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2.59 | 21 ratings | 2 reviews | 24% 5 stars

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Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, released in 1991

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Make It Easy (2:47)
2. Make It Easy (4:02)

Total Time 6:49

Line-up / Musicians

- Tony Kaye / keyboards
- Trevor Rabin / guitar, vocals
- Chris Squire / bass, voals
- Alan White / drums

Releases information

Recorded in 1983 - released on the Yesyears Boxed Set 1991

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YES Make It Easy ratings distribution

(21 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(24%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(29%)
Good, but non-essential (14%)
Collectors/fans only (29%)
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Review by Evolver
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2 stars Note that this song was recorded by what was to become Yes for the 90125 album. Tony Kaye, Alan White, Trevor Rabin and Chris Squire are here without Jon Anderson.

This single has two different edits of the song Make It Easy, released on the Yesyears boxed set. Surprisingly, neither edit is the one from the set. Both are cut very short, with most of the meat cut out.

No matter. The song begins well, with Rabin playing a fast guitar lick. Then the verse begins, dragging the song down a bit. But when the chorus starts, the song becomes abysmal arena rock. Repeat this a few times, and you have the song.

The six minute edit on Yesyears is better, but it's still dragged down by that awful chorus, but at least there is more instrumental interplay in between.

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2 stars "Make it Easy" is a Yes single released in 1991, but recorded in early 1982 by guitarist/singer Trevor Rabin, drummer Alan White, and bassist Chris Squire. I assume that Rabin also played the keyboards. The main theme of the song was familiar to Yes fans, as it is usually played as the intro to ... (read more)

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