Jethro Tull A Passion Play 2CD & 2DVD
Jethro Tull A Passion Play 2CD & 2DVD
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: WEA

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Jethro Tull A Passion Play 2CD & 2DVD

Jethro Tull

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SKU:
WEACD63056
UPC:
825646305674
Features Original Album and Infamous "Chateau Disaster" Recordings Mixed to 5.1 Surround and Stereo! Includes 80-Page Book!

"A Passion Play" is the sixth studio album by Jethro Tull, released in 1973. Like its predecessor, Thick as a Brick (1972), it is a concept album with the theme being the journey of one man in the afterlife. On release it had chart success around the world hitting no. 1 in the US & no. 13 in the UK.

A Passion Play is Jethro Tull’s most overtly Progressive and conceptual release, featuring a complex poetic narrative framed by the most adventurous music of the band’s career. The album offers dazzling virtuoso instrumental passages, evocative synthesizer sequences, and fuses Folk, Jazz and Rock influences in a strikingly unique, wholly Jethro Tull way.

Early in 1968, a group of young British musicians, born from the ashes of various failed regional bands gathered together in hunger, destitution and modest optimism in Luton, North of London. With a common love of Blues and an appreciation, between them, of various other music forms, they started to win over a small but enthusiastic audience in the various pubs and clubs of Southern England. The breakthrough came when they were offered the Thursday night residency at London's famous Marquee Club in Wardour Street, Soho.

On this beautiful expanded case-bound book edition, there is the original album and earlier Chateau d'Herouville Sessions mixed to 5.1 surround sound and stereo by Steven Wilson.

"...a dazzling mix of old English folk and classical material, reshaped in electric rock terms. The band is at its peak form, sustaining the tension and anticipation of this album-length piece across 45 minutes..." -Bruce Eder, allmusic.com

Features:
• 2 CD
• 2 DVD
• 80-page book detailing the album, the band's 1973 tour and the Chateau recordings
• New Steven Wilson mixes (stereo and 5.1), alongside Steven Wilson mixes of the infamous "Chateau Disaster" recordings that preceded the album
• 24/96 flat transfer of the original master
• DVDs NTSC: Aspect Ratio 16:9 & 4:3
• Region 0 (All Regions)

Selections:
CD 1 - A Passion Play (New Steven Wilson Stereo Mix)

1. Lifebeats/Prelude
2. The Silver Cord
3. Re-Assuring Tune
4. Memory Bank
5. Best Friends
6. Critique Oblique
7. Forest Dance #1
8. The Story Of The Hare Who Lost His Spectacles
9. Forest Dance #2
10. The Foot Of Our Stairs
11. Overseer Overture
12. Flight From Lucifer
13. 10:08 To Paddington
14. Magus Perde
15. Epilogue

CD 2 - The Chateau d’Herouville Sessions (New Steven Wilson Stereo Mix)
1. The Big Top
2. Scenario
3. Audition
4. Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day
5. Sailor
6. No Rehearsal
7. Left Right
8. Only Solitaire
9. Critique Oblique (Part I)
10. Critique Oblique (Part II)
11. Animelee (1st Dance)
12. Animelee (2nd Dance)
13. Law Of The Bungle (Part I)
14. Tiger Toon
15. Law Of The Bungle (Part II)

DVD 1 (Audio & Video)
Contains A Passion Play mixed to DTS 96/24 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital AC3 5.1 Surround and 96/24 Stereo PCM. A flat transfer from the original master at 96/24 PCM and video clips of 'The Story Of The Hare Who Lost His Spectacles' and 'intro' and 'outro' film footage used in the PP tour of 1973.

DVD 2 (Audio)
Contains The Chateau d’Herouville Sessions mixed to DTS 96/24 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital AC3 5.1 Surround and 96/24 Stereo PCM.
Description
Features Original Album and Infamous "Chateau Disaster" Recordings Mixed to 5.1 Surround and Stereo! Includes 80-Page Book!

"A Passion Play" is the sixth studio album by Jethro Tull, released in 1973. Like its predecessor, Thick as a Brick (1972), it is a concept album with the theme being the journey of one man in the afterlife. On release it had chart success around the world hitting no. 1 in the US & no. 13 in the UK.

A Passion Play is Jethro Tull’s most overtly Progressive and conceptual release, featuring a complex poetic narrative framed by the most adventurous music of the band’s career. The album offers dazzling virtuoso instrumental passages, evocative synthesizer sequences, and fuses Folk, Jazz and Rock influences in a strikingly unique, wholly Jethro Tull way.

Early in 1968, a group of young British musicians, born from the ashes of various failed regional bands gathered together in hunger, destitution and modest optimism in Luton, North of London. With a common love of Blues and an appreciation, between them, of various other music forms, they started to win over a small but enthusiastic audience in the various pubs and clubs of Southern England. The breakthrough came when they were offered the Thursday night residency at London's famous Marquee Club in Wardour Street, Soho.

On this beautiful expanded case-bound book edition, there is the original album and earlier Chateau d'Herouville Sessions mixed to 5.1 surround sound and stereo by Steven Wilson.

"...a dazzling mix of old English folk and classical material, reshaped in electric rock terms. The band is at its peak form, sustaining the tension and anticipation of this album-length piece across 45 minutes..." -Bruce Eder, allmusic.com

Features:
• 2 CD
• 2 DVD
• 80-page book detailing the album, the band's 1973 tour and the Chateau recordings
• New Steven Wilson mixes (stereo and 5.1), alongside Steven Wilson mixes of the infamous "Chateau Disaster" recordings that preceded the album
• 24/96 flat transfer of the original master
• DVDs NTSC: Aspect Ratio 16:9 & 4:3
• Region 0 (All Regions)

Selections:
CD 1 - A Passion Play (New Steven Wilson Stereo Mix)

1. Lifebeats/Prelude
2. The Silver Cord
3. Re-Assuring Tune
4. Memory Bank
5. Best Friends
6. Critique Oblique
7. Forest Dance #1
8. The Story Of The Hare Who Lost His Spectacles
9. Forest Dance #2
10. The Foot Of Our Stairs
11. Overseer Overture
12. Flight From Lucifer
13. 10:08 To Paddington
14. Magus Perde
15. Epilogue

CD 2 - The Chateau d’Herouville Sessions (New Steven Wilson Stereo Mix)
1. The Big Top
2. Scenario
3. Audition
4. Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day
5. Sailor
6. No Rehearsal
7. Left Right
8. Only Solitaire
9. Critique Oblique (Part I)
10. Critique Oblique (Part II)
11. Animelee (1st Dance)
12. Animelee (2nd Dance)
13. Law Of The Bungle (Part I)
14. Tiger Toon
15. Law Of The Bungle (Part II)

DVD 1 (Audio & Video)
Contains A Passion Play mixed to DTS 96/24 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital AC3 5.1 Surround and 96/24 Stereo PCM. A flat transfer from the original master at 96/24 PCM and video clips of 'The Story Of The Hare Who Lost His Spectacles' and 'intro' and 'outro' film footage used in the PP tour of 1973.

DVD 2 (Audio)
Contains The Chateau d’Herouville Sessions mixed to DTS 96/24 5.1 Surround, Dolby Digital AC3 5.1 Surround and 96/24 Stereo PCM.
ISBN
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
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Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Jethro Tull
Title
A Passion Play
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
1
Direct to disc
Creation Date
07-07-2014
Release Date
07-30-2014
Availability
Awaiting Repress
Format
CD
ASSOC
C
Scratch & Dent
0
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