Jethro Tull ‎– Thick As A Brick

Label:
Chrysalis ‎– CHR 1003
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo
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Tracklist

A Thick As A Brick 22:40
B Thick As A Brick 21:15

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Credits

Notes

This is the earliest UK issue, with the Island logo & radial text in white at the head of the labels.

The 12-page newspaper gatefold-style sleeve has a heavyweight card construction of the record pocket, unlike later issues using a lighter card stock (which also have the same labels & later labels). Consequently, there is a noticeable paper weight difference between the 2 sleeve versions. The Chrysalis imprint appears on page 12.
Later repress (2nd press) issues do not have the Island imprint on the labels; See: Issue without Island imprint labels (which are also a lighter weight vinyl).

℗ 1972
Ian Anderson Music Ltd/Chrysalis Music Ltd
(Island logo) Manufactured & Distributed by Island Records Ltd. Basing St. London

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 1): CHR 1003 A-3U PORKY
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 1): CHR 1003 B-2U PECKO
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 2): CHR 1003 A-3U DV II II 2 PORKY
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 2): CHR 1003B-2U PECKO
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 3): CHR 1003 A - 3U GD PORKY
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 3): CHR 1003B - 2U GD PECKO
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 4): CHR 1003 A-3U GO 1 PORKY
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 4): CHR 1003B-2U GM 2 PECKO
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 5): CHR 1003 A-3U AG 1 PORKY
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout, stamped and etched, variant 5): CHR 1003 B-2U MD 2 PECKO

Other Versions (5 of 286) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
CHR 1003 Jethro Tull Thick As A Brick(LP, Album, RE) Chrysalis CHR 1003 UK 1975 Sell This Version
202 654-320 Jethro Tull Thick As A Brick(LP, Album, RE) Chrysalis 202 654-320 Austria Unknown Sell This Version
6307 502 Jethro Tull Thick As A Brick(LP, Album, RP, New) Chrysalis 6307 502 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
63 07 502 Jethro Tull Thick As A Brick(LP, Album) Chrysalis 63 07 502 Spain 1972 Sell This Version
14.014 Jethro Tull Thick As A Brick = Grueso Como Un Ladrillo(LP, Album) Music Hall, Reprise Records 14.014 Argentina 1972 Sell This Version

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phatbox

phatbox

August 19, 2015
Just looking for a cover for this record can anyone help?
tolteke2007

tolteke2007

December 3, 2013
edited over 6 years ago
My Version:
Matrix / Runout
Side 1: CHR 1003 A-4 tare,
Side 2: CHR 1003 B-2U Pecko.
Can anyone help?
Slokker

Slokker

August 26, 2013
I have this LP but i'm confused about what press it is. . It has the exact matrix as shown above & has the crystalis imprint on page 12. The only thing diferant is the lettering on the label, wich is red lettering in stead of white. Now i wonder what pressing it is? anyone ?