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The Grand Illusion

by Styx

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

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Just remember that it's a grand illusion....
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This song and Peace of Mind
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So true in today's materialisti c USA
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I have to listen to Styx more often.
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usdane9
That is something we should hear. It's all true!
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!@#$%^&*()_+ | } { : ? >
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Great band/ equinox, the best album
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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
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We should all pay attention to The Grand Illusion.... . .
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sacred.drago n 5 2
Great song great band
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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.
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Love the song but these days..the message does'nt give a lot of hope!
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Great song, love the anti-consume r i s t message. "Return to Paradise" version is better tho.
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ONE of the all time greatest bands!!!
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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
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Over-produce d but still a solid album.
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I agree this brings me back to carefree days and a much simpler time!
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Carefree days!!!!!!!

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