Yes’ ‘Drama’

Yes’ ‘Drama’ is their tenth studio album released on August 18, 1980 by Atlantic.

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Track Listing : 1.Machine Messiah (Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Alan White) – 10:27 . 2.White Car (Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Alan White) – 01:21 . 3.Does It Really Happen? (Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Alan White) – 06:34 . 4.Into The Lens (Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Alan White) – 08:33 . 5.Run Through The Light (Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Alan White) – 04:43 . 6.Tempus Fugit (Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Alan White) – 05:15

Musicians : Yes – Band . Trevor Horn – Lead Vocals, Fretless Bass On (5) . Steve Howe – Danelectro Coral Electric Sitar, Gibson Les Paul Gold Top, Fender Dual 6 Professional Console Steel Guitar, Fender Stratocaster, Fender Telecaster, Martin Mandolin, Backing Vocals . Chris Squire – Bass, Backing Vocals, Piano On (5) . Geoff Downes – Keyboards, Vocoder, Backing Vocals . Alan White – Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals

Production : Produced By Trevor Horn, Yes, Eddie Offord . Yes . Hugh Padgham – Engineer . Gary Langan – Engineer . Julian Mendelsohn – Engineer

Arrangements : Yes

Package : Roger Dean – Cover Painting . David Clarke – Photography . Magnetic Storm – Cover Design

Recorded April – June 1980 At Townhouse Studios, West End London.

Released On August 18, 1980 By Atlantic.

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Sputnikmusic.com
We all know what happened in the mid-80’s, but Drama was a very hopeful sign that Yes might be able to survive with their strengths intact. The new wave influences of The Buggles are certainly felt, though not overbearing: this is clearly not a pure 70’s prog album, but change is always necessary. In Drama‘s case, it was for the good. […]

Ultimate Guitar
There is nothing I dislike about the album, I have honestly tried and searched, but I cannot find anything. The length is perfect, about 37 minutes, so there are no fillers, unlike some previous albums (mainly Yes, The Yes Album and Tormato, but they really only have 1). […]

Classic Rock Review’
After touring together to support, Drama, this short-lived lineup began to disintegrate as members began to leave for various reasons. Ultimately, Howe and Downes were the last two left but opted to form a new group called, Asia, rather than continue to use the name, “Yes”. […]

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