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2.03 | 871 ratings

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3 stars I think that at the time of its release (1997), OPEN YOUR EYES was the best album output of YES since TORMATO, 19 years before. It was yet another attempt of YES to venture the realm of pop with shorter, simpler structured songs - this time without the (doubtful) aid of Mr. Rabin. Hence, the album is not progressive at all, but most of the songs are well crafted, recognizable YES, and yes, I really do enjoy the CD each time its in my player (although that does not happen too often). Especially, Jon Anderson's voice is great as ever. In my opinion, OPEN YOUR EYES is way more credible than their convulsive attempts on epics on KEYS I and II. I even don't start to compare OPEN YOUR EYES to the really bad albums with Rabin (including UNION), which for me undoubtedly are the true low points in the bands discography so far.

3 Stars.

sivadavis | 3/5 |


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