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Order of Play Tropes: From A Passion Play: Also "Jack Frost and the Hooded Crow. The main reason Ian would often introduce Martin Barre by his full name: Many of his songs discouraged conformism and uniformity, even between members of the counterculture. Ian wore long hair and flamboyant clothes, was identified with the counterculture, and held many liberal-ish or free-thinking ideals, but he hated hippies and drug culture.
Many of Tull's songs including, and especially Thick As A Brick encouraged others to find their own way and think for themselves. Nothing to Say is essentially Ian voicing annoyance over being asked for some kind of guidance now that he's a celebrity.
Much of their earlier material is this. Ian Anderson often refers to the accordion as the "squeezey thing. Imagine if, on one regeneration, The Doctor is once again exiled to Earth, but, rather than work for UNIT again, he decides to start a progressive folk-rock band.
That's pretty much Ian Anderson in a nutshell. Fittingly, the first song Anderson learned on the flute was " Serenade to a Cuckoo. Ian screws up the opening to "Baker St.
Muse" and says, "Shit, shit, shit. Take two," before starting again. Could also count as Getting Crap Past the Radar since the volume has to be pretty high to make it out.
In an early interview, Ian Anderson once attempted to compliment Led Zeppelin they toured together in by saying, "With my lyrics and their music we could have a potent combination. Believe it or not, but A Passion Play is the only straight example which ironically caused a Vocal Minority of a Hatedombut there is also Thick as a Brick, which is an over the top parody created because the media kept calling Aqualung a concept album, despite Anderson's constant claims otherwise.
And, like Don Quixoteit ends up being better than most of the things he's parodying. Unlike its predecessor, Thick as a Brick 2 is a straight example, as is Homo Erraticus. A Passion Play is this in comparison to Thick as a Brick, both musically due to the dominating presence of minor key variations and thematically dealing with a story of life and death and the afterlife.
Ian onstage, and often during interviews. Blends this with a lot of Self-Deprecationtoo. Well I'll go to the foot of our stairs. Jack rabbit mister spawn a new breed of love-hungry pilgrims no bodies to feed. Show me a good man and I'll show you the door.
The last hymn is sung and the devil cries 'More.
While on the Under Wraps tour, Ian Anderson suffered numerous throat problems, including multiple cases of laryngitis. He returned to recording and touring after a couple years off his first break since the band began touring regularlybut his voice had lost its trademark fullness.
Also, he now sings in a limited range in a higher key then on his older material. Sincehe has had singer and actor Ryan O'Donell to sing certain parts for him, resulting in an entertaining Vocal Tag Team and allows Ian to play flute while Ryan sings. Department of Redundancy Department: Bassist Jeffrey Hammond was often credited as "Jeffrey Hammond-Hammond", but justified for humor as his parents coincidentally shared the surname Hammond prior to their marriage.
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In older shows, Ian would often stick his flute on his crotch while dancing around. The band did a number called "Driving Song" inbut it's not about driving; its subject is how Anderson was being overworked. Quite a few references to drinking. Lampshaded with their first album, This Was, which sounds like yet another Cream rip-off.
This began to change with their second album, Stand Up, when Ian Anderson started to monopolize the band's song-writing duties, and Martin Barre succeeded original guitarist Mick Abrahams. The singles released after This Was, especially A Christmas Song, were the first glimpses of what the band would become.
Also used to unnerving effect on Side 2 of Thick as a Brick; the unearthly pounding noise that gradually fades in at the start is the end of Side 1, slowed down to half speed and drenched in reverb.
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These are the meanings behind the song lyrics from various songs of the 70s. In particular, we're looking for songs that aren't immediately obvious.