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TALES FROM TOPOGRAPHIC OCEANS

Yes

 

Symphonic Prog

3.89 | 2357 ratings

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aSimionescu
5 stars Some say it is a bit extreme. I say it is the ultimate progressive album both in concept and in symphonic musical structure. Yes' evolution as a band was phenomenal. Indeed, the keyboard lines are somewhat simple in complexity, and it think it annoyed Wakeman pretty much. He did left the band after this.

I still think that the music from this album is an excellent marriage start to stop between symphonic composing and the rock format of a musical ensemble.

My favourite song would be "The Ancient - Giants Under the Sun". Still, all songs are great, they have a special unity. It is perhaps more difficult to digest the album, overall, but the rewards are infinite. Trully 5/5. Along with "Close to the Edge" and "Relayer" - Yes' best.

aSimionescu | 5/5 |

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