Fat Man - Jethro Tull - Stand Up (A Steven Wilson Stereo Remix)
Label: Chrysalis - 0190295932848 • Format: CD Album, Mixed, Reissue, Remastered • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Prog Rock, Blues Rock
Stand Up is Its Alright - Various - The Wish List second studio album by the British rock band Jethro Tullreleased in Before recordings for the album began, the band's original guitarist Mick Abrahams resigned because of musical differences with Ian Anderson ; Abrahams wanted to stay with the blues rock sound of their debut, This Waswhile Anderson wished to add other musical influences such as folk rock.
He was replaced by guitarist Martin Barrewho appeared on every subsequent Jethro Fat Man - Jethro Tull - Stand Up (A Steven Wilson Stereo Remix) album. Stand Up represents the first album project on which Anderson was in full control of the music and lyrics. The result was an eclectic album with various styles appearing in its songs, yet an album which remained somewhat in the blues rock mold, which would be the last such album from Jethro Tull.
The album quickly went to No. The final version was compiled later from several takes, with more touches added by Anderson. The design of the album cover started with a visit to New Haven, Connecticut during a concert tour in late February Under the direction of producer Terry Ellisthe band met a woodcarver named James Grashow who followed them for a week in order to properly represent them in wood.
Stand Up won New Musical Express ' s award for best album artwork in The pop-up was not carried over to the album reissue. The album still shows a great blues influence, as in the first track "A New Day Yesterday". The song "Fat Man" shows an interest in unusual instrumentation, as Ian Anderson plays mandolinone of the first times the instrument had been used by a rock band.
The acoustic pieces, like "Reasons for Waiting", already show Anderson under the influence of Roy Harper. Ian Anderson has said that the chord progression in "We Used to Know" was picked up subconsciously by the Eagles when they toured together in or and used in their song " Hotel California ".
In a interview, Unknown Artist - Halloween stated that the chord progression had likely been used in earlier songs and also called "Hotel California" a "much better song" than "We Used to Know".
Although not a concept albumStand Up lyrically is filled with Fucking Ada - Ian Dury & The Blockheads* - Laughter to Anderson's relationship with his parents a subject continued on Benefitespecially in "Back to the Family" and "For a Thousand Mothers".
The difficult life before the band's success were described in "We Used to Know" Fat Man - Jethro Tull - Stand Up (A Steven Wilson Stereo Remix) remembering the hard life Anderson and bassist Glenn Cornick had at the beginning of the group. Stand Up received mixed reviews upon its release, but more recent evaluations praised the album as a whole, for the production and musicianship. The Rolling Stone review was quite positive, stating that the album "has a fairly low raunch quotient, true to form, but it is quite marvellous" and also that "the Bright Lights, Big City - Sonny James - The Biggest Hits Of Sonny James is not really funky; rather, it is a meticulously crafted work no sterility implied which deserves careful listening.
At a time when many of the established stars are faltering, it is a particular pleasure to hear an important new voice. A retrospective AllMusic review was positive, saying that the band had "solidified their sound" with the album, bringing an "English folk music" influence to several of the songs, atop an overall Distorsion* - Perdido / Dónde Vive Mi Paz rock foundation. During an interview with BraveWords inAnderson selected Stand Up as his favourite Tull album: "I suppose if you were to really twist my arm, I would probably go back towith the Stand Up album, because that was my first album of first really original music.
It has a special place in my heart. The album was reissued in by Chrysalis Records. The booklet featured the pop-up woodcut band.
The album was reissued again in as a digital remaster, this time with 4 bonus tracks. It was reissued on 5 October as a deluxe edition, including six bonus tracks on disc one, and two additional discs: a disc of live material recorded at Carnegie Fat Man - Jethro Tull - Stand Up (A Steven Wilson Stereo Remix) on 4 Novemberand a disc with a DTS surround mix.
The material was mixed by Peter Mew at the Abbey Segundo Inverno - Segundo Inverno studios.
It also includes a page booklet featuring track-by-track annotations by Ian Anderson, an extensive history of the album, rare and unseen photographs and a reproduction of the original pop-up book artwork designed by James Grashow. It was re-released again on gram vinyl with the original tracks in Fat Man - Jethro Tull - Stand Up (A Steven Wilson Stereo Remix) This time it came with the gatefold cover and the "pop up" band inside.
All songs written by Ian Andersonunless otherwise indicated. The album reached No. In the Norwegian charts where the band toured along with Jimi Hendrixthe album charted at No. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jethro Tull. Hard rock folk rock blues rock progressive rock. Jethro Tull Official Website. Retrieved 19 March Official Charts Company. Retrieved 7 September Retrieved 1 May All Media Network. The Village Voice. Retrieved 6 January Record Collector Rolling Stone.
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