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  1. ^ Portnoy was at the opening night of the tour to...

    ^ Portnoy was at the opening night of the tour to cheer his band mate on.

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    I sometimes do the same... but when I was a lad,...

    I sometimes do the same... but when I was a lad, you didn't have a choice, so you bought the CD and took a chance. If you can try before you buy, albums lose sales. We forget that the notion that we...
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    This is ProgressiveEars.com, not...

    This is ProgressiveEars.com, not CarpetsAhead.com. If it was CarpetsAhead.com, we'd talk about being a socially conscious purchaser of carpets. As this is a music forum, I don't see why you are being...
  4. That's normally determined by the venue (or local...

    That's normally determined by the venue (or local ordinances affecting the venue).

    Henry
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    No. This is an online forum and discussion often...

    No. This is an online forum and discussion often goes down tangents. It is not the same as walking into a fast food establishment and talking to people uninvited.

    Henry
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    Notably, the first two of those are the two Howe...

    Notably, the first two of those are the two Howe songs on the album.

    Henry
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    However, we're not but fragile flames buffeted by...

    However, we're not but fragile flames buffeted by technological change. We are members of a society that can build the future.

    Henry
  8. Sure. Yes, I imagine there will be a 2020 North...

    Sure. Yes, I imagine there will be a 2020 North American tour without support.

    Henry
  9. I don't think there will be another Yes tour this...

    I don't think there will be another Yes tour this year.

    Henry
  10. I don't understand why someone who thinks...

    I don't understand why someone who thinks "Imagine" is a "Godless communist anthem" was intending to see a Yes show given the band's lyrics broadly come from a similar place.

    Henry
  11. So, no. On the first night, White played just...

    So, no. On the first night, White played just three songs (for two of which he was the only person on stage who had originally played on it) and shared "Gates" (Schellen on the kit, White doing...
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    The artist lives in a socio-economic context....

    The artist lives in a socio-economic context. Broader societal forces affect us all.

    Henry
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    Yes and no. Often the choice is made by the label...

    Yes and no. Often the choice is made by the label and the artist doesn't get a say, based on a contract signed in the 1970s that obviously didn't explicitly talk about what would happen when digital...
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    Yes, as was "Over and Over". See link for more...

    Yes, as was "Over and Over". See link for more details.

    Henry
  15. Well... it did make it to a studio. There's an...

    Well... it did make it to a studio. There's an early live-in-the-studio recording for radio known to exist. Hopefully it will be on the forthcoming archival box set.

    Henry
  16. Indeed. Most of the band members continue to...

    Indeed.

    Most of the band members continue to make new music, even though they don't as/in Yes. The artists aren't living in the past, but they recognise that their audience do.



    I would...
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    Eventually appeared on Phoenix:...

    Eventually appeared on Phoenix: http://www.relayer35.com/Yescography/Phoenix.htm

    Henry
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    As often with these things, I've got all the...

    As often with these things, I've got all the original albums, so I don't want to buy them again. Will have to see what extras there are.

    I think Caught in the Crossfire and Battle Lines are both...
  19. "Eleanor Rigby"? Yes did play that in the early...

    "Eleanor Rigby"? Yes did play that in the early years, but then that wouldn't count as a song they'd never played.

    Henry
  20. It does kinda sound like a promoters' idea. Play...

    It does kinda sound like a promoters' idea. Play "Imagine", play "Video Killed the Radio Star" &c. But they might do something interesting with it... if this is it... and other parts of the set are...
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    Yes, that. The industry has changed, and we...

    Yes, that.

    The industry has changed, and we can't turn back the clock, nor should we try to. But nor is it the case that how things are now is how they will always be. They will change, and we can...
  22. Agreed. The first tweet says it's a song they've...

    Agreed. The first tweet says it's a song they've never played. The "it" in the second quote, therefore, can't mean a specific song, but has to be something like "doing a cover". We know there's a...
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    Streaming also has a worse carbon footprint. ...

    Streaming also has a worse carbon footprint.

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    And we're not even halfway through the year yet,...

    And we're not even halfway through the year yet, so you're on track to make OVER 70 CENTS by the end of the year.

    Henry
  25. It is thought to be a reference to Vanilla Fudge,...

    It is thought to be a reference to Vanilla Fudge, who played lots of covers in interesting ways, and were an influence on the early Yes.

    Henry
  26. Thanks for the info! Henry

    Thanks for the info!

    Henry
  27. I would've thought it would be easier for Palmer...

    I would've thought it would be easier for Palmer to go from his trio set to Asia without a break, but I'm not a musician or a roadie, so what do I know?

    Henry
  28. So, I understand it's Palmer, then Lodge, then...

    So, I understand it's Palmer, then Lodge, then Asia, then Yes.

    Henry
  29. Both White and Schellen are on this tour. How...

    Both White and Schellen are on this tour. How much each is doing, I don't know. At the most recent dates, in Japan at the beginning of the year, Schellen was still doing most of the set. However,...
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    http://forgotten-yesterdays.com/ also lists BBC...

    http://forgotten-yesterdays.com/ also lists BBC and other sessions and I think is pretty complete.



    This has been a matter of some debate. Maybe we'll find out.

    Henry
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    It was, in a deal Pete Banks did without the...

    It was, in a deal Pete Banks did without the band's permission (it's a long story) and with some poor sourcing. This release, I understand, will have that, but probably in better quality, plus more...
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    We do indeed have to wait and see what's in the...

    We do indeed have to wait and see what's in the release, how big this thing is overall, and what the cost is. My rough guess is that it will be Progeny sized rather than King Crimson box set sized....
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    I think that may be a factor in pushing this...

    I think that may be a factor in pushing this release forward, but I know Daniel's primary motivation with this release is for people to hear the music.



    The prior BBC release, which Pete Banks...
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    Thanks for the review. Kavus is great. Miquette's...

    Thanks for the review. Kavus is great. Miquette's central role in Steve Hillage "solo" music should never be understated!

    Henry
  35. These big package shows sell well, although I...

    These big package shows sell well, although I agree with you about the evils of alcohol here and long nights. Yes have gotten into a routine of alternating a big, package, summer tour of the US one...
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    https://www.facebook.com/yestheband/photos/a.23225...

    https://www.facebook.com/yestheband/photos/a.232253266786669/3025981397413828/?type=3&theater

    There you go, what did I say?

    "Towards the end of 2019, YES will be releasing a Box Set of BBC...
  37. I presume a listing of "Yes, Asia, John Lodge,...

    I presume a listing of "Yes, Asia, John Lodge, Carl Palmer" probably does mean Palmer first, Lodge second, Asia third, and Yes fourth. You could try ringing the venue. Venues sometimes have detailed...
  38. I've not heard anything more recently. You could...

    I've not heard anything more recently. You could try tweeting at Geoff Downes?

    Henry
  39. Another thing I notice as I grow older... I used...

    Another thing I notice as I grow older... I used to want albums of good music. Now, I crave finding that one really great piece of music, so if I find an album with one brilliant piece, and the rest...
  40. Interesting thread... I am slightly younger than...

    Interesting thread... I am slightly younger than anyone else who has mentioned their age, but I see myself reflected in many of the posts already in this thread. When I was young, I had lots of time...
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    "One of many special joys of the 'Searching For...

    "One of many special joys of the 'Searching For The Spark' Steve Hillage box set were several edits of Steve's echo guitar recordings made in the Gong house in May 1973. This release contains much...
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    Any more details of the album anywhere? Henry

    Any more details of the album anywhere?

    Henry
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    Another review of the album launch show at...

    Another review of the album launch show at https://americana-uk.com/firefly-burning-samantha-whates-st-pancras-old-church-london-22nd-may-2019

    Henry
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    Firefly Burning: Breathe Shallow

    Minimalist avant-pop alt-folk ensemble (as they describe themselves) Firefly Burning have just released their third album, Breathe Shallow. I love their two prior albums and welcome the third: it's...
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    There's material that has never been bootlegged....

    There's material that has never been bootlegged. There's more than we know about.

    Henry
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    I see the confusion. No, I was referring to the...

    I see the confusion. No, I was referring to the Something's Coming release (and numerous re-releases under other titles).

    Henry
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    Yes. So? Henry

    Yes. So?

    Henry
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    Indeed, true. So none of it was appropriately...

    Indeed, true. So none of it was appropriately licensed and Yes weren't getting their due share of the money.

    Henry
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    I think it remains a possibility for 2020. ...

    I think it remains a possibility for 2020.

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    There is definitely interesting archival stuff...

    There is definitely interesting archival stuff that the band have copies of that could be released.

    There has been serious talk of releasing some of that material.

    But there's always more talk...
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    He has worked with Anderson as well. They...

    He has worked with Anderson as well. They supposedly have a project together in the pipeline.

    Henry
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    ^ It's the commodification of every part of the...

    ^ It's the commodification of every part of the musician's life. Blame capitalism and/or the difficulties making any money from recorded music.

    Henry
  53. I think he does too. Henry

    I think he does too.

    Henry
  54. My Crimson history isn't good enough to join in...

    My Crimson history isn't good enough to join in your speculation, but the right level of creative tension does seem to play an important role in many band's creativity... but also remember that too...
  55. It's a good article, as Anil always delivers. But...

    It's a good article, as Anil always delivers. But I find I just can't stomach wading through Fripp's self-serving jibber-jabber. All this Crimson is a way of doing things stuff... Crimson is a brand...
  56. They're for spoilers! Highlight to read. Henry

    They're for spoilers! Highlight to read.

    Henry
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    Reports suggest it's poor ticket sales. Henry

    Reports suggest it's poor ticket sales.

    Henry
  58. ^ Expected timings are at...

    ^ Expected timings are at http://www.bondegezou.co.uk/wnyesm.htm#touring

    Henry
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    Voiceprint sent out From You to Me to boxset...

    Voiceprint sent out From You to Me to boxset subscribers, without Anderson's permission AIUI. Anderson may yet still release more for the boxset: some further prep work on releases has been done.
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    Musicians change in style over the years....

    Musicians change in style over the years. Anderson's music has changed in a number of ways. In recent years, he often writes these quite chant-y melodies, although in several projects (Anderson Ponty...
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