Sweet Dream (Jethro Tull song)

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"Sweet Dream"
Jethro Tull-Sweet Dream German 7 Single.jpg
Jethro Tull Sweet Dream German 7 Single
Single by Jethro Tull
from the album Stand Up
GenreHard rock, progressive rock
LabelChrysalis, Island, Reprise, Fontana
Songwriter(s)Ian Anderson
Producer(s)Ian Anderson
Jethro Tull singles chronology
"Living in the Past"
"Sweet Dream"

"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.


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.


The song made number 7 in the UK.


Jethro Tull
Additional musician