|1. Do Things My Way|
|2. Waiting For Our Time|
|3. Fields of the Brave|
|4. Bourgeois Pig|
|5. Kiss Your Ass Goodbye|
|6. These Are the Times|
|7. Yes I Can|
|8. More Love for the Money|
|10. Fooling Yourself (Palm of Your Hands)|
|11. Captain America|
|12. Killing the Thing That You Love|
|13. One With Everything|
|14. Genki Des Ka|
Thinking of the last album they did, Brave New World, I remember that I didnt particularly like it at all..even the title track, which was the best song on the album, wasn't particularly good. Sometimes when I think of it, I forget that Dennis DeYoung was on that album, and Lawrence Gowan wasn't. Knowing that, I dont think I really miss him much. He didnt do anything for Brave New World, and Edge of the Century wasnt too spectacular. For a fair goodbye to Dennis DeYoung, go buy the Return to Paradise DVD.
Cyclorama is a great album that sounds like everything I love from Styx with great songs. Dennis DeYoung or Lawrence Gowan; it doesnt matter to me. These Are the Times is a wonderful song, very reminiscent of Paradise Theatre. Yes I Can is absolutely beautiful. The album has other great songs, but those are my two favorite.
I just think its sad that older bands like Styx, Journey, Aerosmith, and others dont get the airplay they deserve on new albums. I would incorporate some of these songs happily into a greatest hits collection, but for the general public, all but hardcore fans wont hear them. Buy this album! Good work guys.
Dennis simply did not want to write any more rock songs. That of course is his choice. Easy to understand... Read more
JY has the only artistic voice that emerges here. "These Are the Times" aptly represents a personage and time most of the reviewers I've read... Read more