On September 13, 1972.

Yes-Close to the edge

On September 13, 1972, “Atlantic Records” released “Close to the Edge”, the fifth Yes studio album. . It was recorded at the “Advison Studios” in London, and was produced by Yes and Eddy Offord. After the album recording was finished, drummer left the band and joined King Crimson.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson – lead vocals, production
  • Steve Howe – electric and acoustic guitars, vocals, production
  • Chris Squire – bass guitar, vocals, production
  • Rick Wakeman – Hammond organ, Minimoog, Mellotron, grand piano, RMI 368 Electra-Piano and Harpsichord, pipe organ at St. Giles, Cripplegate church, production
  • Bill Bruford – drums, percussion, production

Track listing

  1. Close to the Edge – Jon Anderson, Steve Howe
  • The Solid Time of Change
  • Total Mass Retain
  • I Get Up, I Get Down
  • Seasons of Man
  1. And You and I – Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Bill Bruford, Chris Squire
  • Cord of Life
  • Eclipse
  • The Preacher, the Teacher
  • The Apocalypse
  1. Siberian Khatru – Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman

 

 

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