Last week, legendary prog rockers Yes revealed sampled for a song Believe Again, taken from their upcoming album Heaven and Earth which is due on July 21st. Today, they have posted a new teaser clip, this time for the second number on the album called The Game. Hear it below.
With a career spanning over four decades and over 40 million albums sold worldwide, Yes’ trademark symphonic prog rock is still as current and fresher than ever. Heaven and Earth features 8 new tracks, each boasting their unique sound and excellent musicianship. Yes’ distinctive layered music, swirling arrangements, brilliant vocals and harmonies abound on this record, which is sure to please fans old and new.
Yes enrolled legendary Grammy Award winner Roy Thomas Baker (Queen, The Cars, Guns N’ Roses, Foreigner, Smashing Pumpkins, Alice Cooper) forproduction duties on Heaven and Earth. The album was mixed by Billy Sherwood (Toto, Paul Rodgers, Air Supply). The artwork is once again the creation of world-renowned artist Roger Dean.
Heaven and Earth tracklisting:
In A World Of Our Own
Light Of The Ages
It Was All We Knew
STEVE HOWE – Electric, Acoustic, & Steel Guitars. Backing Vocals
CHRIS SQUIRE – Bass Guitar. Backing Vocals
ALAN WHITE – Drums. Percussion
GEOFF DOWNES – Keyboards. Computer Programming
JON DAVISON – Lead & Backing Vocals. Acoustic Guitar
Multiple award winners Yes formed in 1968 in England. Since its inception the band went on to create some of the finest, most legendary work in the history of prog and symphonic rock, including The Yes Album, Fragile, Close To The Edge, Tales From Topographic Oceans, Relayer and Going For The One. Amongst their essential hits are Roundabout, Owner of a Lonely Art, Starship Trooper, I’ve Seen All Good People. Yes continue to be a major source of inspiration for the genre and beyond, with a wide range of artists – from Dream Theatre to Earth Wind and Fire - citing them as influences.