YES BLASTED through 3 entire albums Sunday evening once again disproving the trite criticisms regarding bands from the70s are dinosaurs moribund if not dead whilst many keep a vigil for the revival of The Grateful Dead. Having seen both many times AT their peaks virtuosity thrives without any pretensions which may contribute to their protracted longevity and popularity.
"Cloae To The Edge"was stellar, Jon Davidson filling in for Jon Anderson waS MORE THAN CAPABLE. with Geoff Downes handling the keyboards with brio and flourishes of brilliance. A standing O met the band when this epic concluded. Steve HOwe and Chris Squire are still sharp with all vocals that were pristine, clear and tighT "GOING FOR THE ONE" WAS NEXT. "TURN OF THE CENTURY" AND "AWAKENING "GLOWED WITH MELODIc brilliance Lastly, the band tore into The ayes Album. It's phenomenal JUSY HOW MUCH GREAT MUSIC THIS BAND HAS PRODUCED
THE CAPITOL LETTERS ARE UNINTENTIONAL...MY MACIS DOING WEIRD THINGS. SORRY
YES CONTINUES TO PRODUCE MUSIC THAT HAS INTRICATE INSTRUMENTAL interplay still pushing boundaries of musical excellence. if only some music 40 years hence is an iota as great.