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Symphonic Prog

3.26 | 1384 ratings

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3 stars Yes debut was released in 1969, and for it's time it's really a good album! Being based on jazzy-psychedelic rock, there are plenty of what will be their symphonic prog signature very soon.

Musicians play really excellent, as for debut, and I especially like rhythm section. Anderson's voice has it's specific timber, still not in full though.Strongly influenced by psychedelia of that time, music shows some trends to be more keyboards based and epic,than average band of the time.

For me this album sounds as good starting point - still no own sound or good compositions could be found there, but every musicians and team in whole shows their capability. For sure, more album for band fans, it still stay higher than many of their post 80-s albums in my book.

In other words, if you're know and like 4-5 Yes classic albums and searching for more, don't move ahead, better return to their roots, you will find there better music, than on band's later works!

snobb | 3/5 |


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