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"Jethro Tull, Thick As A Brick - MFSL Mint 24-Karat Gold CD"

Item specifics - Music: CDs Artist: Jethro Tull Format: CD Record Label: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab UPC: 015775151024 Genre: Rock Duration: Album or EP Sub-Genre: Progressive & Art Rock Condition: Like New Special Attributes: 24k Gold Disc, Remastered, Special Edition Track listing 1. Thick as a Brick (Part 1) 2. Thick as a Brick (Part 2) Details Playing time: 43 min. Producer: Ian Anderson, Terry Ellis Distributor: n/a Recording type: Studio Recording mode: Stereo SPAR Code: AAD Album notes This special limited edition release of THICK AS A BRICK - 25TH ANNIVERSARY contains one previously unreleased live track and interviews with Ian Anderson, Martin Barre and Jeffrey Hammond. Jethro Tull: Ian Anderson (vocals, flute, guitar, violin, saxophone, trumpet); Martin Barre (guitar, lute); John Evan (organ, piano, harpsichord); Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond (bass); Barriemore Barlow (tympani, percussion). Recorded at Morgan Studios, London, England. All tracks have been digitally remastered. While never as high-minded or technically facile as the likes of Yes or ELP, Tull began incorporating complex time changes, sophisticated harmonic structures, and highly developed lyrical themes on THICK AS A BRICK, the realization of the artistic growth begun on AQUALUNG. It is here that Tull finally bursts into full-blown prog-rock mode. While AQUALUNG was a group of discrete compositions united by a theme, THICK AS A BRICK consists of one extended piece that occupies the length of the album. Lyrically, Anderson's intentions are a bit obscure here, but the sophisticated arrangements and virtuoso performances are enough to carry the show. John Evan's piano and organ are at the heart of this complex piece, which moves through an endless succession of tempos, moods, and modes in a manner similar to vintage Genesis or the aforementioned Yes, but with a grittier edge. Most importantly, the whole things flows in a cohesive fashion. THICK AS A BRICK demands close attention, but rewards the same handsomely. Editorial reviews ...their music spins a delicate web of sensitive sounds: sometimes lilting, sometimes soaring to form a brilliant backdrop for the meaningful lyrics and improvisational techniques... Rolling Stone (06/22/1972)
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