Box Art
Welcome to RetroTracks
- Remember that awesome tune? We do too.
Home Search Music Systems Artists Forum
Artist Details

Barry Leitch

Barry Leitch (born 1970, handle "The Jackal") is a video game music composer, responsible for the music in a large number of games spanning multiple consoles and personal computers. Most notable is his work from the Lotus Turbo Challenge, Top Gear, and Rush video game series. Starting in 1986 with I.C.U.P.S. on C64 when he was 16 years old, Barry has since composed soundtracks for hundreds of video games and toys.

After the independently produced Marauder for the C64, Barry joined Catalyst Coders in Portsmouth, and moved onto Imagitec Design and then Ocean software, during those years he wrote the music for many iconic 8-bit games. While at Imagitec he often worked on many Gremlin Graphics products. His works from these periods include Lotus Turbo Challenge 2, Space Crusade, Xenophobe, Emlyn Hughes International Soccer, Silkworm and the Super Cars II in game music. Later he scored such games as Privateer - Righteous Fire, TFX & Inferno* on the PC, Top Gear, Savage Empire and even Wheel of Fortune on the SNES. After moving to the USA in 1993 to join Origin Systems, Barry moved to Boss Game Studios in Seattle, composing the soundtrack for Spider The Video Gamefor the Sony PlayStation, and Top Gear Rally for the Nintendo 64.

Harlequin Commodore Amiga
Hero Quest Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Famicom Commodore Amiga
Lethal Weapon Commodore Amiga
Lotus Turbo Challenge 2 Commodore Amiga
Prophecy I: The Viking Child Commodore Amiga
Space Crusade: The Ultimate Encounter Commodore Amiga
Super Cars II Commodore Amiga
Top Gear Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) / Super Famicom
Utopia: The Creation of a Nation Commodore Amiga
Wheel of Fortune: Featuring Vanna White Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Famicom