Sweet Dream (Jethro Tull song)

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"Sweet Dream"
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Jethro Tull Sweet Dream German 7 Single
Single by Jethro Tull
from the album Stand Up
B-side"Seventeen"
Released1969
Recorded1969
GenreHard rock, progressive rock
Length4:05
LabelChrysalis, Island, Reprise, Fontana
Songwriter(s)Ian Anderson
Producer(s)Ian Anderson
Jethro Tull singles chronology
"Living in the Past"
(1969)
"Sweet Dream"
(1969)
"Bourée"
(1969)

"Sweet Dream" is a song recorded by the English progressive rock band Jethro Tull. It was a UK Top Ten hit single, reaching number 7. The song is a non-album single originally recorded during the sessions of their second album Stand Up,[1] but appeared as a bonus track with several other non-album songs on remastered versions of that album. The song appears on many of their compilation albums. In England, the single was the first release on Chrysalis Records.

Composition[edit]

The song is in the key of E minor.

Music video[edit]

In 1981, a music video was made for the Slipstream tour. Ian Anderson is dressed up like a vampire and it shows clips from old horror films.

Charts[edit]

The song made number 7 in the UK.

Personnel[edit]

Jethro Tull
Additional musician

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