The stormwatch album was regarded by many critics as one of the less succesful Jethro Tull albums. What could be the reason for this underrating. It seems that it was the long pounding rock hymne ‘dark ages’ that was hard to digest for most. Of course, stardust371 had to check this out, and found out the critics were mistaken :-).
Check it out yourselves ( tracks are stored at YouTube )
stormwatch – dark ages ( the album version ): here
dark ages live during the 1979 stormwatch tour ( a ‘ZDF – Musik Kanal’ production, exact wherebouts unknown ): here