Fooling Yourself (The Angry Young Man)



publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Tommy Shaw
album: Track 2 in album The Grand Illusion
release date: 1977-7
popularity : 10 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Rock & Roll/Prog Rock/Symphonic Rock
length: 5:31
remixer: Rob Kingsland, Styx and Barry Mraz
producer: Styx
lead vocals: Tommy Shaw
vocal: Chuck Panozzo, James Young, Dennis DeYoung and John Panozzo
engineer: Rob Kingsland and Barry Mraz
guitars: James Young
drums & percussion: John Panozzo
electric guitar & acoustic guitar: Tommy Shaw
bass guitar: Chuck Panozzo
assistant producer: Barry Mraz
synthesizer & keyboard: Dennis DeYoung
composer: Tommy Shaw
lyricist: Tommy Shaw

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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You see the world through your cynical eyes
You've got it all in the palm of your hand

You're kidding yourself if you don't believe it
When your future looks quite bright to me
That could hide such a lamb, such a caring young man
You're fooling yourself if you don't believe it
Get up, get back on your feet
Come on, let's see what you've got

You're killing yourself if you don't believe it
You're the one they can't beat and you know it
Just take your best shot and don't blow it


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