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Styx - The Grand Illusion


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Tracklist


1Miss America
Lead Vocals – James Young Written-By – James Young
5:01
2Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)
Written-By – Tommy Shaw
5:29
3Man In The Wilderness
Written-By – Tommy Shaw
5:49
4Superstars
Written-By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young , Tommy Shaw
3:59
5The Grand Illusion
Lead Guitar – James Young Written-By – Dennis DeYoung
4:36
6Castle Walls
Lead Guitar – James Young Written-By – Dennis DeYoung
6:00
7The Grand Finale
Written-By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young , Tommy Shaw
1:58
8Come Sail Away
Written-By – Dennis DeYoung
6:06


Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SP-4637Styx The Grand Illusion ‎(LP, Album, Mon)A&M RecordsSP-4637US1977
SP-4637Styx The Grand Illusion ‎(LP, Album, Club, RE)A&M RecordsSP-4637US1977
CD-3223Styx The Grand Illusion ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE)A&M RecordsCD-3223USUnknown
CS-4637Styx The Grand Illusion ‎(Cass, Album, Club)A&M RecordsCS-4637US1977
L 36196Styx The Grand Illusion ‎(LP, Album)A&M RecordsL 36196New Zealand1977


Credits


  • Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar, VocalsTommy Shaw
  • Art DirectionRoland Young
  • Bass, VocalsChuck Panozzo
  • Design [Album]Chuck Beeson
  • Drums, Percussion, VocalsJohn Panozzo
  • Engineer, Producer [Assistance], RemixBarry Mraz
  • Engineer, RemixRob Kingsland
  • Guitar, VocalsJames Young
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer, VocalsDennis DeYoung
  • Lead VocalsDennis De Young (tracks: A1, A4. B3, B4), James Young (tracks: B1), Tommy Shaw (tracks: A2, A3, B2)
  • ManagementDerek Sutton
  • Mastered ByMike Reese
  • Photography ByJim McCrary
  • Producer, RemixStyx
  • Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar, VocalsTommy Shaw
  • Art DirectionRoland Young
  • Bass Guitar, VocalsChuck Panozzo
  • Co-producer [Production Assistance]Barry Mraz
  • Crew [Equipment and Motorsycle Stunts]Bob "Yaz" Jastrzembski
  • Crew [Monitors]Judson Terry Phelps
  • Design [Album]Chuck Beeson
  • Drums, Percussion, VocalsJohn Panozzo
  • EngineerBarry Mraz, Rob Kingsland
  • Guitar, VocalsJames Young
  • Keyboards, Vocals, SynthesizerDennis DeYoung
  • Lacquer Cut BySR/2
  • Lighting Director [Lighting Designer]Jeff Ravitz
  • Management [Management & Direction]Derek Sutton
  • Mastered By [Half-Speek Mastering]Stan Ricker
  • Photography ByJim McCrary
  • ProducerStyx
  • RemixBarry Mraz, Rob Kingsland, Styx
  • Stage ManagerJohn "Tarkus" Schaefer
  • Tour ManagerJim Vose
  • Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Twelve-string Guitar, VocalsTommy Shaw
  • Art DirectionRoland Young
  • Bass, VocalsChuck Panozzo
  • Design [Album]Chuck Beeson
  • Drums, Percussion, VocalsJohn Panozzo
  • EngineerBarry Mraz, Rob Kingsland
  • Guitar, VocalsJames Young
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer, VocalsDennis DeYoung
  • Lead GuitarTommy Shaw (tracks: A1, A3, A4, B1, B2)
  • Lead VocalsDennis DeYoung (tracks: A1, A4, B3, B4), Tommy Shaw (tracks: A2, A3, B2)
  • Lighting [Designer]Jeff Ravitz
  • ManagementDerek Sutton
  • Management [Tour]Jim Vose
  • Mastered ByMike Reese
  • Other [Equipment And Motorcycle Stunts] – Bob "Yaz" Jastrzembski
  • Photography ByJim McCrary
  • ProducerStyx
  • Producer [Assistant]Barry Mraz
  • RemixBarry Mraz, Rob Kingsland, Styx
  • Stage ManagerJohn "Tarkus" Schaefer
  • Technician [Monitors]Judson Terry Phelps
  • Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar, VocalsTommy Shaw
  • Art DirectionRoland Young
  • Bass Guitar, VocalsChuck Panozzo
  • Design [Album]Chuck Beeson
  • Drums, Percussion, VocalsJohn Panozzo
  • Engineer, Producer [Assistance], RemixBarry Mraz
  • Engineer, RemixRob Kingsland
  • Guitar, VocalsJames Young
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer, VocalsDennis DeYoung


Notes


℗&© 1977 A&M Records, Inc.

Lyrics Sleeve

Recorded and Remixed at Paragon Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois

Publishing Information -
A1 to B3: © 1977 Almo Music Corp. and Styian Songs (ASCAP)

Poster included“Z” on both labels, denoting a Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria pressing.℗ 1977 A&M Records, Inc.

Cat. #s:
J-card: CS 4637
Labels: CS-4637All selections published by Almo Music Corp. and Stygian Songs (ASCAP)

"y" on labels next to A&M logo denotes a Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute pressing.Issued with bi-fold cardboard inner stiffener, warranty certificate, registration form and 24" x 24" foldout poster of the band.

Recorded and Remixed at Paragon Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois

Imported Pressing and Plating
Super High Definition Vinyl (extended life)
Special Static Free - Dust Free Inner Sleeve
Specialy Heavy-Duty Protective Packaging


Barcodes


  • Barcode: 082839322317
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side A): T AM SP 5012 T4
  • Matrix / Runout (Etched Side B): T 1 AM SP 5011 T11
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched, variant 1): T1 AM SP 5011 T8
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched, variant 1): T1 AM SP 5012 T4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etched exc. B Stamped, variant 2): T1 AM SP 5011 T10• B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etched exc. B Stamped, variant 2): T1 AM SP 5012 T3• B
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Label): SP-5011
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Label): SP-5012
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Runout): SP-4637-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Runout): SP-4637-B
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Etched): S1 B4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Etched): 15 AM SP 5012 RE-1 P2 CRC
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Stamped): o SP-5011 -1C
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Pressing Plant ID (On labels): Z
  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): MFSL 1-026 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): MFSL 1-026 B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etched; 1101 stamped [Var 1]): MFSL-1-026-A-10 TRC SR/2 ortofon 27 june 1980 1101
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etched; 191 stamped [Var 1]): MFSL-1-026-BgT9 SR/2 ortofon 191
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etched; 182+ ワ stamped [Var 2]): MFSL-1-026-A8 T SR/2 ORTOFON 30 MAY,80 182+ ワ
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout b etched; 192+ stamped [Var 2]): MFSL-1-026B8̸T9 SR/2 ORTOFON 192+
  • Rights Society: ASCAP


Companies


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Recorded At – Paragon Studios
  • Remixed At – Paragon Studios
  • Mastered At – JVC Cutting Center
  • Pressed By – Victor Company Of Japan, Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
  • Distributed By – Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
  • Licensed From – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Record Company – Mobile Fidelity Productions, Inc
  • Published By – Almo Music Corp.
  • Published By – Stygian Songs
  • Record Company – Columbia House
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria
  • Published By – Almo Music Corp.
  • Published By – Stygian Songs
  • Recorded At – Paragon Studios
  • Remixed At – Paragon Studios
  • Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – A&M Records Of Canada Limited
  • Distributed By – A&M Records Of Canada Limited
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Published By – Almo Music Corp.
  • Published By – Stygian Songs
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Columbia House Canada
  • Distributed By – Columbia House Canada
  • Recorded At – Paragon Studios
  • Remixed At – Paragon Studios
  • Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
  • Published By – Almo Music Corp.
  • Published By – Stygian Songs


Album


Styx better watch out because if Bert Parks ever heard this song hed send his legions of runners-up to stomp the group back into its Stygian depths. Synthesizer solos: Dennis DeYoung. Built on the strengths of Come Sail Away's ballad-to-rock metamorphosis, which gained them their second Top Ten hit, and on the high harmonies of newcomer Tommy Shaw throughout Fooling Yourself, The Grand Illusion introduced Styx to the gates of commercial stardom. Mike DeGagneAMG 45 Stars - The Grand Illusion is the seventh studio album by Styx, released in 1977. Come Sail Away. 1977 hard rock. 8 tracks 38:59. 8 видео Воспроизвести все Styx - The Grand Illusion - The grand Illusion 1977. Louis, Missouri, USA - June 9th 2000. Lead vocals: Dennis DeYoung. The album launched the band to stardom and spawned the hit singles Come Sail Away and Fooling Yourself. Lead vocals and guitar: Tommy Shaw. Fooling Yourself The Angry Man. The Grand Illusion , released on July 7, 1977, talked with bold frankness about the trappings of celebrity, the uncertainty of their new position and the worries each member had about the way fame might change him. But don't be fooled by the radio The tv or the. Исполнитель: Styx. Second guitar solo: James Young. As guitarist James JY Young says: Seven is seen as a lucky number in America, and it sure proved lucky for us. The Grand Illusion Styx. Styxs seventh album is a very prog affair. Styx's 'The Grand Illusion,' released on July 7, 1977, became the first of four consecutive multi-platinum albums. Track 1 from the album, The Grand Illusion 1977. Come Sail Away DeYoung 6:07. We're all the same. It's songs are: The Grand Illusion Dennis DeYoung 4:36. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Listen free to Styx The Grand Illusion The Grand Illusion, Fooling Yourself The Angry Young Man and more. But don't be fooled by the radio The tv or the. Welcome to the grand illusion Come on in and see what's happening Pay the price, get your tickets for the show The stage is set, the band starts playing Suddenly your heart is pounding Wishing secretly you were a star. For Styx, seven was the magic number. The Grand Illusion - Styx. Styx - The grand Illusion 1977. And the hit Come Sail Away ends with choral optimism and rowdy guitars but starts like the sweetest Disney confection. The rest of Grand Illusion maintains the same kind of musical imag. 8 tracks 40:59. The release was a smash worldwide, selling three million copies in the US Triple Platinum alone. Built on the strengths of Come Sail Away's ballad-to-rock metamorphosis, which gained them their second Top Ten hit, and on the high harmonies of newcomer Tommy Shaw throughout Fooling Yourself, The Grand Illusion introduced Styx to the gates of commercial stardom. Some estimates have the album at over 5 million copies sold. We're all the same. The Grand Illusion is the world as framed by the media. Other than being their first platinum-selling album, The Grand Illusion led Styx steadfastly into the domain of AOR rock. The Chicago AOR bands seventh album, The Grand Illusion, became the first of four consecutive triple- platinum albums that established Styx as one of Americas biggest rock acts. The Grand Illusion is the 7th album by Styx. The title came from a 1937 film called La Grande Illusion by the French director Jean Renoir. On this page you can download song Styx - The Grand Illusion Album Version in mp3 and listen online. CD Album. The Grand Illusion is the seventh studio album by Styx. Superstars DeYoung, Shaw, James Young 3:59. Add an audio file. The song was written and sung by Styx keyboard player Dennis DeYoung, who told Songfacts: 'The Grand Illusion' was about, 'Look at us up here on this stage in these good lights. Theres furious riffing and cascading keyboard solos in Miss America and a weary tenderness to Man in the Wilderness. The Grand Illusion . By 1977, Styx were primed for that big breakthrough. Listen to Styx's 'Come Sail Away'. What Styx thinks is a compliance with current feminist fashion turns out to be nothing more than a spiteful acquiescence to sexual bigotry and impotence. As Styx finally achieved a long-hoped-for measure of success, they did a rare thing in rock music back then: They looked inward. Styx : The Grand Illusion. 乐队列表 Progressive Rock Styx The Grand Illusion. The Grand Illusion. Full Grand Illusion album playlist - https. It has fanfares of saturated synths, warm bursts of acoustic guitar particularly in Fooling Yourself , and songs that straddle the gulf between medieval hymns and heavy metal Castle Walls . Classic Rock Part 5. 8 видео Воспроизвести все Styx - The Grand Illusion Full Album ᴴᴰDixie Blue. Recorded at Paragon Recording Studios in Chicago, the album was released on July 7, 1977. Progressive Rock. magazines They show you photographs of how your life should be But they're just someone else's fantasy So if you think your life is complete confusion Because you never win the game Just remember that it's a grand illusion And deep inside we're all the same. Grand Illusion sallies forth with cuts that encompass the rage of heavy metal and the lugubrious smoothness of the progressive haze. The album was the subject of an episode of the US radio show In the Studio with Redbeard featuring interview. Soliloquy: Dennis DeYoung. Lead vocals and lead guitar: Tommy Shaw. Fooling Yourself The Angry Young Man Tommy Shaw 5:29. Fooling Yourself The Angry Young Man. First guitar solo and guitar fills: Tommy Shaw. Miss America. The Grand IllusionLive at Riverport Amphitheatre, St. Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group The Grand Illusion Styx The Grand Illusion 1977 A&M Records Released on: 1977-01-01 Producer: Styx 1977 8 Songs. You kids there in the audience in the 14th row, you think we know stuff We may know a little bit, but deep inside, we're all the same. Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group The Grand Illusion Styx The Grand Illusion 1977 A&M Records Released on: 1977-01-01 Producer: Styx Composer. Welcome to the grand illusion Come on in and see what's happening Pay the price, get your tickets for the show The stage is set, the band starts playing Suddenly your heart is pounding Wishing secretly you were a star. Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group The Grand Illusion Styx The Grand Illusion 1977 A&M Records Released on: 1977-01-01 Producer: Styx s seventh album is a very prog affair. magazines They show you photographs of how your life should be But they're just someone else's fantasy So if you think your life is complete confusion Because you never win the game Just remember that it's a grand illusion And deep inside we're all the same. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. It became the bands first Triple Platinum album, and spawned the Top 10 hit Come Sail Away and the Top 30 hit Fooling Yourself. Art Rock. Having scored a top ten US hit with the ballad Lady in 1975, they signed with A&M. The most dynamic song on the album, Miss America, simply reeks of misogynistic misdirection. Album sales certainly confirmed the latter, as the project became the first of four straight multi-platinum releases for Styx. After he saw it, Dennis DeYoung decided to write a song with the English translation: The Grand Illusion


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Comments: (1)
Zodama
I have the same runout markings but with side 1 and 2 reversed: "T AM SP 5012 T4" on side 2.
Styx - The Grand Illusion
Classic Rock, Symphonic Rock
Performer: Styx
Title: The Grand Illusion
Category: Rock
Country: Canada
Released: 1977
Label: A&M Records
Catalog #: SP-4637
Rating: 4.0/5
Votes: 128
Record Source: Vinyl, LP, Album, Club Edition