983 14/03/83 27
The Expression by The Expression The Expression
Album 1983 10/10/83 55
Decisions
Single 1983 17/10/83 91
Total Eclipse by The Expression Total Eclipse
Single 1983 05/12/83 65
Present Communication
Single 1984
Small Brave Land by The Expression Small Brave Land
Single 1985
Conscience by The Expression Conscience
Album 1985
Rare & Un-Released by The Expression Rare & Un-Released
Album 2007

23 Known Gigs for The Expression

Date Venue City
Bayview Tavern, Gladesville. NSW Thursday 11th November 1982 Bayview Tavern Gladesville, NSW
Family Inn, Rydalmere. NSW Wednesday 2nd February 1983 Family Inn Rydalmere, NSW
Trade Union Club, Sydney. NSW Saturday 12th February 1983 Trade Union Club Sydney, NSW
Manly Vale Hotel, Manly Vale. NSW Friday 25th February 1983 Manly Vale Hotel Manly Vale, NSW
Friday 29th April 1983 San Miguel Hotel Cammeray, NSW
Bankstown Paceway, Bankstown. NSW Sunday 15th May 1983 Bankstown Paceway Bankstown, NSW
Family Inn, Rydalmere. NSW Saturday 18th June 1983 Family Inn Rydalmere, NSW
Sunday 3rd July 1983 Blondies Restaurant Rockdale, NSW
Wednesday 13th July 1983 St George Sailing Club Sans Souci, NSW
Campbelltown Leagues Club, Leumeah. NSW Sunday 17th July 1983 Campbelltown Leagues Club Leumeah, NSW
Family Inn, Rydalmere. NSW Saturday 23rd July 1983 Family Inn Rydalmere, NSW
The Tivoli, Sydney. NSW Saturday 30th July 1983 The Tivoli Sydney, NSW
Saturday 6th August 1983 Goldstein College Kensington, NSW
Caringbah Inn, Caringbah. NSW Sunday 7th August 1983 Caringbah Inn Caringbah, NSW
The Tivoli, Sydney. NSW Saturday 20th August 1983 The Tivoli Sydney, NSW
Sunday 21st August 1983 Avalon Beach RSL Avalon, NSW
Saturday 27th August 1983 Tarmac Hotel Laverton, VIC
Saturday 27th August 1983 Club Chevron

Late show.

Melbourne, VIC
Balmain Leagues Club, Balmain. NSW Friday 9th September 1983 Balmain Leagues Club Balmain, NSW
Wednesday 14th September 1983 St George Sailing Club Sans Souci, NSW
Friday 7th October 1983 Greenfield Tavern Greenfield Park, NSW
Friday 28th October 1983 Eureka Hotel Geelong, VIC
Friday 18th November 1983 Greenfield Tavern Greenfield Park, NSW