Sisyphus has attained legendary status among rock critics, Chicago fans, those who ve heard parts of it and those who have only read about it. from liner notes by Bill DeYoung Formed in its namesake city in 1967, Chicago is the first American band ever to propel albums into Billboard®'s pop Top 40 for five consecutive decades, and is among the most successfully charting U.S.-grown acts of all time. Now, another page in the band s history is revealed with the long-awaited release of STONE Of SISYPHUS, the once shelved album that has attained legendary status among fans and critics alike. Recorded in 1993 and originally intended as Chicago XXII, the disc marked a return to the genre-transcending, adventurous fusion of sounds that defined the group s 1970s-era heyday.
Three tracks from it surfaced on Rhino's 2003 Chicago box, but the album itself is previously unissued now, this momentous release also features four incredibly rare bonus tracks.Recorded in 1993 and previously unreleased. Legendary underground fan and critical favorite for fifteen years, produced by Peter Wolf.
Features the album's original eleven tracks plus four bonus rarities. Highlights include the title track, "All The Years", and "Mah-Jong". "Bigger Than Elvis", features contributions from musicians who worked with Elvis Presley including Jerry Scheff on bass (father of Chicago bassist Jason Scheff)
and The Jordanaires (the gospel group that often accompanied Presley) on backing vocals.