Label: Chrysalis - CJT 1-20017/18 • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: Israel • Genre: Rock • Style: Classic Rock
The album was named after the single released in May and was released in an elaborate gate-fold packaging that contained a large colour photo booklet with over 50 photos of the band.
In the United States, Living in the Past was the first Jethro Tull album to appear on the Chrysalis Records label; while each of the band's previous albums were marked as "a Chrysalis Bouree - Jethro Tull - Living In The Pastthe albums were released by Warner Bros.
Records ' Reprise Records subsidiary. Early U. All of the tracks that were not on the original This WasStand Up and Benefit albums have appeared as bonus tracks on their Digital Remasters. AllMusic review the collection positively, stating that: "Not only was Ian Anderson writing solid songs every time out, but the group's rhythm section was about the best in progressive rock's pop division.
Along with any of the group's first five albums, this collection is seminal and essential to any Tull collection, and the only compilation by the group that is a must-own disc. The album peaked at No. The title track from the album became Tull's first top hit in the United States, reaching No.
In UK, the album reached No. In Norwegian charts, the album hit No. All tracks are written by Ian Anderson except when noted.
Differences in the song selections between the US and the UK editions of the album resulted in different track listings for the various CD releases. Most CDs had to further alter the track listings, due to time constraints as CDs at the time could only hold up to 74 minutes of music.
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