Lee Speaks About Music… #64

Heavy Horses (40th Anniversary New Shoes Edition) – Jethro Tull

Heavy Horse (New Shoes)

Introduction…

Well the wait is finally over and the 40th Anniversary of Jethro Tull’s 1978 classic album Heavy Horses is finally here. It was officially released on the 2nd of March and having pre-ordered my copy last year on the 11th of December from Amazon it actually arrived a day earlier.

I have to say I love the way these packages are presented in an hardbound book and just like last years 40th Anniversary of Songs From The Wood I reviewed here: https://leespeaksoutaboutmusic.wordpress.com/2017/06/05/lee-speaks-about-music-6/ it comes with 3 CD’s & 2 DVD’s. Though this was not quite the same amazing bargain I got when I pre-ordered Songs From The Wood to which I got in the end for £19.19. This one cost me £30.96 and even though this is the most expensive price I have paid out of all the 9 of these book editions that have been released so far, I have to say is still represents value for money and is worth it’s price point.

Heavy Horses was the 2nd of the 3 folk rock trilogy albums Ian Anderson had planned for the band, and just like its predecessor Songs From The Wood it’s a very well crafted album. With the material that was written for both albums they could of quite easily have made a double album and it would of worked perfectly, simply because both albums contain the same well structured folk rock material and are quite identical in the way they have also incorporated a prog rock feel to some of the songs we have here.

To be perfectly honest it’s very hard to say which of these 2 albums is the best, because they are in reality equally both as good as each other, unlike the 3rd album Stormwatch in this trilogy, which for me personally was a bit of let down and a much weaker album. If anything the 1979 album Stormwatch was perhaps the first real crack or dent in the ice where the bands music started to decline and go downhill with the material that they presented. Some really dreadful albums came after it as well.

I have no idea how far Ian Anderson intends to go with the Jethro Tull discography with these new book editions, but I will certainly continue to buy them regardless of some of those dreadful albums that came after. But there is also no doubt another couple really good albums that came out in the 80’s such as Broadsword & The Beast and Crest Of A Knave. So I would certainly love to see more of these new editions and also the bands classic 3rd 1970 album Benefit get the book treatment too, which is long overdue to be done.

Just looking at the picture here with my Collectors Edison of Benefit you can plainly see something is not right here :))))))))).

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So please sort this out Mr. Anderson. Preferably before Stormwatch. Because Benefit is a way better album and a solid album at that, and is even more worthy of this treatment.

Packaging & Contents…

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Well no doubt if I was giving out awards for the best packages, these book editions would win every time. In my opinion they are far more superior than any package I have ever seen. Constructed with thick quality cardboard just like an hardback book and contains very well made sturdy plastic jewel case inserts to house the discs. I simply cannot fault the package it’s 100% quality and perfect. My highest appraises goes out to the ones who designed them.

You can can see how well the package is in this little video presentation I made of it. Though there are others on Youtube that do show it way better than myself I will say.

The Contents.

Well just like an hardback book it comes with one, and you get 96 pages containing all the information around the time the album was made. There is no real shortage of information here, and it also comes with stunning high resolution glossary photographs and makes a very exciting read.

Besides the book we also have 5 discs. 3 of which are CD’s and the other 2 DVD’s. I have to say despite this being just a release of one particular album you are in for a treat and a feast with the array of bonus material we get here. So let’s take a look further at the 5 discs.

CD 1.

The 1st CD contains the original 9 tracks that made up the original album Heavy Horses plus 9 bonus tracks. They are all new mixes done by Steven Wilson. I have to say these new mixes sound purely and genuinely fantastic. There is no doubt you will get complaints from purists who want the original recordings untouched. But they have nothing to complain about here, because those have been included on the 1st DVD.

I shall review the albums original 9 tracks individually further on down the line, but first let’s take a look at the bonus tracks you get here.

Bonus Tracks.

With a lot of bonus material that gets put on compilation albums and other box sets  artists release from time to time, you generally end up with something you may already have. But there are quite a few gems here that have genuinely never seen the light of day before. No doubt that some of them have appeared on other albums, but even most of them are other versions.

They are all genuine too, unlike some of the bonus material Jimmy Page has put on some of the companion discs that come with some of the Led Zeppelin Deluxe Editions to which I very much think a lot of that material is a complete farce.

To be perfectly honest even though I do have some of the bonus tracks here on other albums, they are not quite like these versions. I would also say that some of the bonus material we have here are a damn site better than some of the tracks that was put on the 1979 album Stormwatch.

For example the song “Jack a Lynn“. Now this is a song I already do have, but this is an earlier version of the song, and although I would not say this version is quite as good as the original version, there is no doubt it’s a very well good written song. It’s up there with what I consider the best song on the album Stormwatch which for me is “Dun Ringall“.

Even the studio version of the instrumental piece “Quatrain” is damn site better than some of the material that was written for Stormwatch in my own opinion. As a matter of fact if Ian Anderson replaced some of the tracks on Stormwatch with some of great bonus tracks that are here, it would of been a better album. But then again I suppose he would of had to have changed the albums title.

Although “Living in These Hard Times” was released on both the 20th Anniversary Box Set back in 1988 and on the 2003 remastered release of Heavy Horses as a bonus track. You get a 2nd version of the song here too, which was never released before. I actually prefer this unreleased version too.

Other unreleased tracks we get here are “Everything in Our Lives“. “Horse-Hoeing Husbandry“. “Botanic Man” and “Botanic Man Theme“. In total 7 out of the 9 bonus tracks have never been released anywhere before.

Both the Botanic Man” and “Botanic Man Theme” were originally done and intended for a TV Series that David Bellamy was going to be presenting. The TV series was put out, however it was not clear if the TV company had heard or received the demo’s, so they was just left in Ian Anderson’s vault until now.

Even though it only states there are 9 bonus tracks. It does also contain a little secret track which has the title of “A Town In England“. Anderson remembers at the time of doing the piece at the time that he had only written and sang one verse on the song. The song was around 6 minutes long but cause he only sang on one verse, he thought he would use that little snippet at the end of the album to round it off.

5 Years later he did go back to the song and do it again for his first solo album Walk Into Light released in 1983 and he re-titled the song “Made in England“.

CD’s 2 & 3.

The other couple of CD’s contain the whole concert that was played at the Bern Festhalle in Switzerland, on 25 May 1978. It was recorded during their European tour between May – June of that year and I am sure all those (like myself) who went out and brought the double live album Bursting Out that got released in September of the same year, they will be familiar with the set list we have here.

The double live album Bursting Out was made up from several songs performed during that European tour from May – June. They did in fact use the following 5 songs from this concert to make up that great live album. They were most of the “Flute Solo“. “Cross Eyed Mary“. “Too Old To Rock n’ Roll, Too Young To Die“. “Aqualung“, “Locomotive Breath/The Dambusters March“.

In some respects it’s perhaps like listening to the Bursting Out live album but this is no doubt different in that your hearing all the songs come from one live show, and some of them are longer tracks, especially “Songs From The Wood” and “Minstrel In The Gallery” to which they play more or less the whole of those songs here, and not just a short snippet of them that you got on the Bursting Out album.

Ian Anderson also noted that when they released the Bursting Out album it had some minor tweaks in the post production, something of which David Palmer was not too happy with at the time. So for this release there are no tweaks and it comes with all mistakes including warts en’ all.

DVD 1.

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The menu of the first DVD presents you with the choice of new Steven Wilson mixes or the original flat transfer of the original album in stereo only. The original stereo album comes with only 3 of the bonus tracks which are “Living in These Hard Times (Version 2). “Beltane” and “Quatrain“. By clicking on the Wilson mixes it presents you with the following menu.

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This menu presents you with a few more options, for example the track selection and the audio setup. By clicking on “Play Album” it plays all the 9 tracks of the original album only witch have been remixed by Steven Wilson. The other 9 bonus tracks are under the “Associated Recordings” at the bottom of the menu.

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The “Audio” menu gives you 3 choices of audio to select from which are DTS 5.1. Dolby Digital 5.1 and LPCM Stereo. By default its set to the DTS 5.1 mix. All come in high quality 96K/24 including the original flat transfer of the original album.

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The 9 bonus tracks in the “Associated Recordings” of the Steven Wilson mixes also give you the same 3 choices of high quality audio and the same couple of 5.1 mixes and 1 stereo mix. I am so glad they have also done them with my preferred choice of DTS 5.1 and the 96K/24 is also a great bonus.

You also get a great slideshow of pictures on display whilst playing the album and the bonus tracks. They are mainly pictures that came with the original album and some from the time they was recording the album in the Maison Rouge Studios.

DVD 2.

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The 2nd DVD contains the whole of the concert from the Bern Festhalle in Switzerland 1978 that we have on the 2nd & 3rd CD’s. Unfortunately unlike the concert that came with last year’s release of Songs From The Wood. This concert is in Audio only and there is no visual film footage of the concert. The concert has a playing time of just under 1 hour and 50 minutes.

The main menu presents you with the track selection and the audio setup, besides just clicking on play concert, and the only bit of film footage we do get on this disc is in the “Videos” section at the bottom of the menu.

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The “Audio” menu gives you 3 choices of audio to select from just like the first DVD which are DTS 5.1. Dolby Digital 5.1 and LPCM Stereo. By default its set to the Stereo LPCM on this menu. All come in high quality 96K/24 including the original flat transfer of the original album.

The only genuine benefit you are getting here seeing as it’s in audio only, is that it comes with high quality audio formats of 96K/24 and it also comes with a DTS 5.1 mix. All the mixes on this 2nd DVD were done by  Jakko Jakszyk.

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The only video content that is on both DVD’s are in the “Videos” section on this 2nd DVD. You get the videos  of “Heavy Horses” and “Moths” plus 2 little TV Ads that was used to promote the double live album Bursting Out back in 1978.

You also get a slideshow of concert pictures whilst listening to the live concert, though I do not believe they was taken from this actual concert, and most likely they would of come from the concert they played at Madison Square Gardens in the same year on their American tour.

The 5.1 Mixes.

The 1st DVD.

The 5.1 mixes of the original album and the bonus tracks on the 1st DVD done by Steve Wilson are really excellent. Wilson as done once again a very well detailed mix and as usual he has not gone over the top and paid careful consideration to the placement of the instruments and it’s very well detailed mix that presents great dynamics and clarity.

I also love the attention he as paid to the vocals on this particular mix too. He’s even separated the double track vocals of Ian Anderson as well as the backing vocals by the other members of the band, and they work superbly with the utilisation of the 6 channels and placement.

You are without a doubt hearing things that could never have been heard before and he really as done a superb job here.

The 2nd DVD.

Doing a 5.1 surround mix for a live concert is perhaps a lot harder to work with, simply because most concert footage recorded back in those days lack the dynamics of a studio album in most cases. So it’s a lot more harder for even 5.1 mixes to work and give you something any better than the stereo mix.

Just by looking at the fact that stereo mix is the default on this 2nd DVD and not the 5.1 mix. May have some bearing in relation to it being a very hard job to get the clarity and the dynamics to project so well in a 5.1 mix. Working with a studio album generally will result in the best quality on that score.

Though these days live sound recording has improved vastly since back in the days of the 70’s. Most concerts done today or over the past decade contain just as much high quality as any studio recording. Some are even way better.

The man who had the task of doing the stereo and surround mixes for this concert was Jakko Jakszyk. To be honest he’s done quite a grand job considering this is old audio footage recorded from the 70’s. Though it’s never gonna beat the 5.1 mix of the studio album, and one simply cannot expect it too either.

But I give credit where credit is due, and even though the 5.1 mix is not gonna bring out the dynamics, the clarity works pretty well on this mix and overall it is slightly better hearing the surround mix in relation to the stereo mix, but not by a large margin.

But I do quite enjoy this 5.1 mix and I also like how Jakko’s utilised the 6 channels with the placement of the instrumentation and vocals. Even the flute solo is well effective for its clarity in the way that he has projected Ian Anderson’s slurping and breathing between the front and rear speakers.

Even the use of the heavier percussion also adds to effect being placed in the rear speakers and whacks you on the head. I have to say he’s done extremely well here and this 5.1 mix does have some great moments and is far from anything that disappointing.

Musicians & Credits…

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Recorded in January 1978 at the Maison Rouge Studios Fulham. London. Produced by Ian Anderson. Mixing Engineer Robin Black. Front Cover Photography by James Cotier. Back Cover Photography by Shona Anderson. Heavy Horses Surround & Stereo New Mixes by Steven Wilson. Live at Berne Audio by Jakko Jakszyk. CD Master & DVD Authoring by Ray Shulman at Isonic.

Ian Anderson: Vocals/Flute/Acoustic & Occasional Electric Guitars/Mandolin.
Martin Barre: Electric Guitar.
John Evan: Piano & Organ.
David Palmer: Portative Pipe Organ/Keyboards & Orchestral Arrangements.
John Glascock: Bass Guitar & Backing Vocals.
Barriemore Barlow: Drums & Percussion.

Additional Musicians.
Darryl Way: Violin (On “Acres Wild” & “Heavy Horses”).

The Original Album Tracks Review…

The original album Heavy Horses was released in the UK on the 21st April 1978. The album contained 9 tracks spanned over an overall playing time of 42 minutes, 25 seconds. The album was recorded at Maison Rouge Studio to which Ian Anderson had just brought and set up at the time.

He sold the studio 4 years later due to the fact that it was forever costing money to update the equipment to the newer technology that was coming out all the time, especially in the 80’s, and it was losing money and costing too much to run. He sold it too Nick Richards who was a member of the band Boys Don’t Cry. He managed to keep it running as a studio for another 4 years before selling it on himself. The property was eventually sold to property developers and was demolished in the year 2000.

In the book that comes with the New Shoes Edition Ian Anderson describes how he could of made a fortune if he had brought the premises for his studio in other locations in London he had looked at first, with how prices in London have shot up today. In the end he just about managed to scrape his money back he paid out for it.

At the time Jethro Tull were making Heavy Horses in the Maison Rouge Studios. Ian Anderson was also doing the production work for Steeleye Span’s vocalist Maddy Prior who was working on her first solo album at the time entitled Woman In The Wings. Nearly all the musician’s from Jethro Tull played on the album including Anderson himself.

Maddy loved both the Songs From The Wood and Heavy Horses albums and was amazed that she never got to hear one of the tracks from the album whilst they were making the album and hers at the same time.

Anderson describes his role as a producer as a very important role, and that was to devote and focus the time and attention they was paying him for, to their project alone.  Time is too important to waste on letting other people hear your own songs, whilst you’re supposed to be devoting it to theirs. It’s a very good theory and practice.

So let’s take a deeper look into the 9 tracks that written for this superb album…

Track 1. …And The Mouse Police Never Sleeps.

I suppose lyrically this could be seen as a whimsical tale that was inspired by Ian Anderson’s cat at the time, who he gave the name of Mistletoe too. His cat even got an album credit on the sleeve due to the purring sound that you hear immediately on the intro. It’s very much based on the animals instincts to hunt which is why the mouse is always on the lookout.

I quite like these lyrics and for me personally they sort of remind me of the same sort of subject matter the band Genesis would do with the many creatures they put into their songs back in that golden decade of their early career.

Musically Anderson states in the book we get here that the music was inspired by the rhythm and energy of Captain Beefheart’s drummer Arty Trip on the track “Click, Click” from the Spotlight Kid album. It was something he got to hear whilst the band was on tour in the USA with Beefheart, and even Barriemore Barlow had picked up on it’s strange offbeat.

Though personally I would say there is a lot more to this song than just a drum kit and the musicianship is outstanding with its array of instrumentation. The one thing I always loved about Jethro Tull was the fact that a lot of its members were multi instrumentalists, and that they never went over the top in a studio. This is why they was such a great live act.

There was no doubt that the band were doing English Folk Rock music at this stage of their career in style. They nailed the English Traditional side of folk music and added the element of prog rock to it which gave it very much it’s edge. Personally I do not think no band were quite like it, and they even outdone both Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span in my book, and I am massive fan of both those great bands too.

…And The Mouse Police Never Sleeps” gets the album off to cracking start the interplay with the acoustic guitar and flute works a treat, and so does the interplay between the flute and portative pipe organ in the break. No doubt it’s a contender for the top spot on the album.

2. Acres Wild.

Although “Acres Wild” could be seen as a love song. I myself would consider it more of a great songwriters song and even a classic just like “The Whistler” was from the previous album Songs From The Wood. John Glascock’s bass line on this song reminds me a lot of Dave Pegg from Fairport Convention. He really was a great bass guitarist.

The song also features Darryl Way of the band Curved Air on violin. Another fine musician who Anderson come to notice whilst touring with the band in America.

Even though the song could be seen as a Scottish song with its lyrical content, especially in the chorus, the song itself as all the magic elements that make truly great English traditional folk rock songs, they have even got all the fine instrumentation down to a tee. Another truly great song and contender for the top spot on the album.

3. No Lullaby.

The second longest track on the album happens to be my personal favourite track on the album that merits my top spot award. It’s the heaviest track on the album and certainly the most electrified track on the album too. It’s perhaps the “Pibroch (Cap in Hand)” track of the album that has all that dark heavy prog goodness about it which was also on their previous album.

Ian Anderson describes it as a sort of anti lullaby of a story he told to his son when he was about 1 years old. Just as well his son was only a year old, otherwise he might have had a few nightmares :)))))). The band do a super job on the song  and it’s one of those that gives Martin Barre the chance to fly and really rock it out.

4. Moths.

In some ways “Moths” could be seen as another love song on the album or perhaps the “Fires At Midnight” from the previous album but a bit more batty so to speak. Oddly enough Ian Anderson got his inspiration from espionage novelist John le Carré for the lyrics. Though the book that Anderson read was one of Carré’s one off novels with no genre entitled The Naïve and Sentimental Lover that Carré had writ whilst going through a divorce from his first marriage.

The version of the song on this release is also 5 seconds longer and that was down to Steve Wilson spotting that the original master tape was some 30-40 cents sharp which would of resulted from a faulty MCI Machine running a bit slower at the time. So Wilson has fixed the slightly off pitch correction, and it’s now running at the correctly recorded A440 pitch.

Moths” was the only single release from the album. it was released in the UK a couple of weeks before the album on the 7th April 1978. The much earlier song “Life Is A Long Song” was put on the B-Side. It was also scheduled to be released as a single in the US too with “Beltane” on the B-Side. But it got withdrawn before its release. It’s another very well written song.

5. Journeyman.

Another song very well crafted around a great John Glascock bass line. Though apart from Anderson it was only Martin Barre and David Palmer who contributed slightly to the songs on this album and received any royalties. There is no doubt that these are in reality the songs of Ian Anderson.

Anderson is a an extremely well talented multi instrumentalist who was very capable of playing all the instruments to the songs we have here. It was he who also taught the bands previous bass player Jeffrey Hammond the bass guitar. Anderson also played the bass on most of the songs on the bands next album Stormwatch due to Glascock’s illness and eventually dying in the same following year.

Journeyman” is another great song on the album, and another song about a train taking onboard a day to day journey of commuting with the people and what one sees to occupy themselves with to take away the boredom of all the travelling. It was also the last track on side one of the vinyl album.

6. Rover.

Another firm favourite of mine this song and a classic very well written song superbly arranged with the use of vibes in the percussion department, great use of the acoustic guitar, mandolin and keyboards working off each other and everything that’s thrown into the pot including its lyrical content.

It’s very much another brilliant songwriters song on the album and one that inspired by Ian Anderson’s dog Lupus who appeared on the front cover of the Songs From The Wood Album. Musically this song also has that up-tempo jolly feel about it, just like the “The Whistler” from that album too. It’s very much another contender for the top spot on the album.

7. One Brown Mouse.

No doubt yet another classic on the album and an high contender for the top spot on the album. There is no doubt that this album does contain many classics and all of which could quite easily qualify to merit the top spot on the album.

Once again the portative pipe organ plays a great part on this particular song along with all the other delightful goodies in the instrumental department. I suppose in some ways this also could be one of those whimsical songs that harks back to early Genesis with the lyrical content we have here.

Ian Anderson got the inspiration for the lyrics from a Robert Burns poem “To A Mouse” and looking back into his childhood days when he had a pet mouse and was wondering what was going on behind that tiny brain of it so to speak.

To be honest if I was to put out a single release from this album, this song would of been the one I would of chose and not “Moths“. I also feel it would of sold more copies too.

8. Heavy Horses.

The self titled track of the album happens to be the longest track on the album weighing in at just over the 9 minute mark. Although Ian Anderson was not an horse lover and did not know a lot about them. I have to say the lyrics are exceptionally well written. Though I suppose his move to the countryside and the fact that his wife knew quite a bit about horses and was more fond of the these marvellous beasts lent an hand here.

To be perfectly honest it was a very hard decision for me not to give this the top spot on the album. It is without doubt another classic and I suppose the highest contender for the top spot, and no doubt for many others it may very well be their favourite track on the album.

Once again Darryl Way contributes some excellent violin here, and it perhaps features as more of a dominate role here than what it does on “Acres Wild” on that score. “Heavy Horses” no doubt is a prolific bit of songwriting and a truly remarkable song.

9. Weathercock.

The albums ends off with another super songwriter song done in the style of good old traditional English Folklore. It’s very much another classic in my eyes and once again reflects on the same magical songwriting we got on the previous album Songs From The Wood. Though I have to say Ian Anderson’s Weathercock as somehow changed these days judging by the picture :)))))))).

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Weathercat.

The weathercat was put up at Ian’s home to remind him of all the great times he had in the past with his beloved pets. It could very well be Mistletoe who inspired the first song on the album. “Weathercock” put this superb album to bed very well indeed.

Summary…

To sum up the 40th Anniversary New Shoes Edition of Heavy Horses by Jethro Tull. There is no doubt even down to the fact that it did cost me £10 and bit more than the 40th Anniversary Country Set of Songs From The Wood. This package still offers great value for the buck.

Considering your getting a quality hardback book plus 3 CD’s and 2 DVD’s I would say that it’s retail price of £34.99 is about right, and even at that price these particular packages are made of far more superior quality material than what I have seen with box sets that cost over £300. Not only that, they not only look more spectacular, but are a damn site more easier to store as well.

Considering both the book editions of Songs From The Wood and Heavy Horses come with the same amount of discs, they both could be seen as equally the same regarding the bonus material. Whereas Songs From The Wood wins on the concert side of things, in that it also comes with the film footage and not just in audio only. Heavy Horses wins on the extra unreleased bonus material you get here.

Both Steve Wilson and Jakko Jakszyk have done exceptionally well with the 5.1 mixes and even if you prefer just the stereo mixes this package is still worthy of its price point. The 5,1 mixes have always been my biggest incentive for buying a package like this, and for me personally it’s a winner.

Conclusion…

To conclude my review of the 40th Anniversary New Shoes Edition of Heavy Horses by Jethro Tull. It’s a superb package done of another truly superb album by Jethro Tull. The album Heavy Horses is very much a solid album with the material that was originally written for it. Like I mentioned earlier in my review, it’s very hard for me to say which album out of Songs From The Wood and Heavy Horses is the best.

If I did have to choose I would give it marginally to Songs From The Wood. Both albums contain just as many classics and superb well written material that have been so skilfully crafted. Both the musicianship and songwriting skills are very high on the both of these albums.

Considering both of these albums were the very first time Jethro Tull had stepped into the world of English Traditional Folk Rock. They not only was equally on par with the rest of the field, but they may have even outclassed every artist who had worked in this field of Traditional Folk Rock. It’s a truly remarkable achievement, and there is no doubt that both albums made their mark on the world of English Traditional Folk Rock Music.

My only quibble with Ian Anderson these days and in fact for decades now, is that whenever he plays live, he only seems to feature mainly the both self titled album tracks from both of these albums. He may occasionally throw in “Hunting Girl” and “One Brown Mouse” from them. But there is a lot more to the songs that are on both albums, and they certainly deserve more attention paid to them when he goes out and plays live, instead of playing the same old routine all the time.

I cannot recommend these Book Editions highly enough and for all Tull fans I very much think they are well worthy of getting. They are only doing one run of them, and once they are gone (to which some of them already have) you will be paying stupid money to get your hands on them.

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The CD track listing is as follows:

Disc 1.

01. And The Mouse Police Never Sleeps. 3:13.
02. Acres Wild. 3:26.
03. No Lullaby. 7:53.
04. Moths. 3:31.
05. Journeyman. 4:01.
06. Rover. 4:33.
07. One Brown Mouse. 3:24.
08. Heavy Horses. 9:04.
09. Weathercock. 4:04.
10. Living in These Hard Times [#][Version Two]. 3:19.
11. Everything in Our Lives [#]. 3:23.
12. Jack a Lynn [#][Early Version]. 3:49.
13. Quatrain [#][Studio Version]. 3:51.
14. Horse-Hoeing Husbandry [#]. 4:12.
15. Beltane. 5:21.
16. Botanic Man [#]. 3:14.
17. Living in These Hard Times [Version One]. 3:09.
18. Botanic Man Theme [#]. 2:49.

Disc 2. [Live In Concert In Berne, Switzerland, May 1978 – Part One].

01. Opening Music (Quartet). 2:48.
02. Introduction by Claude Nobs. 0:25.
03. No Lullaby. 4:48.
04. Sweet Dream. 6:01.
05. Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day. 3:28.
06. Jack In The Green. 3:09.
07. One Brown Mouse. 4:01.
08. Heavy Horses. 9:53.
09. A New Day Yesterday. 3:10.
10. Flute Solo Improvisation / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Bouree. 5:31.
11. Living In The Past / A New Day Yesterday (reprise). 1:47.
12. Songs From The Wood. 5:09.

Disc 3. [Live In Concert In Berne, Switzerland, May 1978 – Part Two].

01. Thick As A Brick. 13:24.
02. Hunting Girl. 5:33.
03. Too Old To Rock ‘n’ Roll. 3:51.
04. Conundrum. 8:02.
05. Minstrel In The Gallery. 5:28.
06. Cross Eyed Mary. 4:24.
07. Quatrain. 1:37.
08. Aqualung. 8:08.
09. Locomotive Breath. 5:32.
10. Dambusters March / Aqualung (reprise). 3:29.

Lee’s overall Complete Package Value Rating…

The Packaging Rating Score. 10/10

The Price Point Rating Score. 10/10

The Bonus Material Rating Score. 9/10

The 5.1 Mix Rating Score. 9/10

The Original Album Rating Score. 10/10

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