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Many see this as a disappointing album by Yes, and its easy to understand why. The music is far removed from "Close to the edge", "Fragile" etc,. In place of the lengthy prog compositions we have an almost AOR sound, closer to the music of say Styx or Toto.
Big Generator is the twelfth studio album by progressive rock band Yes. It was released in 1987 on Atlantic Records' Atco subsidiary label (Yes' last studio album for Atlantic) and was the follow-up to the massively successful 90125 album.
"Big Generator" is the twelfth studio album by progressive rock band Yes. It was released in 1987 on Atlantic Records' Atco subsidiary label (Yes' last studio album for Atlantic) and was the follow-up to the massively successful "90125" album.
With 1987's BIG GENERATOR, Yes continued in the synthesizer-laden, production-heavy mode that had made the band's comeback album, 90125, such a success. While some diehard fans found this era of Yes to be in contrast to the band's previous classically influenced art rock, this incarnation of the band had plenty of the strong musicianship and fantastical imagination that had propelled the group to legendary status in the '70s. Indeed, producer Trevor Horn and the band succeeded in creating an intriguing sonic landscape that only Yes could conceive…
High Vibration is a limited edition 16 SACD box set, featuring the 13 albums released by English prog rock supergroup Yes, between 1968 and 1987, including live album "Yessongs". A unique 12-track bonus SACD features rare selections such "Owner of a Lonely Heart (Move Yourself Mix)" from 1991 and 1972′s "Total Mass Retain (Single version)" is also included. Everything has been newly remastered in Japan by Isao Kikuchi, and comes with a 200-page book (mostly on japanese language). Albums includes: "Yes (1969)", "Time and a Word (1970)", "The Yes Album (1971)", "Fragile (1971)", "Close to the Edge (1972)", "Yessongs (1973)", "Tales from Topographic Oceans (1973)", "Relayer (1974)", "Going for the One (1977)", "Tormato (1978)", "Drama (1980)", "90125 (1983)", and "Big Generator (1987)".