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Symphonic Prog

3.32 | 1449 ratings

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1 stars I'm a big fan of Yes, and over the years they have released some incredible music which has placed them, rightfully so, on the throne of progressive rock. So it's with sadness that I have to confess to not liking their earlier material at all. The primitive, dated-sounding production doesn't help much, but overall I just find the songs to be dull and boring, the complete opposite of Yes' later material which is vibrant and exciting.

Though there are one or two decent moments on this album, there really is nothing here for me to go back to. In fact, just saying "decent moments" really means "trying to find at least something memorable". I doubt I'll listen to them again.

A lot of diehard prog fans will likely find this to be blasphemous, but this album can only get one star from me. I'll never get rid of it because it's Yes and it belongs in my collection, but I can honestly say I don't think I'll ever listen to this album again.

martindavey87 | 1/5 |


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