General Crossing

Jethro Tull


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

Album Information

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

Cover Art

Jethro Tull Under Wraps cover art


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of subtle artillery.
button out, button in.
The tall General will mine
stroking soft machinery.
courting green steel
(Two, Three, Four).
It's an old profession
Rough wheels meshing ---

to the distance ---
Writes a stiff note to his nearest
he takes the battle plan

flies by the seat of history.
is crossing.
he thinks inevitability.
is definitely crossing.
time for desperate measures.
from holding up to the pressures
of the convenient alliance.
let me out on the rim.
The tall General will walk
with his briefcase and I.D.
seemingly missing ---


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