Jethro Tull discography

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Jethro Tull with Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt in June 2007
Releases
Studio albums 21
Live albums 9
Compilation albums 15
EPs 4
Singles 32
Video albums 12

This is the discography for the British progressive rock band Jethro Tull.

Year Album details Peak chart position Certifications
(sales thresholds)
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
1968 This Was
  • Released date: October 25, 1968 (U.K.), February 3, 1969 (U.S.)
  • Label: Island Records (US Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
62 10
1969 Stand Up
  • Released date: August 1, 1969 (U.K.), September, 1969 (U.S.), 1973 (re-issued and re-released)
  • Label: Island Records (US Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
20 1 5 5 USGold[8]
1970 Benefit
  • Released date: April 20, 1970
  • Label: Island Records (US Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
11 3 2 5 USGold[8]
1971 Aqualung
  • Released date: March 19, 1971
  • Label: Chrysalis Records (US Chrysalis/Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
7 4 3 5 US: 3x Multi-Platinum[8]
GER: Gold
1972 Thick as a Brick
  • Released: 3 March 1972 (UK), 10 May 1972 (US)
  • Label: Island Records (US Chrysalis/Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
1 5 3 2 USGold[8]
1973 A Passion Play
  • Released date: July 13, 1973
  • Label: Island Records (US Chrysalis/Reprise)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
1 13 4 5 5 USGold[8]
UKSilver[9]
1974 War Child
  • Released date: October 14, 1974
  • Label: Chrysalis Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
2 14 8 24 USGold[8]
1975 Minstrel in the Gallery
  • Released date: September 5, 1975
  • Label: Island Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
7 20 7 13 50 30 USGold[8]
UKSilver[9]
1976 Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll: Too Young to Die!
  • Released date: April 23, 1976 (UK), May 17, 1976 (US)
  • Label: Chrysalis Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
14 25 10 10 27 26
1977 Songs from the Wood
  • Released date: February 4, 1977
  • Label: Chrysalis Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
8 13 23 8 22 34 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
1978 Heavy Horses
  • Release date: April 10, 1978
  • Label: Island Records (US Chrysalis)
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
19 20 18 13 27 19 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
UKSilver[9]
1979 Stormwatch
  • Released date: September 14, 1979
  • Label: Island Records
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
22 27 15 28 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
1980 A
  • Released date: August 29, 1980 (UK), September 1, 1980 (US)
  • Label: Island Records
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
30 25 10 9 21
1982 The Broadsword and the Beast 19 27 18 14 14 UKSilver[9]
1984 Under Wraps 76 18 9 43 15
1987 Crest of a Knave 32 19 19 7 40 10 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
UKGold[9]
Grammy Award for "Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Instrumental"[11]
1989 Rock Island 56 18 20 7 14 35 5 UKSilver[9]
1991 Catfish Rising 88 27 36 12 12 48 21
1995 Roots to Branches
  • Released date: 4 September 1995 (UK), 12 September 1995 (U.S.)
  • Label: Chrysalis Records
  • Format: Vinyl, LP, CD
114 20 25 27 21 55
1999 J-Tull Dot Com
  • Released date: August 23, 1999
  • Label: Fuel 2000
  • Format: CD
161 44 50 15
2003 The Jethro Tull Christmas Album
  • Released date: September 30, 2003
  • Label: Fuel 2000
  • Format: CD
51
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart position Certifications
sales thresholds
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
1978 Live - Bursting Out
  • Released: Sep 22, 1978
  • Label: Island Records
  • Format: Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD
21 17 16 20 16 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
UKSilver[9]
1990 Live at Hammersmith '84
  • Released: Dec 10, 1990
  • Label: Raw Fruit
  • Format: Vinyl LP
1992 A Little Light Music 150 34 22
1995 In Concert
2002 Living with the Past 75 USGold[8]
CANGold[10]
2004 Nothing Is Easy: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970
2005 Aqualung Live 78
2007 Live at Montreux 2003
  • Released: Aug 20, 2007
  • Label: Eagle Records
  • Format: Vinyl LP, CD
38
2009 Live at Madison Square Garden 1978 -
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
sales thresholds
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
1972 Living in the Past
  • Released: June 23, 1972 (UK), October 31, 1972 (US)
  • Label: Island Records
  • Format: Vinyl LP, CD
3 13 5 8 USGold[8]
1976 M.U. - The Best of Jethro Tull 13 44 USPlatinum[8]
UKGold[9]
1977 Repeat - The Best of Jethro Tull - Vol II
  • Released: September 9, 1977 (UK), November 7, 1977 (US)
  • Label: Chrysalis Records
  • Format: Vinyl LP, Cassette, CD
94
1985 Original Masters 63 USPlatinum[8]
UKSilver[9]
1988 20 Years of Jethro Tull
(boxed set)
97 78
20 Years of Jethro Tull: Highlights
1993 25th Anniversary Box Set 81
Nightcap
  • Released: 22 November 1993 (UK), 11 January 2000 (U.S.)
  • Label: Chrysalis Records
  • Format: CD
The Best of Jethro Tull - The Anniversary Collection
(two-CD compilation)
1998 Through the Years
  • Released: Jun 30, 1998
  • Label: Disky Communications Europe B.V.
  • Format: CD
2001 The Very Best of Jethro Tull 99 13 65
2003 The Essential Jethro Tull
2007 The Best of Acoustic Jethro Tull
2011 Jethro Tull Essential[12]
2012 10 Great Songs[13]
  • Released: April 3, 2012
  • Label: Capitol / EMI
  • Format: CD
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Extended plays[edit]

Year Details Peak chart position Certifications
sales thresholds
US
[1]
UK
[2]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
1971 "Life is a Long Song" / "Up the Pool" / "Dr. Bogenbroom" / "For Later" / "Nursie" 11
1976 "Ring Out, Solstice Bells" / "March, the Mad Scientist" / "Christmas Song" / "Pan Dance" 28
1979 "Home" / "King Henry's Madrigal" / "Warm Sporran" / "Solstice Bells"
2004 The Christmas EP: "Ring Out Solstice Bells" / "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" / "Slipstream"
  • Released: 2004
  • Label: R&M
  • Format: CD
78
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart position Album
US[14] UK
[15]
AUT
[3]
CH
[4]
NOR
[5]
SWE
[6]
GER
[7]
NL
[16]
AU
1968 "Sunshine Day" / "Aeroplane" (incorrectly listed as by "Jethro Toe")
"A Song for Jeffrey" / "One for John Gee" This Was
1969 "Love Story" / "A Christmas Song" 29 51 Living in the Past
"Living in the Past" / "Driving Song" 11 3 36
"Sweet Dream" / "17" 7 13 14
1970 "Bourée" 37 5 Stand Up
"The Witch's Promise" / "Teacher" 4 28 23 91 Living in the Past
"Inside" / "Alive and Well and Living In" Benefit
1971 "Hymn 43" / "Mother Goose" 91 Aqualung
"Life Is a Long Song" EP 11 41 Living in the Past
1973 "A Passion Play (edit 8)" / (edit 9) 80 50 M.U.: The Best of Jethro Tull
1974 "Bungle in the Jungle" / "Back-Door Angel" 12 - War Child
1975 "Minstrel in the Gallery" / "Summerday Sands" 79 Minstrel in the Gallery
"Living in the Past" / "Requiem" 36
1976 "Too Old to Rock And Roll, Too Young to Die" / "Rainbow Blues" Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll: Too Young to Die!
"Locomotive Breath" / "Fat Man" 62 Aqualung
1977 "The Whistler" 59 Songs from the Wood
1978 "A Stitch in Time" / "Sweet Dream" Bursting Out
1982 "Beastie" - The Broadsword and the Beast
"Fallen on Hard Times" / "Broadsword" The Broadsword and the Beast
1984 "Lap of Luxury" / "Astronomy" - 70 Under Wraps
1985 "Living in the Past" / "Cross-eyed Mary" 11
1987 "Farm on the Freeway" - Crest of a Knave
"Jump Start" - Crest of a Knave
"Steel Monkey" / "Down at the End of Your Road" - 84 Crest of a Knave
1988 "Said She Was a Dancer" / "Dogs in the Midwinter" 55 Crest of a Knave
"Part of the Machine" - 20 Years of Jethro Tull
"Kissing Willie" / "Heavy Water" - Rock Island
1989 "Another Christmas Song" 95 Rock Island
1991 "This Is Not Love" / "Night in the Wilderness" - Catfish Rising
1992 "Rocks on the Road" 47 Catfish Rising
1993 "Living in the (Slightly More Recent) Past"[17] 32
1999 "Bends Like a Willow" / "It All Trickles Down" 136 J-Tull Dot Com
"–" denotes releases that did not chart or weren't released in that country.

Videos[edit]

Year Details
1981 Slipstream
1988 20 Years of Jethro Tull
1994 25th Anniversary Video
2002 Living with the Past
  • Released: May 14, 2002
  • Label: Varese
2003 A New Day Yesterday
2005 Nothing Is Easy: Live at the Isle of Wight 1970
2007 Live at Montreux 2003
2007 Jethro Tull Box
2008 Jack in the Green: Live in Germany 1970-1993
2009 Classic Artists : Jethro Tull - Their Fully Authorized Story
  • Released: Mar 6, 2009
  • Label: Blackhill
2009 Live At Madison Square Garden 1978
  • Released: Oct 31, 2009
  • Label: EMI

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