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Monolith is the sixth studio album by American progressive rock band Kansas, released in 1979. The album was remastered and reissued in 2011, as a Japanese import vinyl-replica Blu-spec CD. A domestic version of the remaster was released in standard CD format in the US as part of Legacy Recordings' Complete Album Collection series. A new version of the album, titled Playlist: Kaw, featured "No One Together" instead of "How My Soul Cries Out for You". Although this was Kansas' third straight studio album to hit the Billboard Top 10, its sales were slow compared to the previous releases, and its one Top 40 hit, "People of the South Wind" enjoyed only brief popularity. The title refers to the meaning of the Siouan word " Kansa", the Indian tribe for which the state of Kansas was named. On their 80-city US tour, the band's set list featured the entire album early in the tour, though by the time the tour ended, about half the songs had been cut from the live set in favor of older numbers. A national broadcast of their show at Alpine Valley, Wisconsin on this tour featured the entire album and is one of the most popular unissued live recordings of the band.