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.
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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
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.
‘We’ll just have to work around that’: Jon Davison’s tenure in Yes complicates things for Glass Hammer
As Yes enters the final weeks of a U.S. tour featuring a trio of its 1970s recordings, the question of where that leaves frontman Jon Davison’s other group Glass Hammer looms large.
As Glass Hammer reissues 2005′s Inconsolable Secret, it’s easy to connect those early attempts at broader narrative concepts with the band’s recent epic release Perilous.
Something Else! Interview: Yes’ Steve Howe on Jon Davison, performing classic LPs, a renewed solo focus
It seems quitting Asia, with whom Yes’ Steve Howe has recorded and performed in tandem since 2008, has only given the guitarist more to do.
For Yes frontman Jon Davison, the answer is no. He asked to sing with Glass Hammer during the upcoming Cruise to the Edge concerts, and was rebuffed by management.
Sure, there are Yes comparisons to be made here. Frontman Jon Davison is, in his highest range, a dead ringer for Jon Anderson — to the point that he’s been asked to take over as lead singer in Yes.
‘No denying the Yes factor’: Glass Hammer rides wave of interest in Jon Davison toward imaginative new project
Glass Hammer, riding a wave of interest as its lead singer also serves a stint in Yes, is set to issue an epic new project called Perilous on October 23, 2012 — the American prog rock act’s most ambitious concept album yet.
Jon Davison says he got tremendously positive feedback from Yes fans during a summer tour, with many praising him for echoing the band’s past triumphs even as Davison makes his own distinctive contributions.