Price: £8.99
Format: cd
Artist: Brand X
CatNo: HST196CD
Brand X's The X Files features rare live music from the band itself, plus assorted solo projects from band members Perecy Jones and John Goodsall.
 
CD 1 consists of ten previously unreleased live recordings in reverse chronological order, dating from the 1997 Manifest Destiny tour to the group's initial mid-1970s line-up (including Phil Collins and Robin Lumley).
 
Mostly recorded in the 1990s, CD 2 samples extracurricular projects by group leaders John Goodsall and Percy Jones (both in tandem and separately). 

 

CD 1 - Brand X Files:
 
1. The X-Files Theme (Live @ The Bottom Line '94) 
2. Nuclear Burn/Cambodia (Live @ The Bottom Line '94) 
3. True To The Click (Manifest Destiny '96) 
4. Healing Dream (X-Communication '92) (remastered) 
5. Thalidomide Squid (Live @ The Bottom Line '94) 
6. Born Pretty In A Disco (Live In Japan '97) 
7. Noddy Goes To Sweden (Dudley University '76) 
8. Kugelblitz (Missing Period '76) 
9. Don't Make Waves (Live In America '79) 
10. John 'No' Doe (Studio out take '76) 
 
CD 2 - eX-tracks:
 
1. Dance Of Life (Goodsall/Ciago Project '97) 
2. Saladin (Fire Merchants '89 (remix '98)) 
3. Inseminator (Tunnels '92 (remastered)) 
4. G. Storm (Wilding-Bonus More Pleasure '99) 
5. Measure The Sky (John Goodsall Project w/Bill Bruford) 
6. Here I Am Now (John Goodsall Project w/Bill Bruford) 
7. Animal (Floor Project '88) 
8. Love Notes (Floor Project '88) 
9. The Ocean (Malcolm Bruce Project '97) 
10. Last Of The Mohicans (Percy Jones Japan Tour '99) 
11. 0,000 Bookshelf (Percy Jones Propeller Music '90) 
12. Finger Power (Percy Jones/F. Katz Single '97) 
13. From A Mountain Top (Floor Project '88)
personnel on CD 1:
 
Percy Jones: all tracks (except 4)
John Goodsall: all tracks
Frank Katz: 1, 2, 3, 5
Franz Pusch: 2
Pierre Moerlen: 6
Kris Sjobring: 6
Mike Clarke: 7
Robin Lumley: 7, 8, 9
Morris Pert: 7, 9
Phil Collins: 8, 9
Preston Heyman: 8
 
personnel on CD 2:
 
John Goodsall: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13
Percy Jones: 3, 10, 11, 12
Ronie Ciago: 1
Doug Lunn: 2, 4, 8
Chester Thompson: 2
Frank Katz: 3, 12
Marc Wagnon, Van Manakas: 3
Toss Panos: 4
Danny Wilding, Phil Collins, John Giblin: 5
Bill Bruford, Bayete, Donny Harvey: 7
Paul Delph, Rick Parnell: 8
Mick McClinden, Mike Barsimanto, Krash: 9, 13
Malcolm Bruce, Pierre Moerlen: 10
Mike Clarke, Shankar, Jeff Llewelyn: 11