Panic (Alexei Sayle album)

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Studio album by Alexei Sayle
Released 1985
Recorded 1985
Genre Funk, rock, comedy, new wave
Label CBS
Producer Chaz Jankel
Alexei Sayle chronology
The Fish People Tapes
Singles from Panic
  1. "Didn't You Kill My Brother?"
    Released: February 1985
  2. "Meanwhile"
    Released: November 1985

Panic[1] is Alexei Sayle's third album, released in 1985. This was his final album; he would later record some audiobooks in the late 1990s.

Panic spawned the singles "Didn't You Kill My Brother?" and "Meanwhile". The former was later featured in The Comic Strip Presents 1988 film of the same name written by Sayle. "Didn't You Kill My Brother?" is also a phrase Sayle has used often in his works, such as in an episode of The Young Ones. A version of the song "Panic" appears in a second series episode of Alexei Sayle's Stuff.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Alexei Sayle. 

Side 1
No. Title Music Length
1. "Meanwhile"     4:02
2. "Panic"     5:00
3. "Story of Little Woo"     0:22
4. "Play That Funky Music Jewish Boy"     5:35
5. "Romford Bypass"     4:16
Side 2
No. Title Music Length
1. "Didn't You Kill My Brother?"     4:41
2. "Further Story of Little Woo"     0:33
3. "Word Association"     4:40
4. "Further Further Story of Little Woo"     0:24
5. "Do Dis Do Dat"     2:43
6. "Gospel"     1:28



  • Alexei Sayle - Vocals
  • Tessa Niles - Backing vocals (on 1; 4); vocals (on "Word Association")
  • Tim Sanders - Tenor sax
  • Simon Clarke - Alto sax
  • Luke Tunney - Trumpet
  • Mark King - Bass (on "Funky Music")

Production and photography[edit]

  • Chaz Jankel - Production, guitar, bass, synth, piano, programming
  • Philip Bagenal - Production
  • Don Frazer - Production on "Do Dis Do Dat"
  • Ian McTavish - Production on "Do Dis Do Dat"
  • Eric Watson - Photography