Don't agree with this chart? While they stayed in step with the times, transitioning from richly orchestrated psych pop to more stripped down albums in the 1970s, The Moody Blues were twee, mustachioed and played gentle music that rarely rocked. Whether it would have fared better with a different band is up for half-hearted debate, although I’m guessing things wouldn’t change. Time and a Word – 8/10. The Preacher The Teacher / IV. #yes Post comments in the forums and vote on polls. Ranking the studio albums by Yes is something I've actually avoided til now. Here are the best Yes albums of all time, including pictures of the album covers when available. After all, we’re talking about an oeuvre stretching from 1969 to 2014 so far, by a band that’s had … Between 1967 and 1972, Birmingham's The Moody Blues released seven studio albums, commonly referred to as the core seven. While not exactly the most prolific of bands, The Who have released some of the most enduring and genuinely influential albums in the history of rock. All Good People, Perpetual Change, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Folk rock, Artist: Yes, Jon Anderson, Alan White, Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Tracks: Sound Chaser, The Gates of Delirium, To Be Over, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Jazz fusion, Experimental rock, Artist: Rick Wakeman, Yes, Jon Anderson, Alan White, Chris Squire, Tracks: Going for the One, Awaken, Wonderous Stories, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Symphonic rock, Tracks: The Revealing Science of God: Dance of the Dawn, Ritual: Nous sommes du soleil, “The Ancient”: Giants Under the Sun, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Experimental rock, Concept album, Tracks: Machine Messiah, Tempus Fugit, Into the Lens, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Heavy metal, New Wave, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Pop music, New Wave, Hard rock, Pop rock, Tracks: Clear Days, Astral Traveller, The Prophet, Tracks: Yesterday and Today, I See You, Survival, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Psychedelic rock, Hard rock, Tracks: Fist of Fire, The Meeting, Order of the Universe: I. A list by JIMPY (thagknks for 600) Updated 1y ago. Close to the Edge 8. The two-disc set consisted of their renditions of material from The Yes Album, Fragile, Close to the Edge and 90125. @tmbarnes8 I love the first two albums, especially the first - Survival and Yesterday & Today particularly are two of their best and two of the most beautiful songs I've ever heard! Looking back at the band’s 19 studio albums, minus the Keys to Ascension duology, we have come up with the ultimate ranking of Yes’ albums. List RulesVote for your favorite Yes studio album. Yes in 2001 finaly managed to put out brilliant album. It's So Hard to Grow / IV. (Only showing comments with -2 votes or higher. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Yes. Yes Albums From Worst To Best Counting Down May 20, 2015 10:21 AM By Phil Freeman Yes are one of the flagship acts of progressive rock. Well, their studio stuff on "Keys to ascension" 1 and 2 from the late 90-s (a.k.a Keystudio) was great too but was buried among live performances of older material while it should be heralded as their return to form and put out as proper album. Discover new music & improve your music collection. The Solid Time of Change / II. Big Generator – 7/10 Drama and Relayer – Tie - 10/10 – Slight preference for Drama. Its disciples were called mathemagicians. Fragile – 9/10. None of it was pop music in the "Top 40" sense of the term. They revered "The King," but not Presley -- Crimson. then this list will answer your questions. View the complete list of 44,000 charts on BestEverAlbums.com from The Charts page. Relayer 9. ... And lots more! RIP Peter Banks. The Universe, Tracks: Walls, Real Love, Where Will You Be, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Rock music, Pop rock, Tracks: Almost Like Love, Big Generator, Shoot High Aim Low, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, New Wave, Pop rock, Tracks: Homeworld (The Ladder), The Messenger, New Language, Tracks: Hour of Need, Fly From Here, Part IV: Bumpy Ride, Tracks: Can You Imagine?, Spirit of Survival, Give Love Each Day, Producer: Eddy Offord, Jonathan Elias, Steve Howe, Tracks: Lift Me Up, Without Hope You Cannot Start the Day, Evensong, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Pop rock, Neo-progressive rock, Tracks: From the Balcony, The Solution / [silence] / The Source, Wonderlove. This is a discography of the English progressive rock band Yes.Over the years they have released 21 studio albums, 14 live albums, 35 compilation albums, 28 singles and 22 videos Yes official website: http://www.yesworld.com. A DARK COLOR! A change of direction in 1970 led to a series of successful progressive rock albums until their disbanding in 1981, their most successful being The Yes Album (1971), Fragile (1971) and Close to the Edge (1972). 19. The Yes Album opened a new phase in the group's history and its approach to music. I suppose Open Your Eyes makes better sense when taken into context. Drama 6. The list you're viewing has a variety of albums, like Close to the Edge and 90125. Putting them all down actually wasn't as hard as I thought. The Yes Album The Yes Album, an Album by Yes. This list of popular Yes albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. A ranking and review of the studio and live albums from the prolific progressive rock band Yes. Open Your Eyes (1997) I suppose Open Your Eyes makes better sense when taken into context. Big Generator 3. You can alter this threshold from your profile page. See the list below, and let us know how do you rank them in the comments. Listen to music from Yes. I cannot describe (with a straight face) my suspense when clicking from #3 The Yes Album to see which would be #1 - Fragile or Close to the Edge. You can alter this threshold from your profile page. By Ian Fortnam (Classic Rock) 05 September 2016. Rock Gives Courage / III. Yes began performing original songs and rearranged covers of rock, pop, blues and jazz songs, as evident on their first two albums. Yes' Albums Ranked is a chart from flamingyesdept, created in 2020. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Yes album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. The Yes discography can be a cumbersome beast. or "What are the top Yes albums?" Please log in or register if you want to be able to leave a rating, Please log in or register if you want to be able to add a favourite, Showing all 2 comments | Most Helpful First | Newest First | Maximum Rated First | Longest Comments First(Only showing comments with -2 votes or higher. Create your own from the My Charts page! The 50 greatest progressive rock albums of all time, including Pink Floyd, Genesis, Yes, Rush and more. I really love Tales, and personally I'd put it second, a very spiritual album but just my opinion. 90125 2. Customise the overall chart using a variety of different filters & metrics. Diablo Griffin City Pop, Rock, and anything 80s til I die. Comment on or rate any album, artist, track or chart. The Yes Album / Fragile / Close to the Edge / Tales from Topographic Oceans / Relayer / Going for the One / Tormato / Drama / 90125 by: Chris Dahlen, Dominique Leone & Joe Tangari February 8 … 2400 101; Vinyl LP). All Yes albums ranked from best to worst tentatively by Sam May in January 2016. Here are the best Yes albums of all time, including pictures of the album covers when available. J.J. Cale is one of the greatest guitar players of all time; his laid-back, blues-rock-tinted style was a huge inspiration to Eric Clapton and Mark Knopfler, among other guitar legends. This Yes discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Yes albums … Shares (Image credit: RB \/ Getty Images) Yes are very dear to my heart and it's hard to put their albums in an order that I would feel completely satisfied with. Released 29 January 1971 on Atlantic (catalog no. Yes have been nominated for inclusion into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014, 2015, and 2016. After five hugely successful albums increasingly dominated by Roger Waters, the whole thing disintegrated with sullen rancour at the start of the 80s. If you want to know, "What is the Best Yes album of all time?" Going for the One – 8/10. I wanted to do something special for my 100th list. DARK ALBUM COVERS! Seasons of Man, And You and I: I. Cord of Life / II. Manage Profile), Please log in or register if you want to be able to add a comment. Have your say in the overall rankings. That being said, it's still great, they just have many masterpieces :). This one is also not liked by many yes fans because this is the first album that doesn't feature Anderson on vocals. Drummer… Genres: Progressive Rock. Why register? rstamberg, May 26, 2015 #33. Beloved by many, Yes are considered to be one of the greatest progressive rock bands of all time. The Yes Album is a music studio album recording by YES (Symphonic Prog/Progressive Rock) released in 1971 on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. Calling All Stations was the fifteenth and final studio record under the Genesis name, and has more than earned its prestigious status as the lowest point in their career. All rights reserved. Enjoy! Categories: Galleries, Lists, Original Features, Worst to Best. Beloved by many, Yes are considered to be one of the greatest progressive rock bands of all time. If you think the greatest Yes album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Yes' Steve Howe Still Loves the Guitar, Won't Be Sunbathing on the Yes Cruise ; Album Premiere: Dream-Pop Duo The Receiver Keep Their Heads in the Clouds on 'All Burn' Deep Purple's Ian Paice Remembers Jon Lord, Plus a Live Video of "Burn" Featuring Bruce Dickinson It wasn’t supposed to be a Yes album per se; rather, Chris Squire and the much-loathed personnel addition Billy Sherwood outlined this material for a new project. The best album credited to Yes is Close To The Edge which is ranked number 98 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 16,203. But there are some great and heavy progressive songs on here, but the poppy songs on here really collide with the great songs. Eclipse / III. IN COLOR THAT IS! Since its formation in 1968, English rock band Yes started off with rearranged covers of rock, pop, blues, and jazz songs before transitioning into progressive rock and later, into a more pop style. Earn member points and gain access to increasing levels of functionality! 90125 – 8/10. The… Screw it, here's my list: 1. Product Details. Yes founded the Church of Prog. Their services consisted of mostly instrumental, hour-long songs chock full of synth solos, endless guitar noodlings, medieval themes, and formulaic changes. Most underrated album ever. (Updated 05/2020) Apocalypse, Genres (Music): Progressive rock, Art rock, Tracks: Long Distance Runaround, We Have Heaven, Mood for a Day, Tracks: Clap, I've Seen All Good People: a. Time and a Word 7. This Yes discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Yes albums can be found at the top of the list. Create a wishlist of albums. Yes (s/t) 4. This chart consists of 21 entries and the top-ranked entry in this chart is Close To The Edge by Yes. Copyright © 2005-2020 BestEverAlbums.com. Not a member? Love the choice of covers too :) Tales is great but other than Remembering (which is outstanding), I wouldn't rate it amongst their best. Progressive Rock band YES' discography of live and studio albums. It could've gone either way. Fragile is the fourth studio album by the English progressive rock band Yes, released on 26 November 1971 by Atlantic Records.It was the band's first album to feature keyboardist Rick Wakeman, who replaced founder member Tony Kaye after the group had finished touring their breakthrough record, The Yes Album.. At least that's what I thought! Many of these songs … The Who: Albums Ranked From Worst To Best. Next: Top 10 Yes Songs of the '70s. Then there was the Pink Floyd that picked up the pieces and spent five years groping for a suitable direction, before Dark Side Of The Moon went supernova and transformed their fortunes and replotted their future. With singles like "Roundabout" and "Owner of a Lonely Heart," Yes may get inducted in the future. Registering is quick, easy and FREE! The Keys to Ascension duology gave some strong hopes that Y… Yes Albums Ranked Worst to Best ultimateclassicrock.com - Jim Allen. Total Mass Retain / III. Your Move - b. Going off format to talk about one of my favorite non-electronic outfits, the legendary prog-rock band Yes! Order Theme / II. This page includes The Yes Album's : cover picture, songs / tracks list, members/musicians and line-up, different releases details, free MP3 download (stream), buy online links: amazon, ratings and detailled reviews by our experts, collaborators and members. I wanted to cover a band whose discography was relatively large, whose best albums are some of my favorites of all time, and whose legacy is enduring to this day. Interesting you have the early albums so high, I can't place Yes above Relayer, but pretty solid still. Yes is ranked number 60 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 37,127. Let us know what you think of this chart by adding a comment or assigning a rating below! Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles, The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie, The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico, Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin, The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles, In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel. Please log in or register to leave a comment or assign a rating. Comments. In 1985, Yes won the Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental Performance wth "Cinema." I rank it behind only the Yes Album and Close to the Edge. Help maintain the BEA database. I Get Up I Get Down / IV. Create & share your own charts. Now, of course the band’s material, even at its most commercial, had always retained at least some “artful” elements. Yes Albums Ranked. This list does not include the countless archival and latter day live releases, but it does include the debut album from ABWH. Join host Pete Pardo as he ranks the studio discography of legendary British prog rock act Yes. Next: Yes Albums Ranked Worst to Best Filed Under : Yes To make it easy for you, we haven't included Yes singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. The Yes Album – 10/10. Join a passionate community of over 40,000 music fans. RIP Chris Squire. Check out our ranking of Yes' 21 studio albums, from worst to best. C'mon: ranking Yes albums is sooo subjective. My list would've been a little different - Drama would've ranked higher, as would Relayer - but the top 4 were predictably right on. 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