Episode 18 – ‘Open Your Eyes’

CD purchased 1997 (Click to enlarge)

The¬†eighteenth episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring the seventeenth studio album, ‘Open Your Eyes’.

  • Billy Sherwood joins but there’s no ‘official’ keyboard player – does it matter?
  • How consistent is the quality of the songs?
  • No epics – no good?

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Episode 1 – ‘Yes’ and Chris Squire

The first episode of the weekly Yes Music Podcast, featuring the first studio album, ‘Yes’, and bassist Chris Squire.

'Yes' on vinyl and CD
Vinyl purchased circa. 1989, CD purchased circa. 2005 (click to enlarge)

 

  • Personnel – how does this affect the sound of the album?
  • What features of later Yes albums are present here?
  • How does ‘Yes’ stand up as an album and particularly as a Yes album?

 

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