Yes

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 […]

The Buggles ‎– The Age of Plastic (1980)

The Age of Plastic is the first of two albums by The Buggles, the studio project of Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes. Released in January 1980 on Island Records, the release was preceded by the duo’s version of “Video Killed the Radio Star” — co-written with departed third-wheel Bruce Woolley, who concurrently recorded the song […]

Asia ‎– Asia (1982)

Asia is the debut album by the namesake English symphonic/hard-rock supergroup comprised of ex-King Crimson/UK vocalist/bassist John Wetton, former Yes guitarist Steve Howe, onetime Buggle Geoff Downes, and erstwhile “P” in ELP Carl Palmer. Sporting a serpentine cover image by Yes/Osibisa/Uriah Heep painter/illustrator Roger Dean, the album was released in 1982 on Geffen. Tracklist: A1. “Heat […]

Kate Bush – The Dreaming (1982)

The Dreaming is the fourth studio album by singer, composer, and performance artist Kate Bush, released on September 13, 1982, on EMI. Tracklist: A1. “Sat in Your Lap” (3:29) A2. “There Goes a Tenner” (3:24) A3. “Pull Out the Pin” (5:26) A4. “Suspended in Gaffa” (3:54) A5. “Leave It Open” (3:20) B1. “The Dreaming” (4:41) […]

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 […]

Asia

Asia were an English symphonic/hard-rock supergroup that released three albums on Geffen between 1982 and 1985, followed by another round of discs on Intercord/Bullet Proof during the 1990s. Members: Geoffrey Downes (keyboards, vocals), Carl Palmer (drums, percussion, 1981-92, 2006-present), John Wetton (vocals, bass, 1981-83, 1984-91, 2006-17), Steve Howe (guitar, vocals, 1981-83, 1992, 2006-2013), Greg Lake […]