About “Aqualung”. This song is the first track and the title track on the Album called Aqualung. Much of this album was, in fact, inspired by frontman, lyricist and singer Ian Anderson’s then-wife Jenny Franks' photographs of the homeless along the Thames Embankment in central London.
AQUALUNG JETHRO TULL, STUDIO ALBUMS, “Aqualung,” to many, is Tull’s masterpiece. The title track and “Locomotive Breath,” with their catchy riffs, would be joined by “My God,” “Cross-Eyed Mary,” and “Hymn 43” as classic rock staples.
Sep 19, · Folksy, rocking and gutsy; Aqualung is a deservedly classic album. It's subject matter is still jarring in a quiet, pondering way that makes the thinking man question many deep-rooted Western beliefs. It's not only masterfully written in its lyrics, it's also Tull's /5().