Header
Jethro Tull - Thick As A Brick CD (album) cover

THICK AS A BRICK

Jethro Tull

 

Prog Folk

4.64 | 2307 ratings

From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Tony Fisher
Prog Reviewer
4 stars Don't get me wrong - I really like this album. Indeed, I have 2 vinyl copies and a CD, so it must have something. It's just that, much though I really like children, I can only eat one at a sitting. And it's the same with this. It's excellently composed and played, I can play any bit and guarantee to enjoy it, I like the cover art (the piss take of a provincial newspaper - especially on the vinyl) and the story is an endearingly silly concept (an Anderson piss take).The lyrics are deep and though provoking. But try as I might, I can't play the whole album in one go because it just doesn't quite do enough to captivate me in the same way (say) Camel's The Snow Goose does. One side at a time is enough or else I get bored. More folky and progressive than their earlier blues inspired stuff, it's a lot better than Benefit or Stand Up and only Aqualung bears comparison. A masterpiece? Nearly - worth 4.5 stars but that's all. Sorry Ian!
Tony Fisher | 4/5 |

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 | GeoIP Services by MaxMind | 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: 0.02 seconds