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3.25 | 1354 ratings

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2 stars I didn't get this one until after I got the live album by Yes. By that time I was collecting everything by the band I could get my hands on. All their albums were must haves for me.

I wasn't really that thrilled with this music a whole lot, although, there are some good tunes on it. The standouts are "I See You," which has some cool jazzy runs. I also liked "Beyond and Before." I used to play the opening lick when I was loosening up on the guitar.

"Looking around" is another good one that I sing sometimes. Very memorable.

"Every Little Thing" by the Beatles is done in a new and interesting way. The rest of the album is not very memorable.

Yes plays and sings well, but they are trying to get something going here that didn't completely work to their advantage. What was good about this band is that the more they tried, the better they got, for about 25 years anyway.

I am going to reluctantly give this album 2 stars because the songs I mentioned are worth a few listens.

Keetian | 2/5 |


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