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Fly From Here

Yes - Fly From Here
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
2011 Ratings: #941 / 1024
User Score
Based on 78 ratings
2011 Ratings: #375
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July 12, 2011 / Release Date
LP / Format
Frontiers / Label
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I don’t have anything to say here other than “bland”. Not bad, not good, just bland. No standout moments, it’s just kind of a stagnant ride from front to back. It’s good while it’s on, but isn’t very memorable for me.


If you enjoy 70s yes you'll enjoy this, that's the problem too, it has literally nothing new, its literally 70s prog in all senses, so its prog without prog. But its actually really listenable.


Actually pretty good for modern Yes, I am pleasantly surprised, as it's clear how the album is meant to be a direct throwback to 70s. Benoît David is by no means a bad replacement for Jon Anderson, although a lot of people do prefer the later rerecorded version of this album with Trevor Horn, an already familiar name of the band's fans, handling the vocal duties on top of being the original producer and one of the writers of the album. So yeah, maybe it's not that surprising that the ... read more

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Added on: July 13, 2011