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Thick As A Brick (album) by Jethro Tull 

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Thick As A Brick
Thick As A Brick by Jethro Tull (1972)
Overall rank: 333rd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 252 votes)
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Accolades: Top 10 albums of 1972 (9th)
Top 100 albums of the 1970s (93rd)
Top 500 albums of all time (333rd)

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Jethro Tull bestography

Thick As A Brick is NOT ranked as the best album by Jethro Tull. The best album by Jethro Tull is Aqualung which is ranked number 298 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 5,149.

Jethro Tull album bestography « Higher ranked (298th) This album (333rd) Lower ranked (1,352nd) »
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Members who like this album also like: The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd, Close To The Edge by Yes and In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson.

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Thick As A Brick track list

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1.Track pickThick As A Brick, Part 1
88/100 (61 votes)
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2.Track pickThick As A Brick, Part 2
86/100 (58 votes)
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The tracks on this album have an average rating of 87 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated.)

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Average Rating: 
82/100 (from 252 votes)
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From setalpgninnpseki 10/18/2013 18:19
If you can sit through the long tracks, you will be rewarded.
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From Listmeister 07/22/2013 20:05
A bunch of random lyrics weaved into one amazing 42 minute song. Lyrics like "We'll have Superman for president, and let Robin save the day" or "Make a man of him / put him on a train / teach him to play Monopoly / and how to sing in the rain" or "Your new shoes are worn at the heels / and you make all your animal deals / and your wise men don't know how it feels / to be thick as a brick." All of that (and much more) is in one song.
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80/100
From Bork 06/07/2013 03:02
Magnificent.
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Rating:  
90/100
From musicus 05/26/2013 01:05
Essential listening for "progophiles" or anyone else for that matter - a GREAT album.
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95/100
From Wat 03/01/2013 00:53
An absolutely essential prog album.
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From Jasonconfused 02/08/2013 15:02
Well fuck.. how could I have possibly been missing out on this? A masterpiece.
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From Freddie55 01/24/2013 06:19
I saw Jethro Tull perform Thick As a Brick in 1972 at Maple Leaf Gardens. Phenomenal! Bought the album the next day.
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From sageamagoo 11/25/2012 00:16
An excellent prog album.
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From thegreatcheesedemon 11/18/2012 06:25
One of the few albums I re-listen to.
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From ponkine 03/13/2012 19:14
This is Jethro Tull's best album. It combines the folk-acoustic flavour from 'Aqualung' and blues-rock jams from their early works. Anyway, still 'Thick' sounds like nothing else before. Also it yields best Ian Anderson's vocals.
Happy 40th anniversary! ;)
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