Yes Going For The One [Expanded]

Going For The One [Expanded]

Yes

Released on January 28, 2008 by Rhino Records - Rhino - Elektra

Main artist : Yes

Genre : Pop/Rock > Rock > Progressive Rock

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Album : 1 disk - 12 tracks Total length : 01:18:54

  1. 1 Going For The One (Remastered Version) (Remastered LP Version)

    Yes - Alan White, Drums - Anderson, Writer - Brian Lane, Executive Producer - Chris Squire, Composer, Guitar, Vocals - Jon Anderson, Composer, Vocals, Writer - Rick Wakeman, Keyboards, Piano - Steve Howe, Guitar, Vocals - Yes, Arranger, Composer, Contributor, Producer Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  2. 2 Turn Of The Century (Remastered Version) (Remastered LP Version)

    Yes - Alan White, Composer, Percussion, Writer - Anderson, Writer - Brian Lane, Executive Producer - Chris Squire, Guitar, Vocals - Howe, Writer - Jon Anderson, Composer, Vocals, Writer - Rick Wakeman, Keyboards, Piano - Steve Howe, Composer, Guitar, Vocals, Writer - White, Writer - Yes, Arranger, Composer, Contributor, Producer Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  3. 3 Parallels (Remastered Version) (Remastered LP Version)

    Yes - Brian Lane, Executive Producer - Chris Squire, Composer, Guitar, Vocals, Writer - Jon Anderson, Vocals - Rick Wakeman, Organ - Squire, Writer - Steve Howe, Guitar, Vocals - Yes, Arranger, Composer, Contributor, Producer Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  4. 4 Wonderous Stories (Remastered Version) (Remastered LP Version)

    Yes - Alan White, Drums, Percussion - Anderson, Writer - Chris Squire, Guitar, Vocals - Jon Anderson, Composer, Vocals, Writer - Rick Wakeman, Contributor - Steve Howe, Guitar, Vocals - Yes, Arranger, Composer, Contributor, Producer Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  5. 5 Awaken (Remastered Version) (Remastered LP Version)

    Yes - Alan White, Drums, Percussion - Anderson, Writer - Brian Lane, Executive Producer - Chris Squire, Guitar, Vocals - Howe, Writer - Jon Anderson, Composer, Harp, Vocals, Writer - Karen Leblanc, Contributor - Randy Perry, Contributor - Rick Wakeman, Keyboards, Organ - Steve Howe, Composer, Guitar, Vocals, Writer - Steve Howes, Contributor - Yes, Arranger, Composer, Contributor, Producer Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  6. 6 Montreux's Theme (Remastered Version) (Remastered LP Version)

    Yes - Alan White, Drums - Billy Sherwood, Co-Producer - Chris Squire, Guitar - Eddie Offord, Producer - Howe/Squire/Anderson/White, Composer - Jon Anderson, Vocals - Rick Wakeman, Keyboards - Steve Howe, Guitar - Yes, Contributor Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  7. 7 Vevey (Revisited) (Remastered Version) (Remastered LP Version)

    Yes - Jon Anderson, Harp, Writer - Rick Wakeman, Organ, Writer - Yes, Contributor Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  8. 8 Amazing Grace (Remastered Version) (Remastered LP Version)

    Yes - Chris Squire, Arranger, Guitar - Yes, Contributor Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  9. 9 Going For The One (Rehearsal) (Remastered) (Rehearsal Remastered)

    Yes - Alan White, Drums - Anderson, Writer - Brian Lane, Executive Producer - Chris Squire, Composer, Guitar, Vocals - Jon Anderson, Composer, Vocals, Writer - Rick Wakeman, Keyboards, Piano - Steve Howe, Guitar, Vocals - Yes, Arranger, Composer, Contributor, Producer Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  10. 10 Parallels (Rehearsal) (Remastered) (Rehearsal Remastered)

    Yes - Brian Lane, Executive Producer - Chris Squire, Composer, Guitar, Vocals, Writer - Jon Anderson, Vocals - Rick Wakeman, Organ - Squire, Writer - Steve Howe, Guitar, Vocals - Yes, Arranger, Composer, Contributor, Producer Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  11. 11 Turn Of The Century (Rehearsal) (Remastered) (Rehearsal Remastered)

    Yes - Alan White, Composer, Percussion, Writer - Anderson, Writer - Brian Lane, Executive Producer - Chris Squire, Guitar, Vocals - Howe, Writer - Jon Anderson, Composer, Vocals, Writer - Rick Wakeman, Keyboards, Piano - Steve Howe, Composer, Guitar, Vocals, Writer - White, Writer - Yes, Arranger, Composer, Contributor, Producer Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

  12. 12 Eastern Numbers (Early Version of Awaken) (Remastered)

    Yes - Alan White, Drums, Percussion - Brian Lane, Executive Producer - Chris Squire, Guitar, Vocals - Jon Anderson, Harp, Vocals, Writer - Rick Wakeman, Keyboards, Organ - Steve Howe, Guitar, Vocals - Yes, Arranger, Contributor, Producer Copyright : 2003 Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company 2003 Elektra Entertainment Group, manufactured and marketed by Rhino Entertainment Company, a Warner Music Group company

About

Going for the One is perhaps the most overlooked item in the Yes catalog. It marked Rick Wakeman's return to the band after a three-year absence, and also a return to shorter song forms after the experimentalism of Close to the Edge, Tales from Topographic Oceans, and Relayer. In many ways, this disc could be seen as the follow-up to Fragile. Its five tracks still retain mystical, abstract lyrical images, and the music is grand and melodic, the vocal harmonies perfectly balanced by the stinging guitar work of Steve Howe, Wakeman's keyboards, and the solid rhythms of Alan White and Chris Squire. The title track features Howe on steel guitar (he's the only prog rocker who bothers with the instrument). "Turn of the Century" and the album's single, "Wonderous Stories," are lovely ballads the way only Yes can do them. "Parallels" is the album's big, pompous song, so well done that in later years the band opened concerts with it. Wakeman's stately church organ, recorded at St. Martin's Church, Vevey, Switzerland, sets the tone for this "Roundabout"-ish track. The concluding "Awaken" is the album's nod to the extended suite. Again, the lyrics are spacy in the extreme, but Jon Anderson and Squire are dead-on vocally, and the addition of Anderson's harp and White's tuned percussion round out this evocative track. ~ Ross Boissoneau

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