The legendary Styx masterwork The Grand Illusion is absolutely one of the most important albums of their long career and one of the finest examples of mega classic arena rock you could ever experience. Filled with a huge number of hit singles and solid album tracks, this watershed multi-platinum 1977 album continues to be one of the most revered albums ever in rock history, remaining many weeks in the upper rungs of the music charts after its release!
Featuring the powerful superstar vocals and keyboards of the great Dennis DeYoung, the legendary hard rockin' guitarist/vocalist James Young, the exciting songs and guitar styling of Tommy Shaw, the pumping bass of Chuck Panozzo and the power drumming of John Panozzo, The Grand Illusion has gone on to be one of the most popular albums of all time, selling millions of units worldwide!
Friday Music is very honored now to present once again The Grand Illusion, which also begins our exclusive Styx 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series. This exceptional high quality album is now mastered impeccably from the original A & M Records tapes by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios.
This limited edition masterpiece is also housed in a beautiful first time gatefold cover and includes all the hits you remember like Come Sail Away, Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man) and Miss America.
This album truly ushered a new level of popularity for Styx, and has kept them at the top of their game ever since. The Grand Illusion truly a fine album for the audiophile vinyl domain.
So turn on your turntable, plug in your guitar, and celebrate the essential timeless classic prog-rock sounds of Styx and The Grand Illusion once again, on an amazing high quality audiophile vinyl LP from your friends at Friday Music. Come Sail Away!
What a masterwork! Having worked with this band and solo projects with Dennis DeYoung, its always been my dream to release this impeccable masterpiece on Friday Music. From the amazing title track, rockers like Miss America, and of course Come Sail Away, Styx's The Grand Illusion is a album for all time! --Joe Reagoso- Reissue Producer and Mastering Engineer
A1 The Grand Illusion
A2 Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)
A4 Come Sail Away
B1 Miss America
B2 Man In The Wilderness
B3 Castle Walls
B4 The Grand Finale
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