Episode 140 – New sounds from Heaven and Earth – Step Beyond

Heaven and Earth
New in July 2014

The one hundred and fortieth episode of the Yes Music Podcast, featuring my initial reactions to the extract of ‘Step Beyond’ taken from the forthcoming album, Heaven and Earth.

  • What can we tell about the track from this tiny extract?
  • Is it prog?
  • Does it sound like Yes?

Listen and see if you agree with me, then let me know via any of the methods below.

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Show links

Todmobil and Jon Anderson on YouTube

Yes Heaven and Earth Website

Theme music

The music I use is the last movement of Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. This has been used as introduction music at many Yes concerts. My theme music is not take from a live concert – I put it together from the following two creative commons sources: thanvannispen and archive.org

2 thoughts on “Episode 140 – New sounds from Heaven and Earth – Step Beyond”

  1. I’ve got an advanced copy of Heaven and Earth. “Step Beyond” is one of my favorite tracks. Great vocals and harmonies, Very nerdy 80’s synth track which works well and solid Howe guitar. I also love “The Game” and Subway Walls”. Overall the CD is strong Yes

    1. I think you are in the minority! However, I don’t think we can do anything to prevent the backlash. I feel it won’t be until a few years’ time that we can really tell the worth of this record. Thanks for the comment!

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