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KEYS TO ASCENSION

Yes

 

Symphonic Prog

4.05 | 497 ratings

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joseramon2112
5 stars After many years of Yes' line ups formed by Horn, Downes, Moraz and the return of Tony Kaye, Yes returned to the classic line up to play two concerts in San Luis Obispo, California and to release new studio songs. The result: Yes at their best.

CD 1 start with "Siberian Khatru" (as Yessongs), greatest versions of epic songs as "The Revealing Science of God" & "Awaken", and Squire's beautiful one "Onward" and Paul Simon's "America".

CD 2 contains excellent live versions of "Roundabout" (essential) and "Starship Trooper" (one of my favourite Yes songs) and two decent studio tracks.

This album (and KTA 2) are the definitive Yes live compilation, much better as Yessongs & Yesshows. The sound is perfect and all instruments are played as always excellent from these talented musicians.

The return of Rick Wakeman to these concerts was the most important event to Yes in many, many years, definitively he is a great genious, the best keyboard player on Earth.

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