General Crossing Song Lyrics

Jethro Tull

Jethro Tull Under Wraps cover art
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of subtle artillery.
Rough wheels meshing ---
button out, button in.

The tall General will mine
a few bridges tonight,
stroking soft machinery.
Fanfare at dawn
courting green steel
lined up for World War One
(Two, Three, Four).

It's an old profession
of subtle artillery.
Rough wheels meshing ---

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Lap of Luxury
  • 2 Under Wraps #1
  • 3 European Legacy
  • 4 Later, That Same Evening
  • 5 Saboteur
  • 6 Radio Free Moscow
  • 7 Astronomy
  • 8 Tundra
  • 9 Nobody's Car
  • 10 Heat
  • 11 Under Wraps #2
  • 12 Paparazzi
  • 13 Apogee
  • 14 Automotive Engineering
  • 15 General Crossing


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Michael Cretu
    album: Track 15 in album Under Wraps
    release date: 1984-9-7
    popularity : 56 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock Folk, World, & Country
    styles: New Wave/Art Rock/Pop Rock/Prog Rock
    length: 4:02
    writer: Peter-John Vettese, Ian Anderson

    Album Information

    label: Chrysalis
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 0094632146120
    script: Latin