Relentless (Bill Hicks album)

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Relentless
Bill Hicks - Relentless - Front (reduced).jpg
Live album by
Released1992
RecordedDecember 14–17, 1991
GenreComedy
Length57:41
LabelInvasion
ProducerKevin Booth
Bill Hicks chronology
Dangerous
(1990)
Relentless
(1992)
Arizona Bay
(1997)
Alternative cover
DVD version
DVD version
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars [1]

Relentless is a live album by American stand-up comedian and satirist Bill Hicks, released in 1992 on Invasion Records. It was his second CD release, and his last one before his death from pancreatic cancer in February 1994.

In 1997, Rykodisc issued remastered versions of both Relentless and its predecessor, Dangerous, on CD, as well as the posthumous albums Arizona Bay and Rant in E-Minor.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleLength
1."Greetings"1:20
2."Sex on Trial"3:07
3."The News"1:19
4."The War"12:10
5."Odd Beliefs"0:49
6."A Killer Idea"3:02
7."Smoking"7:10
8."Great Times on Drugs"11:23
9."Drugs Have Done Good Things"1:19
10."Rockers Against Drugs Suck"2:11
11."Beelzebozo"1:08
12."Summer Trip"1:26
13."What Is Pornography?"3:37
14."The Sanctity of Life"2:51
15."Chicks Dig Jerks"4:46

DVD version[edit]

The film version was recorded at the Centaur Theatre during the annual Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Despite the common title, the CD album was recorded at a separate performance, after the Just for Laughs festival had closed.

The film version was released on DVD in the US in 2004 as part of the compilation Bill Hicks Live: Satirist, Social Critic, Stand Up Comedian, then as a stand-alone Region 2 release n 2006, and as part of the 2015 Bill Hicks: The Complete Collection Box Set.

Bill Hicks - Relentless: Montreal International Comedy Festival 1991[edit]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro/I Love My Job"
  2. "I Don't Fit In/War"
  3. "Fyffe, Alabama"
  4. "Smoking"
  5. "Sexual Thought"
  6. "Religion"
  7. "Time for a Question"
  8. "Drugs and Music"
  9. "My Point"

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