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Jethro Tull - Storm Watch flac album Performer: Jethro Tull
Title: Storm Watch
Style: Folk Rock
Released: 1979
Country: UK
MP3 album: 1883 mb
FLAC album: 1945 mb
Rating: 4.3
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Genre: Rock

Stormwatch is the twelfth studio album by the progressive rock group Jethro Tull, released September 1979. It is considered the last in the trilogy of folk-rock albums by Jethro Tull (although folk music influenced virtually every Tull album to some extent). Among other subject-matters, the album touches heavily on the problems relating to the environment, oil and money.

Arranged By – Jethro Tull. Art Direction – Peter Wagg. Bass Guitar – John Glascock (tracks: A2, B4, B5). Composed By – David Palmer (2) (tracks: B5), Ian Anderson (tracks: A1 to B4). Drums, Percussion – Barriemore Barlow. Engineer – Robin Black. Engineer – Leigh Mantle. Storm Watch ‎(LP, Album). CDL 1238-1, CKPL-0005. Stormwatch ‎(LP, Album, RE).

By: Jethro Tull (1979, Rock). More albums from Jethro Tull: Living In The Past by Jethro Tull. Aqualung Live by Jethro Tull. Live At Carnegie Hall 1970 by Jethro Tull. The Jethro Tull Christmas Album by Jethro Tull. J-Tull Dot Com by Jethro Tull. Living With The Past by Jethro Tull. Live At Montreux 2003 by Jethro Tull. In Concert by Jethro Tull. View all albums . Storm Watch. By: Jethro Tull (1979, Rock). Bass – John Glascock (tracks: 2, 9, 10). Composed By – David Palmer (2) (tracks: 10), Ian Anderson (tracks: 1 to 9). Cover – Ian Anderson. Stormwatch ‎(LP, Album). 6307 670. Jethro Tull.

This is the last Tull album to feature the classic line-up of 1970s. Bassist John Glascock, suffering at this point from the effects of a cardiac infection that eventually led to his death, is only featured on three tracks ( Flying Dutchman, Orion, and Elegy ). Ian Anderson played bass elsewhere on the album while Dave Pegg played on the subsequent tour. The instrumental piece Elegy was written by David Palmer. Dun Ringill is the historic site of an Iron Age fort on the Isle of Skye, which served as the original seat of the Clan MacKinnon.

Jethro Tull's 12th studio album, Stormwatch, concludes with "Elegy," a quiet instrumental of pastoral acoustic guitar and melancholy strings. The title is appropriate. Composed by al arranger David Palmer in honor of his late father, the three-minute piece serves as a gentle swan song for bassist John Glascock, who died from effects of a cardiac infection soon after being dismissed from the band (and only playing on three tracks). But it's also an elegy in a broader sense, a quiet mourning for Tull's classic era - the '70s. Though Anderson has always been the band's chief creative force, every Jethro Tull album is only as good as the players behind him. By 1979, the core of this classic line-up (Anderson, Barre, Palmer, keyboardist John Evan and drummer Barrie Barlow) had developed a rare level of chemistry for a rock band, having played together since 1972's celebrated Thick as a Brick.

Stormwatch marked the end of an era in Jethro Tull's history, as the last album on which longtime members Barriemore Barlow, John Evan, and David Palmer participated, and the final appearance of bassist John Glascock, who played on three of the cuts (Anderson supplied the bass elsewhere) and died following open-heart surgery a few weeks after its release.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 North Sea Oil 3:08
A2 Orion
Bass Guitar – John Glascock
A3 Home 2:44
A4 Dark Ages 9:07
A5 Warm Sporran 3:31
B1 Something's On The Move 4:24
B2 Old Ghosts 4:20
B3 Dun Ringill 2:37
B4 Flying Dutchman
Bass Guitar – John Glascock
B5 Elegy
Bass Guitar – John GlascockWritten-By – David Palmer

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Maison Rouge
  • Recorded At – La Maison Rouge
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Chrysalis Records Ltd.


  • Art Direction – Peter Wagg
  • Drums, Percussion – Barriemore Barlow
  • Electric Guitar, Mandolin, Classical Guitar – Martin Barre
  • Illustration [Cover Painting] – David Jackson
  • Piano, Organ – John Evan
  • Producer, Engineer – Robin Black
  • Synthesizer, Organ [Portative], Arranged By [Orchestral] – David Palmer
  • Vocals, Flute, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Producer, Concept By [Cover] – Ian Anderson
  • Written-By – Ian Anderson (tracks: A1 to B4)


Orange Chrysalis label. No inner sleeve. Black & white lyrics insert.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, stamped): CDL 1238 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, stamped): CDL 1238 B

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CDL 1238 Jethro Tull Storm Watch ‎(LP, Album) Chrysalis CDL 1238 UK 1979
CDL 1238-1, CKPL-0005 Jethro Tull Stormwatch ‎(LP, Album, RE) Chrysalis, EMI/KEMONGSA CDL 1238-1, CKPL-0005 South Korea 1990
6307 670 Jethro Tull Stormwatch ‎(LP, Album) Chrysalis 6307 670 Italy 1979
6307 670 Jethro Tull Stormwatch ‎(LP, Album) Chrysalis 6307 670 Portugal 1979
249 01 Jethro Tull Storm Watch ‎(Cass, Album) Original 249 01 Syria 1979