High expectations for this gig. After the impressive and refreshing release of Fly From Here stakes are high for Yes
. At least I was expecting a lot from these legendary Brits. The gig was staged in ancienne belgique
in Brussels, a wonderful stage almost comparable to the Heineken Music Hall in my own nations capital Amsterdam. Before the show a DJ entertained the thirsty crowds with some nice Prog Rock tunes. Who doesn't love to listen to 'Red' by King Crimson right before a Yes gig :P
On to the gig itself, there was no band opening for Yes. The band started of with Yours is no Disgrace, one of their many classics. After a minute or so the band was warmed up and the vocal harmonies pumped out of the lovely line array speaker system in Ancienne!
The Fly From Here concept is derived from the Fly From Here track, composed by Geoff Downess and Trevor Horn from the Buggles (and during the Drama era from Yes). This track was further evolved and also played during the 1980 Drama tour. …