Articles by: Kevin Mulryne

Yes, “Endless Dream” from ‘Talk’ (1994): YESterdays

Yes, “Endless Dream” from ‘Talk’ (1994): YESterdays

The final song on 1994’s ‘Talk’ became a ’90s-style progressive epic, creating a lasting legacy for the Trevor Rabin era of Yes.

Yes, “The Calling” from Talk (1994): YESterdays

Yes, “The Calling” from Talk (1994): YESterdays

Yes begins 1994’s ‘Talk’ with a powerful tour-de-force that showcases some of the best aspects of this particular incarnation.

Yes, “Shoot High Aim Low” from Big Generator (1987): YESterdays

Yes, “Shoot High Aim Low” from Big Generator (1987): YESterdays

Each time I listen again to Yes’ ‘Big Generator,’ I’m struck afresh by its poise and expansiveness. “Shoot High Aim Low” is a perfect example.

Yes, “Rhythm of Love” from Big Generator (1987): YESterdays

Yes, “Rhythm of Love” from Big Generator (1987): YESterdays

“Rhythm of Love” provides a rabble-rousing opening to 1987’s ‘Big Generator,’ but I’m not sure it’s really Yes.

Yes, “On the Silent Wings of Freedom” from ‘Tormato’ (1978): YESterdays

Yes, “On the Silent Wings of Freedom” from ‘Tormato’ (1978): YESterdays

I know a lot of fans will disagree with me but I believe “On the Silent Wings of Freedom” is a Yes classic. Re-live it, if you dare.

Yes, “Onward” from ‘Tormato’ (1978): YESterdays

Yes, “Onward” from ‘Tormato’ (1978): YESterdays

If you have written off Yes’ ‘Tormato’ by now, go back and listen to “Onward,” a moment of tranquillity and beauty in the midst of our hectic lives.