I JUST PICKED UP MAGNIFICATION AND WOW!

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Vulcan 1
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I JUST PICKED UP MAGNIFICATION AND WOW!

Post: # 816Post Vulcan 1
Thu May 16, 2002 10:58 am

I bought Magnification last night, listened to it through twice today at work, and got comments from three different co-workers, What is that,I did not know they were still around, Didnt they sing Owner of a Lonely Heart, is that some kind of classical music, can I borrow it, etc. Tonight I came home from work and cranked it up and finally gave it a good loud listen, and, WoW is all I can say,

So far my favorites are Magnification,Dreamtime,Spirit of Survival, We Agree,In the Presence of, and Can you Imagine. Also Time is Time reminds me of Time and a Word, anyone else think so?

This CD is just spectacular-what a great acheivement! After 30+ years together to still sound so fresh, I guess that is what makes them so fantastic.

If you don' have it, go get it, you won't be disappointed!

Tickets go on sale tomorrow online for Aughst 9th in Columbia Maryland, I am going to try my hardest to get there! What does ClassicYes tour mean? Are they concentrating on the older songs this tour? I have waited 30 years to see them, cant wait!

Have a great one everybody!


Edited by - N2yes on May 16 2002 08:05:28 PM

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Post: # 20273Post EricBliss12345
Thu May 16, 2002 11:17 am

<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote> If you don' have it, go get it, you won't be disappointed!<hr height=1 noshade id=quote></font id=quote></BLOCKQUOTE id=quote>

Oh really?

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Post: # 20274Post Altair
Thu May 16, 2002 11:23 am

Vulcan, glad to hear you like it so much. I do, too. I listened to Mag for 3 months straight! Now, it's in my occasional rotation. In fact, you inspired me to bump it up to my next cd.

I, too, like the tracks you mentioned. Actually, I like all of them, and I think the only weak link is "Don't Go."

I sure hope they play lots of Mag on this next tour. Unfortunately, I don't think that will be the case. But, one can still dream.

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Post: # 20277Post yesman90125
Thu May 16, 2002 11:32 am

I just bought a signed copy for $25
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Thu May 16, 2002 11:32 am

<font color=red><font face='Papyrus'>Vulcan, always a pleasure to hear fom you. Though you likely didn't know it, we try to separate any discussion we have concerning YES into several different categories when discussing things other than general topics. For example, discussion regarding albums we typically put in the 'Album' forum, concert-related stuff goes directly to the 'Concert' forum and so forth...you get the picture I'm sure. These options are available on the mainsite directory after you first log on. This nice little thread you have started here will need to join forces with similar threads started in the Album section. I will leave it here for a short while so that you will know where it's headed. Have a nice day.</font id='Papyrus'></font id=red><img src=pix/icon_yes_yes2.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Thu May 16, 2002 2:47 pm

Vulcan,
Pay no attention to N2yes -- he thinks he's a forum op, or something... <img src=pix/jestera.gif border=0 align=middle>

Good to hear from you again! I guess you know by now that Rick Wakeman is back with YES for the tour; thus they are calling this tour "ClassicYes". They have stated that they will be including tracts from Magnification, which is exactly what I am hoping for! Instead of the orchestra, Rick will most likely be filling in. I think that will be so cool! I am really hoping they promote Mag on this tour; it has all the possiblities of becoming a hit if the radio stations will just give it a chance! Let's keep our fingers crossed! <img src=pix/icon_smile_big.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=pix/icon_smile_tongue.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Post: # 20304Post fragilesi
Thu May 16, 2002 7:09 pm

Great, another Mag fan and for sure the songs that they did worked very well live with for me the only exception being <i>Don't Go</i> but even that was okay. I certainly hope that this is one post-90125 album that actually maintains its place in future setlists. It certainly deserves it.

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Post: # 20309Post YesJo
Thu May 16, 2002 9:02 pm

Hi Vulcan, I'm so glad you loved it, I love it also, I think it is beautiful, the entire cd. I too, hope they play alot of these songs at the concert.

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Post: # 20322Post Yesmam
Thu May 16, 2002 10:22 pm

Oh Vulcan, prepare to become addicted! (despite what Eric says <img src=pix/jestera.gif border=0 align=middle>)!

I've had Mag for a while now and still find as much pleasure in it as when I first heard it. There are certain parts that when I hear them I still get shivers. I think it's a wonderful album!!!!!!!!!

My current favorite off Mag is In The Presence Of, I'm really getting into that song for some reason.

Enjoy, Enjoy, Enjoy!!!!!
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Thu May 16, 2002 11:18 pm

<font face='Comic Sans MS'>finally she put it to the test! <img src=pix/icon_smile.gif border=0 align=middle>
yes isn´t it a great album vulcan?





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Post: # 20335Post TenVoices
Thu May 16, 2002 11:36 pm

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<b>EricBliss12345 wrote:</b>
<BLOCKQUOTE id=quote><font size=1 face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id=quote>quote:<hr height=1 noshade id=quote> If you don' have it, go get it, you won't be disappointed!<hr height=1 noshade id=quote></font id=quote></BLOCKQUOTE id=quote>

Oh really?
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Come on Eric! I think Mag would be our favorite Yes album if they had, say, 1 album in their catalog. <img src=pix/icon_smile_clown.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=pix/jestera.gif border=0 align=middle><img src=pix/icon_smile_tongue.gif border=0 align=middle>

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Post: # 20380Post Vulcan 1
Fri May 17, 2002 8:50 am

Hi, thanks for the info, I did not know the protocol, and will certainly try to stick to it in the future, I was just so excited.
(Kind of like someone writing all in caps and not knowing what it means, I guess)

Of course one of the co-workers I mentioned managed to borrow it from me today, swears I will get it back tomorrow-I need it for the weekend! I am just glad to have someone at the office appreciate it-she did not know they ever did anything but Owner of a Lonely Heart!

Have a good day everyone!

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Post: # 20413Post Yesmam
Fri May 17, 2002 12:26 pm

Vulcan, when I first got Mag, I was playing it in an office at work and this old guy I work with came in and inquired about "that beautiful music" I was playing.

And no way, no how would I EVER loan anyone my copy of Magnification!!!!!!

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Post: # 20484Post perpetualchanger
Fri May 17, 2002 11:53 pm

Glad that vulcan now sees the glory of Magnification! Wow is all that needs to be said.

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Post: # 20568Post Vulcan 1
Sun May 19, 2002 8:44 am

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Thanks, my co-worker gave it back to me Friday afternoon, and I LEFT IT IN MY CUBICLE CLOSET!!!!!!!

Oh well, something to look forward to on Monday!

Have a great weekend!

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Post: # 20829Post Mola Mola
Wed May 22, 2002 12:41 am

My wife and I got an import copy of Magnification back in September, about a week after 9/11. We actually found some of it (esp. Spirit of Survival) very hard to listen to, but not because we didn't like it.
My wife is NYC-born and bred, and we'd just been (briefly) in NYC on the way to Wallingford CT for the Oakdale show on Labor Day weekend, so anything that reminded her (in particular) of New York was really tough to take for a good while.

Since then, we'd periodically listen to the album and enjoy a lot of it, but neither of us regularly grabs for it when we're in a listening mood.
I really *like* a lot of the tracks on it, especially In The Presence Of, which we both find spectacular. But the album as a whole hasn't *hit* me as of yet...and it's been almost 9 months!

That may change, time will tell...

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