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Around The World Live

Jethro Tull

Studio: Eagle Rock Entertainment

Released: June 25, 2013

Reviewed: June 23, 2013

 

Jethro Tull fans are going to be thrilled to learn that the band is releasing Around The World Live.  This Book + 4 Music DVD set comes in deluxe hardback packaging for Jethro Tull collectors and contains a wealth of previously unreleased material.  The release features performances of classic tracks including: “Aqualung,” “Cross-eyed Mary,” “Living In The Past,” “Too Old To Rock’n’Roll, Too Young To Die,” “Orion,” “Minstrel In The Gallery,” “Heavy Horses,” “Thick As A Brick,” “Nothing Is Easy,” “Budapest,” “Life Is A Long Song,” and many more. 

This superb set pulls together material from Jethro Tull concerts across their career and filmed at some of their many stopovers around the globe. It reaches back as far as the legendary Isle Of Wight Festival in 1970 and as recently as the Estival in Lugano, Switzerland in 2005. Much of the material is previously unreleased. The set is packaged in a 19cm x 14cm 32 page hardback book with 2 discs in each inside cover. Disc 3 of Around The World Live offers an insightful interview with Ian Anderson from the Hilversum 1999 session.

The book contains photos from Ian Anderson’s personal archive and a text on all the different shows by Joel McIver. Around The World Live charts Jethro Tull’s ever evolving music through blues to rock to folk to electronica with a frequently changing line-up anchored by the ever present frontman Ian Anderson.

Around The World Live charts the global success of one of rock’s favorite acts. Highlighting the band’s illustrious career and phenomenal concerts, this is treasure trove of Jethro Tull material.

TRACK LISTING

DISC ONE

Isle Of Wight, England, 1970:

1) My Sunday Feeling   2) My God

Line-Up: Ian Anderson – vocals, flute, guitar; Martin Barre – guitar; Clive Bunker – drums; Glenn Cornick – bass; John Evan – keyboards

Tampa, Florida, USA, 1976:

1) Quartet (intro)   2) Thick As A Brick   3) Wond’ring Aloud   4) Crazed Institution   5) Barre (instrumental) / Drum Solo   6) Medley: To Cry You A Song / A New Day Yesterday / Bourée / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen   7) Living In The Past / Thick As A Brick   8) A New Day Yesterday (reprise)   9) Too Old To Rock ‘n’ Roll, Too Young To Die   10) Minstrel In The Gallery   11) Extract from Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 (Molto Vivace)

Line-Up: Ian Anderson – vocals, flute, guitar; Barriemore Barlow – drums; Martin Barre – guitar; John Evan – keyboards; John Glascock – bass

Munich, Germany, 1980:

1) Aqualung   2) Dark Ages   3) Home   4) Orion   5) Too Old To Rock ‘n’ Roll, Too Young To Die   6) Cross-eyed Mary   7) Minstrel In The Gallery   8) Locomotive Breath   9) Dambusters March

Line-Up: Ian Anderson – vocals, flute, guitar; Barriemore Barlow – drums; Martin Barre – guitar; John Evan – keyboards; David Palmer – keyboards; Dave Pegg - bass

DISC TWO

Dortmund, Germany, 1982:

1) Pussy Willow   2) Heavy Horses

Line-up: Ian Anderson – vocals, flute, guitar; Martin Barre – guitar; Gerry Conway – drums; Dave Pegg – bass; Peter Vettese – keyboards

Loreley, Germany, 1986:

1) Black Sunday

Line-up: Ian Anderson – vocals, flute, guitar; Martin Barre – guitar; Dave Pegg – bass; Doane Perry – drums; Peter Vettese – keyboards

Santiago, Chile, 1996:

1) Roots To Branches   2) Rare And Precious Chain   3) Thick As A Brick   4) In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff   5) Dangerous Veils   6) Aqualung / Aquadiddly   7) Nothing Is Easy   8) Bourée   9) In The Moneylenders’ Temple   10) My God   11) Locomotive Breath

DISC THREE

Hilversum, Holland, 1999:

1) Some Day The Sun Won’t Shine For You   2) Thick As A Break   3) Locomotive Breath   4) The Secret Language Of Birds   5) Dot Com   6) Fat Man   7) Bourée   8) In The Grip Of Stronger Stuff

London, England, 2001:

1) Cross-eyed Mary   2) Hunt By Numbers   3) My Sunday Feeling

Montreux, Switzerland, 2003:

1) Some Day The Sun Won’t Shine For You   2) Life Is A Long Song   3) Living In The Past

DISC FOUR

Lugano, Switzerland, 2005:

1) Aqualung Intro   2) For A Thousand Mothers   3) Nothing Is Easy   4) Jack In The Green   5) Serenade To A Cuckoo   6) Beggar’s Farm   7) Boris Dancing   8) Weathercock   9) We Five Kings   10) Up To Me   11) Bourée   12) Mother Goose   13) Empty Café   14) Farm On The Freeway   15) Hymn 43   16) A New Day Yesterday   17) Budapest   18) Aqualung   19) Locomotive Breath   20) Protect And Survive   21) Cheerio

Line-up (1996 / 1999 / 2001 / 2003 / 2005):

Ian Anderson – vocals, flute, guitar; Martin Barre – guitar; Andy Giddings – keyboards; Jonathan Noyce – bass; Doane Perry - drums

Featured Photo

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Our Featured Photo by Boomerocity friend and famed rock photographer, Rob Shanahan (robshanahan.com), is of the statue of Freddie Mercury in Montreux, Switzerland!