Episode 10 – ‘Tormato’

The tenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the ninth studio album, ‘Tormato’.

Vinyl purchased circa. 1989, CD circa. 2005 (click to enlarge)
  • An uneven album?
  • What’s going on with the album cover?
  • Does the choice of lyrical subject matter go too far?

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Episode 9 – ‘Going for the One’

The ninth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the eighth studio album, ‘Going for the One’.

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  • Rick Wakeman returns but is he better integrated than on Tales?
  • Does this album contain the definitive Yes track?
  • Where is Roger Dean?

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Episode 7 – ‘Tales from Topographic Oceans’ Part 2

The seventh episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring sides 3 and 4 of the sixth album, ‘Tales from Topographic Oceans’.

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  • Is side 3 really that difficult to access?
  • Where is Rick Wakeman?
  • Is Tales from Topographic Oceans worth the effort of listening?

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Episode 6 – ‘Tales from Topographic Oceans’ Part 1

The sixth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the sixth album, ‘Tales from Topographic Oceans’.

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  • What difference does new drummer, Alan White, make?
  • What is the connection between Tales, opera and Church music?
  • Should anyone be expected to listen to the whole of Tales from Topographic Oceans?

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Episode 2 – ‘Time and a Word’

The second episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the second studio album, ‘Time and a Word’.

Time and a Word album
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  • What are the themes of the album?
  • How did Yes approach the ‘difficult’ second album?
  • Does this album move closer to a ‘classic’ Yes sound?

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