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5 stars Well, I have to say this without exaggerating. This album is probably one of the best albums of progressive rock ever made. Sure, there will be someone who will like Close to the edge better but in my opinion, this is the big cheese of Yes' albums and all of prog rock albums.

Sound chaser is probably my favorite. Keyboarding skills here are excellent. The song is very upbeat and exciting as you listen to it. Drumming is also very good. Howe's guitar playing on this album is also very good. Plus, congrats to the other musicians in this song, and for that matter, all of the songs.

The Gates Of Delirium is another really good song, but some will argue it's too long and dragged out. Obviously, length is a major factor of prog rock and most songs composed were long anyway. And some will say, it sounds too complicated, but then again, thats another factor.

If you like long songs, complex beats, rhythms, time signatures, and strange sound and compositions, this album is perfect. Also, Anderson's vocals are really great as well. Probably one of the best vocalists in the prog rock genre. Trust me, your collection is not near complete until you get this classic album.

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