[25] Elias thought the track best represented "both early and later Yes styles". [42], Most of the band have negative opinions on the album. Squire), "I'm Running" (dropped after 22 November 1987) (Anderson, Rabin, Kaye, White, Squire), "Würm" (the third section of "Starship Trooper") (Howe), "On The Silent Wings Of Freedom" (Anderson, Squire) (only the bass riff only on 19 November 1987), "Final Eyes" (Played on 14 November 1987, 19 November 1987, 21 November 1987, and 28 November 1987), Medley: "Time and a Word/Owner of a Lonely Heart/Teakbois: The Life and Time of Bobby Dread", "Rhythm of Love" (Kaye, Anderson, Rabin, Squire), "City of Love" (Rabin, Anderson) (Dropped after 9 April 1991), "Make it Easy" (Intro)/Owner of a Lonely Heart" (Anderson, Rabin, Horn, Squire), "Hold On" (dropped after 13 June 1991) (Rabin, Anderson, Squire), Kaye solo (only between 12 April 1991 and 22 June 1991) (Kaye), "I've Seen All Good People" (added on from 19 April 1991) (Anderson, Squire), "Take the Water to the Mountain" (Anderson) (Dropped after opening night), "Soon" (Anderson) (Dropped after opening night), "Whitefish/Amazing Grace" (Squire, White; traditional, arr. Chuck Eddy gave it two stars out of five for Rolling Stone, calling it "an eclectic miscarriage that almost isn't even worth laughing about", and wished the album had more memorable hooks, riffs, and concise lyrics. [29] The pair also wrote "Love Conquers All", a track with Rabin on lead vocals and released on the Yes box set Yesyears (1991). "And he just looks up to the sky [and says] ... you know, help me out". [24], Howe later used his guitar riff for "I Would Have Waited Forever" on "Sensitive Chaos", a track from his solo album Turbulence (1991). ABWH released their self-titled album for Arista Records in 1989 and supported it with the 1989-1990 "Evening of Yes Music Plus" world tour. Travel Rite Itineraries: San Rafael, CA 1994. [16] Howe called Haun an "average guitarist" and compared his changes to "having an abortion". Rabin, feeling the original mix was superior, thought Fox and Thacker's work was "very good" but it suffered from them not having a clear idea of what Rabin had wanted. [31], Union was released on 30 April 1991. Eight members of Yes play an amazing live concert during their 1991 Union Tour. It documents their “Union” tour of 1991, supporting the Union. "Open Your Eyes" (Anderson, Squire, Howe, White, "Leaves of Green" (Anderson, Squire, Howe, Wakeman, White) (Dropped after 2 December 1997), "From the Balcony" (Anderson, Squire, Howe, White, Sherwood) (between 5 December 1997 and 24 April 1998), Khoroshev keyboard solo (dropped after 5 July 1998) (. [49], The Union Tour covered North America, Europe, and Japan from 9 April 1991 to 5 March 1992, billed as Yesshows '91: Around the World in 80 Dates. [50] The tour featured the eight members playing on stage and some shows were performed in the round with a central revolving stage that the band had first used on their 1978 tour.[51]. The two used a dictionary to look for suitable rhyming words for the song's lyrics, which is how they came up with the word "imperial" in its chorus. [28] The song features a riff that Howe would later use on his solo album Turbulence (1991). USA 1991 Recorded live in USA during 1991 Union Tour Length: 73m, Quality: A, Aud Factory Pressed Original Red Line PSCD 1243. Nevertheless, he judged its songs "reasonably solid", and cites the harmonies in "I Would Have Waited Forever" from Anderson and Squire and Howe's "Masquerade" as highlights. [6] After instrumental tracks had been put down, Anderson went to Los Angeles to record some of his vocals. Elias said, "We weren't looking for only the early-'70s 'pyro technique'. [26], "Masquerade" is an acoustic guitar instrumental written and performed by Howe. "Lift Me Up" was the lead single, released in April 1991. (1991) album. For Trade. [43] Q magazine issued a review from Robert Sandall, who thought Union "veers alarmingly between ... neurotically jumpy overarrangements and competing time signatures" from ABWH and "heads-down riffing" from the Yes members. 15,25 € Live at Glastonbury Festival 2003 Yes. [1][7] "What I read into that was they needed a single", recalled Rabin, who was primarily responsible for Yes's 1980's hits. [27] Elias and Anderson felt dissatisfied with Wakeman's contribution; They had wished for something "simple and gentle" but instead got a part that to Elias "sounded like a Rachmaninoff piano concerto", and hence recorded a new piano part. Sandall picked out "Lift Me Up" as one of the few "strong, anthemic tunes" that remain "unscathed" from the collision of such varied styles, which makes Union "one of the least ridiculous Yes albums in recent memory". The longest break in touring came from late 2004 through late 2008. "[46] Bruford remains very critical: "It was probably not only the most dishonest title that I've ever had the privilege of playing drums underneath, but the single worst album I've ever recorded. Powered by Manhead. [9] The album's original title was Dialogue, which was announced in the press as late as February 1991 during the mixing stage.[12]. [17] In their absence, Elias and Anderson brought in session musicians to play new arrangements from the initial takes as they were dissatisfied with what Wakeman and Howe had played. [18], Among the eleven additional keyboard and synthesiser players featured on Union is Jim Crichton of Saga. Yes Union Tour 1991 | Concerts Wiki | Fandom. It was number one from the week of 4 May to 8 June 1991. Union was released to a mixed critical reception and the majority of the band have openly stated their dislike for the material and how it was produced. April 1991) bereits gebucht war und bis dahin nur etwa acht Monate zur Verfügung standen, in denen die Bandmitglieder hin und her über den Atlantik reisten, sorgsam darauf bedacht, einander nicht zu begegnen. This tour was entirely cancelled due to Wakeman's sudden departure. Elias "never questioned Rick's technical ability" and stressed that Union was not an album of "major opuses" and felt Wakeman had "lost his edge". [8][21], —Jim Crichton on producer Jonathan Elias and singer Jon Anderson. Rescheduled date: 19.11.1991. Bewertung, Union by Yes (1994) Audio CD. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts. [14] Anderson initially resisted this approach as he wished to distance himself from the more commercial music that had largely defined Yes across the previous decade. Rabin pitched demos to three of his songs, including "Lift Me Up",[2] but requested that ABWH record only one. 7 in the UK and No. Trevor Rabin was invited to do this, but turned down the opportunity. Label: Arista, 1991 ; Bestellnummer: 5997297; Erscheinungstermin: 22.4.1991; Weitere Ausgaben von Union. Rhythm of love, Shock to the system, Awaken, Owner of a lonely heart, And you and I, Changes, I've seen all good people, Lift me up, Roundabout. Audio CD. [3] Bruford has praised the material that Howe, Levin, and he were developing at this time, prior to Anderson's involvement, and had high hopes for ABWH's future. YES Union Tour Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York Friday, April 26, 1991 "In The Round" Conversion = Master Cassette>Pioneer PDR-609 Stand Alone Burner>EAC> Soundforge 9.0>CD Architect 5.2>Wav>Flac. It became one of the band's most successful singles, spending six weeks at number one from its third week on the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart, later known as the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart. [41], The album received mixed reviews from critics. Yes "Talk Tour" Itinerary. [33] In the United States, it debuted on the Billboard 200 chart at number thirty-five, the week of 18 May 1991. Union is the thirteenth studio album by English progressive rock band Yes, released on 30 April 1991 by Arista Records. YES 1991 Union World Tour U.S. dates Original 1991 shirt printed by Brockum Merchandise. [52] A live CD and DVD from various dates was released in 2011 as Union Live. The Union Tour Live is a music dvd/video recording by YES (Symphonic Prog/Progressive Rock) released in 1991 on dvd, blu-ray disc and/or vhs. Der Artikel Yes: Union wurde in den Warenkorb gelegt. "Lift Me Up", "Saving My Heart", and "I Would Have Waited Forever" were released as singles; the first of which topped the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for six weeks. [44], In The Washington Post, Gil Grifin noted that "musically and conceptually", the band are "reaching for its glorious past" which resulted in an album not entirely appealing. Dem stand auf der anderen Seite ein immenser Zeitdruck gegenüber, da die Union-Tour (Start: 9. Yesshows '91: Union Tour Live. The English progressive rock band Yes has toured for five decades. [20], Producer and record company dissatisfaction with some of Howe's guitar parts led to attempts to have them re-recorded by other musicians. Distributed in the UK by BMG Records. 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