10/3/09

VIRGIN/EMI TO RELEASE ‘JETHRO TULL: LIVE AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN 1978’ DVD/CD & DIGITAL AUDIO COLLECTIONS



Hollywood, California – September 24, 2009 – On October 20, Virgin/EMI will release a classic Jethro Tull concert for the first time, in DVD/CD and digital audio collections. Filmed and recorded live in New York City on October 14, 1978, Jethro Tull: Live At Madison Square Garden 1978 features more than 90 minutes of music and video presented in 5.1 DTS and Dolby Surround©.

Jethro Tull: Live At Madison Square Garden 1978, documented during Tull’s “Heavy Horses" tour, includes stellar performances of many of the band’s most popular songs, including “Aqualung,” “Locomotive Breath,” “Songs From The Wood,” “Thick As A Brick,” “Heavy Horses,” and many more. This concert also marked the first time a rock act was beamed live from America on British television.

Jethro Tull has released 30 studio and live albums, selling more than 60 million copies since the band first performed at London's famous Marquee club. Tull’s founder, the influential singer and flautist Ian Anderson, will tour to 20 U.S. cities in October and November, following a tour of the U.K. this month.

http://www.jethrotull.com

Jethro Tull: Live At Madison Square Garden 1978 (DVD/CD)
DVD
1. Sweet Dream
2. One Brown Mouse
3. Heavy Horses
4. Opening
5. Thick As A Brick
6. No Lullaby (including flute solo from God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen)
7. Songs From The Wood
8. Band Intro
9. Quatrain
10. Aqualung
11. Locomotive Breath (including Dambusters March)
12. Too Old To Rock 'N' Roll: Too Young To Die
13. My God/Cross Eyed Mary
14. Locomotive Breath (Encore) (including Dambusters March)
CD
1. Sweet Dream
2. One Brown Mouse
3. Heavy Horses
4. Thick As A Brick
5. No Lullaby (including flute solo from God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen)
6. Songs From The Wood
7. Quatrain
8. Aqualung
9. Locomotive Breath (including Dambusters March)
10. Too Old To Rock 'N' Roll: Too Young To Die
11. My God/Cross Eyed Mary


Jethro Tull: Live At Madison Square Garden 1978 (digital audio)
1. Sweet Dream
2. One Brown Mouse
3. Heavy Horses
4. Thick As A Brick
5. No Lullaby (including flute solo from God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen)
6. Songs From The Wood
7. Quatrain
8. Aqualung
9. Locomotive Breath (including Dambusters March)
10. Too Old To Rock 'N' Roll: Too Young To Die
11. My God/Cross Eyed Mary

Ian Anderson: confirmed U.S. tour dates
OCTOBER
6 Milwaukee, WI Pabst Theater
7 Chicago, IL Vic Theatre
9 Schenectady, NY Proctor's Theatre
10 Worcester, MA Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts
11 Ledyard, CT Foxwoods Resort - MGM Grand
13 New York, NY Beacon Theatre
15 Baltimore, MD Lyric Opera House
16 Glenside, PA Keswick Theater
17 Red Bank, NJ Count Basie Theatre
18 Wallingford, CT Chevrolet Theatre

NOVEMBER
3 Phoenix, AZ Dodge Theatre
5 Anaheim, CA The Grove of Anaheim
6 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
7 San Luis Obispo, CA Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center - Harmon Hall
8 Modesto, CA Gallo Center for the Arts - Mary Stuart Rogers
9 San Francisco, CA The Warfield Theatre
10 Santa Rosa, CA Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
13 Portland, OR Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
14 Seattle, WA Moore Theatre
15 Spokane, WA Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox

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Media Contacts:

For Virgin/EMI: Jennifer Ballantyne – EMI Music North America
(323) 871-5494 | jennifer.ballantyne@emicap.com!

For Ian Anderson: Anne Leighton – Leighton Media
(718) 881-8183| SKYPE: AnneRLeighton | LeightonMedia@aol.com!

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