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Jethro Tull release new A Passion Play trailer

Jethro Tull have released a new trailer for the deluxe reissue of 1973's A Passion Play.

The conceptual follow-up to the hit Thick As A Brick album will be released through Rhino on June 30 comes as a lavish An Extended Performance version featuring 2 CDs and 2 DVDs. There will also be a heavyweight vinyl version released, as previously stated on Prog.

The new version comes complete with the band’s earlier Chateau d’Herouville sessions, containing 15 tracks on a second CD. Both discs are presented with a brand-new mix by Steven Wilson.

Two DVDs are also included: one containing the original record in 5.1 and PCM stereo, along with video clips of stage intro film The Hare Who Lost His Spectacles; and the other carrying alternative mixes of the Chateau d’Herouville sessions.

The discs are packaged in a box set along with a book featuring interviews with Wilson, dancer Jane Eve, spun man Chris Amson, plus the memoirs of the Revered Godfrey Pilchard.

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.