‘Amused to Death,’ released on September 1, 1992, found Roger Waters returning to a tried-and-true formula. The result was his best solo album.
If ‘Calling All Stations,’ released on September 1, 1997, didn’t have the “Genesis” legacy to live up to, would you have enjoyed it anyway?
In direct contrast to the prior Jon Anderson-penned track, “Astral Traveller” rocks as hard as anything on Yes’ ‘Time and a Word.’
‘Nerve Net,’ released on September 1, 1992, found the always-intriguing Brian Eno creating something both booty-wagging and intelligent.
Released on August 31, 2004, Asia’s ‘Silent Nation’ represented the final collaboration between longtime partners Geoff Downes and John Payne.
The Alan Parsons Project’s ‘Eve’ arrived on August 27, 1979 with a life-changing – or, at the very least, an ear drum-rearranging – instrumental.
‘The Keith Emerson Band featuring Marc Bonilla,’ released on August 20, 2008, found Emerson fully – and finally – embracing his storied past.
Jon Anderson has written a few classic Yes songs by himself. Sadly, “Clear Days” from the 1970 release ‘Time and a Word’ is not one of them.
Lucas Lee offers a fascinating instrumental tale of the corporate world on the impishly titled ‘Business Brunch Specials: Uranium Omelet [With GMO-Free Brown Sauce].’
When a reworked Yes issued ‘Drama’ on August 18, 1980, it divided the loyalties of a stunned fanbase. Geoff Downes saw things differently.