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Jethro Tull - War Child Download

Performer: Jethro Tull
Genre: Rock
Title: War Child
Country: US
Released: 1974
Style: Prog Rock, Classic Rock
Label: Chrysalis
Catalog Number: CHR 1067
MP3 version ZIP size: 1347 mb
FLAC version ZIP size: 2367 mb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 137


1Back-Door Angels5:30
2Two Fingers5:07
3Queen And Country2:59
4Only Solitaire1:28
5The Third Hoorah4:47
6Bungle In The Jungle3:34
8War Child4:33
9Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day4:02


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
CHR 1067, CHR.1067Jethro Tull War Child ‎(LP, Album)Chrysalis, ChrysalisCHR 1067, CHR.1067UK1974
F2 21067, DIDX 001426Jethro Tull War Child ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial)Chrysalis , Chrysalis F2 21067, DIDX 001426RussiaUnknown
TOCP-67182Jethro Tull War Child ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Pap)ChrysalisTOCP-67182Japan2003
CHR 1067, DD30878Jethro Tull War Child ‎(LP, Album)Chrysalis, ChrysalisCHR 1067, DD30878Israel1974
40.098Jethro Tull War Child ‎(LP, Album)Philips40.098Venezuela1974


  • Arranged ByJethro Tull
  • Bass Guitar, Double BassJeffrey Hammond-Hammond
  • Drums, Glockenspiel, Marimba, PercussionBarriemore Barlow
  • Electric Guitar, Acoustic GuitarMartin Barre
  • EngineerRobin Black
  • Executive-ProducerTerry Ellis
  • Lacquer Cut ByPecko (tracks: B1 to B5), Porky (tracks: A1 to A5)
  • Leader [Philamusica Of London]Patrick Halling
  • Mastered ByMelvin Abrahams
  • Orchestra [Members Of]Philamusica Of London
  • Orchestrated ByDavid Palmer
  • Organ, Piano, Synthesizer, AccordionJohn Evan
  • Producer, Written-ByIan Anderson
  • Vocals, Flute, Acoustic Guitar, Alto Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Sopranino SaxophoneIan Anderson


℗ © 1974 Chrysalis Records
© 1974 Maison Rouge Music

Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute Large "T" etched in runouts.

Controlled in US & Canada by Chrysalis Music Corp. -ASCAP

First Issues have the Green Chrysalis Label on the LP; Later Reissues Have Blue/White Chrysalis Labels.

Includes Original Lyric Sleeve


  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side A): 31,818
  • Matrix / Runout (Label, Side B): 31,819
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A (Variant 1)): CHR-1067 T 31818-RE-1-3 C2 Porky
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B (Variant 1)): CHR-1067 T 31819-RE-1-1 F2 Pecko
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A (Variant 2)): CHR-1067 31818-RE-1 X1 Porky
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B (Variant 2)): CHR-1067 31819-RE-1 X1 Pecko
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A (Variant 3)): CHR-1067 T1 31818-RE-1-2 Porky A33
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B (Variant 3)): CHR-1067 T1 31819-RE-1-1 Pecko G21
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A (Variant 4)): CHR-1067 T1 31818-RE-1 1C Porky A7 S |
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B (Variant 4)): CHR-1067 T1 31819-RE-1 1B Pecko AS 2S
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A (Variant 5) Etched [Stamped]): CHR-1067 TI 31818-RE-1-3 [A]- Porky
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B (Variant 5) Etched [Stamped]): CHR-1067 TI 31819-RE-1-1 Pecko [A] 4(faint)
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etched exc. H stamped variant 6): CHR-1067 31818-RE-1 1C H A PORKY
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etched exc. I stamped variant 6): CHR-1067 31819-RE-1 1A I PECKO
  • Pressing Plant ID (Etched in Runout, Indicates Terre Haute Pressing Plant): TI
  • Price Code (Spine): 0698
  • Rights Society: ASCAP


  • Recorded At – Morgan Studios
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
  • Published By – Maison Rouge Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chrysalis Records
  • Copyright (c) – Chrysalis Records
  • Copyright (c) – Maison Rouge Music



War Child is the seventh studio album by Jethro Tull, released in October 1974. It was released almost a year and a half after the release of A Passion Play. The turmoil over criticism of the previous album surrounded the production of War Child, which obliged the band to do press conferences and explain their plans for the future. The band began recording songs for the album on 7 December 1973, starting with Ladies. They recorded The Third Hoorah along with the outtake Paradise Steakhouse on 8. War child. Jethro tull, studio albums, 1974. Following the ambitious long-form diversions of Thick As A Brick and A Passion Play, 1974s Warchild saw a return to short, sharp songwriting. Shop war child on burning shed. After two single-song concept albums, War Child was a return to the traditional format. The album prominently features David Palmers string orchestration across an eclectic musical set. The music is lighter and more whimsical than the dark A Passion Play, though the lyrics still unleash lashing critiques of established society e. Queen and Country, Bungle in the Jungle , religion e. Two Fingers , and critics e. Only Solitaire . War Child was Jethro Tull's first album after two chart-toppers, Thick as a Brick and A Passion Play, and was one of those records that was a hit the day it was announced it was certified platinum based on pre-orders, the last Tull album to earn platinum record status. It never made the impression of its predecessors, however, as it was a return to standard-length songs following two epic-length pieces. Jethro Tull - War Child 1974. THE THIRD HOORAH is a song by Jethro Tull released from theWar Child album on October 14th, 1974. The Third Hoorah is clearly the most fascinating War Child has attacks on critics and religion like previous Jethro Tull albums, it's a departure to a new, confusing sound, and album. This album signals standard form song again, after two albums of one continuous song each. Ironically enough, even though it's a return to conventional song forms, the music more awkward than ever. After the harsh criticism Tull received for A Passion Play, the band somehow got the idea that what critics thought was important. Even though they went out of their way to licks the critics' gonads, the result still wasn't anything they li. Jethro Tull Format: Audio CD. War Child est quand même le bricolage d'un projet plus ambitieux qui n'a pas abouti peut-être suite à l'échec critique de A Passion Play, qui fut pourtant un succès commercial . L'album revient aux titres courts, il est plutôt rythmé et varié trop avec des saxophones hérités du précédent album et même de l'accordéon, on se croirait parfois avec douze ans d'avance chez les Pogues. Band Name Jethro Tull. Album Name War Child. Type Album. Erscheinungsdatum 1974. Labels Capitol Records. Musik GenreProg Folk. Mitglieder die dieses Album besitzen28. War Child. Queen and Country. Back-Door Angels. War Child aka both WarChild & Warchild is the seventh studio album by Jethro Tull, released in October 1974. The original front cover is a composite photograph featuring a positive color print of Melbourne, Australia at night, and a negative print of a studio photo of lead singer Ian Anderson. War Child is a music studio album recording by JETHRO TULL Prog FolkProgressive Rock released in 1974 on cd, lp, vinyl andor cassette. War Child 4:34 2. Queen And Country 3:02 3. Ladies 3:19 4. Back-Door Angels 5:29 5. Sealion 3:38 6. Skating Away On The Thin Ice Of The New Day 3:58 7. Bungle In The Jungle 3:37 8. Only Solitaire 1:30 9. The Third Hoorah 4:51 10
Copy I bought when released in 1974 has simple matrix runouts:

Side 1: CHR-1067 31818-RE-1 PORKY
Side 2: CHR-1067 31819-RE-1 PECKO

No other markings of pressing plant or anything else

Not their greatest album but it is still enjoyable to listen too.