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5 stars This recording is Yes at its best. From beginning to end, cohesive and consistent, lush and intricate. Bold. Dazzling fastastic poetic lyrics with great delivery by Anderson. Virtuosic performances by Wakman, Howe and Squire abound. Demanding of its listener--- sit down and listen!!! It's not casual listening and it's not light music. Not for those whose number of teeth or shoe size exceed their intelligence quotient or capacity of their attention span in minutes. There are many who would consider this their favorite all time progressive rock recording. I will not go quite that far but will state that it easily fits into my top ten of all time. This is Yes' most representative work and to the young'ns out there looking to explore this band, Close to the Edge is what it's all about.


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