Category: Classic Rock

Renegade - Styx - Pieces Of Eight (Cassette, Album)


  1. Aug 03,  · Vocal cover of the song "Renegade" by Styx from their album "Pieces of Eight".
  2. Pieces of Eight is the eighth studio album by Styx, released on September 1, Like the band's previous album, The Grand Illusion, it managed to achieve triple platinum certification, thanks to the hit singles "Blue Collar Man " and "Renegade". The band members produced and recorded the album at Paragon Studios in Chicago with recording engineer Barry Mraz and mixing engineer Rob Kingsland.
  3. Jun 12,  · I wouldn’t call myself a Styx fan, but as a youngster I had a cassette of Pieces of Eight (purchased because I liked “Renegade”) and enjoyed it quite a bit. A couple of years later I thought I’d explore further and bought Cornerstone. I never got another Styx album.
  4. " Renegade " is a hit song recorded by the American rock band Styx. It was on their Pieces of Eight album. It reached #16 on the Billboard Hot in June The song is a first-person narrative of an outlaw, captured for a bounty, who recognizes that he is about to be executed for his criminal activities.
  5. The Grand Illusion / Pieces of Eight. Filmed on 9 November at the historic Orpheum Theater in Memphis, TN, this stunning show captures Styx performing their classic multi-platinum seventies albums "The Grand Illusion" and "Pieces Of Eight" live in their entirety for the first time. These iconic albums established Styx as a globally successful rock band and defined the AOR genre for a generation of .
  6. Following Pieces Of Eight, further success awaited Styx – but so did the exit of key members There’s little doubt that matters changed for Styx following Pieces Of Eight. Their next album, Cornerstone, as previously mentioned, veered away from the pomp rock majesty of their earlier work and opened up a new pop sensibility that, for many.
  7. Styx was at a peak around the time of the release of superb album The Grand Illusion () and Pieces of Eight () presents more of the same good musicianship. Like The Grand Illusion, Pieces of Eight demonstrates the band's ability to write tight compositions that fused the progressive rock and hard rock influences seamlessly and it also /5().

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