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The Best Styx Album

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Poll Question: Which of these is the best?
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    Posted: September 30 2013 at 18:54
They're probably not considered prog, but hell ill do it anyway. This is Styx, an American rock band from Chicago and decided to do something like this on my spare time. So, what do u think?? Oh and also, the first four albums with the slash in the middle represent the 2 titles used for the same album
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote ScorchedFirth Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 30 2013 at 18:57
Can't beat "The Grand Illusion". The whole first side is the happiest music I know. All great songs. "Paradise Theater" and "Pieces of Eight" are also really strong though.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Michael678 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 30 2013 at 19:18
everyone come here for the real poll and voting i dont know how to close the other one!
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote dr wu23 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 30 2013 at 23:09
Well...the only good thing about Styx is their name.
I voted Grand Illusion..at least there are a couple of decent tracks on that one.
 
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Equinox by far..... Suite Madam Blue is special 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Progosopher Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 30 2013 at 23:51
I think this is a case where the commercial breakthrough reflected the peak of creativity, that is The Grand Illusion. They had done some fine recordings before, notably Equinox and Styx II, and the only thing comparable afterwards was the follow-up Pieces of Eight.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote b_olariu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2013 at 00:38
The Grand Illusion (1977)
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom Ozric Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2013 at 00:44
'The Serpent Is Rising' is my fave from STYX. Never could get into 'Grand Illusion'.......
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the grand illusion
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mormegil Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2013 at 06:42
Grand Illusion. I still have my old vinyl recording.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote BarryGlibb Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2013 at 06:47
This poll should be moved to the "Prog-related" forum.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote digdug Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2013 at 08:31
Grand Illusion

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Equinox
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Wanorak Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2013 at 14:08
Crystal Ball, Equinox, Grand Illusion and Pieces of Eight in that order. I also quite like Paradise Theatre.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The-time-is-now Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: October 01 2013 at 14:51
Originally posted by digdug digdug wrote:

Grand Illusionfollowed byEquinox



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