It Takes Love
by Styx

Album: Greatest Hits II (1996)

Songfacts®:

  • This was to be one of the songs for the follow-up of Styx' 1990 Edge of the Century album "Son of Edge" (working title). Styx, despite a gold record and a #3 song ("Show Me The Way"), was dropped by A&M after the label was bought out. The music from "Son of Edge" has been re-recorded on Glen Burtnik's various albums, Styx' albums, and is performed in concert with the "Denny and Glenny" show (as Dennis DeYoung notes). >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Eric - Mentor, OH
  • This song is the last known recording of Styx drummer John Panozzo, who died of a liver ailment in 1996. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Daniel - Kalamazoo, MI
  • Styx guitarist Glen Burtnik, who was Tommy Shaw's replacement, wrote this song with his friend Bob Burger. They also wrote the Styx tracks "It Takes Love to Make Love" and "Little Suzie" together.

Comments: 5

  • Jean-thomas Murray from CanadaWhere can I get the piano partition?! I can't find it anywhere... I don't understand. Thank You!
  • Veronica from Pleasntville, Njwho is singing lead on this song they sound great
  • James from Hudson, FlEric, maybe "Don't let it end" was a reference to John dying. He might have known he was dying and that was put in for him.
  • Eric from Mentor, OhGreat song. Don't understand why "Don't let it end" is the video...
  • Marsha from Johnstown, PaI REALLY LOVE THE SONG OF STXY IT TAKES LOVE
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