Repeat – The Best of Jethro Tull – Vol II

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Repeat - The Best of Jethro Tull - Vol II
Greatest hits album by Jethro Tull
Released 9 September 1977 (UK)
7 November 1977 (US)
Recorded 1969 - 1975
Genre Progressive rock
Length 39:26
Label Chrysalis
Producer Ian Anderson
Terry Ellis
Jethro Tull chronology
Songs from the Wood
(1977)Songs from the Wood1977
Repeat - The Best of Jethro Tull - Vol II
Heavy Horses
(1978)Heavy Horses1978
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars [1]

Repeat – The Best of Jethro Tull – Vol II is a 1977 greatest hits album from Jethro Tull, featuring one track which, up to the time of this album's release, had not been issued. The album's first volume was M.U. – The Best of Jethro Tull.

Track listing[edit]

All songs by Ian Anderson, except where noted.

  1. "Minstrel in the Gallery" (Edited version) – 4:17
  2. "Cross-Eyed Mary" – 4:11
  3. "A New Day Yesterday" – 4:10
  4. "Bourée" (Instrumental) (Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. by Anderson) – 3:46
  5. "Thick as a Brick (Edit #4)" – 3:27
  6. "War Child" – 4:37
  7. "A Passion Play (Edit #9)" – 3:33
  8. "To Cry You a Song" – 6:14
  9. "Too Old to Rock 'n' Roll: Too Young to Die" – 5:42
  10. "Glory Row" (Previously unreleased) – 3:33


  • "Thick as a Brick (Edit #4)" consists of the section of Part I beginning with "I've come down from the upper class..." on the original album (1972).
  • "A Passion Play (Edit #9)" consists of the segment identified as "Flight from Lucifer" on a March 1998 Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab gold CD issue of 1973's A Passion Play - this begins at 16:58 in Part II of the current CD issue.
  • "Glory Row" is now available as a bonus track on the remastered version of War Child (1974).
  • "Glory Row" had been previously made available in the Spanish LP edition of Aqualung (1971) (which was not released until 1975) in place of "Locomotive Breath", which was already available in Living in the Past (1972).


Recording personnel[edit]


  • Also known as Repeat: The Best of Jethro Tull, Vol. 2 or Repeat: The Best of Jethro Tull - Vol II
  • Released in United States on 7 November 1977, where it charted #93.[3]


  1. ^ Jethro Tull - Repeat - The Best of Jethro Tull - Vol II (1977) album review by Dave Connolly, credits & releases
  2. ^ Jethro Tull - Repeat - The Best of Jethro Tull - Vol II (1977) album releases & credits at
  3. ^ "Worldwide album charts of Jethro Tull albums". Retrieved 2015-05-01.

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