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GOING FOR THE ONE

Yes

 

Symphonic Prog

4.04 | 1391 ratings

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mothershabooboo
5 stars What can I say that hasn't already been said about this album? This album is my favourit by Yes. Awaken is enough to make this album a complete masterpiece, but to add in Turn of the Century, Going for the One, and Wonderous Stories (although very short for Yes, still a byond exsilent song) which are all Masterpiece's in their own right. For me, if you're trying to get someone into Yes who has no idea who they are, this album is the way to do it. I suggest you have a listen to this album and jugde for yourself. If you like the grand sound Yes is so talented at creating in Relayer, or Close to the Edge, you will enjoy this album to some extent.

Getting to the individual songs, Going for the one is more of a gitar drivin song with a very upbeat feel. This is a good song if you need a boost for the day.

Turn of the Century is a phonomanal song. It's very progressive and is full of sound. I can't listen to this song and not help but think of a dancing couple rising up from a ballroom and dancing in the clouds. Helpless romantic am I?

Parellels is a good song. By contrast of the other four songs on the album it's nothing speshil, but had it been on another of their later albums it would have been a 'sand alone' song.

Wonderous Stories is a mellow happy song. Another one of those songs that can help pick you up for the day. Although, as stated before, it is short for Yes. It's too bad they didn't extened it a bit longer, but it acts as an opener to Awaken.

Awaken is the big song for the album, and dose not disapoint. It seems to go through two movements, and each one is a large bild up to a grand fanaly. This song is an Epic among epic songs and unforchunetly dose not get the apresheation it desurves. Any thing more from me by this point, and I would be repeating myself. A ture Masterpiece by a band who knows how to make them.

mothershabooboo | 5/5 |

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