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2.03 | 770 ratings

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2 stars Open Your Eyes is roughly a darker and heavier sounding version of the previous Yes album, Talk. The cheesiness is still fully present as before, but the songwriting is overall more interesting than 90125 and Big Generator, and only slightly more so than Talk. I've listened to this album a few times over for the sake of reviewing it and forming an honest opinion on it, and I just can't get into it. There are no standout tracks, and the only interesting parts are short guitar lines that are barely significant. But, while listening to the album everything sounds fine, if not just a little bit random in some spots.

The musicianship is still on par with previous albums (this is still Yes), but that doesn't mean that this album really works well within itself. I can't honestly give this more than 2 stars.

colorofmoney91 | 2/5 |


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