Detours – Saga – 1998



Album Detours by the band Saga
Album Detours by the band Saga

Detours is the tenth studio album by the Canadian progressive rock band Saga, released in 1998. The album marks a return to the more guitar-oriented sound of their early albums, after the keyboard-heavy direction of their previous work. The album features guest appearances by Jim Crichton’s brother Ian Crichton of Saga’s fellow Canadian band Saga and Steve Negus, who was Saga’s original drummer. The album also includes a cover version of the Beatles’ song “Taxman”, which was recorded during the sessions for their 1997 album Pleasure & The Pain but left off the final tracklist. Detours received positive reviews from critics and fans, who praised the band’s renewed energy and creativity. The album reached number 61 on the German album charts, where Saga has a loyal fanbase.

Detours – Saga – 1998” is an essential album for any fan of progressive music. It is a well-crafted and diverse collection of tracks that showcases the best of what the genre has to offer.


  • Michael Sadler – lead vocals, keyboards
  • Ian Crichton – guitars
  • Jim Crichton – bass, keyboards, producer
  • Jim Gilmour – keyboards, vocals
  • Steve Negus – drums, percussion

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