Livestock (Brand X album)

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Live album by
Released18 November 1977
RecordedSeptember 1976 at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, London and Hammersmith Odeon
23 April and 5 August 1977 at the Marquee Club, London and Hammersmith Odeon
GenreJazz fusion
LabelCharisma (UK, LP)
Passport (US, LP)
Caroline Blue Plate (CD)
ProducerBrand X
Brand X chronology
Moroccan Roll
Professional ratings
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Allmusic [1]

Livestock is a live album by British jazz fusion group Brand X released in 1977. The album has five tracks. It is the first album on which Kenwood Dennard appears as a replacement drummer for Phil Collins on two of the five tracks. The recordings on the album come from Brand X's 1977 European and North American tour.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
No.TitleRecording venue and dateLength
1."Nightmare Patrol" (Goodsall, Dennard)Hammersmith Odeon, 5 August 19777:40
2."-Ish" (Goodsall, Lumley, Jones, Pert, Collins)Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, September 19768:11
3."Euthanasia Waltz" (Goodsall, Jones, Lumley, Collins)Marquee Club, 23 April 19775:12
Side 2
No.TitleRecording venue and dateLength
4."Isis Mourning (Part 1 & 2)" (Goodsall, Jones, Lumley, Pert, Collins)Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club, September 19769:58
5."Malaga Virgen" (Jones)Hammersmith Odeon, 5 August 19778:45



Mixed at Trident Studios, London, August 1977.

  • Engineer – Jerry Smith
  • Assistants – John Brand, Steve Short, Neil Ross
  • Sleeve design and photos by Hipgnosis
  • Equipment – Steve Hall, Pete Donovan

X-CERPTS: 3 From Livestock + 1[edit]

A 12" record, titled X-CERPTS: 3 From Livestock + 1, was released including edited versions of three tracks from Livestock and a previously unreleased studio track.

Side I: "Nightmare Patrol" - 3:17; "Genocide of the Straights" - 2:50 (previously unreleased)

Side II: "Euthanasia Waltz" - 3:25; "Malaga Virgen" - 3:20


  • "Nightmare Patrol", "Ish", and "Isis Mourning" are all unique tracks not found on any other Brand X album. "Malaga Virgen" and "Euthanasia Waltz" are found on the previous two studio albums.


  1. ^ "allmusic ((( Livestock > Overview )))". Retrieved 2010-01-09.

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