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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.

‘I’m still fully realizing what that means’: Inside Jon Davison’s whirlwind ascension as Yes’ frontman

‘I’m still fully realizing what that means’: Inside Jon Davison’s whirlwind ascension as Yes’ frontman

He got the job without auditioning, and was on the road with Yes a month later.

Something Else! sneak peek: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

Something Else! sneak peek: Yes, “Believe Again” from Heaven and Earth (2014)

Jon Davison says a lengthy period on the road smoothed the way for his first studio work with Yes.

‘He’s doing a great job’: For mixer Billy Sherwood, Yes’ Jon Davison has been a revelation

‘He’s doing a great job’: For mixer Billy Sherwood, Yes’ Jon Davison has been a revelation

Davison has taken on a more creative role since replacing Benoit David.

‘I had lots of material’: Jon Davison on the fast-paced sessions for Yes’ Heaven and Earth

‘I had lots of material’: Jon Davison on the fast-paced sessions for Yes’ Heaven and Earth

Jon Davison found himself bouncing around half the planet, as Yes worked to complete its forthcoming studio effort Heaven and Earth. In fact, sessions continued right up until the group had to leave for its new tour.

‘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.

‘Don’t know if I’m supposed to tell you’: Yes is in the studio with Roy Thomas Baker

‘Don’t know if I’m supposed to tell you’: Yes is in the studio with Roy Thomas Baker

Roy Thomas Baker, best known for producing Queen and Journey, is collaborating with Yes on its new studio album. Members of the group have uploaded photographs from the sessions — and a neon-shoed Baker appears in several.

‘Trying to do something different’: Yes gears up for new album, but likely without Trevor Horn

‘Trying to do something different’: Yes gears up for new album, but likely without Trevor Horn

Chris Squire says Yes will be at work on a new studio album through February, with songwriting contributions expected from current frontman Jon Davison. That’s not the only change, however, as Yes will probably be missing one key contributor.

‘We’re just kind of feeling our way’: Alan White, Jon Davison discuss prospect of new music from Yes

‘We’re just kind of feeling our way’: Alan White, Jon Davison discuss prospect of new music from Yes

Jon Davison has been with Yes for about a year and half, time that’s largely been spent revisiting a trio of the group’s 1970s recordings on tour. Now, he and drummer Alan White talk about the prospect of new music.