Yes’ ‘Tales from Topographic Oceans’

Yes’ ‘Tales from Topographic Oceans’ is their sixth studio album released on December 14, 1973 and originally presented as a double album with one track on each of the four sides of the LP.

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Track Listing : 1.The Revealing Science Of God (Dance Of The Dawn) (Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Yes) – 22:22 . 2.The Remembering (High The Memory) (Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Yes) – 20:38 . 3.The Ancient (Giants Under The Sun) (Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Yes) – 18:35 . 4.Ritual (Nous Sommes Du Soleil) (Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman, Alan White) – 21:37

Musicians : Steve Howe – Guitars, Vocals . Chris Squire – Bass Guitar, Timpani, Vocals . Rick Wakeman – Minimoog Synthesiser, Mellotron, Hammond Organ, Pipe Organ, Rmi Electra Piano, Grand Piano . Alan White – Drums, Percussion

Production : Produced By Yes, Eddy Offord . Eddy Offord – Engineer

Package : Roger Dean – Cover Design And Illustrations

Recorded In 1973 At Morgan Studios.

Released On December 14, 1973 By Atlantic.

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Sputnikmusic.com
Even the biggest Yes followers will have to conclude that the band blew up Tales From Topographic Oceans a bit, but at the end of the day, we still have an essential Yes record with constantly great musicianship here. […]

MODERATE NERD
DID TALES FROM TOPOGRAPHIC OCEANS KILL PROGRESSIVE ROCK Yes had issues far transcending poseurism in their music. Prog rock as a genre never really went away – rather, it influenced other realms of music, thrash metal being a good example. Nerds love grandness in their artand like Infinite Jest, prog rock will always sell. […]

Examiner
Jon Anderson of Yes raids rock vault, talks “Topographic Oceans” 40 years on Heck, maybe that’s precisely why we love it; its level-of-difficulty listening factor demands careful, prolongedand repeated evaluation—and duly rewards listeners for the attention. […]

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