- An outstanding copy with solid Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides – the sound is huge and powerful
- Plenty of Prog Rock Power is on display here – Eddie Offord’s engineering is Hard To Fault throughout
- A Top 100 Album and the band’s best sounding record – quiet too, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
- “It was the addition of Steve Howe’s guitar pyrotechnics that finally allowed Yes to find their true identity. The Yes Album is a giant leap forward.”
At its best, this album is a Big Speaker Prog-Rock opus with tremendous power and dynamic range, but it takes a special pressing like this one to really bring it to life.
These guys — and by that I mean this particular iteration of the band, the actual players that were involved in the making of this album — came together for the first time and created the sound of Yes on this very album, rather aptly titled when you think about it.
With the amazing EDDIE OFFORD at the board, as well as the best batch of songs ever to appear on a single Yes album, they produced both their sonic and musical masterpiece — good news for audiophiles with Big Speakers! (more…)