Vinyl Record & CD
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A darker album for darker times
180-gram gatefold double vinyl with LP booklet and CD
First album of all-new music from Jethro Tull in 22 years!
Evoking Biblical writings in a wholly different way from the now 51-year-old Aqualung, The Zealot Gene — in the making since 2017 — is a darker album for darker times.
Ian Anderson elaborates: "While I have a spot of genuine fondness for the pomp and fairytale story-telling of the Holy Book, I still feel the need to question and draw sometimes unholy parallels from the text. The good, the bad, and the downright ugly rear their heads throughout, but are punctuated with elements of love, respect, and tenderness."
Music born of emotional necessity put together by a band with nothing to prove, The Zealot Gene is a worthy addition to a peerless catalog.
|Disc 1||1. Mrs Tibbets||2. Jacob's Tales||3. Mine Is the Mountain||4. The Zealot Gene||5. Shoshana Sleeping||6. Sad City Sisters||
|1. Barren Beth, Wild Desert John||2. The Betrayal of Joshua Kynde||3. Where Did Saturday Go?||4. Three Loves, Three||5. In Brief Visitation||6. The Fisherman of Ephesus||
|1. Mrs Tibbets||2. Jacob's Tales||3. Mine Is the Mountain||4. The Zealot Gene||5. Shoshana Sleeping||6. Sad City Sisters||7. Barren Beth, Wild Desert John||8. The Betrayal of Joshua Kynde||9. Where Did Saturday Go?||10. Three Loves, Three||11. In Brief Visitation||12. The Fisherman of Ephesus|