Caught in the Act (Styx album)

Caught in the Act (Styx album)

Infobox Album |
Name = Caught in the Act
Type = Live album
Artist = Styx


Released = April 1984
Recorded = April 9-10, 1983, Saenger Theater, New Orleans, LA except Music Time recorded at Pumpkin Studios in January, 1984
Genre = Rock
Length = 83:30
Label = A&M
Producer = Styx
Reviews =
* Allmusic Rating|1.5|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:4bknu325an5k~T1 link]
Chronology =
Last album = "Kilroy Was Here"
(1983)
This album = "Caught in the Act"
(1984)
Next album = "Edge of the Century"
(1990)

"Caught in the Act" is a live album by Styx, released in 1984). The album contained one new song, "Music Time", which was released as a single, reaching #40 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

"Caught in the Act" is also the name of a VHS video recording that featured the band acting out the concept established in the "Kilroy was Here" album. A DVD version was released on December 11, 2007.

Track listing

-Disc/Record One-
#"Music Time" [*] (DeYoung) – 4:45
#*"Lead vocals: Dennis DeYoung, lead guitar: James Young
#"Mr. Roboto" (DeYoung) – 4:59
#*"Lead vocals: Dennis DeYoung
#"Too Much Time on My Hands" (Shaw) – 5:01
#*"Lead vocals and lead guitar: Tommy Shaw
#"Babe" (DeYoung) – 4:52
#*"Lead vocals: Dennis DeYoung, lead guitar: Tommy Shaw
(Side 2)
#"Snowblind" (DeYoung, Young) – 6:00
#*"Co-Lead vocals and lead guitar: James Young, Co-Lead vocals: Tommy Shaw
#"State Street Sadie(uncredited)/The Best of Times" (DeYoung) – 6:30
#*"Lead vocals: Dennis DeYoung, lead guitar: Tommy Shaw
#"Suite Madame Blue" (DeYoung) – 8:51
#*"Lead vocals and synthesizer solo: Dennis DeYoung, lead guitar: James Young

-Disc/Record two-
#"Rockin' the Paradise" (DeYoung, Shaw, Young) – 4:40
#*"Lead vocals: Dennis DeYoung, first guitar solo: Tommy Shaw, second guitar solo: James Young
#"Blue Collar Man" (Shaw) – 4:47
#*"Lead vocals and lead guitar: Tommy Shaw, guitar fills and end solo: James Young
#"Miss America" (Young) – 6:15
#*"Lead vocals and lead guitar: James Young
#"Don't Let It End" (DeYoung) – 5:25
#*"Lead vocals: Dennis DeYoung, lead guitar: Tommy Shaw
(Side 4)
#"Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)" (Shaw) – 6:05
#*"Lead vocals: Tommy Shaw, synthesizer solos: Dennis DeYoung
#"Crystal Ball" (Shaw) – 6:24
#*"Lead vocals and lead guitar: Tommy Shaw, synthesizer solo: Dennis DeYoung
#"Come Sail Away" (DeYoung) – 8:56
#*"Lead vocals, synthesizer solo: Dennis DeYoung, lead guitar: Tommy Shaw

* new studio recording

Video Track listing

#"Kilroy Was Here" mini-movie
#"Mr. Roboto" (DeYoung)
#"Rockin' the Paradise (with J.Y. guitar solo)" (DeYoung, Shaw, Young)
#"Blue Collar Man" (Shaw)
#"Snowblind" (DeYoung, Young, Shaw(uncredited))
#"Too Much Time on My Hands" (Shaw)
#"Don't Let It End" (DeYoung)
#"Heavy Metal Poisoning" (Young)
#"Cold War (with extended Tommy Shaw guitar solo and extra verses)" (Shaw)
#"State Street Sadie(uncredited)/The Best of Times" (DeYoung)
#"Come Sail Away" (DeYoung)
#"Renegade (with Drum solo and band getting arrested)" (Shaw)
#"Haven't We Been Here Before" (Shaw)
#"Don't Let It End (Reprise)" (DeYoung)

Bonus Tracks on DVD

#"Come Sail Away" (1977 video)
#"Borrowed Time" (1979 video)
#"Babe" (1979 video)
#"Boat On the River" (1979 video)
#"A.D. 1928"/"Rockin' the Paradise" (1981 video)
#"The Best of Times" (1981 video)
#"Too Much Time on My Hands" (1981 video)
#"Mr. Roboto" (1983 video)
#"Don't Let It End" (1983 video)
#"Heavy Metal Poisoning" (1983 video)
#"Haven't We Been Here Before" (video)
#"Music Time" (1984 video)

Personnel

*Dennis DeYoung - keyboards, vocals
*Chuck Panozzo - bass, vocals
*John Panozzo - drums, percussion, vocals
*Tommy Shaw - guitars, vocals
*James Young - guitars, synthesizer, vocals

Production (album)

*Producer: Styx
*Engineers: Gary Loizzo, Will Rascati, Rob Kingsland, Biff Dawes
*Assistant engineer: Jim Popko

Production (video)

*Concert producer and director: Jerry Kramer
*Kilroy Was Here mini-movie director: Brian Gibson
*Cameramen: Wayne Isham

Charts

Album - Billboard (North America)

Singles - Billboard (North America)


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