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Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick - 40th Anniversary Special Edition album cover
4.87 | 99 ratings | 1 reviews | 90% 5 stars

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Boxset/Compilation, released in 2012

Songs / Tracks Listing

CD - Thick as a Brick - 2012 Steven Wilson Remix
1. Thick as a Brick (Part 1) (22:44)
2. Thick as a Brick (Part 2) (20:55)

Total Time 43:39

DVD (Audio)
1. Thick as a Brick (2012 Steven Wilson 5.1 DTS mix)
2. Thick as a Brick (2012 Steven Wilson 5.1 Dolby Digital mix)
3. Thick as a Brick (2012 Steven Wilson stereo mix at 96/24 PCM)
4. Thick as a Brick (1972 stereo mix flat transfer at 96/24 PCM)
5. 1972 Radio Ad (1:00)

Line-up / Musicians

- Ian Anderson / flute, acoustic guitar, violin, saxophone, trumpet, vocals
- Martin Barre / electric guitar, luth
- Barriemore Barlow / drums, timpani, percussion
- Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond / bass, spoken word
- John Evan / organ, piano, harpsichord

- David Palmer / string arrangement & conducting

Releases information

40th anniversary edition of Jethro Tull's conceptual masterpiece, Thick as a Brick.

The CD features a new mix of the album by Steven Wilson, while the DVD contains 5.1 DTS & Dolby Digital surround sound mix, high quality stereo 96/24 (new mix), the original 1972 stereo mix flat transferred to 96/24 PCM (directly from the Morgan Studios recording by Robin Black), plus a 1972 radio ad.

The original TAAB newspaper, an article by Classic Rock's Dom Lawson, rare photos by Didi Zill and Robert Ellis, recording/touring mementos and much more are contained in a 104 page hardback book.

CD+DVD Chrysalis - 5099970461923 (November 6, 2012, USA, Canada & Europe)

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(90%)
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5 stars Steven Wilson made an outstanding job. He really manage to give a diamond another kind of shine. We can now hear the violin, the brass and the saxophone that before were almost hiding from the rest. The book that come with the CD's and DVD's (you can hear the music everywhere now!) is complete: the ... (read more)

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