BRAND X - Livestock with phil collins 12" Vinyl LP Album

"Livestock," Brand X's 1977 live album featuring Phil Collins, epitomizes the progressive rock era's creative zenith. Recorded at iconic venues, its fusion of jazz and rock reflects the avant-garde spirit of the time. Helmed by design virtuosos Hipgnosis, the album's cover art is a visual masterpiece, adding an extra layer to its allure. A sonic journey, "Livestock" stands as a testament to musical innovation and Hipgnosis' indelible contribution.

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BRAND X - Livestock Essential Information

"Livestock" Album Description:

In the world of progressive rock, the year 1977 marked a significant juncture with the release of "Livestock," a mesmerizing live album by the acclaimed band Brand X, featuring none other than the legendary Phil Collins. This 12" Vinyl LP Album not only encapsulates the prowess of the musicians but also serves as a testament to the vibrant musical landscape of the time.

Recorded at iconic venues such as Ronnie Scott's, Hammersmith Odeon, and the Marquee Club, "Livestock" captures the essence of Brand X's dynamic performances during this period. The album resonates with the raw energy and spontaneity that can only be experienced in a live setting. Each track becomes a sonic journey, inviting the listener to immerse themselves in the intricate tapestry of sound woven by the virtuoso musicians.

The cover design and artwork of "Livestock" further contribute to its allure. Crafted by the renowned design studio Hipgnosis, the sleeve design and photos encapsulate the avant-garde spirit of the progressive rock era. Hipgnosis, with a portfolio that includes iconic works for bands like Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, brings a distinctive visual language to "Livestock." The album cover becomes a visual prologue, inviting the audience to delve into the sonic odyssey within.

In the context of the late 1970s, a time marked by musical experimentation and the flourishing of progressive rock, "Livestock" stands as a shining example of the era's creative fervor. The fusion of jazz, rock, and elements of improvisation showcased in the album reflects the zeitgeist of a period where boundaries were meant to be pushed and conventions challenged.

Production-wise, "Livestock" mirrors the technical advancements of the time. The recording quality captures the nuances of each instrument, allowing the listener to savor the intricate interplay between the band members. The meticulous production values elevate the live recordings, ensuring that the album becomes a sonic journey that transcends the confines of a traditional studio setting.

Music Genre:

Jazz-Rock, Fusion

Label & Catalognr:

Charisma – 9124 017

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1977 West-Germany

BRAND X - Livestock Production & Recording Information


Brand X - Producer

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Jerry Smith - Sound Engineer

John Brand - Assistent Sound Engineer

Neil Ross - Assistent Sound Engineer

Steve Short - Assistent Sound Engineer

Recording Location:

Recorded on the Manor Mobile at Ronnie Scotts, London Sept, 1976 and at Hammersmith Odeon and the Marque Club, London August 1977.

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Hipgnosis - Sleeve Design and Photos

  • John Goodsall - Guitar
  • Kenwood Dennard - Drums
  • Morris Pert - Percussion
  • Percy Jones - Bass
  • Phil Collins - Drums
  • Robin Lumley - Keyboards
Tracklisting Side One:
  1. Nightmare Patrol 7:40
  2. -Ish 8:11
  3. Euthanasia Waltz 5:12
Tracklisting Side Two:
  1. Isis Mourning (9:58)
  2. Malaga Virgin 8:45

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BRAND X - Livestock 12" Vinyl LP

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Charisma – 9124 017 , 1977 , West-Germany

Livestock is the 1977 recorded "Live" album by the Brand X ( with Phil Collins ) band. It was recorded at Ronnie Scotts, Hammersmith Odeon and Marquee Club.

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BRAND X - Unorthodox Behaviour 12" Vinyl LP

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 Passport Records – PB 9819 , 1976 , USA

"Unorthodox Behaviour" is the debut album released by the British Jazz Fusion / Prog Rock band "Brand X", it was recorded in 1975 and produced by "Brand X" together with Dennis MacKay.

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