Breakout (Spyro Gyra album)

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Breakout Spyro Gyra.jpg
Studio album by Spyro Gyra
Released June 1986
Recorded 1985
Genre Jazz, fusion
Length 38:49
Label MCA
Producer Jay Beckenstein, Richard Calandra, Jeremy Wall
Spyro Gyra chronology
Alternating Currents
Stories Without Words
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Breakout is the tenth album by Spyro Gyra, released in 1986. It was the last album co-produced by Richard Calandra, who died of cancer in October 1986.

The band produced a music video for the song "Bob Goes to the Store" that was partially shot from the point of view of a roaming dog ("Bob").

Breakout peaked at No. 71 on the album chart at Billboard magazine.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Bob Goes to the Store" (Kim Stone) – 4:36
  2. "Freefall" (Jay Beckenstein) – 4:52
  3. "Doubletake" (Jay Beckenstein) – 4:05
  4. "Breakout" (Jeremy Wall) – 4:37
  5. "Body Wave" (Richie Morales, Mark Gray) – 4:09
  6. "Whirlwind" (Dave Samuels) – 5:37
  7. "Swept Away" (Jeremy Wall) – 5:43
  8. "Guiltless" (Tom Schuman) – 5:10