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Ian Anderson - Thick As A Brick 2 [Aka: TAAB2] CD (album) cover

THICK AS A BRICK 2 [AKA: TAAB2]

Ian Anderson

 

Prog Folk

3.76 | 382 ratings

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SteveG
2 stars Returning to the scene of the crime. Ian Andersons first foray back with a concept album that has led to the equally dismal Homo Erraticus. TAAB2 fails in both achieving a memorable and enjoyable musical theme that the band could deviate from and return to as well as an interesting concept. The surrogate "Tull" band sounds like studio musicians that are out of their depths without showing the slightest bit of passion for or understanding of the parent material. Did Anderson forget that all of the band members require passion and inspiration in order to make a good album? Furthermore, if any other 70's prog group/artists wanted to make a follow up to their classic albums such as the present day version of Yes making Close To The Edge Part 2, the premise would be dismissed out of hand and rightly so. (Can anyone imagine Gilmour and Mason, right now, making Dark Side Of The Moon Part 2? I thought not.) If Ian Anderson wants so desperately to be remembered as more than just a member of a rock band named Jethro Tull, he needs to do much better than offering up TAAB2 and it's 2014 follow up Homo Eraticus.
SteveG | 2/5 |

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