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The Gates of Delirium (23:30)

The Gates of Delirium is the first track on Yes’s 1974 album, Relayer. At almost 22 minutes, it takes up the entire first side of the LP. Before the re-issue of Tales from Topographic Oceans or In a Word: Yes (1969 - ), this was the longest officially released studio recording by the band. A 22min 40sec live version of the track recorded at Cobo Hall, Detroit on 17 August, 1976 appears on the live album Yesshows. Loosely based on Leo… read more

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Stand and fight, we do consider
Reminded of an inner pact between us
That's seen as we go and ride there in motion
To fields secrets of honor, defending

Yes - The Gates of Delirium Lyrics


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  • oh my god the version from yesshows totally blows the studio version away pls listen to it
  • i wonder how many of these scrobbles are of people skipping to the Soon section of the song B))
  • Runs neck and neck with "Close to the Edge" for the title of ultimate Yes track, IMO. I'm actually even tempted to give this one the slight advantage since it so brilliantly depicts the prelude to and events and aftermath of a battle. You'd have to dig into the realms of Baroque/Classical/Romantic music to find another piece of music that so vividly portrays action.
  • Пожалуй, это самая потрясающая композиция композиция Yes. То что начинается с 13:43 не передать словами.
  • Soon....................Divine !!!
  • Huh?
  • 13:43
  • this stills my soul ready to take flight... ah, they create worlds I can barely dream of
  • one of the greatest songs ever produced

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