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‘Jon Davison has brought in an interesting quality’: Chris Squire on Yes’ forthcoming Heaven and Earth

‘Jon Davison has brought in an interesting quality’: Chris Squire on Yes’ forthcoming Heaven and Earth

Though Jon Davison has been touring with Yes since 2012, the group’s upcoming release will be his first studio collaboration — and the singer-songwriter looks to have had a critical role.

‘People find out. It isn’t that easy’: Original singer Jon Anderson on the difficulties of fronting Yes

‘People find out. It isn’t that easy’: Original singer Jon Anderson on the difficulties of fronting Yes

Jon Anderson says he completely understands the difficulties that replacement vocalist Benoit David had in taking over. Yes’ founding frontman says he spent decades developing the needed stamina.

‘It’s a long recovery process’: Former Yes frontman Benoit David has his health back, and a new album

‘It’s a long recovery process’: Former Yes frontman Benoit David has his health back, and a new album

Since splitting with Yes earlier this year, former frontman Benoit David has been spending his time slowly but surely regaining his vocal strength. That process has included appearances in an eclectic Canadian choir and his return to prog

‘He just owns that role’: Chris Squire on Yes’ new singer Jon Davison, and what’s next

As Chris Squire and Yes retake to the road for another round of North American tour dates, the co-founding bass-playing leader of the band reflects on a season of change.

Departed Yes frontman Benoit David set for return with former band Mystery

Wondering what’s happened to former Yes singer Benoit David? He’s rejoined his old band Mystery, which has now been bolstered by the addition of former Spock’s Beard drummer Nick D’Virgilio.

As Yes’ tour breaks, Jon Davison's at work on new Glass Hammer album

When Yes added Jon Davison of Glass Hammer as its new lead singer, that didn’t mean the end of his prog band. In fact, Glass Hammer is at work on a new album

More Perfect Playlists: 2011 Yes Album [With Jon Anderson, Billy Sherwood and Alan White]

More Perfect Playlists: 2011 Yes Album [With Jon Anderson, Billy Sherwood and Alan White]

It has been, quite literally, the best of times and the worst of times for fans of Yes.

'Just in it for the money'?: Jon Anderson says Yes has let its fans down

Jon Anderson, ousted from the band he co-founded in 2008, says Yes is “never going to be the same band” without him.

Benoit David says he was informed of his ouster from Yes through news reports

At first, Benoit David says he was simply taking some time off from Yes’ ongoing tour to recover from throat problems. Then, David found out — just like we all did — that he had been let go, after reading a news report.

Now that Glass Hammer’s Jon Davison has taken over as lead singer with Yes, will he stay?

Though at first it appeared Jon Davison would only be a stop-gap replacement as Yes’ frontman, it’s since become clear that Benoit David is gone for good. The question then becomes: Does Davison continue as lead singer past this ongoing tour?