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TALK

Yes

 

Symphonic Prog

3.06 | 990 ratings

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chiang
1 stars IMHO this is not a "Yes" album, it's not even a prog album. I have read Travor Rabin views in many interviews and he seems to believe he was leading Yes in a futuristic direction. I think he was leading the band in a pop direction. It may seem like the right decision on 1990, but from a 2020 perspective, it was clearly not a good idea. In fact in semms to me that he was believing that "He" was Yes. (of course he wasn't). When I listen to this album I heard to a bunch of pop songs, very well performed: great singing and great bass lines and a guitar player trying to sound "rocker". My problem is that YES is a prog band and to me here are no prog songs in this album, nor the sound is "Yessish". You may like pop, but pop is pop and Yes is Yes.
chiang | 1/5 |

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