[News] Warner Music to release “Benefit (The 50th Anniversary Enhanced Edition)” boxset

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of Jethro Tull’s finest and most lyrically personal albums, a 4xCD/2xDVD 50th Anniversary casebound book deluxe edition of Benefit (1970).

All purchases through Burning Shed will include an exclusive Benefit fridge magnet (whilst stocks last).

Additionally all Burning Shed pre-orders will be entered into a draw to win an extremely rare tour poster signed by Ian Anderson (we have 5, which were designed for the 2020 JT tour that never happened).

Contents include:

  • The original album and associated recordings remixed in DTS and Dolby 5.1 Surround, and stereo 96/24 LPCM by Steven Wilson.
  • A video and audio recording JT performing at Tanglewood in July 1970 (remixed by Steven Wilson).
  • A flat transfer of the original 1970 UK and US masters at 96/24 LPCM stereo.
  • A mono audio recording of JT at the Chicago Aragon Ballroom, August 1970.
  • Steven Wilson’s 2013 remix of the album, 5 extra tracks in DTS and Dolby 5.1 surround and stereo 96/24 LPCM.
  • A 100 page book filled with an extensive history of the album, track-by-track annotations by Ian Anderson, rare photographs and more.

Pre-order the boxset here: https://burningshed.com/store/jethrotull/jethro-tull_benefit-50th-anniversary_boxset

CD 1 – Original Album (Steven Wilson Stereo Remixes)

  1. With You There To Help Me
  2. Nothing To Say
  3. Alive And Well And Living In
  4. Son
  5. For Michael Collins, Jeffrey And Me
  6. To Cry You A Song
  7. A Time For Everything?
  8. Inside
  9. Play In Time
  10. Sossity; You’re A Woman

Associated Recordings

  1. Singing All Day
  2. Sweet Dream
  3. 17
  4. Teacher (UK Single Version)
  5. Teacher (US Album Version)
  6. My God (Early Version)
  7. Just Trying To Be

CD 2 – Additional Associated Recordings

Original 1969-1970 Mono Mixes

  1. Singing All Day
  2. Sweet Dream(UK single ‘A’ side)
  3. 17 (UK single ‘B’ side)
  4. The Witch’s Promise (EUR single double ‘A’ side)
  5. Teacher (UK Single Version) (EUR single double ‘A’ side)
  6. Teacher (US Album Version) ( US single ‘B’ side)
  7. Inside (UK Single ‘A’ side)
  8. Alive And Well And Living In (UK Single ‘B’ side)
  9. A Time For Everything ( US single ‘B’ side)

Original 1969-1970 Stereo Mixes

  1. Sweet Dream
  2. 17
  3. The Witch’s Promise (UK single double ‘A’ side)
  4. Teacher (UK Single Version)(UK single double ‘A’ side)
  5. The Witch’s Promise (US promo single ‘A’ side)
  6. Teacher (US Album Version) (US promo single ‘B’ side)
    1971 Stereo Remixes
  7. Singing All Day
  8. Sweet Dream
  9. The Witch’s Promise
  10. Teacher (US album Version)

Original Radio Spots

  1. Benefit Radio Spot #1
  2. Benefit Radio Spot #2

CD 3 – Live At Tanglewood, 1970 (Steven Wilson Stereo Remix)

  1. Introduction And Tuning
  2. Nothing Is Easy
  3. My God (incl. Flute Solo)
  4. With You There To Help Me / By Kind Permission Of
  5. Dharma For One (incl. Drum Solo (edited))
  6. We Used To Know
  7. Guitar Instrumental
  8. For A Thousand Mothers

CD 4 – Live At The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago 1970 (Mono)

  1. Introduction And Tuning
  2. My Sunday Feeling
  3. My God (incl. Flute Solo)
  4. To Cry You A Song
  5. With You There To Help Me / By Kind Permission Of
  6. Sossity; You’re A Woman / Reasons For Waiting
  7. Nothing Is Easy
  8. Dharma For One (incl. Drum Solo)
  9. We Used To Know
  10. Guitar Instrumental
    11.For A Thousand Mothers

DVD 1

Steven Wilson’s 2013 remix of the album and 5 extra tracks in DTS
and Dolby AC 3 5.1 surround and stereo 96/24 LPCM

Flat transfers of the original UK+US LP master in 96/24 LPCM

Additional tracks Sweet Dream, 17 & The Witch’s Promise

DVD 2

The 1970 Fillmore at Tanglewood Concert on video with Steven Wilson’s 2020 audio remix in stereo and 5.1 surround.

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Author: Jacopo Vigezzi

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