Jon Davison says a lengthy period on the road smoothed the way for his first studio work with Yes.
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Davison has taken on a more creative role since replacing Benoit David.
Composed for a forgettable documentary on the 1976 Winter Games, Rick Wakeman’s ‘White Rock’ still offers moments of very real discovery.
These tapes were discovered more than 15 year ago when the company that provided flight cases for Yes came across a cache of unheard reels.
‘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.
Steve Howe, some 10 years after Jon Anderson’s departure, is clearly getting a little peeved about having to talk about Yes’ departed co-founding frontman. Even more so when there is a new Yes album on the way.
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
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.
‘Very, very funky, slightly sort of cosmic guys’: Ex-Yes man Jon Anderson puts finishing touches on new supergroup
Jon Anderson, who has principally toured as a solo act since leaving Yes in 2004, is building a new band around the former Mahavishnu Orchestra violinist Jean-Luc Ponty. Now, he’s ready to talk about the rest of the lineup.
A primer on Yes alum Billy Sherwood’s subsequent solo career, including work with ex-bandmate Chris Squire and with Circa.