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Styx - Pieces Of Eight album
Performer: Styx
Genre: Rock
Title: Pieces Of Eight
FLAC album size: 1540
Style: Classic Rock, Hard Rock, Prog Rock
Country: US
Released: 1978

The Grand Illusion & Pieces Of Eight - Live.

All lyrics from Pieces Of Eight album, popular Styx songs with tracklist and information about album. Styx "Pieces Of Eight" (1978) album.

Pieces of Eight is the eighth studio album by Styx, released on September 1, 1978. Like the band's previous album, The Grand Illusion (1977), it managed to achieve triple platinum certification, thanks to the hit singles "Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)" and "Renegade". The band members produced and recorded the album (like their previous three efforts) at Paragon Studios in Chicago with recording engineer Barry Mraz and mixing engineer Rob Kingsland.

06. Blue Collar Man. 07. Queen of Spades.

Reaching number 21, with the frolicking romp of "Renegade" edging in at number 16 only six months later, Pieces of Eight maintained their strength as a front-running FM radio group. Even though these two tracks were both mainstream singles, the rest of the album includes tracks that rekindle some of Styx's early progressive rock sound, only cleaner

Pieces of Eight: Strangely enough, the title track of the album is one of the more forgettable parts of it. This is a good example of a typical Styx ballad, a calm beginning working up to subtly emotional power, but nothing outstanding, like nearly all of the rest of the album. Like "Queen of Spades," this average effort suffers unfairly from being packaged with so many gems. Aku Aku: An atmospheric outro. Take it or leave it. OK, I would be hard pressed to claim that this album is prog

Released September 1, 1978. Pieces of Eight Tracklist. 1. Great White Hope Lyrics.

Pieces of Eight is the eighth studio album by Styx, released on September 1, 1978 Like the band's previous album, The Grand Illusion 1977, it managed to a. Styx - Pieces of Eight 1978 album to be listened as stream at this sitecom.

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Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Great White Hope
Written-by, Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar – James Young
4:23
A2 I'm OK
Lead Guitar – Tommy ShawLead Vocals, Synthesizer [Solo], Organ [Pipe Organ] – Dennis DeYoungWritten-By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young
5:42
A3 Sing For The Day
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Mandolin, Autoharp, Guitar – Tommy Shaw
4:56
A4 The Message
Music By, Synthesizer – Dennis DeYoung
1:08
A5 Lords Of The Ring
Lead Guitar [End Solo] – Tommy ShawLead Vocals, Lead Guitar [Middle Solo] – James Young Written-By – Dennis DeYoung
4:31
B1 Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar – Tommy Shaw
4:03
B2 Queen Of Spades
Lead Guitar – James Young Lead Vocals – Dennis DeYoungWritten-By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young
5:38
B3 Renegade
Lead Guitar – James Young Written-By, Lead Vocals – Tommy Shaw
4:13
B4 Pieces Of Eight
Lead Guitar – Tommy ShawWritten-By, Lead Vocals – Dennis DeYoung
4:45
B5 Aku-Aku
Music By, Lead Guitar – Tommy Shaw
3:00

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – La Discoteca C.A.

Credits

  • Bass Guitar – Chuck Panozzo
  • Drums – John Panozzo
  • Engineer – Rob Kingsland
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Gary Geppert, Harry Andronis
  • Guitar – James Young (tracks: A1 to A2, A4 to B5), Tommy Shaw
  • Producer – Styx
  • Producer [Assistant], Engineer – Barry Mraz
  • Synthesizer [Programming] – Dennis DeYoung, Ed Walsh

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP-4724 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, PRC) A&M Records SP-4724 US 1978
PR 4724 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, Pic) A&M Records PR 4724 US 1978
SP-3224 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, Gat) A&M Records SP-3224 US 1978
SP-4724 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, Promo, Gat) A&M Records SP-4724 Canada 1978
SP 4724, SP-4724 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, Gat) A&M Records, A&M Records SP 4724, SP-4724 Canada 1978

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Great White Hope
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar – James Young
4:23
A2 I'm O.K.
Lead Guitar – Tommy ShawLead Vocals, Synthesizer [Solo], Organ [Pipe Organ] – Dennis DeYoungWritten-By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young
5:42
A3 Sing For The Day
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Mandolin, Autoharp, Guitar – Tommy Shaw
4:56
A4 The Message
Music By, Synthesizer – Dennis DeYoung
1:08
A5 Lords Of The Ring
Lead Guitar [End Solo] – Tommy ShawLead Vocals, Lead Guitar [Middle Solo] – James Young Written-By – Dennis DeYoung
4:31
B1 Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)
Written-By, Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar – Tommy Shaw
4:03
B2 Queen Of Spades
Lead Guitar – James Young Lead Vocals – Dennis DeYoungWritten-By – Dennis DeYoung, James Young
5:38
B3 Renegade
Lead Guitar – James Young Written-By, Lead Vocals – Tommy Shaw
4:13
B4 Pieces Of Eight
Lead Guitar – Tommy ShawWritten-By, Lead Vocals – Dennis DeYoung
4:45
B5 Aku-Aku
Music By, Lead Guitar – Tommy Shaw
3:00

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – A&M Records Of Canada Limited
  • Manufactured By – A&M Records Of Canada Limited
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Pressed By – Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Pitman
  • Published By – Almo Music Corp.
  • Published By – Stygian Songs
  • Mastered At – Sterling Sound

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – Hipgnosis
  • Bass Guitar – Chuck Panozzo
  • Drums – John Panozzo
  • Engineer – Rob Kingsland
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Gary Geppert, Harry Andronis
  • Guitar – James Young (tracks: A1 to A2, A4 to B5), Tommy Shaw
  • Management, Directed By – Derek Sutton, Stardust Enterprises
  • Mastered By – TJ*
  • Producer – Styx
  • Producer [Assistant], Engineer – Barry Mraz
  • Synthesizer [Programming] – Dennis DeYoung, Ed Walsh

Notes

Label variation of Canadian Pressing http://www.localhost/Styx-Pieces-Of-Eight/release/1406850

Inner sleeve now has I'm O.K. written the same as on the label.

Original copies came in gatefold cover with Inner lyric sleeve, rear of cover has no barcode.

Pipe Organ on "I'm O.K." recorded in the Cathedral of St. James, Chicago, Ill

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A Side, Label): SP-5185
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side, Label): SP-5186
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Runout): SP 5185 INT 1 "Trumpet" #2 ◁23705 Canada STERLING TJ
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Runout): SP 5186 INT 1 "Trumpet" ◁23705-X Canada STERLING TJ
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SP-4724 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, PRC) A&M Records SP-4724 US 1978
PR 4724 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, Pic) A&M Records PR 4724 US 1978
SP-3224 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, Gat) A&M Records SP-3224 US 1978
SP-4724 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, Promo, Gat) A&M Records SP-4724 Canada 1978
SP 4724, SP-4724 Styx Pieces Of Eight ‎(LP, Album, Gat) A&M Records, A&M Records SP 4724, SP-4724 Canada 1978

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