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StyxThe Grand Illusion

Label:A&M Records – AMLH 64637
Format:
Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress, Stereo, Brownish Cover
Country:Europe
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:Arena Rock, Hard Rock, Classic Rock

Tracklist

A1The Grand Illusion
Lead Guitar [First], Guitar [Fills]Tommy Shaw
Lead Guitar [Second]James Young (3)
Lead VocalsDennis De Young*
Lyrics By, Music ByDennis De Young*
4:36
A2Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)
Lead VocalsTommy Shaw
Lyrics By, Music ByTommy Shaw
5:29
A3Superstars
Lead Vocals, Lead GuitarTommy Shaw
Lyrics By, Music ByDennis De Young*, James Young (3), Tommy Shaw
Other [Soliloquy]Dennis De Young
3:59
A4Come Sail Away
Lead GuitarTommy Shaw
Lead VocalsDennis De Young*
Lyrics By, Music ByDennis De Young*
Synthesizer [Arp Odyssey]James Young (3)
6:06
B1Miss America
Lead GuitarTommy Shaw
Lead VocalsJames Young (3)
Lyrics By, Music ByJames Young (3)
5:01
B2Man In The Wilderness
Lead Vocals, Lead GuitarTommy Shaw
Lyrics By, Music ByTommy Shaw
5:49
B3Castle Walls
Guitar [Mellow Octave Guitar Leads]Tommy Shaw
Lead GuitarJames Young (3)
Lead VocalsDennis De Young*
Lyrics By, Music ByDennis De Young*
6:00
B4The Grand Finale
Guitar [Melodic Guitar Lead]James Young (3)
Lead Guitar [Fills]Tommy Shaw
Lead VocalsDennis De Young*
Lyrics By, Music ByDennis De Young*, James Young (3), Tommy Shaw
1:58
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Notes

Recorded and Remixed at Paragon Recording Studios, Chicago, Illinois
Mastered at the Mastering Lab, Los Angeles, California

All tracks © 1977 Almo Music Corp. and Stygian Songs (ASCAP)
℗ © 1977 A&M Records Inc.
sleeve: Printed in Holland
labels: Made in Holland
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Repress of The Grand Illusion with brownish cover tint and updated price codes on the cover rear.

Original issues included a large foldout poster (see images) and a printed inner lyric sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA
  • Label Code (Cover): LC 0485
  • Price Code: CB 271
  • Price Code (Encircled): 57
  • Other (US cat#): SP 4637
  • Matrix / Runout (Label A): AMLH 64637-A SP 5011
  • Matrix / Runout (Label B): AMLH 64637-B SP 5012
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A stamped / etched): 19-64637-1A-1 B SP-5011-M3 TML-M MR ◁ 22399 ev
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B stamped / etched): AMLH 19-64637-1B-2 B SP-5012-M1 TML-M MR ◁ 22399-X HOLLANd ev
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A stamped / etched, variant 2): 19-64637-1A-1 B SP-5011-M3 TML-M MR ◁ 22399 ev
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B stamped / etched, variant 2): AMLH 19-64637-1B-2 B SP-5012-M1 TML-M MR ◁ 22399-X ev

Other Versions (5 of 188)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
The Grand Illusion (LP, Album, Stereo, 2nd Cover Variant)A&M Records, A&M RecordsAMLH 64637, SP 4637Europe1977
The Grand Illusion (LP, Album)A&M RecordsSP-4637Canada1977
The Grand Illusion (LP, Album, Stereo, Monarch Press)A&M RecordsSP-4637US1977
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The Grand Illusion (LP, Album, Stereo)A&M RecordsAMLH 64637UK1977
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The Grand Illusion (Cassette, Album, Club Edition)A&M RecordsCS-4637US1977

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