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Label: Wooden Nickel
Catalog Number: DRC12421
|2.||The Grove of Eglantine||5:00|
|4.||As Bad as This||6:04|
|5.||Winner Take All||2:52|
|8.||The Serpent Is Rising||4:46|
|Total Running Time:||38:22|
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|From: Fredrik Nilsson||Date: February 3, 2002 at 7:40|
|I think this is the best Styx from the Wooden Nickels years. Witch Wolf is pure hard rock, and The Grove of Eglatine is Dennis DeYoung at his best (James Young sings on most of the tracks). Young man is probably the best song on the album and As bad as this is very moody. Side two is a little weaker but not bad at all. I have friends who like Black Sabbath and Deep Purple who used to tease me for liking Styx until they heard this album. Maybe it's not classic Styx, but it's classic hard rock!|
|From: Rockpig!||Date: November 14, 2003 at 18:41|
|I love this release! Much like all the other arena rockers of the day all the early stuff rocks, then they turned into wimpering power ballad fools...WHY? For further proof see REO, Journey, The Babys, Night Ranger, etc... The only other release that equals or beats this from the Styx catalogue is "Equinox" or possibly "Crystal Ball"...Dennis Deyoung killed this band! Domo Arigato??? Gimme a break!!!|
|From: perry.k||Date: January 28, 2005 at 12:49|
|This album is not exactly aor but i'd call it a DREAMY/FANTASY HARD ROCK music."The Grove Of Eglatine" and the SELF-TITLED track are so unreal and every time i listen to them,feel like i live in a fairytale or something!And that happens with no need to close my very eyes!WOW!The starting track is an AWESOME ROCK DYNAMITE!ALL HAIL TO THE MIGHTY STYX!|
|From: 780'sRocked||Date: April 9, 2008 at 7:45|
|Many great songs on this early release! One of my fave's of the Wooden Nickel era. Young Man is a terrific song. I don't remember many of these tracks being on radio back in those days, but non-the-less.......great songs, songwriter and music! Anyone know what became of John C? He had a different, cool approach to songwriting. My rating 85/100|
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