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Various Artists (Tributes)


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2.50 | 36 ratings

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2 stars I can't really say that this is worth spending money on unless you are a diehard Yes fan.

This album just takes a few of Yes' best songs and adds an orchestra behind it. Rather than improve the quality of the songs, the orchestra takes away from the songs. Only 2 of the tracks have vocals, and Jon Anderson didn't seem to work well with the choir on "I've Seen all Good people".

I was excited to hear this album because I love most albums that a band works with an orchestra. This just doesn't work though. The songs didn't blend well with an orchestral sound. If you really want to hear Yes with orchestral accompaniment, listen to the album Magnification. The album has new songs that were written with the intention of having an orchestra. It sounds alot better than when an orchestra has a part written later that seems like it was thrown in as an afterthought.

If you are a diehard fan of Yes, then go right ahead and get this album. If not, stand clear.

weaverinhisweb | 2/5 |


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