Yes singles part 14 – Union – 333

Union - 8 Yes Men in harmony?
Union – 8 Yes Men in harmony?

Produced by Robert Nasir, Jeffrey Crecelius, Wayne Hall, Preston Frazier and Bill Govier

What was going on with Union? It’s a question which has baffled fans and riled members of the band ever since the record was released. This week, we take a look at the singles from Union and talk a bit about the politics as well. There’s also a contentious 2 pence about the forthcoming Steven Wilson mixes box set so get your commenting fingers ready!

  • Who is playing what on this album?
  • Does anyone know?
  • Does anyone care?

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Fragile Definitive Edition, mixed by Steven Wilson – part 2 – 218

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CD/Blu-ray purchased 2016

This week I listen to the newly-remixed album tracks. Also, Mark Anthony K reviews Union Live and I think about the late Keith Emerson.

  • What has Steven Wilson done to the original album tracks?
  • Is this version the best CD so far?
  • Is it worth buying?

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Fragile Definitive Edition, mixed by Steven Wilson – part 1- 217

 

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Despite what I say at the beginning of the episode, this is definitely episode 217. I finally manage to crack open my copy of the Steven Wilson Fragile remixes. Also, Mark Anthony K spins Rick Wakeman’s Sea Airs and there’s a news round up.

  • What has Steven Wilson managed to find in the archives?
  • How does the new version of Fragile ‘feel’?
  • Why might Mark fall asleep at the wheel listening to this Wakeman record?

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Episode 190 – Yes Live in August 2015

Steve Howe 2015
Steve Howe plays ‘Clap’, August 2015. Photo by Preston Frazier, used by permission.

Yes have just begun their US tour 2015. This week I look at some YouTube videos made by fans at those first concerts on the tour.

  • How do the band pay tribute to Chris Squire?
  • Is this still Yes, or is it becoming a tribute band?

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Episode 161 – James Carter prompts some deep Yes music thoughts

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The one hundred and sixty-first episode of the Yes Music Podcast featuring my reactions to a message I was sent by James Carter

  • How context-bound is music?
  • How do we choose our favourite Yes albums?
  • Am I getting far too self-indulgent?

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