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Poll Question: Which of these Album-Side-Filling Yes Epics is the Best?
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40 [38.46%]
18 [17.31%]
3 [2.88%]
2 [1.92%]
2 [1.92%]
39 [37.50%]
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    Posted: April 29 2013 at 17:45
When I was first getting into prog in the 70's, I especially loved the long epic works that would take up the whole side of a record album...and nobody filled albums released between 1972 to 1974 with fewer songs than Yes Clap

So, which Yes side-long epic gets your vote and why?
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CTTE, which will win with out a doubt
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but of those, Revealing Science of God.


Close to the Edge is pretty bad
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CTTE was my 1st Yes album, but Relayer is my favorite.  Comparing the tracks, Gates feels much darker and chaotic than CTTE & I also like the "Soon" resolution of Gates much better than the CTTE ending.  I also think Gates is much better engineered and sounds better than CTTE (which was put together in little bits and pieces over several sessions).  

Actually, I'd rank them :
1) Gates of Delirium
2) Tales 1 
3) Tales 3
4) CTTE
5) Tales 2 
6) Tales 4.    


Edited by The.Crimson.King - April 29 2013 at 18:44
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The Gates of Delerium!
A GREAT YEAR FOR PROG!!!
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I like Relayer for Gates of Delirium, and I like CTTE more for the other two songs. Both are amazing though.
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CttE, I guess, though Gates is awsome too. Actually, I might just as well have voted for it (by the way, both songs sound really amazing on the Symphonic Yes live album, they are a must listen). I like Revealing Science of God a lot too, but perhaps it's just a bit too patchy. And, not in this poll, I really love Awaken too, it's really hard for me to choose any of the three songs.
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I chose "CTTE", although "And You and I" is my preferred epic from that album, album-side or no.

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Back to the Yes epics again, eh?

got pretty burnt out with Yes ... at this point I'd still say side 1, 3, or 4 of Tales. OK ... "Ritual" or "The Ancient" ... now I feel like voting for the latter instead of the former.
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CTTE--a perfect song--powerful with a groove---Gates, Tales near perfect but Awaken is close to perfect, too. Damn they're good.LOL
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: April 29 2013 at 22:16
Gates
Dig me...But don't...Bury me
I'm running still, I shall until, one day, I hope that I'll arrive
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Close to the edge.


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High The Memory Wink
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Hmm, Revealing Science of God.
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Originally posted by Metalmarsh89 Metalmarsh89 wrote:

Hmm, Revealing Science of God.

Ultimately bored by endless ecstasy!
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Close to the Edge or The Gates of Delirium. Today I vote for CttE.
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Close to the edge by a chasm
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edge
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Originally posted by Man With Hat Man With Hat wrote:

Gates
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Gates just edging out CTTE
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