Re: Styx are used up!
Posted by: Captain Can Man ()
Date: June 04, 2001 05:32PM

I agree with you except I don't believe the current members of Styx are having problems writing songs. I mean look at that arsenal of writers! Gowen writes decent songs, Tommy Shaw is a master songwriter, Burtnik is an extrememly talented writer! And James Young.....well..uh..uh..I think he wrote his name once. No wait a minute, I do seem to recall he wrote the same song twice, "Miss America" and "Half Penny, Two Penny". They have the exact same guitar riff! I will never understand how such a mediocre talent gets to be in the same band with such megatalents as Shaw and Burtnik. Dennis should have gotten rid of him back in the early 80's when he had complete control of the band.

Anyway, with such great songwriters in the band, they cannot even collectively make up for Dennis' songs not being on the next Styx album. I am not saying they won't write good songs, because I am sure they probably will, I am just saying no matter how good it is, it will not be a true Styx record without Dennis' ballads and Dennis' voice and Dennis's production skills. It can only be just a shell of what once was.

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Styx are used up! 148 Popefreak 06/04/2001 01:48AM
Andrew is there a problem with the board? 108 Misterpomp 06/04/2001 06:42AM
Too funny... 103 Andrew 06/04/2001 08:03AM
Re: Styx are used up! 91 Eric Abrahamsen 06/04/2001 12:18PM
Re: Styx are used up! 120 Jason 06/04/2001 01:50PM
Re: Styx are used up!120 Captain Can Man 06/04/2001 05:32PM
Styx NOT used up! 100 Bladesian 06/05/2001 01:25AM
Re: Styx NOT used up! 125 Snake 65 06/05/2001 02:43AM
Re: Styx is SO used up! 92 Steve Reno 06/05/2001 08:15PM
I am buying itjust for "Come Sail Away" 107 Snake 65 06/05/2001 10:37PM
Re: I am buying itjust for "Come Sail Away&qu 108 Jerry 06/07/2001 10:31AM
Y A W N . . . 107 Rocker Chic 06/05/2001 11:21PM
AMEN!!!! 93 Sue 06/06/2001 12:19AM
Re: AMEN!!!! 111 Carl1 06/06/2001 04:27AM
Re: AMEN!!!! 149Oi!06/06/2001 05:25AM
Re: AMEN!!!! 108Preacherman06/06/2001 05:26AM
Perhaps 126 Misterpomp 06/06/2001 03:46AM
Re: Perhaps 100 Rocker Chic 06/06/2001 07:00AM
Re: Y A W N . . . 95 Captain Can Man 06/07/2001 12:26PM
Re: Y A W N . . . 106 Rocker Chic 06/08/2001 01:45AM
Re: Y A W N . . . 98 Jerry 06/08/2001 09:36AM

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