2014 two CD collection from the Prog Rock icons. Yes are one of Progressive Rock's greatest and most enduring bands. This collection is the ideal Yes primer, taking a panoramic sweep from their early days in the late 1960s, through such classics as the rapturous 'And You And I' and on into the late seventies and early eighties, when the band scored global hit singles with classics such as 'Wonderous Stories', 'Going For The One' and 'Owner of A Lonely Heart'. This collection also shows the band at their most innovative and inventive best, with epics such as 'Siberian Khatru' and 'Close To The Edge' featured in their entirety.
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5.0 out of 5 starsOne of the best Yes Compilations out there.June 11 2014
By Hector Montemayor Jr. - Published on Amazon.com
This is a solid Yes hits package & at a really great price. I believe the tracks selected for this collection make it superior to other Yes 2 CDs sets such as YesStory from 1992 and the 35th Anniversary set from 2004. The running order of the songs is great and flows perfectly! Including No Opportunity Necessary is a nice touch as this is a great early jem from Time And A Word. Parallels is also a great track & including The Remembering from TFTO is just flat out awesome!! All of Close To The Edge is represented here as well, which is probably their best album. Lastly, we get Tempus Fugit from Drama which is another nice little change up. Just a very well put together compilation that provides a great representation of this group's best work.
5.0 out of 5 starsNo Experience NeededJune 5 2014
By Grateful Jerry - Published on Amazon.com
This is the reissue of the 2011 release with new artwork now approved by Roger Dean and a better booklet. The album collects quite a few highlights from 9 of the 11 studio albums released between 1969 to 1983. Too bad we didn't get at least a live song or two. All of the Close To The Edge songs appear over the two discs. I probably would've picked Survival and Time And A Word over No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed and Everydays. It's a bit of a shame that there wasn't room for To Be Over as well. On the plus side, the inclusion of the often overlooked The Remembering is a nice plus.
I really like the way this set is laid out song wise and it has a nice flow. It kind of reminds me of an expanded version of the Classic Yes album. This album doesn't shy away from some of the longer songs and gives a pretty good overview of the band's output during this time frame. This is a great inexpensive collection for fans as well as a great introduction for people new to the band.
5.0 out of 5 starsgreatMay 7 2014
By brett riley - Published on Amazon.com
I'd buy it again ,,when I wear this one out ,,great service ,fast , and no animals were hurt in the delivery of this item ,,
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5.0 out of 5 starsI LIKE ITApril 5 2014
By ANNE S - Published on Amazon.com
I was waiting for Yes to release another greatest hits type of disc! I was happy to see Tempus Fugit is included on here.
4.0 out of 5 starsA compelling collection of Yes songs.July 27 2014