Jethro Tull - Aqualung Lyrics

Jethro Tull Aqualung cover art
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Sitting on a park bench
Eying little girls
With bad intent.
Snot running down his nose
Greasy fingers smearing shabby clothes.
Drying in the cold sun
Watching as the frilly panties run.
Feeling like a dead duck
Spitting out pieces of his broken luck.

Sun streaking cold
An old man wandering lonely.
Taking time
The only way he knows.
Leg hurting bad,
As he bends to pick a dog end
Goes down to a bog to
Warm his feet.

Feeling alone
The army's up the rode
Salvation a la mode and
A cup of tea.
Aqualung my friend
Don't start away uneasy
You poor old sod
You see it's only me.

Do you still remember
December's foggy freeze
When the ice that
Clings on to your beard is
Screaming agony.
And you snatch your rattling last breaths
With deep-sea diver sounds,
And the flowers bloom like
Madness in the spring.
Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Aqualung
  • 2 Cross-Eyed Mary
  • 3 Cheap Day Return
  • 4 Mother Goose
  • 5 Wond’ring Aloud
  • 6 Up to Me
  • 7 My God
  • 8 Hymn 43
  • 9 Slipstream
  • 10 Locomotive Breath
  • 11 Wind-Up


  • Credits
    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Ian Anderson, Jenny Anderson
    album: Track 1 in album Aqualung
    release date: 1971-3-19
    popularity : 156 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Non-Music Pop
    styles: Classic Rock/Prog Rock/Acoustic/Folk
    length: 6:38
    producer: Ian Anderson and Terry Ellis
    conductor: Dee Palmer
    vocal: Ian Anderson
    engineer: John Burns
    drums & percussion: Clive Bunker
    mellotron & organ & piano: John Evan
    flute & acoustic guitar: Ian Anderson
    orchestrator: Dee Palmer
    descant recorder / soprano recorder & electric guitar: Martin Barre
    treble recorder / alto recorder & bass guitar: Jeffrey Hammond Hammond
    composer: Ian Anderson
    lyricist: Ian Anderson, Jennie Franks
    Album Information
    label: Chrysalis
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin