JETHRO TULL: Thick As A Brick 50th anniversary deluxe reissue this October

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Progatron, Jun 21, 2022.

  1. It's supposed to be at the very end, right after "...as a brick".
     
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  2. errant_knight

    errant_knight Well-Known Member

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    I was excited to see that the book edition is getting a repress until I realized that it is only two discs and no live recordings? But, we get the full newspaper? Yay? I'm not sure I care now. Compared to the other ones I bought it seems pretty slim on content.
     
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  3. Galeans

    Galeans Forum Resident

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    This re-release is clearly not meant to be any different content-wise: it's being reissued only because people have been asking for it for ages. I am glad they are doing it as it's the only box that I missed and it could certainly pave the way for more reissues in the future.

    Regarding the dreaded Peter Mew mastering: considering that (if I'm not mistaken) the single CD edition of the remix didn't use it (@Plan9 can you confirm that?) and that in 2016 they took upon themselves to do a new version of the "Aqualung" set also to adress what was perceived as a poor mastering, I don't believe they will re-use it here. These reissues have always been made with the greatest care and I don't think things will be any different here.
     
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  4. hbbfam

    hbbfam Forum Resident

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    If we are talking about the end of the album, my MFSL CD has no "yeah" (original mix?). I also have the 2015 HD download which presumably is the Wilson version, but it has no "yeah" at the end either. Are we talking about the first side or the end of the album? This may turn into a "do I have the Hoffman Who's Next".
     
  5. folkfreak

    folkfreak The cold blooded penguin

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    It is there on the download and I think on the MFSL as well.
    It's very quiet about 2 seconds after the brick
     
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  6. tootull

    tootull the summer lightning cuts the sky like a hot wire

    Location:
    Canada
    REPEAT - At the very end of the album, the "Yeah" that Ian Anderson quietly says after the final "to be thick as a brick" is sung, has been restored to the 5.1 version.
    The final "Yeah" was missing from the 25th anniversary edition.
    On the corrected DVD deluxe package the final yeah is only on the 5.1. To my knowledge, "Yeah" was never included when Peter Mew mastered Thick As A Brick.

    The final yeah is on the original UK vinyl, UK + USA & MFSL CD's.
     
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  7. Progatron

    Progatron Wealthy industrialist philanthropist & bicyclist Thread Starter

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    It doesn't need any extra content in order to sell, people have been screaming for its reissue for a decade now (and literally saying 'We don't need anything extra, we just want it because we missed out the first time'). It will sell out.
     
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  8. DK Pete

    DK Pete Forum Resident

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    This is one of my top ten albums of all time hence, it was the one Tull set I was looking most forward to in anticipation of working versions of the final “piece”. We got nothing. For this reason, I consider the so-called repress useless.
     
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  9. Progatron

    Progatron Wealthy industrialist philanthropist & bicyclist Thread Starter

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    It's not a 'so-called' repress. It's a repress; it was made once, now it's being made again to alleviate demand. And it's far from useless, as the sales will surely prove. If you don't have it already, now's your chance. If you do have it, you aren't the target market anyway.

    It's amazing to have seen and heard 10 years of people practically begging for this, and now that the powers that be have finally caved, 'it's useless'.
     
  10. Mirsset

    Mirsset Forum Resident

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    Definitely "yeah" at the end of 2015 HD download (and IIRC on MFSL too).
    It's at the very end of part 2, it's very quiet, just turn your volume up...
     
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  11. tootull

    tootull the summer lightning cuts the sky like a hot wire

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  12. DK Pete

    DK Pete Forum Resident

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    Levittown. NY
    If one doesn’t have it and loves the album, definitely go for it (I do have it). I didn’t mean to come off so snooty (sorry bout that). But I was just so incredibly let down that this set, of all the Tull sets, gave us nothing in the way of outtakes…I was actually hoping for something added when I first heard about the repress. But yes, if you don’t have it, that’s reason enough to go for it. “Useless” was the wrong word.
     
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  13. Larry L

    Larry L Senior Member

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    The end of the album.
     
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  14. tootull

    tootull the summer lightning cuts the sky like a hot wire

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    Canada
    Yeah?

    YEAH final :-popcorn:
     
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  15. BwanaBob

    BwanaBob Forum Resident

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    Maryland, USA
    Seems suspiciously underpriced. Although one sees the DVD audio in the picture, there is no mention in the listing of this release that this is a CD.
    I'll bite the bullet and hold onto my Burning Shed order.
     
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  16. Old Fred

    Old Fred Forum Resident

    Keep your shed order. That Amazon set was for the 40th set! :shake:
     
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  17. Nycademon

    Nycademon Forum Resident

    I have the Pono version (un-Mewed, split into 8 tracks). The "yeah" is there, at the very end of the album.
     
  18. folkfreak

    folkfreak The cold blooded penguin

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    Germany
    Which is the same set....
     
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  19. scoutbb

    scoutbb Forum Resident

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    LA
    I bought mine from Best Buy when it came out. Even then, the music section had shrunk to a couple of small aisles (used to be about 4 long aisles). I saw one, and only one, sitting on a shelf. Not knowing this was coming out and being a big fan of the album, I picked it up.
    Of course is has the Peter Mew mastering but I never tried to get a corrected version. Hopefully the new one will have the proper mastering, and like a fool, I’ll probably get it again. Will also get the vinyl. Guess its to late now to sell my copy for big bucks now that the word is out about the new release!
     
  20. Nycademon

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  21. Old Fred

    Old Fred Forum Resident

    Right. Just depends how picky one wants to get with issues.
     
  22. StingRay5

    StingRay5 Important Impresario

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    California
    It looks to me like the new vinyl edition is called 50th, and the reprinted CD/DVD bookset is still called 40th, so Nycademon is linking to the right one.
     
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  23. Mirsset

    Mirsset Forum Resident

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    Slovakia
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  24. folkfreak

    folkfreak The cold blooded penguin

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    Germany
    But when one says that one is picky....
     

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