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Jethro Tull Heavy Horses (New Shoes Edition) album cover
4.57 | 42 ratings | 2 reviews | 79% 5 stars

Essential: a masterpiece of
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Boxset/Compilation, released in 2018

Songs / Tracks Listing

CD1 [A Steven Wilson Stereo Remix]

.And The Mouse Police Never Sleeps
Acres Wild
No Lullaby
One Brown Mouse
Heavy Horses
Associated Recordings

Living In These Hard Times (Version Two)*
Everything In Our Lives*
Jack A Lynn* (early version)
Quatrain* (studio version)
Horse-Hoeing Husbandry*
Botanic Man*
Living In These Hard Times (Version One)
Botanic Man Theme*
* Previously unreleased material
CD2 [Live In Concert In Berne, Switzerland, May 1978 - Part One]

A Jacko Jakszyk stereo remix

Opening Music (Quartet)
Introduction by Claude Nobs
No Lullaby
Sweet Dream
Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day
Jack In The Green
One Brown Mouse
Heavy Horses
A New Day Yesterday
Flute Solo Improvisation / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Bouree
Living In The Past / A New Day Yesterday (reprise)
Songs From The Wood

CD3 [Live In Concert In Berne, Switzerland, May 1978 - Part Two]

Thick As A Brick
Hunting Girl
Too Old To Rock 'n' Roll
Minstrel In The Gallery
Cross Eyed Mary
Locomotive Breath
Dambusters March / Aqualung (reprise)

DVD 1 [Audio/Video]

Heavy Horses full album plus the additional:

Living In These Hard Times (versions 1 & 2)
Everything In Our Lives
Horse-Hoeing Husbandry
Botanic Man & Botanic Man
Quatrain (stereo only)
Mixed 5.1 DTS & DD surround sound and 96/24 LPCM stereo.

DVD 2 [Audio]

Jethro Tull recorded live to 24 track at The Festhalle, Berne, Switzerland by The Maison Rouge Mobile mixed to 5.1 DTS & DD surround sound and 48/24 LPCM stereo

Promotional video footage for the tracks Heavy Horses & Moths. and 2 period TV ads.

Line-up / Musicians

- Ian Anderson / vocals, flute, acoustic & electric guitars, mandolin, whistle, producer
- Martin Barre / electric guitar
- John Evan / piano, organ
- David Palmer / portative pipe organ, keyboards, orchestral arrangements
- John Glascock / bass, backing vocals
- Barriemore Barlow / drums, percussion

- Darryl Way / violin

Releases information

PLG UK Catalog

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JETHRO TULL Heavy Horses (New Shoes Edition) ratings distribution

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Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(79%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(17%)
Good, but non-essential (5%)
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JETHRO TULL Heavy Horses (New Shoes Edition) reviews

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Review by Warthur
4 stars The New Shoes edition of Heavy Horses includes not just the original album (given a pretty decent remix by Steven Wilson which breathes new life into the material whilst remaining true to the album's original aesthetic), but also the full live concert from 28th May 1978 in Berne - some parts of which later emerged on Bursting Out.

On the one hand, it does substantiate that Bursting Out did do a good job of capturing the Heavy Horses tour within the confines of two LP's running time, but on the other it is nice to have a full concert from the era to take in the bits of the set list that had to be trimmed for Bursting Out - and since only five songs from Berne made it onto that album, whilst the material here is familiar most of the specific performances will be new to most listeners.

Latest members reviews

5 stars A fine album made even better. The sound is excellent. Moths, Rover, Acres, Mouse police, Brown mouse are gems. I like the title track more now too. There's an extra heaviness too it on this set. The living in these hard times tracks are fine sounding extras. Also the Botanic tracks are quite good t ... (read more)

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