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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.

Rick Wakeman – White Rock (1977; 2014 reissue)

Composed for a forgettable documentary on the 1976 Winter Games, Rick Wakeman’s ‘White Rock’ still offers moments of very real discovery.

‘Make this a priority': Petition asks that rare Yes recordings be released before it’s too late

‘Make this a priority': Petition asks that rare Yes recordings be released before it’s too late

A petition asking Yes and Rhino Records to release rare recordings from the 1970s, some including the last performances featuring Bill Bruford before he departed for King Crimson, is gaining traction again as worries increase over their deterioration. Sign up here!

‘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.

‘We have a new album coming out': Yes’ Steve Howe brushes aside Jon Anderson reunion talk

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.

‘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.

‘Very, very funky, slightly sort of cosmic guys': Ex-Yes man Jon Anderson puts finishing touches on new supergroup

‘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.

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.