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Yes, “Heart of the Sunrise” from Like It Is (2015): One Track Mind

Yes, “Heart of the Sunrise” from Like It Is (2015): One Track Mind

As the bracing news of Yes bassist Chris Squire’s serious illness continues to reverberate, we dig into a new take on one of his most brilliant performances.

Tony Kaye discusses his scary Yes Album-era injury: ‘We hit a car head on’

Tony Kaye discusses his scary Yes Album-era injury: ‘We hit a car head on’

Tony Kaye was on the way back from a Yes performance at Basingstoke in 1970, when the band was involved in a horrific crash.

Must-Own Billy Sherwood projects: Gimme Five

Must-Own Billy Sherwood projects: Gimme Five

Preston Frazier discusses Billy Sherwood’s best contributions to prog and pop, both with Yes and with stars like Paul Rodgers and William Shatner.

Chris Squire looks back on Yes’ coke-addled years: ‘Blame the Eagles’

Chris Squire looks back on Yes’ coke-addled years: ‘Blame the Eagles’

Yes was “strictly a pot and hash band,” Chris Squire insists, until a fateful 1973 U.S. tour featuring the Eagles as their opening act.

Geoff Downes and Chris Squire on the enduring legacy of 1980’s Drama: ‘Very much a turning point for Yes’

Geoff Downes and Chris Squire on the enduring legacy of 1980’s Drama: ‘Very much a turning point for Yes’

The first Jon Anderson-less Yes album has received a critical reevaluation of late.

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

Yes – Heaven and Earth (2014)

More often than not, this amounts to prog for the easy-listening set.

One Track Mind: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

One Track Mind: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

You have to wonder what the reaction to this music would be, without the expectations.

‘It definitely isn’t everyone’s cup of tea': Chris Squire on the album Yes won’t be returning to in concert

‘It definitely isn’t everyone’s cup of tea': Chris Squire on the album Yes won’t be returning to in concert

Yes has, more recently, been presenting 1970s-era albums in their entirety on tour, including Close to the Edge and Fragile. There’s one, however, that apparently isn’t up for consideration.

‘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.

Post-Yes Songs By Billy Sherwood: Gimme Five

Post-Yes Songs By Billy Sherwood: Gimme Five

A primer on Yes alum Billy Sherwood’s subsequent solo career, including work with ex-bandmate Chris Squire and with Circa.