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5 stars One day after finding out this is the only album I've heard for the last two or three days, and I still wasn't tired of it, I got it: Relayer is the best album I've ever heard. Why? Because of its amzing opening- impossible to play still very melodic. Because most will tell you not to start with it because it's complexity- it will chase you out of Yes. Because they are talking non-sense! It was my first Yes and it is so many levels higher then any other. Fragile is nice and easy, but can't shock me leaving my mouth open for 40 minutes. Because Gates of Dellirium unlike Close to the Edge, is not as repetitive- it is 20 minutes long filled with originality neto with each chapter tells you a whole different story. Because Alan White makes the drums sound so full and and emotional even in the part where requied zero technic. Because of Steve's Howe slow solo, which is sp slow yet you can't seem to find how 4 minutes gone so fast. Because nothing moves like Jon Anderson's high-pitch voice. Because all I wrote up to now is only about the first side! Sound Chaser is my perfect guitar song, so many solos merged into each other with Howe's great talent. Anderson's words never told much, espcially when he shouts "Cha Cha Cha" and eventhough this gets me high. To be Over. Though a pretty slow song, is no less then other. The best song to finish with, musicwise- the first part is equal to the greatest of the classical music, which a really great canon in so many voices. Its finish can't be defined with other words then perfect in a somehow religious, magical sequence.
Winters | 5/5 |


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