Livestock (Brand X album)

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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. The opening and closing tracks feature drummer Kenwood Dennard, while the three tracks in between were recorded with his predecessor Phil Collins. 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
  • Assistant engineers – John Brand, Neil Ross and Steve Short
  • Sleeve design and photos by Hipgnosis
  • Equipment – Steve Hall and 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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