WATCH: Ian Anderson Unboxes Jethro Tull's 'Benefit' Box

Ian Anderson with Jethro Tull's 'Benefit' box set
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Last week (Nov. 11), Ian Anderson sat down on camera to walk fans through the new 50th anniversary edition of Jethro Tull's Benefit, released earlier this month.

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This 4CD/2DVD box set greatly improves upon previous reissues of Benefit, offering the original album and associated recordings remixed in stereo by Steven Wilson, a disc of original mixes of non-album material, two concerts (one in Boston, remixed by Wilson, and a mono set in Chicago), plus hi-res stereo and surround mixes of the album and the Boston concert (alongside footage of the performance). Like previous Jethro Tull deluxe editions, it's packaged in a casebound book offering 100 pages of liner notes, rare photos and more.

Check out Anderson's recollections and appraisal above.

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