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SYMPHONIC MUSIC OF YES
HOWE BRUFORD ANDERSON

ROUNDABOUT
CLOSE TO THE EDGE
WONDROUS STORIES
I’VE SEEN ALL GOOD PEOPLE
MOOD FOR A DAY
OWNER OF A LONELY HEART
SURVIVAL
HEART OF THE SUNRISE
SOON
STARSHIP TROOPER

Symphonic Music of Yes was a 1993 orchestral album covering songs of the progressive rock band Yes. The arrangements were by Dee Palmer (then David Palmer). Playing on the album were two then-former Yes members, guitarist Steve Howe and drummer Bill Bruford. Some tracks featured then-current Yes vocalist Jon Anderson. Some tracks featured then-current ABWH keyboardist Julian Colbeck.


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ROUNDABOUT

I’ll be the round about
The words will make you out ‘n’ out
You change the day your way
Call it morning driving thru the sound and
In and out the valley

The music dance and sing
They make the children really ring
I spend the day your way
Call it morning driving thru the sound and
In and out the valley

CHORUS
In and around the lake
Mountains come out of the sky and they
Stand there
One mile over we’ll be there and we’ll see
You
Ten true summers we’ll be there and
Laughing too
Twenty four before my love you’ll see I’ll be
There with you

I will remember you
Your silhouette will charge the view
Of distance atmosphere
Call it morning driving thru the sound and
Even in the valley

CHORUS

Along the drifting cloud the eagle searching
Down on the land
Catching the swirling wind the sailor sees
The rim of the land
The eagle’s dancing wings create as weather
Spins out of hand
Go closer hold the land feel partly no more
Than grains of sand
We stand to lose all time a thousand answers
By in our hand
Nex to your deeper fears we stand
Surrounded by a million years

I’ll be the roundabout
The words will make you out ‘n’ out
I’ll be the roundabout
The words will make you out ‘n’ out

CHORUS

I’ll be the roundabout
The words will make you out ‘n’ out
I spend the day your way
Call it morning driving thru the sound and
In and out the valley

CHORUS



PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

CLOSE TO THE EDGE

A seasoned witch could call you from the depths of your disgrace,
And rearrange your liver to the solid mental grace,
And achieve it all with music that came quickly from afar,
Then taste the fruit of man recorded losing all against the hour.
And assessing points to nowhere, leading ev’ry single one.
A dewdrop can exalt us like the music of the sun,
And take away the plain in which we move,
And choose the course you’re running.

Down at the edge, round by the corner,
Not right away, not right away.
Close to the edge, down by a river,
Not right away, not right away.

Crossed the line around the changes of the summer,
Reaching out to call the color of the sky.
Passed around a moment clothed in mornings faster than we see.
Getting over all the time I had to worry,
Leaving all the changes far from far behind.
We relieve the tension only to find out the master’s name.

Down at the end, round by the corner.
Close to the edge, just by a river.
Seasons will pass you by.
I get up, I get down.
Now that it’s all over and done,
Now that you find, now that you’re whole.

My eyes convinced, eclipsed with the younger moon attained with love.
It changed as almost strained amidst clear manna from above.
I crucified my hate and held the word within my hand.
There’s you, the time, the logic, or the reasons we don’t understand.

Sad courage claimed the victims standing still for all to see,
As armoured movers took approached to overlook the sea.
There since the cord, the license, or the reasons we understood will be.

Down at the edge, close by a river.
Close to the edge, round by the corner.
Close to the end, down by the corner.
Down at the edge, round by the river.

Sudden call shouldn’t take away the startled memory.
All in all, the journey takes you all the way.
As apart from any reality that you’ve ever seen and known.
Guessing problems only to deceive the mention,
Passing paths that climb halfway into the void.
As we cross from side to side, we hear the total mass retain.

Down at the edge, round by the corner.
Close to the end, down by a river.
Seasons will pass you by.
I get up, I get down.

In her white lace, you could clearly see the lady sadly looking.
Saying that she’d take the blame
For the crucifixion of her own domain. I get up,
I get down,
I get up,
I get down.

Two million people barely satisfy.
Two hundred women watch one woman cry, too late.
The eyes of honesty can achieve.
How many millions do we deceive each day?
I get up, I get down.
I get up, I get down.

In charge of who is there in charge of me.
Do I look on blindly and say I see the way?
The truth is written all along the page.
How old will I be before I come of age for you?
I get up, I get down.
I get up, I get down.
I get up, I get down.

The time between the notes relates the color to the scenes.
A constant vogue of triumphs dislocate man, it seems.
And space between the focus shape ascend knowledge of love.
As song and chance develop time, lost social temp’rance rules above.
Ah, ah.

Then according to the man who showed his outstretched arm to space,
He turned around and pointed, revealing all the human race.
I shook my head and smiled a whisper, knowing all about the place.
On the hill we viewed the silence of the valley,
Called to witness cycles only of the past.
And we reach all this with movements in between the said remark.

Close to the edge, down by the river.
Down at the end, round by the corner.
Seasons will pass you by,
Now that it’s all over and done,
Called to the seed, right to the sun.
Now that you find, now that you’re whole.
Seasons will pass you by,
I get up, I get down.
I get up, I get down.
I get up, I get down.
I get up.

PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

WONDROUS STORIES

I awoke this morning
love laid me down by a river.
Drifting I turned on upstream
Bound for my forgiver.
In the giving of my eyes to see your face.
Sound did silence me
leaving no trace.
I beg to leave, to hear your wonderous stories.
Beg to hear your wonderous stories.

He spoke of lands not far
or lands they were in his mind.
Of fusion captured high
where reason captured his time.
In no time at all he took me to the gate.
In haste I quickly checked the time.
if I was late I had to leave to hear your wonderous stories.
Had to hear your wonderous stories.

Hearing
Hearing
Hearing your wonderous stories.
Hearing your wonderous stories.
It is no lie I can see deeply into the future.
Imagine everything
You’re close
and were you there to stand
so cautiously at first and then so high.
As he spoke my spirit climbed into the sky.
I bid it to return
to hear your wonderous stories.
Return to hear your wonderous stories.

Hearing


WRITTEN BY

Jon Anderson/Trevor Rabin/Chris Squire/Trevor Horn


PERFORMED BY

Jon Anderson – vocals
Tony Kaye – keyboards
Trevor Rabin – guitars, vocals, additional keyboards
Chris Squire – bass, vocals
Alan White – drums, percussion, backing vocals

OWNER OF A LONELY HEART

Move yourself
You always live your life
Never thinking of the future
Prove yourself
You are the move you make
Take your chances win or loser

See yourself
You are the steps you take
You and you – and that’s the only way

Shake – shake yourself
You’re every move you make
So the story goes

Owner of a lonely heart
Owner of a lonely heart
Much better than – a
Owner of a broken heart
Owner of a lonely heart

Say – you don’t want to chance it
You’ve been hurt so before

Watch it now
The eagle in the sky
How he dancin’ one and only
You – lose yourself
No not for pity’s sake
There’s no real reason to be lonely
Be yourself
Give your free will a chance
You’ve got to want to succeed

Owner of a lonely heart
Owner of a lonely heart
Much better than – a
Owner of a broken heart
Owner of a lonely heart

Owner of a lonely heart

After my own decision
They confused me so Owner of a lonely heart
My love said never question your will at all
In the end you’ve got to go
Look before you leap Owner of a lonely heart
And don’t you hesitate at all – no no

Owner of a lonely heart
Owner of a lonely heart
Much better than – a
Owner of a broken heart
Owner of a lonely heart
(repeat)

Owner of a lonely heart

Sooner or later each conclusion
Will decide the lonely heart Owner of a lonely heart
It will excite it will delight
It will give a better start Owner of a lonely heart

Don’t deceive your free will at all
Don’t deceive your free will at all Owner of a lonely heart
Don’t deceive your free will at all
Just receive it

PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

I’VE SEEN ALL GOOD PEOPLE

I’ve seen all good people turn their heads each day
so satisfied I’m on my way.
I’ve seen all good people turn their heads each day
so satisfied I’m on my way.

Take a straight and stronger course to the corner of your life.
Make the white queen run so fast she hasn’t got time to make you a wife.

‘Cause it’s time, it’s time in time with your time and its news is captured
For the queen to use.
Move me on to any black square,
Use me any time you want,
Just remember that the gold (or goal)
Is for us to capture all we want, anywhere,
Yea, yea, yea.

Don’t surround yourself with yourself,
Move on back two squares,
Send an instant karma to me,
Initial it with loving care
Don’t surround
Yourself.

‘Cause it’s time, it’s time in time with your time and its news is captured
For the queen to use.
Diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit didda.
Diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit Don’t surround
Didda. Yourself with yourself.
Don’t surround yourself with yourself, Don’t surround yourself.
Move on back two squares,
Send an instant karma to me, Send an instant
Initial it with loving care Karma to me. Don’t surround Yourself.

‘Cause it’s time, it’s time in time with your time and its news is captured
For the queen to use.
Diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit didda.
(All we are saying)
Diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit didda.
(is give peace a chance)
Diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit didda.
(All we are saying)
Diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit diddit didda.
(is give peace a chance)
‘Cause it’s time, it’s time in time with your time and its news is captured.

I’ve seen all good people turn their heads each day so satisfied I’m on my way.

PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

MOOD FOR A DAY

[Instrumental]

PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

OWNER OF A LONELY HEART

Move yourself
You always live your life
Never thinking of the future
Prove yourself
You are the move you make
Take your chances win or loser

See yourself
You are the steps you take
You and you – and that’s the only way

Shake – shake yourself
You’re every move you make
So the story goes

Owner of a lonely heart
Owner of a lonely heart
Much better than – a
Owner of a broken heart
Owner of a lonely heart

Say – you don’t want to chance it
You’ve been hurt so before

Watch it now
The eagle in the sky
How he dancin’ one and only
You – lose yourself
No not for pity’s sake
There’s no real reason to be lonely
Be yourself
Give your free will a chance
You’ve got to want to succeed

Owner of a lonely heart
Owner of a lonely heart
Much better than – a
Owner of a broken heart
Owner of a lonely heart

Owner of a lonely heart

After my own decision
They confused me so Owner of a lonely heart
My love said never question your will at all
In the end you’ve got to go
Look before you leap Owner of a lonely heart
And don’t you hesitate at all – no no

Owner of a lonely heart
Owner of a lonely heart
Much better than – a
Owner of a broken heart
Owner of a lonely heart
(repeat)

Owner of a lonely heart

Sooner or later each conclusion
Will decide the lonely heart Owner of a lonely heart
It will excite it will delight
It will give a better start Owner of a lonely heart

Don’t deceive your free will at all
Don’t deceive your free will at all Owner of a lonely heart
Don’t deceive your free will at all
Just receive it

PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

SURVIVAL

Sunshine is creeping in and somewhere in a field a life begins,
An egg too proud to rape the beginning of a shape of things to come,
That starts the run, life has begun, fly fast the gun.
The Mother flew too late and life within the egg was left to fate,
not really knowing how the world outside would take it when it came,
and life’s the same for things we aim, are we to blame?
Don’t doubt the fact that there’s life within you,
yesterday’s endings will tomorrow’s life give you,
all that dies, dies for a reason,
to put its strength into the Season,
Survival, Survival,
They take away as we give,
The livings right to live,
the livings right to know.
The egg breaks all is out, the crawling bird begins to scream and shout,
Where is the parent bird, a loneliness arose and heard its name-
ring in for life begins, survival win, survivals sin.
So soon the evening comes with it runs the aching
fear of hate could Someone still remain who thinks he
still could gain by escaping fate? it’s much too late,
don’t underrate, appreciate.
And we’re all going
And we’re all going
And we’re all going somewhere!

PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

HEART OF THE SUNRISE

Love comes to you and you follow
Lose one on to the heart of the sunrise
SHARP-DISTANCE
How can the wind with its arms
All around me

Lost on a wave and then after
Dream on on to the heart of the sunrise
SHARP-DISTANCE
How can the wind with so many around me
Lost in the city

Lost in their eyes as you hurry by
Counting the broken ties they decide
Love comes to you and then after
Dream on on to the heart of the sunrise
Lost on a wave that you’re dreaming
Dram on on to the heart of the sunrise
SHARP-DISTANCE
How can the wind with its arms all around
Me
SHARP-DISTANCE
How can the wind with so many around me
I feel lost in the city

Lost in their eyes as you hurry by
Counting the broken ties they decided

Straightt light moving and removing
SHARPNESS of the colour sun shine
Straight light searching all the meanings
Of the song
Long last treatment of the telling that
Relates to all the words sung
Dreamer easy in the chair that really fits
You

Love comes to you and then after
Dream on on to the heart of the sunrise
SHARP-DISTANCE
How can the sun with its arms all around
Me
SHARP-DISTANCE
How can the wind with so many around me
I feel lost in the city

PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

SOON

Soon oh soon the light
Pass within and soothe this endless night
And wait here for you
Our reason to be here

Soon oh soon the time
All we move to gain will reach and calm
Our heart is open
Our reason to be here

Long ago, set into rhyme

Soon oh soon the light
Ours to shape for all time, ours the right
The sun will lead us
Our reason to be here

Soon oh soon the light
Ours to shape for all time, ours the right
The sun will lead us
Our reason to be here

PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

STARSHIP TROOPER

Sister Bluebird flying high above,
Shine your wings forward to the sun.
Hide the myst’ries of life on your way.
Though you’ve seen them, please don’t say a word.
What you don’t know, I have never heard.

Starship Trooper, go sailing on by,
Catch my soul, catch the very night.
Hide the moment from my eager eyes.
Though you’ve seen them, please don’t tell a soul.
What you can’t see, can’t be very whole.

Speak to me of summer, long winters longer than time can remember,
Setting up of other roads, travel on in old accustomed ways.
I still remember the talks by the water, the proud sons and daughters that,
In the knowledge of the land, spoke to me in sweet accustomed ways.

Mother life, hold firmly on to me.
Catch my knowledge higher than the day.
Lose as much as only you can show.
Though you’ve seen them, please don’t say a word.
What I don’t know, I have never shared.

Loneliness is a pow’r that we possess to give or take away forever.
All I know can be shown by your acceptance of the fact there shown before you.
Take what I say in a diff’rent way and it’s easy to see
that this is all confusion.
As I see a new day in me, I can also show if you and you may follow.

Speak to me of summer, long winters longer than time can remember,
Setting up of other roads, travel on in old accustomed ways.
I still remember the talks by the water, the proud sons and daughters that,
In the knowledge of the land, spoke to me in sweet accustomed ways.

PERFORMED BY

Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Guitar [6 & 12 String], Mandolin, Guitar [Spanish], Steel Guitar, Guitar [Dobro], Backing Vocals – Steve Howe
Bass – Tim Harries
Choir – London Community Gospel Choir
Drums – Bill Bruford
Orchestra – English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra
Synthesizer, Piano [Grand], Vocoder, Organ [Hammond] – David Palmer
Vocals – Jon Anderson

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