Come Sail Away



publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Dennis De Young
album: Track 4 in album The Grand Illusion
release date: 1977-7
popularity : 19 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Rock & Roll/Prog Rock/Symphonic Rock
length: 6:06
remixer: Styx, Barry Mraz and Rob Kingsland
producer: Styx
lead vocals: Dennis DeYoung
vocal: John Panozzo, James Young, Chuck Panozzo and Tommy Shaw
engineer: Barry Mraz and Rob Kingsland
guitars: James Young
drums & percussion: John Panozzo
acoustic guitar & electric guitar: Tommy Shaw
bass guitar: Chuck Panozzo
assistant producer: Barry Mraz
synthesizer & keyboard: Dennis DeYoung
lyricist: Dennis DeYoung
composer: Dennis DeYoung

Album Information

label: A&M Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Styx The Grand Illusion cover art


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I'm sailing away set an open course for the virgin sea
On board I'm the captain so climb aboard
And I'll try oh Lord I'll try to carry on
I look to the sea reflections in the waves spark my memory
I think of childhood friends and the dreams we had
But somehow we missed out on that pot of gold

They sang to me this song of hope and this is what they said
Come sail away with me
Come sail away with me
I thought that they were angels but to my surprise
Singing come sail away come sail away
Come sail away come sail away


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The Grand Illusion
  • 2 Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)
  • 3 Superstars
  • 4 Come Sail Away
  • 5 Miss America
  • 6 Man in the Wilderness
  • 7 Castle Walls
  • 8 The Grand Finale