Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography
Yes - Time and a Word CD (album) cover




Symphonic Prog

3.32 | 1449 ratings

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Prog Reviewer
4 stars Excellent cover of Buffalo Springfield's _Everyday_. Always loved this album. Drummers take notice here. This could be Bill Bruford at his swingiest...definitely in tune with jazz at his earliest stages. The other highlight here is _Astral Traveller_ with Jon Anderson singing through the Leslie speaker effect and some Deep Purple/Jon Lord souding organ work from Tony Kaye. The track _Clear Days_ is very reminiscent of the first Gentle Giant LP, although it pre-dates it by a year or so. This CD is one of the better works in prog. when using orchestra instead of mellotron. Right on par with Cressida's _Asylum_ and certainly the better attempt at fusing both orchestra and band when Yes tried it again with _Magnification_. The best of the pre-Steve Howe period.
Gooner | 4/5 |


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Share this YES review

Social review comments () BETA

Review related links

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — jazz music reviews and archives | — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.