Header
Jethro Tull - Songs From The Wood CD (album) cover

SONGS FROM THE WOOD

Jethro Tull

 

Prog Folk

4.16 | 969 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

friso
Prog Reviewer
3 stars Jethro Tull - Songs from the Wood (1977)

In '77 Jehtro Tull returned to their folky formula, making perhaps their most 'traditional' folk album. Though many see this album as a return to form, I still myself still think it sounds way to flat and indifferent. All the instruments are played very well, but somehow the music doesn't live at all; despite of progressive song-writing with many intelligent rhythm changes and chord- changes.

The cover artwork on the back of the vinyl is good; the base of a tree with a pick-up needle and arm on it.

The opening track 'Songs from the Wood' has some good melodies, but doesn't sound as a whole. Jehtro tull should stick more to atmospheres here. The classc 'Jack in the Green' is a good solo performance of Anderson with his nice voice and acoustic guitar. Good song. The other tracks of the album just don't stick by me.

Conclusion. Perhaps I just don't like the sound of Jehtro too much and this album does seem to have intelligent composition and song-writing, but I miss out on a lot of soul here. I can only recommend this to fans of the folk genre. Two and a halve stars.

friso | 3/5 |

MEMBERS LOGIN ZONE

As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

WARNING: Forum software upgrade in progress, login function maybe affected for some users during that time.

Share this JETHRO TULL review

>

Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — the ultimate jazz music virtual community | MetalMusicArchives.com — the ultimate metal music virtual community


Server processing time: 0.03 seconds