Brand X: {Missing Period} (1975-76) 1997

Missing Period

Track list:

01. Dead Pretty
02. Kugelblitz
03. Ancient Mysteries
04. Why Don’t You Lend Me Yours?
05. Miserable Virgin
06. Tito’s Leg


Phil Collins – drums
John Goodsall – guitar
Presto Heyman – percussion
Percy Jones – bass
Robin Lumley – keyboards

Recorded: 1975-76
Released: 1997
Label: Outer Music OM-1004
Outer Music is a division of Pangea Music Int’l

Producer: Brand X
Executive Producer: Shawn Ahearn, Sami Kaneda

Technical assistance by Mark Tessier
Mastered by Judson Leach and Keith Lewis (at J-Labs, Hollywood, CA) and Doug Milton (at Cyberella Studios, Baltimore, MD)

Cover Design by Franz Pusch and Shawn Adhearn for 3D Sound Imaging
Graphic Design by Sheri Neville at The Record Factory

” Special Thanks: Germaine and Bina, Paul Sheffron, Mike Mcallister, Doug Milton, Keith & Debbie, Tets ‘Bone’ Maruo and the staff of Pony Canyon Japan and our dedicated fans who have supported us throughout…this ones for you! “


” This album represents the earliest known recordings of Brand X circa 1975-76.

Recorded shortly before the group’s debut album -Unorthodox Behaviour- the source tapes for this material were recently recovered by John Goodsall from family members in England, who presented John with a box containing all sorts of Brand X memorabilia.

At the bottom of the box were some old reels of tape of unknown origin.

Upon review John and Percy realized that they had uncovered a long lost treasure – excellent quality recordings of Brand X’s classic lineup performing previously unreleased material.

This documents a period of the band’s history which has been missing for over twenty years.

There’s “no accounting” for good fortune and the result is {missing period}. “


This album is officially approved and sanctioned by John Goodsall and percy Jones, legally known since 1978 as the artist: “Brand X”.

Brand X has only approved of and permitted the release of the band’s first six albums, and the recent studio albums ‘X-Communication’ (1992) and ‘Manifest Destiny’ (1996).

All other “pirated” releases, whether of corporate or private initiative are of bad quality, best avoided and not approved by Brand X.