Styx (album)

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Styx
Styx1.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedAugust 1972
Recorded1971 at Paragon Recording Studios, Chicago
GenreProgressive rock
Length32:36
LabelWooden Nickel
ProducerJohn Ryan, Bill Traut
Styx chronology
Styx
(1972)
Styx II
(1973)
Singles from Styx
  1. "Best Thing"
    Released: 1972
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic2/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide1/5 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 (1973), The Serpent Is Rising (1973), and Man of Miracles (1974).

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."Movement for the Common Man" James Young (section a), John Ryan (section b), Aaron Copland (section c), Dennis DeYoung (section d with Young)13:11
2."Right Away"Paul Frank3:40
Side two
No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."What Has Come Between Us"Mark Gaddis4:53
2."Best Thing"Young, DeYoung3:13
3."Quick Is the Beat of My Heart"Lewis Mark3:49
4."After You Leave Me"George S. Clinton4:00

Personnel[edit]

Styx[edit]

Production[edit]

Charts[edit]

Singles - Billboard (United States)

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay. Styx 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.

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