Monty Python's Life of Brian (album)

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Monty Python's Life of Brian
Soundtrack album by Monty Python

8 October 1979 (US)

9 November 1979 (UK)
Recorded 1978-1979 (soundtrack) & August 1979 (studio material) at Redwood Recording Studios, London
Genre Comedy
Length 51:51
Label Warner Bros.
Producer Eric Idle
Graham Chapman
Andre Jacquemin
Dave Howman
Monty Python chronology
The Monty Python Instant Record Collection
Monty Python's Life of Brian
Monty Python's Contractual Obligation Album
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Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Monty Python's Life of Brian is the second soundtrack album released by Monty Python, in conjunction with the 1979 film Monty Python's Life of Brian. It mostly contains scenes from the movie with only brief linking sections performed by Eric Idle and Graham Chapman. The album opens with a brief rendition of "Hava Nagila" on Scottish bagpipes.

The album reached No.63 in the UK album chart.[2]

A 7" single (K17495) Double A-side of Brian/Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life was released in the UK on 16 November 1979 to promote the album.

In 2006 a special edition CD added six bonus tracks to the end of the album.

Track listing[edit]

Side One

  1. "Introduction"
  2. "Brian Song"
  3. "Three Wise Men"
  4. "Brian Song" (continued)
  5. "Sermon on the Mount" (Big Nose)
  6. "Harry the Haggler"
  7. "Stoning"
  8. "Ex"-Leper
  9. "You Mean You Were Raped?" (Naughtius Maximus)
  10. "Link"
  11. "In the Amphitheatre" (Loretta)
  12. "Short Link"
  13. "Romans Go Home"
  14. "Missing Link"
  15. "Revolutionary Meeting"
  16. "Very Good Link / Ben"
  17. "Audience with Pilate"
  18. "Meanwhile"

Side Two

  1. "The Prophets"
  2. "Beard Salesman"
  3. "Lobster Link"
  4. "Brian's Prophecy"
  5. "Lobster Link II"
  6. "The Hermit" (Simon the Holy Man)
  7. "He's Not the Messiah"
  8. "Sex Link"
  9. "He's a Very Naughty Boy"
  10. "Lighter Link"
  11. "Pilate Sentences Brian"
  12. "Nisus Wettus"
  13. "Pilate with the Crowd" (Welease Woger)
  14. "Nisus Wettus with the Jailers"
  15. "Release Brian"
  16. "Not So Bad Once You're Up"
  17. "Reg Salutes Brian"
  18. "Cheeky is Released"
  19. "Look on the Bright Side of Life (All Things Dull and Ugly)"
  20. "Closing"

2006 Bonus Tracks[edit]

  1. "Otto Sketch"
  2. "Otto Song"
  3. "Otto Song Demo" (Python Sings)
  4. "Brian Song" [Alternate Version]
  5. "Radio Ad - Record Shop"
  6. "Radio Ad - Twice As Good"