Ian Anderson’s ‘Homo Erraticus’ to be Available as a CD/DVD U.S. Tour Edition

By Kscope on August 12, 2014 in Ian Anderson, Live, New Releases

802644830773.jpg..400Ian Anderson’s ‘Homo Erraticus’ to be Available as a Special CD/DVD U.S. Tour Edition on 30th September

To coincide with Ian Anderson’s BEST OF JETHRO TULL & HOMO ERRATICUS North American tour (commencing September 12th), Kscope is pleased to announce a new tour edition of Ian’s acclaimed new studio album, HOMO ERRATICUS. This 2 disc (CD DVD) package features the exclusive videos to each album track, as seen at the shows, set to hi resolution 24 bit stereo audio. The DVD features a live performance of album favorite ‘Enter the Uninvited’ and new interview footage with Ian discussing the live visuals.

“Rock Cellar” says HOMO ERRATICUS offer songs that “address those same modern realities that give rise to my impertinent Why?, and in an honest, thought-provoking, entertaining manner.  Compared to whatever else is out there right now, that’s definitely an improvement.”  “The strongest Ian Anderson album ever,” writes Music Street Journal. Rolling Stone online states, “Ian Anderson—unlike many, many, many of his contemporaries—hasn’t really shown the signs of aging that most of us have taken for granted in our ‘60s-era pop stars.”

In 2012 Ian Anderson released THICK AS A BRICK-2, the follow-up to Jethro Tull’s legendary concept album, THICK AS A BRICK. TAAB-2 was a critical and commercial success, charting around the world. In April 2014 he returned with the hit album HOMO ERRATICUS which–according to BILLBOARD MAGAZINE–entered the UK album charts at number 14.

The original THICK AS A BRICK album, released in 1972, was based around the poem of disgraced child prodigy Gerald Bostock. For HOMO ERRATICUS Anderson is reunited with Bostock, using lyrics written by Gerald based on an old historical manuscript. The manuscript examines key events from throughout British history before going on to offer a number of prophecies for the future. Ian says the album deals with migration as a theme.

Suitably dramatized and exaggerated by Bostock as metaphors for modern life, he presented Anderson with ideas for 14 songs, which have now been set to music. The result is HOMO ERRATICUS. The CD / DVD tour edition of the album will be released on Anderson’s own Calliandra Records label in conjunction with Kscope on 30th September in the USA & Canada.

CD Tracklist
1 Doggerland
2 Heavy Metals
3 Enter The Uninvited
4 Puer Ferox Adventus
5 Meliora Sequamur
6 The Turnpike Inn
7 The Engineer
8 The Pax Britannica
9 Tripudium Ad Bellum
10 After These Wars
11 New Blood, Old Veins
12 In For A Pound
13 The Browning of the Green
14 Per Errationes Ad Astra
15 Cold Dead Reckoning


  • Enter the Uninvited (live at High Wycombe, Swan Theatre, UK – 2014) (04:39)
  • Ian Anderson ‘Homo Erraticus’ tour visuals (56:38)
  • Ian Anderson discusses the show visuals (20:50)


U.S. Tour Trailer


U.S. Tour Dates

9/12/14                        Seattle             WA       McCaw Hall
9/13/14                        Goldendale      WA       Maryhill Winery Amphitheater
9/15/14                        Redding           CA       Cascade Theater
9/17/14                        Oakland           CA       Fox Theater
9/18/14                        Costa Mesa      CA       Segerstrom Hall
9/19/14                        Las Vegas        NV       Pearl Concert Theater
9/20/14                        Mesa                AZ        Mesa Arts Center
9/21/14                        Albuquerque    NM       Kiva Auditorium
9/23/14                        Dallas               TX        Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House
9/24/14                        Midland            TX        Wagner Noel PAC
9/26/14                        Austin              TX        Austin City Limits
9/27/14                        San Antonio     TX        Tobin PAC
9/28/14                        Stafford           TX        Stafford PAC
9/30/14                        Atlanta              GA       Symphony Hall
10/1/14                        Nashville          TN       Ryman Auditorium
10/3/14                        Charlotte          NC       Blumenthal PAC
10/4/14                        Durham            NC       Durham PAC
10/5/14                        Richmond        VA        The National Theater
10/16/14                      Naperville         IL         Pfeiffer Hall
10/17/14                      Springfield       IL         Sangamon Auditorium
10/18/14                      Milwaukee        WI        Pabst Theater
10/19/14                      Cedar Falls      IA         Gallagher Bluedorn PAC
10/21/14                      Minneapolis     MN       State Theater
10/23/14                      Elizabeth          IN         Horshoe Casino
10/24/14                      Charleston       WV       Clay Center
10/25/14                      Greensburg     PA        The Palace Theatre
10/26/14                      Bethlehem       PA        Sands Bethlehem Event Center
10/28/14                      Burlington        VT        Flynn Center
10/29/14                      Providence      RI         Providence PAC
10/30/14                      Ridgefield        CT       The Ridgefield Playhouse
11/1/14                        Lynn                MA       Lynn Auditorium
11/2/14                        Albany              NY       Palace Theatre
11/4/14                        Buffalo             NY       Center For the Arts
11/6/14                        Washington      DC       Lincoln Theater
11/7/14                        Atlantic City      NJ        Caesars – Circus Maximus
11/8/14                        Huntington       NY       The Paramount
11/9/14                        Red Bank         NJ        Count Basie Theater
11/10/14                      Montclair          NJ        Wellmont Theatre

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