As an opening track, “Future Times/Rejoice” is not a good omen for the rest of Yes’ ‘Tormato.’
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Up until recently, “Awaken” was at the bottom of my list when I thought of Yes’ so-called epic songs.
Over just three verses and one hook-driven chorus, Yes’ “Wonderous Stories” demonstrates prog rock in its direct and most accessible form.
There is a display of chops going on with Burnt Belief’s “Ghosts Aquatic.” It’s all there in the guise of subtle sublimity.
Despite the fact that “Parallels” is a solo contribution from the late Chris Squire, there is no doubt this is a Yes song.
With the first post-Daevid Allen Gong album, the torchbearers of serious rock who don’t take themselves *too* seriously carries on confidently.
Despite some pre-session turmoil, “Turn of the Century” finds Yes focused, inspired and acting as one cohesive unit.
The meaning of “Going For the One” doesn’t matter, as Yes does more with this abstract gem than their contemporaries were striving for at the time.
The night was a success. The concert had been enthusiastically received. But was it Yes?
“To Be Over,” the closing track on ‘Relayer,’ demonstrates the creative high that Yes was on in 1974.