There is also a very nice 40th anniversary booklet included with this album. This band is so professional, but still makes the performance appear as if it's the very first night of the tour. I already owned this item but couldn't resist upgrading to Blu-ray just to see the improvements and, yes, they're worth shelling out the extra dollars. The Steven Wilson remix kills it. I am lookin really lookin' forward to let it blast in my home Cinema together with my old buddies from that time. One thing i hope it will be designed for region b - region 2 or no region region free.
My God Early Version - a 9:42 minute outtake complete with studio dialogue at the beginning 4. This is a 2011 'New Mix' 6. As ever Ian Anderson leads from the front with his instantly recognizable voice and inimitable style of one-legged flute playing. This looks and feels substantial and at twenty quid or less is a deal for fans and newcomers alike. London: Guinness World Records Limited. The 40th version was awesome in its improvement of sound over all other versions before it, but this one is even better. The concert is great like always, the set list is amazing and don't disappoint any Jethro Tull fan.
Here are the snots running down my nose. It's really like hearing the album for the first time. So that i can play and listen to that glorious music from my younger days. Lick Your Fingers Clean - an album outtake that first appeared on the 1996 25th Anniversary reissue - this is a 2011 'New Mix'. I was delighted to see that the powers that be finally did what they should have done in the first place and released this set which has tons of extras and is in a price range that rabid Tull fans like me can afford. They're both clear and shockingly faithful to the original recording, but this version has more midrange presence and space between the instruments than the 40th version. Three words for this remix: Awesome, Awesome and Awesome.
It's not only masterfully written in its lyrics, it's also Tull's most accessible and succintly arranged work. Wand'ring Aloud, Again - a 7:07 minute 'Full Morgan Version' with the band and extra verses 9. When the album was released the band was already performing at the in London, where other successful British groups, such as and , had started their careers. Abrahams would later perform the song in his post-Jethro Tull blues band. When the Deluxe Box Set of Aqualung was released 5 years ago, I drooled all over myself to hear the album in 5. Ian Anderson's guitar and flute playing is exquisite and his song introductions continue to be very funny , Martin Barre's guitar playing is stunning, Andy Giddings' keyboard sounds still boggle my mind where does he get them? The curious should just dive right in as the cost is now within the bounds of most people's pockets. This is a 2011 'New Mix' at 1:37 minutes 3.
Title Writer s Length 11. This is material that you could use to demo your 5. Mick Abrahams, the song's author, provided vocals on the track; provided the horn arrangement. In part due to Abrahams' influence, the album incorporates more and influences than the the band later became known for. Title Writer s Length 1. Likely more definition in some ways with this reissue. This is excellent and every Tull fan that didn't buy the original expensive set, should get this one.
Don't you have a custumer service recipient adress? Very good mastering and maybe comparable to an original or early reissue pressing. Yes, I am a hard core Tull fan, so my review is perhaps a tad short on objectivity, but having seen them quite a few times, I think I can tell a great Tull performance from a merely good one, and this performance definitely ranks with the former. It is more reflective than 's usual work, but lacks the sudden, loud hard rock explosions that punctuate most of the group's albums. Jethro Tull Official Website: www. Anderson also claims to have invented the instrument. Slipstream Take 2 - a 54-second outtake 7.
It's not the fault of the band, but the fault of whomever was mixing the audio. But I hadn't heard the Surround 5. Both this and Acqualung have been very well remastered. Seven tracks remixed in 5. I am 61 years of age, so we are some elderly Guys who are loyal to Ian Anderson and Band amongst others here in Denmark. I must admit having lived with the Wilson Remaster — I find the flat Stereo transfer just that — flat as a bleeding pancake.
Recorded at a cost of £1200, it is the only Jethro Tull album with guitarist , who was a major influence for the sound and music style of the band's first songs. Archived from on 14 May 2011. Stuff comes at you from every direction — clarity and instruments colliding like a wild dodgem ride on a recording you thought you knew inside out. Life Is A Long Song New Mix 10. I highly recommend buying this to anyone who is considering it. Wind Up - an 'Early Version' at 5:21 minutes with Ian Anderson on piano. Disc 2 now has 16 tracks rather than 14 — and they've included the lyrics too - so someone in the Chrysalis camp has heard those moans.
As I said before — the 2011 Audio is a sensation. The difference is probably too subtle for most people to comprehend anyway. I find the channel separation in the 1974 'Quad Mix' to be utterly bizarre and fascinating at one and the same time. Don't get me started regarding the 5. Suddenly the track has real muscle and the details leap out at you. Acoustic instruments are given a breath of new life with a presence in every song and crystaline sound.
The audio soundstage is stacked with instruments and voices which often appear front and center then blend into the periphery. Archived from on 14 May 2011. And nearly gone was itself, for started life as an solo project but ended up as a release, probably for commercial reasons. I have a copy of the original album vinyl which sounds a bit muddy. What finally emerged is the first record not to feature 's acoustic guitar, yet it also has a more balanced sound than any of their prior records.