Tales from Yesterday: A Tribute to Yes

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All Music Guide - Paul Collins
Beware the perils of the tribute album: as often as not, they only serve to remind you how great the originals are, and that's certainly the case here. A cover should bring something new to a composition, either by enriching its original elements or by transposing genres. Instead, here you have slavish fealty paid by bands who are no doubt sincere in their Yes worship: note-by-note renditions of "Siberian Khatru" by Stanley Snail and "South Side of the Sky" by Cairo, for example. Ironically, the biggest risks are taken by bona fide Yes members -- Patrick Moraz's piano variations on "Soon" and Peter Banks' lumbering surf-metal version of "Astral Traveler" are easily the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Paul Collins
Beware the perils of the tribute album: as often as not, they only serve to remind you how great the originals are, and that's certainly the case here. A cover should bring something new to a composition, either by enriching its original elements or by transposing genres. Instead, here you have slavish fealty paid by bands who are no doubt sincere in their Yes worship: note-by-note renditions of "Siberian Khatru" by Stanley Snail and "South Side of the Sky" by Cairo, for example. Ironically, the biggest risks are taken by bona fide Yes members -- Patrick Moraz's piano variations on "Soon" and Peter Banks' lumbering surf-metal version of "Astral Traveler" are easily the standout tracks here; Steve Howe and Annie Haslam's gentle rendition of "Turn of the Century" is a nice touch as well.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/22/1995
  • Label: Magna Carta
  • UPC: 026245900325
  • Catalog Number: 59003
  • Sales rank: 131,490

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Roundabout - Robert Berry (7:04)
  2. 2 Siberian Khatru - Stanley Snail (8:06)
  3. 3 Mood for a Day - Steve Morse (2:50)
  4. 4 Don't Kill the Whale - Magellan (6:06)
  5. 5 Turn of the Century - Steve Howe (6:27)
  6. 6 Release, Release - Shadow Gallery (6:17)
  7. 7 Wonderous Stories - World Trade (3:46)
  8. 8 South Side of the Sky - Cairo (7:59)
  9. 9 Soon - Patrick Moraz (5:26)
  10. 10 Changes - Enchant (6:17)
  11. 11 Astral Traveler - Peter Banks (6:59)
  12. 12 The Clap - Steve Morse (3:09)
  13. 13 Starship Trooper - Jeronimo Road (5:34)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Peter Banks Guitar, Track Performer
Annie Haslam Vocals, Track Performer
Steve Howe Acoustic Guitar, Guitar, Track Performer
Steve Morse Track Performer
Magellan Track Performer
Patrick Moraz Piano, Track Performer
World Trade Track Performer
Bryan Beller Bass
Robert Berry Vocals, Track Performer
Brett Douglas Vocals
Tony Fernandez Drums
Kevin Gilbert Keyboards, Vocals, Track Performer
Mike Keneally Guitar, Vocals, Track Performer
Mark Robertson Organ, Piano
Jay Schellen Drums
Billy Sherwood Bass, Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals
Kevin Soffera Drums
Adam Wakeman Keyboards
Cairo Track Performer
Enchant Track Performer
Ted Leonard Vocals
Ed Platt Bass
Shadow Gallery Track Performer
David Biglin Keyboards
Brendt Allman Guitar
Jeff Brockman Drums
Carl Cadden-James Bass
Paul Craddick Drums, Keyboards
Rob Fordyce Bass
Alec Fuhrman Guitar
Trent Gardner Keyboards, Vocals
Wayne Gardner Bass, Guitar
Douglas A. Ott Guitar, Keyboards
Gary Wehrkamp Guitar, Keyboards
Nick D'Virgilio Drums, Vocals
Fraser Thorneycroft-Smith Guitar
Chris Ingles Keyboards
Damian Wilson Vocals
Mike Baker Vocals
Phillip Williams Bass Guitar
Stanley Snail Track Performer
Jeronimo Road Track Performer
Technical Credits
Peter Banks Producer
Steve Howe Composer, Producer
Magellan Producer
Patrick Moraz Arranger
Roger Dean Paintings, Logo
Richard Burton Engineer
Robert Berry Arranger, Producer, Instrumentation
Denny Bridges Engineer
Kevin Gilbert Producer, Engineer
Dennis Hill Engineer
Mark Robertson Producer
Billy Sherwood Producer, Engineer
Mike Varney Executive Producer
Adam Wakeman Producer
Jeff Brockman Producer, Engineer
Carl Cadden-James Producer, Engineer
Alec Fuhrman Producer, Engineer
Trent Gardner Engineer
Bob Madsen Producer, Engineer
Douglas A. Ott Producer
Jeff Hunnicutt Liner Notes
Doug Knowlton Engineer
Peter Morticelli Executive Producer
Fraser Thorneycroft-Smith Producer
Mike Tiano Liner Notes
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