|A2||Rockin' The Paradise||3:35|
|A3||Too Much Time On My Hands||4:33|
|A4||Nothing Ever Goes As Planned||4:48|
|A5||The Best Of Times||4:21|
Written-By – Ray Brandle
|B6||State Street Sadie||0:26|
|SP-3719||Styx||Paradise Theatre (LP, Album, Etch, Ter)||A&M Records||SP-3719||US||1981|
|SP-3719||Styx||Paradise Theatre (LP, Album, Etch, San)||A&M Records||SP-3719||US||1981|
|8 55 963||Styx||Paradise Theatre (LP, Album)||AMIGA||8 55 963||German Democratic Republic (GDR)||1983|
|UICY-93924||Styx||Paradise Theatre (CD, Album, Num, RE, RM, Car)||A&M Records||UICY-93924||Japan||2009|
|127309||Styx||Paradise Theatre (LP, Album, Etch, Ser)||A&M Records||127309||Uruguay||1981|
Paradise Theatre is the tenth album by the rock band Styx, released in January 1981. It was the most successful album by Styx, peaking at for 3 weeks on the Billboard Album Chart in April and May 1981 (non-consecutively).
For the time being, however, Paradise Theater seemed to represent the best of both worlds, since its loose concept about the roaring '20s heyday and eventual decline of an imaginary theater (used as a metaphor for the American experience in general, et. et. seemed to satisfy both of the band's camps with its return to complex hard rock (purists. Shaw and JY) while sparing no amount of pomp and grandeur (DeYoung). The stage is set by the first track, ".
Styx released 'Paradise Theatre' in January 1981. After spending the better part of a decade struggling to achieve their mainstream breakthrough, Styx finally hit the multi-platinum jackpot with a trio of hit records in the late '70s - and then, emboldened by success, they went for broke with an ambitious gamble that paid off with their only No. 1 album to date. To reach the top of the charts, Styx had to endure an arduous uphill climb filled with challenges both inside and outside the band's ranks. We've always been different personalities," guitarist Tommy Shaw told Kerrang! in 1981
STYX - PARADISE THEATER LP VINYL RECORD ALBUM w/ clear sleeve 1980. In a way, Paradise Theater can be seen as the best aspects of those two previous albums combined into one. While Pieces Of Eight went too far towards straightforward Arena rock and Cornerstone went too far towards syrupy ballads, Paradise Theater strikes a decent balance between the two directions, creating the most coherent and varied Styx album since The Grand Illusion from four years earlier. The fact that the album is a concept album further contributes to the album's appeal
Album Name Paradise Theatre. Erscheinungsdatum 19 Januar 1981. Labels A And M Records. Mitglieder die dieses Album besitzen63. 2. Rockin' the Paradise. 3. Too Much Time on My Hands.
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