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Big Generator is the twelfth studio album by progressive rock band Yes. It was released in 1987 on Atlantic Records' Atco subsidiary label (Yes' last studio album for Atlantic) and was the follow-up to the massively successful 90125 album.

A laborious album to make, Big Generator's sessions dragged on for two years, largely due to creative differences. Guitarist Trevor Rabin was aiming to progress beyond 90125, while founding lead vocalist Jon Anderson was beginning to yearn for more traditional Yes… read more



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  • Avatar for elf-culture
    I haven't heard this album in years...I should get on that.
  • Avatar for MisterJunior
    I'm a fan of 90125, Tormato and Drama, but this album is... not good. I have no problem with Yes making catchy pop-oriented rock if the intelligence and hooks are there, but that's not the case with this one. Along with Union, this one is pretty much the dregs of Yes's discography in my view.
  • Avatar for mgpixlab
    Big Generator on the official Yes site:
  • Avatar for Poisonnation
    even 90125 was better than this shit. not by much though...
  • Avatar for miamiscot
    The follow up to 90125 does not deliver. Pretty tame, in fact.
  • Avatar for MistahJohnson
    Just as mediocre as the last one! This production makes me vomit!
  • Avatar for CricketsInTune
    @javier0889 - My votes just fixed it - glad you were on that!
  • Avatar for nssworld
    Without a doubt the worst Yes album in their oeuvre.
  • Avatar for deadair22
    Solid record, my only complaint is that Holy lamb should be at least ten minutes! That song is amazing!
  • Avatar for BJCz
    Why not

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