21st Century Live

21st Century Live

by Styx

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21st Century Live

Although they're not on par with Pearl Jam just yet for the largest amount of live albums released in the shortest amount of time, Styx surely lead the pack of veteran classic rock bands in the live album department. During the space of six years, from 1997 through 2003 (which saw Styx reunite with Dennis DeYoung, then hand the singer his walking papers, before replacing him with Lawrence Gowan), the Chicago arena rockers issued a staggering five live albums. Released in 2003, 21st Century Live features much of the same material as its predecessors, but differs in the fact that it's a double disc, comprised of a CD and DVD. Despite the fact that many fans will scream "Sacrilege!" at the mere thought of Styx carrying on without DeYoung (and they do have a valid point), the versions of such classics as "Snowblind" and "Renegade" still retain the original's grandiose power, and hardcore fans will be interested in sampling such Cyclorama-era tracks as "Yes I Can" and "These Are the Times" in a live setting. With such an overabundance of modern-day Styx concert albums now on the market, hopefully next time, the chaps will dig deeper into the vaults and issue an archival release.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/07/2003
Label: Sanctuary Records
UPC: 0060768634725
catalogNumber: 86347


Album Credits

Performance Credits

Styx   Primary Artist
Glen Burtnik   Bass Guitar,Electric Guitar,Vocals
Tommy Shaw   Acoustic Guitar,Mandolin,Electric Guitar,Vocals
James Young   Acoustic Guitar,Electric Guitar,Keyboards,Vocals
Larry Gowan   Keyboards,Vocals
Chuck Panozzo   Bass Guitar
Todd Sucherman   Percussion,Drums

Technical Credits

Ted Nugent   Composer
John Hicks   Direction
Glen Burtnik   Composer
Dennis DeYoung   Composer
Tommy Shaw   Composer,Producer
James Young   Composer,Producer
Jack Blades   Composer
Larry Gowan   Composer,Producer
Steven A. Jones   Video Images,Video Director,Video Consultant,Compilation Director
Gary Loizzo   Producer
Plinky   Composer
T. Shaw   Composer
Todd Sucherman   Composer
Ken Hale   Video Producer
Dimo Safari   Art Direction
Ken Botelho   Director
Brian Mcnamara   Producer
Michael McNamara   Director
Nelson Oliveira   Art Direction
Skip Twitchell   Direction,Camera Operator
Uncle J. T. Young   Composer

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