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Styx - The Grand Illusion
Styx - The Grand Illusion
Performer: Styx
Title: The Grand Illusion
Label: A&M Records
Country: US
Style: Classic Rock, Symphonic Rock
Cat: CD-3223, 7502132232
Rating: 4.2/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1672 mb | MP3 size: 1108 mb | WMA size: 1065 mb
Genre: Rock
Tracklist

1Superstars
Lead Guitar – Tommy ShawLyrics By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young , Tommy ShawMusic By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young , Tommy Shaw
3:59
2Castle Walls
Lead Guitar – James Young Lyrics By – Dennis DeYoungMusic By – Dennis DeYoung
6:00
3The Grand Illusion
Lead Guitar [First] – Tommy ShawLead Guitar [Second] – James Young Lyrics By – Dennis DeYoungMusic By – Dennis DeYoung
4:36
4The Grand Finale
Lead Guitar [Fills] – Tommy ShawLead Guitar [Melodic] – James Young Lyrics By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young , Tommy ShawMusic By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young , Tommy Shaw
1:58
5Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)
Lyrics By – Tommy ShawMusic By – Tommy Shaw
5:29
6Man In The Wilderness
Lead Guitar – Tommy ShawLyrics By – Tommy ShawMusic By – Tommy Shaw
5:49
7Come Sail Away
Lead Guitar – Tommy ShawLyrics By – Dennis DeYoungMusic By – Dennis DeYoung
6:07
8Miss America
Lead Guitar – James Young Lyrics By – James Young Music By – James Young
5:01

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 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
  • Design [Album]Chuck Beeson
  • Drums, Percussion, VocalsJohn Panozzo
  • Engineer, RemixRob Kingsland
  • Guitar, VocalsJames Young
  • Keyboards, Synthesizer, VocalsDennis DeYoung
  • Lead VocalsDennis DeYoung (tracks: 1, 4, 7, 8), James Young (tracks: 5), Tommy Shaw (tracks: 2, 3, 6)
  • Mastered ByMike Reese
  • Photography ByJim McCrary
  • Producer [Assistant], Engineer, RemixBarry Mraz
  • Producer, RemixStyx
  • Vocals, Bass GuitarChuck Panozzo

Notes

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℗ 1977 A&M Records, Inc.

Previously Released As CS-4637Almost exactly the same as Styx - The Grand Illusion except the matrix is slightly different.

Album originally released on LP in 1977.

Barcodes

  • Barcode: 0 7502-13223-2 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Outer ring): 750 213 2232 03! B
  • Matrix / Runout (Inner ring): MADE IN USA BY PMDC
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L005
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0393
  • 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.
  • Manufactured By – A&M Records Of Canada Limited
  • Distributed By – A&M Records Of Canada Limited
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Made By – PMDC, USA
  • Recorded At – Paragon Studios
  • Remixed At – Paragon Studios
  • Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
  • 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

Video

Album

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. 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. The release was a smash worldwide, selling three million copies in the US Triple Platinum alone. Listen to Styx's 'Come Sail Away'. The album launched the band to stardom and spawned the hit singles Come Sail Away and Fooling Yourself. Исполнитель: Styx. Lead vocals and guitar: Tommy Shaw. The rest of Grand Illusion maintains the same kind of musical imag. 8 tracks 40:59. 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. Album 1977 8 Songs. But don't be fooled by the radio The tv or the. Full Grand Illusion album playlist - https. 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. The Grand Illusion - Styx. 8 видео Воспроизвести все Styx - The Grand Illusion - The grand Illusion 1977. The Grand Illusion Styx. But don't be fooled by the radio The tv or the. First guitar solo and guitar fills: Tommy Shaw. 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. The Grand Illusion is the world as framed by the media. Lead vocals: Dennis DeYoung. On this page you can download song Styx - The Grand Illusion Album Version in mp3 and listen online. We're all the same. Come Sail Away DeYoung 6:07. It became the bands first Triple Platinum album, and spawned the Top 10 hit Come Sail Away and the Top 30 hit Fooling Yourself. Listen free to Styx The Grand Illusion The Grand Illusion, Fooling Yourself The Angry Young Man and more. 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. The album was the subject of an episode of the US radio show In the Studio with Redbeard featuring interview. The Grand Illusion is the seventh studio album by Styx, released on July 7, 1977 7777. 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. As Styx finally achieved a long-hoped-for measure of success, they did a rare thing in rock music back then: They looked inward. Second guitar solo: James Young. The Grand Illusion . Lead vocals and lead guitar: Tommy Shaw. 1977 hard rock. Fooling Yourself The Angry Young Man Tommy Shaw 5:29. Soliloquy: Dennis DeYoung. Styx's 'The Grand Illusion,' released on July 7, 1977, became the first of four consecutive multi-platinum albums. Classic Rock Part 5. Fooling Yourself The Angry Man. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. 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. The Grand Illusion. It's songs are: The Grand Illusion Dennis DeYoung 4:36. Some estimates have the album at over 5 million copies sold. It's songs are: The Grand Illusion Dennis DeYoung 4:36. The most dynamic song on the album, Miss America, simply reeks of misogynistic misdirection. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Mike DeGagneAMG 45 Stars - The Grand Illusion is the seventh studio album by Styx, released in 1977. Recorded at Paragon Recording Studios in Chicago, the album was released on July 7, 1977. After he saw it, Dennis DeYoung decided to write a song with the English translation: The Grand Illusion. 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. Superstars DeYoung, Shaw, James Young 3:59. Synthesizer solos: Dennis DeYoung. 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. Other than being their first platinum-selling album, The Grand Illusion led Styx steadfastly into the domain of AOR rock. The Grand Illusion is the seventh studio album by Styx. It became the band's first Triple Platinum album, and spawned Grand Illusion is the 7th album by Styx. Album sales certainly confirmed the latter, as the project became the first of four straight multi-platinum releases for Styx. The Grand IllusionLive at Riverport Amphitheatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA - June 9th 2000. CD Album. 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 . Track 1 from the album, The Grand Illusion 1977. 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. 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. Theres furious riffing and cascading keyboard solos in Miss America and a weary tenderness to Man in the Wilderness. Styx - The grand Illusion 1977. Art Rock. 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. And the hit Come Sail Away ends with choral optimism and rowdy guitars but starts like the sweetest Disney confection