Yes are an English progressive rock band formed in London in 1968 by singer Jon Anderson, bassist Chris Squire, guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, and drummer Bill Bruford.The band has undergone numerous formations throughout its history; nineteen musicians have been full-time members. Label: Victory (10) - 828 489-2,London Records - 828 489-2 â¢ Format: CD Album â¢ Country: Europe â¢ Genre: Rock â¢ Style: Art Rock, Prog Rock A new prog-rock band called Arc of Life featuring three current members of Yes will release its self-titled debut album on February 12.. Arc of Lifeâs lineup includes Yes frontman Jon Davison, bassist/singer Billy Sherwood and touring drummer Jay Schellen.The group also features keyboardist Dave Kerzner â a co-founder of the contemporary U.K. prog â¦ You have to account for Talesâ¦ in our history to properly talk about what Yes achieved because it was quite exceptional. Posted in Interviews, John Beaudin, Jon Anderson of Yes Interview, Music News, Prog, Yes Tagged , Close to the Edge Exclusive Interview Fragile John Beaudin Jon Anderson Steve Howe Yes Yes - the band Drummer Simon Phillips on Why He Left Toto, Do They Still Talk? Talk (1994) Long before I ever got around to checking out Yesâ fourteenth album, Iâd heard reports that it was the so-called saving grace of the Trevor Rabin era. It did not manage to peak in charts, but it was not the main point, because music lovers noticed the young and promising band. After Yes returned to the 90125 lineup of Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Chris Squire, Tony Kaye and Alan White, they recorded Talk, the first new Yes album since the debacle of Union.There's a new label (yet again) and a new logo (a colorfully blobby thing by Peter Max.) A year later Yes issued their second studio attempt Time And A Word (1970), while the Britishâ third work titled The Yes Album (1971) got the â¦ The self-titled debut record Yes saw the light in 1969. Weâll talk â¦ Some rose-tinted listeners went as far to say it ranked up there with the bandâs classic material. The Morning Call â Yesâs 12-song, hour-and-45-minute set certainly included all of the prog touchstones fans would want from the band and a couple of surprises. âGoing on the road playing side one and side four is really nostalgic,â â¦ View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1994 CD release of Talk on Discogs. Rolling Stone â âGiants of Seventies and Eighties prog are joining forces this summer, and theyâre bringing along former Guns Nâ Roses guitarist Ron âBumblefootâ Thalâ Talk came out in 1994 when people were tired of the lineup changes and confusion of what and who Yes even were (it's the last album from the Anderson, Squire, White, Kaye, Rabin lineup). My favorite is probably The Yes Album, but they're all at least pretty good (at least out of the 11 or so I've heard). Marc Weingarten and Tyson Cornell are Progressive Rock fans and theyâve edited a collection of personal essays about the genre called Yes is the Answer and Other Prog Rock Tales.Contributors such as novelist Rick Moody and music critic Jim DeRogatis write about their mixed feelings about Progressive Rock. YES Legend Jon Andersonâs SONG OF SEVEN Remastered & Expanded Edition To Be Released November 27, 2020 NEW REMASTERED & EXPANDED RELEASE OF THE SECOND SOLO ALBUM BY JON ANDERSON FROM 1980 WITH TWO BONUS TRACKS PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED ON CD But yeah, Yes is a great band, and I'm glad you like them more than George Starostin does. Since June 2015, it has â¦ The nice thing is that there's a new attitude powering the â¦ But on Amazon it gets 4.5 stars as well as from the reader reviews on All Music. This is the most underrated album in the Yes catalogue. 17. They're songs are big, long, and pretentious, â¦ I donât think weâd be the same group without it.â In 2016, as Yes toured America, The Revealing Science Of God and Ritual resurfaced. Yes is one of my favorite bands now, even some of their later stuff like Talk.