Masque (Kansas album)

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Studio album by Kansas
Released September 1975
Recorded Studio in the Country, Bogalusa, LA
Genre Progressive rock
Length 40:39
Label Kirshner
Producer Jeff Glixman
Kansas chronology
Song for America
Singles from Masque
  1. "It Takes a Woman's Love (To Make a Man)"
    Released: 1976 (1976)

Masque is the third album by American progressive rock band Kansas, released in 1975. The album was reissued in remastered format on CD in 2001.

The opening track, "It Takes a Woman's Love (To Make a Man)", was remixed for release as a single, but failed to gain attention. The remix included additional guest vocals and contains segments far different from the album version. The album was remastered and issued on vinyl in 2014.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "It Takes a Woman's Love (To Make a Man)"   Steve Walsh 3:08
2. "Two Cents Worth"   Kerry Livgren, Walsh 3:08
3. "Icarus - Borne On Wings of Steel"   Livgren 6:03
4. "All the World"   Walsh, Robby Steinhardt 7:11
5. "Child of Innocence"   Livgren 4:36
6. "It's You"   Walsh 2:31
7. "Mysteries and Mayhem"   Livgren, Walsh 4:18
8. "The Pinnacle"   Livgren 9:44


Additional personnel[edit]


  • Producers: Jeff Glixman, Jeff Magid
  • Engineer: Lee Peterzell
  • Arranger: Kansas
  • Cover art: Giuseppe Arcimboldo


Album - Billboard (North America)

Year Chart Position
1976 Pop Albums 70


  1. ^ Adams, Bret. Masque (Kansas album) at AllMusic