Styx (album)

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Studio album by Styx
Released March 1972
Recorded 1971 at Paragon Recording Studios, Chicago
Genre Progressive rock
Length 33:46
Label Wooden Nickel
Producer John Ryan, Bill Traut
Styx chronology
- Styx
Styx II
Singles from Styx
  1. "Best Thing"
    Released: 1972
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 1/5 stars[2]

Styx is the self-titled debut album by Styx. It was released in 1972 on Wooden Nickel Records. The album was reissued in 1980 under the title Styx I with new artwork. In late 2012, it was re-released for CD and digital download, along with Styx II, The Serpent Is Rising, and Man of Miracles.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Movement for the Common Man" – 13:11
  2. "Right Away" (Paul Frank) – 3:40
  3. "What Has Come Between Us" (Mark Gaddis) – 4:53
  4. "Best Thing" (Young, DeYoung) – 3:13
  5. "Quick Is the Beat of My Heart" (Lewis Mark) – 3:49
  6. "After You Leave Me" (George S. Clinton) – 4:00




Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1972 "Best Thing" Pop Singles 82


  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay. Styx (album) at AllMusic. Retrieved June 20, 2011.
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 789. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.