Vinyl LP pressing. 2017 release from the classic rockers. Styx's The Mission is their first studio album of new music in 14 Years. This true hi-fidelity analog recording is a return to the band's progressive rock roots, complete with a courageous and visionary concept! A captivating adventure unfolds across 14 tracks with a story set in the future but recorded in the sound of the near past. The mission is a go! The band still features original members Tommy Shaw and James JY Young plus Lawrence Gowan (who replaced lead vocalist Dennis DeYoung), Ricky Phillips and input from original member Chuck Panozzo.