Aqualung, Jethro Tull's masterpiece, re-released next month
Despite the band's disapproval, is regarded as a concept album featuring a central theme of "the distinction between religion and God".
In April 1971, Aqualung peaked at number 4 on the UK Album Chart; when the CD version was released in 1996, it reached number 52.
The album was re-released in a fortieth anniversary edition on October 2011. The release contains a new stereo and 5.1 surround remix of the album by Porcupine Tree's Steven Wilson, and comes in two different editions: a "collector's edition" containing the album on LP and two CDs, as well as DVD and Blu-ray discs and a hardback book and a "special edition" containing the two CDs and an abridged version of the book.
Aqualung has sold more than 7 million units worldwide and is Jethro Tull's best selling album.
The album will be re-released in a 2 CD, 2 DVD package via Chrysalis/Warner on April 22nd 2016. Here are the full details of this new version.
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