Jethro Tull’s Heavy Horses Set For 40th Anniversary Reissue

posted by Scott Munro - 

Jethro Tull’s 1978 album Heavy Horses is to be reissued next year to mark its 40th anniversary.

It’s set to arrive on February 9 and will launch as Heavy Horses New Shoes Edition on 3CD/2DVD via Parlophone Records.

The reissue will include the original album with nine additional bonus tracks – seven of which are previously unreleased – along with a live concert recorded in Berne, Switzerland, in May 1978.

The two DVDs feature the original album, bonus and live tracks all mixed to surround sound by Steven Wilson and Jakko Jakszyk. A 96-page booklet will also be included, documenting the history of the album and tour, along with lyrics, rare photos and exclusive interviews.

Jethro Tull Heavy Horses New Shoes Edition

CD1

Steven Wilson Stereo Remix

  1. …And The Mouse Police Never Sleeps
  2. Acres Wild
  3. No Lullaby
  4. Moths
  5. Journeyman
  6. Rover
  7. One Brown Mouse
  8. Heavy Horses
  9. Weathercock

Associated Recordings

  1. Living In These Hard Times (Version Two)
  2. Everything In Our Lives
  3. Jack A Lynn (early version)
  4. Quatrain (studio version)
  5. Horse-Hoeing Husbandry
  6. Beltane
  7. Botanic Man
  8. Living In These Hard Times (Version One)
  9. Botanic Man Theme

CD2

Live In Concert In Berne, May 1978 part 1 - Jacko Jakszyk stereo remix

  1. Opening Music (Quartet)
  2. Introduction by Claude Nobs
  3. No Lullaby
  4. Sweet Dream
  5. Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day
  6. Jack In The Green
  7. One Brown Mouse
  8. Heavy Horses
  9. A New Day Yesterday
  10. Flute Solo Improvisation / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Bouree
  11. Living In The Past / A New Day Yesterday (reprise)
  12. Songs From The Wood

CD3

Live In Concert In Berne, May 1978 - part 2

  1. Thick As A Brick
  2. Hunting Girl
  3. Too Old To Rock ‘n’ Roll
  4. Conundrum
  5. Minstrel In The Gallery
  6. Cross Eyed Mary
  7. Quatrain
  8. Aqualung
  9. Locomotive Breath
  10. Dambusters March / Aqualung (reprise)

DVD 1 - Audio/Video

  1. Heavy Horses full album plus the additional:
  2. Living In These Hard Times (versions 1 & 2)
  3. Everything In Our Lives
  4. Jack-A-Lynn
  5. Horse-Hoeing Husbandry
  6. Beltane
  7. Botanic Man & Botanic Man
  8. Quatrain (stereo only)
  9. 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

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