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Getting a bit sick and tired...



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Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby topographic_drama1980 » Sat Mar 06, 2010 11:09 am

...of all of the negativity coming from a lot of these so-called "fans." They go and see the band play and they piss and moan because Jon is not there. They're never hesitant to pick them apart piece by piece and I'm afraid of this bringing the band down. These purists seem so shocked that Jon's not in the band and won't be touring with them at all. Are these people stupid or just plain blind to the fact that Jon is not in the band anymore? Most of these fans have the internet, so they should know by now that neither Jon nor Rick are in Yes anymore. This line-up is Yes now, fucking deal with it or just don't listen to them or go see them perform!!!

While it is a shame that Jon can't tour with the band anymore due to his health restrictions (come on, he's 65 years old, no spring chicken anymore), this is the next best thing with this line-up. Both Benoit and Oliver are doing a magnificent job and they don't deserve all the shit that's being slung their way. I do love Jon and his voice and most everything he's brought to the band, same thing with Rick, but they both can't do any big tours anymore. What's the band supposed to do, just stay home and not do anything at all?! I'd much rather see this version of Yes than no Yes at all. I know a lot of folks are upset with the fact that the HSW introducing BD & OW tag is no longer applied and that this is now YES. Either accept it or don't. I guess you can pretty much toss the concept of the band being bigger than the sum of its parts out the window, as regards to these whiners. Why do they continue to go see the band play? It would seem like a waste of time and money. Hell, this line-up has done some of the best performances to come from under the Yes banner in many years and they were also able to play some songs that they otherwise wouldn't be able to play with Jon, especially "Machine Messiah" and "Tempus Fugit."

When I saw Yes for the first time in November of '08, I was simply amazed at how well the band played, especially Steve, who was a total monster. I was ready to see if he would turn into the Incredible Hulk, for God's sake! Also, I actually got to hear "Close To The Edge" performed live and it really rivaled its studio counterpart. They actually sped it up for a change and played just a bit faster than the original version. Steve was also able to achieve the same exact guitar sound that he'd originally done, which, imho, was impressive. The show was excellent aside from a few minor flubs (hey, no show is 100% perfect) and they really entertained and delivered such satisfying results.

It's not just the touring aspect for these people, it's the line-up, period. I'm sorry to people who feel differently than I do. It's your choice whether to continue supporting the band and going to the shows. Nobody is twisting your arm or forcing you at gunpoint. Bottom line: if you don't like this line-up, then just don't support them anymore and just go see some other band or artist! Sorry if I came off sounding like a prick, but I felt I had to let my opinion out there. If you agree with me, fine. If not, then fine.
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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby topographic_drama1980 » Sat Mar 06, 2010 11:17 am

One more thing, why does YesWorld still say that Jon will not be part of the line-up of Yes touring with Peter Frampton? I can't figure that out.
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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby thehallway » Sat Mar 06, 2010 5:25 pm

They played CTTE in 2008? I didn't kthink any of the epics were in the set list of this line-up?
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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

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Postby coalescestudionyc » Sun Mar 07, 2010 5:59 pm

I distinctly remember the band playing Close To The Edge out at the Westbury Music Fair in Long Island in 2008 (I will always call it Westbury Music Fair because it keeps changing the name.) David messed up the lyrics a bit but it was still a great performance.

And in all likelihood, Jon isn't listed for the 2010 Bethel concert because the contracts signed don't include Jon. The contracts are prepared a few months in advance. If Jon rejoins at some point, he'll probably perform with them a few months down the road from signing so the logistics of where they play and when can be worked out in advance.

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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby thehallway » Sun Mar 07, 2010 7:53 pm

They aren't doing any long pieces this year though, I think...
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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby jgshetz » Mon Mar 08, 2010 9:42 pm

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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby N2yes » Tue Mar 09, 2010 3:45 am

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Why?

Postby beelzeboob » Sat Mar 13, 2010 8:38 pm

Why do I have to keep logging in every time I post? I just lost a response that I spent a half hour on! Who do I contact to fix this?
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Re: Why?

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Re: Why?

Postby thehallway » Sat Mar 13, 2010 9:12 pm

The good old reporters of Prog magazine have revealed something very exciting!

Wakeman and Anderson were already confirmed in this semi-secretive "project", and later Rabin (who actually was called by Howe first, but declined).

The slot of the drummer is to be filled, somewhat surprisingly, with the "retired" Bill Bruford.

Our 'Re-Union' forcast is becoming more and more of a reality every day!

The Question is, what will this band be called, and which camp will do better? (I'm thinking they should call it Maybe...)
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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby N2yes » Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:06 am

Are others experiencing the same problem that Beezleboob ( like the name, btw ) is citing?
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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby Chris2210 » Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:50 pm

I'm having no trouble logging on either. As for the Jon news, I'm becoming wearisomely accustomed to news of pending projects which turn out to be no more than wishful thinking, whether from fans, or Jon himself.

I rather suspect some of that scepticism and impatience has in no small way contributed to the present situation with the band. It's a great shame because I don't think the band are capable of producing their very best without him on board [or Steve, for that matter]. But we have to be grown-up about such things and our wishing for collaborations can only come true if the desire is there amongst the principals.
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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby thehallway » Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:22 pm

I must admit I was shocked at Bruford's (in particular) potential involvement. But it was said that if it goes ahead at all, he will be involved.

Wakeman and Anderson are definately working together regardless. That at least, has been confirmed. BUt Wakeman is toying with us:
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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby Chris2210 » Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:36 am

Jon and Rick have toured together quite recently, haven't they? That seems to be a long-standing alliance [Rick and Jon departed at the same time pre-Drama]. Superficially it seems kind of strange because you'd have to say in terms of character [what we 'officially' know of them] they seem to have the least in common personality-wise. In spite of that I think there's something deeper that makes them gel - an impulsiveness perhaps and an independence of nature.

Who can guess the complex relationships that go on with this group of people? The last time we had a similar line-up it was Anderson/Bruford/WakemanHowe. It surprised me relatively recently to hear rumours that the biggest tensions in the band had for years been between Anderson and Squire. I suppose Yes fans should be beyond surprise at anything that happens with this band.
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Re: Why?

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The band, such as it is . . .

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Re: Posting

Postby EricBliss12345 » Sat Mar 27, 2010 7:36 pm

*****FYI Im having issues posting too.

Honestly, I don't feel the need to talk any shit on this lineup.

Yes you heard me correctly.

Call it getting older, turning into a softy or whatever, but me, one of the most critical of Yes critics, feels no need to talk shit on this lineup.

Am I excited about it? Hell no. Does that mean I need to bitch about it? Nope.

Sorry if this rehashes what anybody said, but I didn't bother to read most of this thread.

If anything, they're basically an enhanced tribute act. A really, REALLY good tribute act. I mean hell, they even have one original Yes member with them! hahaha (isnt it funny when you think about it like that?)

I've said it before and I dont mind repeating myself. Yes has blessed us with some of the best rock music ever recorded and some great live shows too. Yeah, they did this exact same thing to us before with Drama, and that time it was cool but I dont need a part two. Wanna know why? Im satisfied with Yes's entire career. In 2004 or 5, they could have stopped and I didnt feel the need for them to add more to their legacy. They did one final amazing tour with a Dean stage, played a goofy unpredictable setlist that diehards went apeshit for, and did it with a truly classic lineup of Yes musicians. I'll keep my mouth shut on what I think of their last studio release as I'm not in the mood for any more broken record shit today. That would have been a great note to go out on.

But look at 'em go, the little bastards. Still up to their "fuck loyalty, we do what we want" shit and still out there playing their hearts out and doing it on their own terms like they always have and doing songs from Drama to boot. I think the tickets are kinda pricey considering what we're getting, but these dudes have been busting their asses for years. If they feel that price is fair then that's a fair price. I voted with my debit card and sat the last show out (though I am strongly considering the double bill with Frampton this summer). It wasn't that hard to do.

So for once, I'm gonna let you guys go at it about the lineup. Don't forget, these dudes are all very close to pooping their pants and beaming live shows from the home, so I think it's fantastic they're still up and at 'em like a bunch of young bucks. You don't have to go if you don't want to. Wanna hear Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman with Yes? Look at your CD/DVD collections you can TOTALLY make it happen on your own.
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Re: Posting

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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

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Re: Getting a bit sick and tired...

Postby thehallway » Tue Apr 06, 2010 8:52 pm

Got tickets for the Anderson/Wakeman tour now. They had the courtesy to go near my town this time! :o
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Postby tardistraveler » Wed Apr 07, 2010 7:08 pm

Fantastic! Hope you enjoy the show!
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Postby thehallway » Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:22 pm

Cheers! I'm sure it will be great.
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