Guitarist Gerry Leonard was one of a private few working on the new David Bowie album, The Next Day. Leonard played with Bowie previously but surprisingly found himself in the mix on the new project. As with Earl Slick, the Irishman was sworn to secrecy. From Independent.ie:
I keep telling myself I’m just a guitar player from Clontarf (north Dublin), but it does seem a bit crazy when you have David Bowie singing in your kitchen and you can’t tell anyone about it.