Product (Brand X album)

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Product
Studio album by Brand X
Released September 14, 1979
Recorded Startling Studios, Ascot, UK, April 1979
Genre Jazz fusion
Length 46:40
Label Charisma Records (UK)
Passport Records (USA)
Producer Brand X, Colin Green, Neil Kernon
Brand X chronology
Masques
(1978)
Product
(1979)
Do They Hurt?
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars [1]

Product is an album by British jazz fusion group Brand X, originally released in 1979.

Track listing[edit]

LP[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Don't Make Waves" (Goodsall) – 5:28
  2. "Dance of the Illegal Aliens" (Jones) – 7:50
  3. "Soho" (Goodsall, Collins) – 3:38
  4. "...And So to F..." (Collins) – 6:29

Side two[edit]

  1. "Algon (Where an Ordinary Cup of Drinking Chocolate Costs £8,000,000,000)" (Lumley) – 6:10
  2. "Rhesus Perplexus" (Giblin) – 3:59
  3. "Wal to Wal / Not Good Enough - See Me!" – 10:44
    1. "Wal to Wal" (Jones, Giblin)
    2. "Not Good Enough - See Me!" (Jones, Robinson)
  4. "April" (Giblin) – 2:36

CD[edit]

  1. "Don't Make Waves" (Goodsall) – 5:31
  2. "Dance of the Illegal Aliens" (Jones) – 7:49
  3. "Soho" (Goodsall, Collins) – 3:40
  4. "Not Good Enough-See Me!" (Jones, Robinson) – 7:29
  5. "Algon (Where an Ordinary Cup of Drinking Chocolate Costs £8,000,000,000)" (Lumley) – 6:08
  6. "Rhesus Perplexus" (Giblin) – 4:00
  7. "Wal to Wal" (Jones, Giblin) – 3:14
  8. "...And So to F..." (Collins) – 6:28
  9. "April" (Giblin) – 2:08

Personnel[edit]

except on "Dance of the Illegal Aliens"; "Wal to Wal"; "Not Good Enough - See Me!"[edit]

on "Dance of the Illegal Aliens"; "Not Good Enough - See Me!"[edit]

on "Wal to Wal"[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • The song "Wal to Wal" is the first recorded song on which Phil Collins used a Roland drum machine. (The first recorded Genesis song on which he used a drum machine is Duchess.)
  • Both "Don't Make Waves" and "Soho" were released as singles.
  • The non-album song "Pool Room Blues" was used as a B-side to one of the singles. "Genocide of the Straights" is another non-album track that failed to make the cut on Livestock, yet was included on a 1977 EP titled 'X-cerpts - 3 from "Livestock" + 1'.
  • Various releases of the album switch the track list with "...And So to F..." and "Not Good Enough - See Me!"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "allmusic ((( Product > Overview )))". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-01-08.