Album Cover Art Wednesday: Broadsword and the Beast

It’s not exactly a mystery that I’m a hardcore Tull fan. So hardcore, in fact, that I decline to use the jarring word Jethro. Broadsword is a very underrated LP musically, but there’s widespread agreement among the Tullerazzi about the brilliance of Ian McCaig’scover art. It’s Ian Anderson as the beastie toting a broadsword like a dude out of The Lord of the Rings or something:

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Here’s the album in its entirety. I really think they should use the opening track Beastie next season on The Americans:

One thought on “Album Cover Art Wednesday: Broadsword and the Beast

  1. Sonosquid says:

    Great music selections Adrastos. Tull and the Dan are two of my faves.

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