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YMMV: Styx
  • Anvilicious: Kilroy Was Here, especially the 'Caught in the Act' video. At least JY and the Pannozzos seem to be enjoying what they may have thought of as Ham and Cheese..
    • Also, a lot of the songs on The Grand Illusion and Pieces of Eight.
  • Crowning Moment of Heartwarming: The band's only US #1 single, "Babe", was originally written by Dennis DeYoung as a birthday present for his wife Suzanne. The band liked it and convinced Dennis to include it in the album Cornerstone.
  • Ear Worm
  • Face of the Band: Many, many fans believe that the band just isn't the same without Dennis DeYoung
    • Glen Burtnik during Edge Of The Century. Just watch the video for "Love is the Ritual". The camera focuses on him more time than all of the other members combined.
  • Genius Bonus: During the chorus for "Mr. Roboto", the line isn't "I am the modern man", but rather "Modron".
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Just try listening to "Mr. Roboto" now, while disregarding the Bad Future rock opera's storyline, and considering the basic stifled-human-or-mindless-bot uncertainty it centers on. Then consider that, for all the singer's protests that they are human, the name revealed at the end became well-known as a graffiti tag, i.e. a generic alias. It's actually the perfect song for internet trolls!
  • Mondegreen: "I am the maldron man!"
  • Tear Jerker: "Show Me The Way" on the Return to Paradise tour. At the end, an image of drummer John Panozzo, who had just died, came up on the screen. The caption read: "John Panozzo—Rockin' in Paradise," followed by his birth and death years.
    • "Babe" and "She Cares" can both be this, or Tears of Joy.
    • "Dear John" is a tearful requiem for John Panozzo. The band put away their mutual animosity to record this song shortly after their drummer's death due to a sudden and unexpected heart attack.

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