Friday, March 20 2015
After the back-to-back-to-back brilliance of their previous three albums, a letdown seemed inevitable; amazingly, Ian Anderson & Co. raised the bar, instead.
Thursday, July 24 2014
A Passion Play tends to draw the most resistance from even prog-rock aficionados; it obliges time and attention to let it work its charms.
Sunday, May 22 2011
Put as simply -- and starkly -- as possible, many beautiful babies were thrown out with the bath water by hidebound critics who were content to sniffingly dismiss the more ambitious (pretentious!) works that certain bands were putting out as a matter of course in the early-to-mid-‘70s.
Wednesday, October 28 2009
My eyes widen as the band sets up, and I wonder which albums Anderson will draw from tonight.
Monday, April 6 2009
Without Jethro Tull there would be no Jethro Tull
Thursday, June 26 2008
Jethro Tull’s essential, yet underrated 1968 debut finally gets the deluxe treatment it deserves in commemoration of its 40th anniversary.
Thursday, June 21 2007
You remember the song "Teen Angst" by Cracker? Well, does the world need yet ANOTHER Jethro Tull compilation?
Wednesday, May 12 2004
Sunday, March 21 2004
Saturday, July 29 2000
The platinum-wigged female string quartet has been conspicuously absent since 1974's Warchild tour, and the bassist who once sported a matching diagonal black and white striped suit and guitar has long since moved on.