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2.94 | 21 ratings | 4 reviews | 14% 5 stars

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DVD/Video, released in 1989

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Brother of Mine
2. Order of the Universe
3. Quartet (I'm Alive)
4. Heart of the Sunrise (live)

VHS Total Time: 37 minutes approx.

- Additional tracks on DVD reissues:
5. Order of the Universe (live)
6. Roundabout (live)
7. Starship Trooper (live)

DVD Total Time: 70 minutes approx.

Line-up / Musicians

- Jon Anderson / lead vocals
- Bill Bruford / acoustic & electronic drums
- Rick Wakeman / keyboards
- Steve Howe / guitars

Releases information

VHS Arista Home Video, Hi-Fi Stereo, SW-5706 (1989)

DVD London 4 Films - COD.DVD 2031 (2002)

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ANDERSON - BRUFORD - WAKEMAN - HOWE In the Big Dream ratings distribution

(21 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(14%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(14%)
Good, but non-essential (52%)
Collectors/fans only (14%)
Poor. Only for completionists (5%)

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Review by Guillermo
3 stars This video has 3 promotional video clips (" Brother of Mine", "Order of the Universe", "Quartet (I'm alive)"), plus a live version of "Heart of the Sunrise" filmed in 1989 during their "An Evening of YES Music plus" tour (which was also included in the VHS concert video of the same name which was relased in 1994). This video also includes scenes of ABWH filmed while recording their studio album, and some interviews with the members of the band. I watched this video twice 6 or 7 years ago, but I remember that the ABWH members appeared in the "Brother of Mine" promotional video clip with their bodies and faces painted as natives of an Australian tribe or maybe of an North American tribe.
Review by SouthSideoftheSky
3 stars Four musical brothers

In The Big Dream is a collection of music videos to songs taken from the Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe album interspersed with studio footage and interviews from the recording sessions of that album. The four guys seem to have great fun in the studio and around and it is interesting to see how the music is coming together.

The music videos are to Brother Of Mine, Order Of The Universe, and Quartet (I'm Alive). The videos are of course dated as they come out of the 80's, but I find them nonetheless very charming, especially Brother Of Mine with the "noble savages".

The original VHS version of this apparently also contained a live recording of Heart Of The Sunrise. My version of In The Big Dream is a bonus feature on the limited edition double DVD set of An Evening Of Yes Music Plus which is highly recommended.

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2 stars I used to have tihs VHS 12 years ago or so. It shows some of the "Making of" of the ABWH album with some nice studio footage, interviews and most important of all, the three promo clips for the album: Brother of Mine, Order of the Universe and I'm Alive. The video clip of "Brother of Mine" is ... (read more)

Report this review (#46631) | Posted by Prosciutto | Wednesday, September 14, 2005 | Review Permanlink

3 stars This is a pleasant video short, containing the singles from the ABWH disc along with a live cut. It's all fairly innocuous, but nice to have, since no-one's ever going to show these on live TV.. The singles videos are reasonably well produced, but very much of the era, and show little imagin ... (read more)

Report this review (#46593) | Posted by duncanparsons | Wednesday, September 14, 2005 | Review Permanlink

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