Jethro Tull Release New Animated Songs Movie for ‘Aqualung’

Jethro Tull has introduced a new animated online video for their 1971 basic, “Aqualung.”

The video was directed by Sam Chegini and starts with the well-known illustration of the old guy on the Aqualung album cover right before increasing into a stark and generally devastating meditation on homelessness, from individuals residing on town streets to refugees displaced all over the world. Jethro Tull frontman Ian Anderson also can make a cameo in the clip, appearing by means of the rotoscope animation outcome.

“At the recommendation of my pal, Jakko Jaksyzk of King Crimson, I contacted a youthful Iranian videographer/director, Sam Chegini,” Anderson suggests of the video. “He sent a one of a kind rendition of the ‘Aqualung’ track with summary and documentary-style footage. A proficient youthful gentleman with a brilliant long run in the songs arts.”

Earlier in March, Jethro Tull celebrated the 50th anniversary of Aqualung with a particular livestream function for the duration of which Anderson walked through the full album observe-by-monitor. This calendar year, Jethro Tull are also celebrating the 40th anniversary of their album A, with a three-CD, 3-DVD box set that is set to arrive April 16th.

Capping it all off, Anderson is prepping a new ebook, Silent Singing, which will compile all his lyrics from 1968’s This Was to Jethro Tull’s as-nevertheless-unreleased new album, The Zealot Gene. The book is set to arrive in June, while a launch date for the album has still to be announced. The Zealot Gene marks Tull’s initial album in nearly 20 a long time, their past remaining a Xmas album that arrived in 2003.


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