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3.73 | 1094 ratings

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5 stars I have to be honest about this album. It is, in my opinion, Yes' best album. There is not a single thing about this album that I don't like. In fact, I love every song.

The orchestral accompaniment fits in with the songs seemlessly and really adds a greater level of complexity to the music. The album creates a scene of tranquility in my mind. Whenever I listen to this album, I feel calm and soothed by it. The music is so beautiful and satisfying.

In terms of virtuosity, I will agree that Rick Wakeman's absence is noticed here, but it certinely doesn't take away from the quality of the album. Jon Anderson's vocals are in top form though, as is Steve's guitar work and Chris' bass playing.

I highly reccommend that any Yes fan listen to this album. If you have never heard Yes before, then I would say to start with either the album Close To The Edge, or Fragile.

weaverinhisweb | 5/5 |


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