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ROUNDABOUT

Yes

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3.19 | 17 ratings | 1 reviews | 75% 5 stars

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Singles/EPs/Fan Club/Promo, released in 1972

Songs / Tracks Listing

A. Roundabout (edit) (3:27)
B. Long Distance Runaround (edit) (3:15)

Total time 6: 42

Line-up / Musicians

- Jon Anderson / vocals
- Chris Squire / bass and vocals
- Rick Wakeman / keyboards
- Bill Bruford / drums
- Steve Howe / guitars and vocals

Releases information

7" single Atlantic 45-2854 (1972, US)
7" single Atlantic ATL 10133 (1972, Germany)

Numerous editions (1972, different countries, different artwork)

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YES Roundabout ratings distribution


3.19
(17 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(75%)
75%
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(12%)
12%
Good, but non-essential (0%)
0%
Collectors/fans only (12%)
12%
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)
0%

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Review by SouthSideoftheSky
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Symphonic Team
2 stars "Mountains come out of the sky and they stand there"

Roundabout was the first Yes song I ever heard. Opening the Fragile album, I was immediately intrigued by the haunting acoustic intro to the song. This intro has been edited out on this considerably shorter single version of the song. The b-side of the single is a similarly shortened version of Long Distance Runaround, also originally from the Fragile album. While Fragile is a classic masterpiece and both songs are fantastic in their full-length album versions, these single edits are of little value. It is interesting for a massive Yes fan like me to hear these single edits once or twice, and to compare them with the album versions of the same songs, but they clearly lack the staying power of the album versions.

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