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The Grand Illusion

by Styx

Lyrics

Welcome to the Grand illusion
Come on in and see what's happening
Pay the price, get your tickets for the show
The stage is set, the band starts playing
full lyrics
Welcome to the Grand illusion
Come on in and see what's happening
Pay the price, get your tickets for the show
The stage is set, the band starts playing
full lyrics

Features of This Track

hard rock roots
a subtle use of vocal harmony
mild rhythmic syncopation
repetitive melodic phrasing
extensive vamping
major key tonality
a dirty electric guitar solo
a distinctive male lead vocal
prominent organ
heavy instrumental improvisation

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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Comments

I have to listen to Styx more often.
That is something we should hear. It's all true!
!@#$%^&*()_+ | } { : ? >
Great band/ equinox, the best album
Hey just be glad that there is hope coming from this song as long as we have hope it will have hope also I don't know what it was like back then but I do know that the world was a healthier place and we did not have all this technology
We should all pay attention to The Grand Illusion.... . .
sacred.drago n 5 2
Great song great band
The hope is in the song. It reminds us to not compare yourself to others but rather to your own personal standards as I can only change me. Also it reminds us to not get caught up in the material. Nice opening to the album. Sounds great live also.
Love the song but these days..the message does'nt give a lot of hope!
Great song, love the anti-consume r i s t message. "Return to Paradise" version is better tho.
ONE of the all time greatest bands!!!
not a solid album?---one of the all-time great albums several great songs---this is just a good one but miss america, come sail away, man in the wilderness fooling yourself---a l l classics
Over-produce d but still a solid album.
I agree this brings me back to carefree days and a much simpler time!
Carefree days!!!!!!!

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