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Best Yes album outside of the "Classic Era"

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Poll Question: Which album is best?
Poll Choice Votes Poll Statistics
6 [7.89%]
6 [7.89%]
8 [10.53%]
22 [28.95%]
10 [13.16%]
1 [1.32%]
1 [1.32%]
3 [3.95%]
0 [0.00%]
6 [7.89%]
1 [1.32%]
10 [13.16%]
2 [2.63%]
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    Posted: May 09 2013 at 21:27
I defined "Classic Era" as the era in which the albums are consistently rated at 4 stars, though there may be an album/albums that are lower within the selection.
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Magnification is a relly good album, but I do love Tormato. I find myself returning again and again. Madrigal, Arriving UFO, Future Times etc. never understood why it is so despised. 

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I actually really like all of these, all fit different moods! Even `Open Your Eyes' has a handful of decent tracks, and Squire's bass is still nice and thick on it.

I love `Drama', but I think that will get the easy win here...

So I go with JesusisLord here, `Magnification' was such a grand, wonderful, epic statement from them. Kind of wished they'd finished up on that instead of `Fly From Here' which, lets admit it, was very pleasant, undemanding `Dad-rock' at best.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote progbethyname Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 09 2013 at 21:49
Originally posted by Aussie-Byrd-Brother Aussie-Byrd-Brother wrote:

I actually really like all of these, all fit different moods! Even `Open Your Eyes' has a handful of decent tracks, and Squire's bass is still nice and thick on it.

I love `Drama', but I think that will get the easy win here...

So I go with JesusisLord here, `Magnification' was such a grand, wonderful, epic statement from them. Kind of wished they'd finished up on that instead of `Fly From Here' which, lets admit it, was very pleasant, undemanding `Dad-rock' at best.


Same.

Threshold still have all the goods that makes them one of the best classic rock/Prog metal bands in the world. 2014's For The Journey is worth a serious listen.
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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: May 09 2013 at 22:26
Drama for sure.
Dig me...But don't...Bury me
I'm running still, I shall until, one day, I hope that I'll arrive
Warning: Listening to jazz excessively can cause a laxative effect.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote twosteves Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 09 2013 at 22:58
Tormato--bad production---cheesy keyboards but I like it.LOL (but I also love Keysstudio, Mag, and FFH)
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Originally posted by Barbu Barbu wrote:

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You can't really vote for Tormato, because, like it or not, it's part of the classic era. 
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Yes, great album
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tubes Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 09 2013 at 23:34
I voted for The Ladder. But reflecting on my choice, I regret not voting for either Magnification, or one of the first two albums. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Master of Time Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 09 2013 at 23:34
Originally posted by Tubes Tubes wrote:

You can't really vote for Tormato, because, like it or not, it's part of the classic era. 
Not by my definition used in this poll series.
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Drama, followed by Talk and Big Generator for me.
A GREAT YEAR FOR PROG!!!
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'Drama' - no competition !!
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Time and a Word.
"People tell you life is short. ... No, it's not. Life is long. Especially if you make the wrong decisions." - Chris Rock
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote someone_else Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 10 2013 at 03:31
The album with the title that can be divided by 103.
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Originally posted by someone_else someone_else wrote:

The album with the title that can be divided by 103.

Hey, this isn't math rock WinkLOL
Voting for the same album. Absolutely great stuff, even if it wouldn't get the prog tag.

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote chopper Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 10 2013 at 06:14
TIme and A Word, followed by Drama.
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This is a tough one, for me anyway.
Different eras, different "feels", but I'll have to go with Drama followed by a VERY close Magnification.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote The Mystical Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: May 10 2013 at 08:31
Drama Smile
I am currently digging:

Hawkwind, Rare Bird, Gong, Tangerine Dream, Khan, Iron Butterfly, and all things canterbury and hard-psych. I also love jazz!

Please drop me a message with album suggestions.
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