Where would the definition of prog be without it?
I voted for CTTE.. the pinnacle of all progressive rock in my opinion.
although i think Fragile is very progressive...
The time between the notes reltates the color to the scenesa constant vogue of triumphs dislocates man, so it seemsThe space between the focus, shape, ascend knowledge of loveas song and chance develop time, lost social temp'rance rules aboveadd my band as a friend!
Tales is Farrr outtt mannnn. Maybe the most progressive album I've ever heard.
Relayer is too, but they figured how to grab the reins of the wild TFTO on that album.
How about a pint of New Yes
For me, the term Progessive in the music realm, means change. The true change for me is Drama, a real line-up change, and true to form, Yes and the Yes sound. Very Progessive Music and still Yes. YYY YYY EEE EEE SSS SSS.....
Tales. Their magnum opus.
I think that if you're defining 'progressive' by it's common definition of speedy, complex and rapidly changing rhythms, meandering melodies, use of uncommon keys and time signatures, etc. - then, you have come to the conclusion that 'Relayer' is the bands most 'Progressive' effort, with 'Close to the Edge' a close second. And, with that definition. 'Tales From Topographical Oceans' - with its long, sprawling, epic, storry-telling style would come in somewhere after 'The Yes Album' and 'Fragile'.
only one choice...that's really tough. I've voted for CTTE, but Fragile, Tales and Relayer are close behind. I would have like to choose GftO too, because of Awaken (my all-time favourite), but it's not Yes' most progressive album. I also think KtA (esp. 2) is one of Yes' prog masterpieces, because of the great Mind Drive, Footprints and Bring Me to the Power.
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