Close to the Edge set a trend for Yes of structuring an album around a single epic song, significantly longer than the album's other tracks. Here the centerpiece is the song "Close to the Edge". Later Yes albums that follow a similar pattern are Relayer (1974) (which features "The Gates of Delirium") and Going for the One (1977) (which features "Awaken").
The spiritual influences introduced by Jon Anderson, which later formed the basis of Tales from Topographic Oceans, are already… read more
|Track number||Play||Loved||Track name||Buy||Duration||Listeners|
|1||Close To The Edge [I. The Solid Time Of Change, II. Total Mass Retain, III. I Get Up I Get Down, IV. Seasons Of Man]||18:38||10,187 listeners|
|2||Play on youtube||And You and I (I. Cord of Life, II. Eclipse, III. The Preacher the Teacher, IV. Apocalypse)||10:11||12,914 listeners|
|3||Play on youtube||Siberian Khatru||8:57||102,198 listeners|