Yes are an English rock band that released twenty-one studio albums between 1969 and 2014. Formed in London in 1968, their original lineup contained guitarist Peter Banks, keyboardist Tony Kaye, drummer Bill Bruford, and two constant members: bassist Chris Squire and singer Jon Anderson. Their early showpieces include “Looking Around,” “Survival,” “The Prophet,” and “Astral […]

Esquire ‎– Esquire (1987)

Esquire is the debut album by the namesake English symphonic/hard-rock/pop trio, produced by Chris Squire and released in 1987 on Geffen. The album would remain the band’s singular release for a decade. Tracklist: A1. “To the Rescue” (3:58) A2. “Sunshine” (3:15) A3. “Knock Twice for Heaven” (3:30) A4. “Up Down Turnaround” (5:27) A5. “Blossomtime” (6:36) B1. […]

Chris Squire ‎– Fish Out of Water (1975)

Fish Out of Water is a 1975 solo album by Yes-bassist Chris Squire, self-produced and released on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Hold Out Your Hand” (4:14) A2. “You by My Side” (5:03) A3. “Silently Falling” (11:45) B1. “Lucky Seven” (6:57) B2. “Safe (Canon Song)” (14:15) Credits: Chris Squire — bass, 12 string electric guitar, vocals, writer, […]

Yes ‎– Relayer (1974)

Relayer is the seventh studio album by English symphonic-rock band Yes, released in 1974 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A. “The Gates of Delirium” (21:55) B1. “Sound Chaser” (9:25) B2. “To Be Over” (9:08) Credits: Jon Anderson — lead vocals Steve Howe — acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocals Chris Squire — bass guitar, vocals Patrick Moraz — […]

Yes ‎– Drama (1980)

Drama is the tenth studio album by English symphonic-rock band Yes, released in 1980 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Machine Messiah” (10:27) A2. “White Car” (1:21) A3. “Does It Really Happen?” (6:34) B1. “Into the Lens” (8:31) B2. “Run Through the Light” (4:39) B3. “Tempus Fugit” (5:14) Credits: Trevor Horn — vocals, songwriting, bass Steve Howe […]

Chris Squire

Chris Squire (March 4, 1948 — June 27, 2015) was an English bassist who emerged during the late 1960s in the pop-psych band The Syn, which evolved into the long-running superband Yes, with whom he would record more than 20 albums between 1969 and 2011. During a brief break in the band’s activity, he released […]

Yes ‎– The Yes Album (1971)

The Yes Album is the third album by English symphonic-rock band Yes, released in February 1971 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Yours Is No Disgrace” (9:36) A2. “The Clap” (3:07) A3. “Starship Trooper” (9:23) –a. “Life Seeker” –b. “Disillusion” –c. “Würm” B1. “I’ve Seen All Good People” (6:47) –a. “Your Move” –b. “All Good People” B2. […]

Yes ‎– Fragile (1971)

Fragile is the fourth album by English symphonic-rock band Yes, released in November 1971 on Atlantic. Tracklist: A1. “Roundabout” (8:35) A2. “Cans and Brahms (Extracts from Brahms’ 4th Symphony in E Minor Third Movement)” (1:42) A3. “We Have Heaven” (1:39) A4. “South Side of the Sky” (7:56) B1. “Five Per Cent for Nothing” (0:37) B2. […]