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4 stars This is a YES that is softer and more bombastic as we usually know it (who wonders that it's bombastic, after all they recorded this CD together with an orchestra). Each song on its own is good, especially the outstanding songs "Don't Go", "Give Love Each Day" and "In The Presence Of". The lyrics are often about love on this album, but they are not cheesy, no way, YES didn't lose it's intellect, don't be afraid. MAGNIFICATION conatins lots of great instrumental passages and convinces with a use of many different instruments. There are just two things I criticise: There is no real great, long solo of STEVE HOWE (though his work on the the guitar is awesome) and the brilliant RICK WAKEMAN is completely missing on this album, so you won't find any truly virtuosic work on the keyboard instruments. Anyhow, this album is good and shows, that YES will never have a lack of ideas.
Badabec | 4/5 |


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