Jethro Tull

Ian Anderson Announces 2012 Tour Dates in the UK, Germany, Israel, US

Ian Anderson has just announced a monster spring, summer and fall 2012 tour.  Anderson will kick of his tour in the UK at the Perth Concert Halll.  He will follow it up with another 19 more shows in the England, before heading to Stuttgart, Germany.  Ian will perform shows several other shows in Germany as well.  Additionally, Ian will play Zurich, Switzerland, Austria, Norway & Reykjavik, Iceland.  Tull will then follow this up with shows in Israel before heading to the states. 

Jethro Tull & Ian Anderson Set To Release 'Thick as a Brick | 2'

Following the recent announcement of a 19-date tour to commemorate the 40th anniversary of 'Thick As A Brick,' on April 2nd (April 3rd in North America) Ian Anderson will release a sequel to the original album.

In 1972, Ian Anderson wrote and recorded the Jethro Tull Progressive Rock classic album 'Thick As A Brick.' The lyrics were credited at the time to the fictitious child character, Gerald Bostock, whose parents supposedly lied about his age.  The record instantly became a number one Billboard Chart album and enjoyed considerable success in many countries of the world.