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Encyclopedia > Yes Remixes
Yes Remixes
Album cover
Remix album by Yes
Release 8 July 2003
Recorded 1969 - 1980
Genre Techno
Length 62 min 10 s
Label Rhino Records
Producer Yes, Tony Colton and Eddie Offord
Professional reviews
Yes chronology
In a Word: Yes (1969 - )
(2002)
Yes Remixes
(2003)
The Ultimate Yes: 35th Anniversary Collection
(2003)

Yes Remixes is a remix album by progressive rock band Yes and was released in 2003. Taking material harking back from 1970's Time and a Word to 1980's Drama, Virgil Howe a.k.a "The Verge" (and son of Steve Howe) re-imagined Yes' music into a techno context, dramatically altering the band's sound. A remix album is an album consisting mostly of remixes or re-recorded versions of a music artists earlier released material. ... Yes in concert in Indianapolis in 1977 (left to right, Steve Howe, Alan White, Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman) Yes are a progressive rock band that formed in London in 1968. ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday For other uses, see Number 1969. ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Techno- is a prefix relating to technology. ... A minute is: a unit of time equal to 1/60th of an hour and to 60 seconds. ... The second (symbol s) is a unit for time, and one of seven SI base units. ... A record label is a brand created by companies that specialize in manufacturing, distributing and promoting audio and video recordings, on various formats including compact discs, LPs, DVD-Audio, SACDs, and cassettes. ... Rhino Entertainment is a specialty record label originally known for releasing retrospectives of famous comedy performers, including Stan Freberg, Tom Lehrer, and Spike Jones. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music prodcuer) is responsible for completing a master recording so that it is fit for release. ... Yes in concert in Indianapolis in 1977 (left to right, Steve Howe, Alan White, Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman) Yes are a progressive rock band that formed in London in 1968. ... Eddie Offord is a noted record producer and engineer, who worked on some of the most famous albums in the 1970s. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a metadata database about music owned by All Media Guide. ... Image File history File links Description: Rating stars. ... Yes in concert in Indianapolis in 1977 (left to right, Steve Howe, Alan White, Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman) Yes are a progressive rock band that formed in London in 1968. ... 2002(MMII) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A remix is an alternate mix of a song different from the original version, made using the techniques of audio editing. ... Progressive rock (shortened to prog, or prog rock when differentiating from other progressive genres) is an ambitious, eclectic, and often grandiose style of rock music which arose in the late 1960s, reached the peak of its popularity in the early 1970s, and continues as a musical form to this day. ... Yes in concert in Indianapolis in 1977 (left to right, Steve Howe, Alan White, Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman) Yes are a progressive rock band that formed in London in 1968. ... 2003(MMIII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Time And A Word was the second album by progressive rock band Yes, released in mid-1970 in the UK (the groups home country) and November 1970 in the US. This was the last Yes album to feature the groups original line-up of Jon Anderson (vocals), Chris... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Drama is Flaws third and final indie album, self-released in 2000. ... Steve Howe performing for Yes in 1977 Stephen James Howe (b. ... Techno- is a prefix relating to technology. ...


While the result is considered to be interesting, most Yes fans - including both critics of progressive rock and techno - found Yes Remixes to be generally unsatisfying and was it greeted with lacklustre reviews upon its release by Rhino Records. Although it briefly dented the remix sales charts, the album failed to chart at all in the regular listings. Rhino Entertainment is a specialty record label originally known for releasing retrospectives of famous comedy performers, including Stan Freberg, Tom Lehrer, and Spike Jones. ...


Track listing

  1. "Tempus Fugit" (Geoff Downes/Trevor Horn/Steve Howe/Chris Squire/Alan White) - 5:07
  2. "Arriving UFO" (Jon Anderson/Steve Howe/Rick Wakeman) - 5:54
  3. "Heart Of The Sunrise" (Jon Anderson/Chris Squire/Bill Bruford) - 5:59
  4. "Starship Trooper" (Jon Anderson/Chris Squire/Steve Howe) - 7:33
  5. "Awaken" (Jon Anderson/Steve Howe) - 7:48
  6. "Sound Chaser" (Jon Anderson/Chris Squire/Steve Howe/Rick Wakeman/Alan White/Patrick Moraz) - 5:24
  7. "Ritual" (Jon Anderson/Chris Squire/Steve Howe/Rick Wakeman/Alan White) - 6:20
  8. "Siberian Khatru" (Jon Anderson; Themes by Jon Anderson/Steve Howe/Rick Wakeman) - 5:26
  9. "Five Per Cent For Nothing" (Bill Bruford) - 4:40
  10. "No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed" (Richie Havens) - 4:44
  11. "No Clowns" (Jon Anderson) - 3:15

Yes Remixes (Rhino 78186) failed to chart in the UK or US. Geoffrey Downes (born July 25, 1952 in Stockport, England) is an English rock keyboard player. ... Trevor Horn, born July 15, 1949 in Leicester, England, is a pop music producer and musician. ... There are different prominent people named Steve Howe: Steve Howe, the progressive rock guitarist. ... Chris Squire performing in concert with Yes in 1977 Christopher Russell Edward Squire (born March 4, 1948), better known as Chris Squire is the bassist and backing vocalist for the progressive rock group Yes, and is the only member of the group to appear on every album (co-founder Jon... Alan White (born June 14, 1949) is a rock and roll drummer best known for his thirty years of work with the progressive rock band Yes. ... Bill Bruford William Scott Bruford (born May 17, 1948 in Sevenoaks, Kent, England), better known as Bill Bruford is an influential drummer known for his forceful, highly precise, polyrhythmic style. ... Jon Anderson performing in concert with Yes in 1977 Jon Anderson (born October 25, 1944) is a British musician, the lead singer of the progressive rock band Yes. ... Patrick Moraz (born June 24, 1948 in Morges, Switzerland) is a progressive rock keyboard player. ... Rick Wakeman performing on stage with Yes in the 1970s Rick Wakeman (born May 18, 1949 as Richard Christopher Wakeman) is a progressive rock keyboard player. ... Richie Havens (born January 21, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York) is an African American folk singer and guitarist. ...


 
 

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