Post Tagged with: "Chris Squire"

Yes, “And You and I” from Close to the Edge (1972): YESterdays

Yes, “And You and I” from Close to the Edge (1972): YESterdays

The opening title track on ‘Close to the Edge’ is longer, but “And You and I” may truly be Yes at the peak of its powers.

Yes, “The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)” from Fragile (1971): YESterdays

Yes, “The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)” from Fragile (1971): YESterdays

“The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus),” from Yes’ 1971 album Fragile, is a fitting contribution from the late, great Chris Squire.

Yes, “Long Distance Runaround” from Fragile (1971): YESterdays

Yes, “Long Distance Runaround” from Fragile (1971): YESterdays

“Long Distance Runaround” is stuffed with progressive elements from Jon Anderson, producer Eddy Offord and Yes, only adding to its stature in the canon.

Yes, “Perpetual Change” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes, “Perpetual Change” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes’ “Perpetual Change” is a wonder of polyrhythms, poetic lyrics, tight harmonies, elegant keys and sometimes melodic, always innovative guitar.

Yes, “I’ve Seen All Good People” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes, “I’ve Seen All Good People” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes’ “I’ve Seen All Good People” uses a number of elements not commonly found in rock. But it all comes together to form an unlikely masterpiece.

Billy Sherwood + Tony Kaye and Chris Squire, “The Citizen” (2015): One Track Mind

Billy Sherwood + Tony Kaye and Chris Squire, “The Citizen” (2015): One Track Mind

The late Yes legend Chris Squire plays a critical role in Billy Sherwood’s just-released new song “The Citizen.”

Yes, “Starship Trooper” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes, “Starship Trooper” from The Yes Album (1971): YESterdays

Yes’ first epic triumph arrives, as contributions by Jon Anderson, Steve Howe and Chris Squire are stitched together to make “Starship Trooper.”

Billy Sherwood on replacing Chris Squire, solo work + what’s next for Yes: Something Else! Interview

Billy Sherwood on replacing Chris Squire, solo work + what’s next for Yes: Something Else! Interview

Billy Sherwood recently found himself in a position that was both enviable and deeply sad: Replacing his mentor Chris Squire in Yes.

Yes’ lacquered Big Generator dashed my high hopes after breakthrough with 90125

Yes’ lacquered Big Generator dashed my high hopes after breakthrough with 90125

‘Big Generator’ arrived amid much anticipation on Sept. 17, 1987, some four years after Yes’ reinvention with ‘90125.’ What went wrong?

Yes’ Magnification marked a turning point: ‘That was a bit of a nightmare’

Yes’ Magnification marked a turning point: ‘That was a bit of a nightmare’

Steve Howe and Chris Squire talked to us about Yes’ ‘Magnification.’ Released on Sept. 11, 2001, it would be their final album with Jon Anderson.