The Yes Album

THE YES ALBUM
ANDERSON HOWE KAYE SQUIRE BRUFORD

YOURS IS NO DISGRACE
CLAP
STARSHIP TROOPER
I’VE SEEN ALL GOOD PEOPLE
A VENTURE
PERPETUAL CHANGE

Yes’s breakthrough third album and Platinum classic marked Steve Howe’s debut with the breathtaking ‘Clap’ and finds the band discovering their trademark sound. Widely acclaimed, it has received rave reviews from Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, Q and many other publications. It reached #4 in the U.K. and the Top 40 in the United States. The Yes Album is included on Q’s list of the “100 Greatest British Albums of All Time.”

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JAMMIT is the first music software to play isolated individual audio tracks from the original multi-track master recordings, each track synched with complete precision. Play or sing your favourite YES song exactly the way YES did, with a 100% accurate transcription of the instruments or voice. Jammit users can isolate, loop, and vary the speed of individual instruments and vocals in the mix without affecting the pitch, and then record a track of their own over the top.

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YOURS IS NO DISGRACE

Isolated Master Tracks with Transcriptions

Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Drums


CLAP

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Guitar


STARSHIP TROOPER

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Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Drums


I’VE SEEN ALL GOOD PEOPLE

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VocalsGuitarKeyboardsBassDrums


A VENTURE

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PERPETUAL CHANGE

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INFO & LYRICS

YOURS IS NO DISGRACE

Yesterday a morning came, a smile upon your face
Caesar’s palace, morning glory, silly human race
On a sailing ship to nowhere, leaving any place
If the summer changed to winter, yours is no disgrace

Battleships confide in me and tell me where you are
Shining, flying, purple wolfhound, show me where you are
Lost in summer, born in winter, travel very far
Lost in losing circumstances, that’s just where you are

Yesterday a morning came, a smile upon your face
Caesar’s palace, morning glory, silly human race
On a sailing ship to nowhere, leaving any place
If the summer changed to winter, yours is no

Yours is no disgrace
Yours is no disgrace
Yours is no disgrace

Death defying, mutilated armies scatter the earth
Crawling out of dirty holes, their morals, their morals disappear

Yesterday a morning came, a smile upon your face
Caesar’s palace, morning glory, silly human, silly human race
On a sailing ship to nowhere, leaving any place
If the summer changed to winter, yours is no

Yours is no disgrace
Yours is no disgrace
Yours is no disgrace


WRITTEN BY

Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Tony Kaye & Bill Bruford


PERFORMED BY

Jon Anderson – vocals, percussion
Chris Squire – bass guitars, vocals
Steve Howe – guitars, vocals
Tony Kaye – piano, organ, moog
Bill Bruford – drums, percussion


CLAP

(Instrumental)


WRITTEN BY

Steve Howe


PERFORMED BY

Jon Anderson – vocals, percussion
Chris Squire – bass guitars, vocals
Steve Howe – guitars, vocals
Tony Kaye – piano, organ, moog
Bill Bruford – drums, percussion


FURTHER INFO

Recorded live at The Lyceum Theatre, London, 17 July 1970.


STARSHIP TROOPER

I – LIFE SEEKER

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 light
Hide the moment from my eager eye
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
The setting up of other roads, to travel on in old accustomed ways
I still remember the talks by the water, the proud sons and daughter that
Knew the knowledge of the land, that 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

II – DISILLUSION

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

Speak to me of summer, long winters longer than time can remember
The setting up of other roads, to travel on in old accustomed ways
I still remember the talks by the water, the proud sons and daughter that
Knew the knowledge of the Land, spoke to me in sweet accustomed ways

III – WÜRM

(Instrumental)


WRITTEN BY

Jon Anderson, Steve Howe & Chris Squire


PERFORMED BY

Jon Anderson – vocals, percussion
Chris Squire – bass guitars, vocals
Steve Howe – guitars, vocals
Tony Kaye – piano, organ, moog
Bill Bruford – drums, percussion


I’VE SEEN ALL GOOD PEOPLE

I – YOUR MOVE

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 goal
Is for us all to capture all we want

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.

II – ALL GOOD PEOPLE

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


WRITTEN BY

Jon Anderson & Chris Squire


PERFORMED BY

Jon Anderson – vocals, percussion
Chris Squire – bass guitars, vocals
Steve Howe – guitars, laúd, vocals
Tony Kaye – piano, organ, moog
Bill Bruford – drums, percussion
Colin Goldring – recorders


A VENTURE

Once a peaceful man laid his old head down by a river
Thought about his childhood life, his father and forgiver
Who couldn’t hide away, hide away.

He controlled the horses with a handclap or a whisper
Drink he couldn’t combat but in all he was no sinner
Couldn’t hide away, hide away.

He told all his sons of all the antics of a venture
Then he told another one who drove himself to drink
Not to hide away, hide away.

Better men have realized alone is not a venture
A peaceful man would realize alone is no adventure
Just to hide away, hide away.

He told all his sons of all the antics of adventure
Then he told another one who drove himself to drink
Not to hide away, hide away.


WRITTEN BY

Jon Anderson


PERFORMED BY

Jon Anderson – vocals, percussion
Chris Squire – bass guitars, vocals
Steve Howe – guitars, vocals
Tony Kaye – piano, organ, moog
Bill Bruford – drums, percussion


PERPETUAL CHANGE

I see the cold mist in the night
And watch the hills roll out of sight
I watch in ev’ry single way
Inside out, outside in, ev’ry day

The sun can warm the coldest dawn
And move the movement on the lawn
I learn in ev’ry single day
Inside out, outside in, ev’ry way

And there you are
Making it out but you’re sure that it is a star
And all you see
Is an illusion shining out in front of me
And then you’ll say
Even in time we shall control the day
When what you’ll see
Deep inside base controlling you and me

And one peculiar point I see
As one of many ones of me.
As truth is gathered, I rearrange
Inside out, outside in, inside out, outside in

Perpetual change

And there you are
Saying we have the moon, so now the stars
When all you see
ls near disaster gazing down on you and me
And there you’re standing
Saying we have the whole world in our hands
When all you’ll see
Deep inside the world’s controlling you and me.

You’ll see perpetual change
You’ll see perpetual change

And there you are
Making it out but you’re sure that it is a star
And all you see
It’s an illusion shining out in front of me
And then you’ll say
Even in time we shall control the day
When all you see
Deep inside base controlling you and me

As mist and sun are both the same
We look on as pawns of their game
They move to testify the day
Inside out, outside in, inside out, outside in

All of the way
Ah, Ah.


WRITTEN BY

Jon Anderson & Chris Squire


PERFORMED BY

Jon Anderson – vocals, percussion
Chris Squire – bass guitars, vocals
Steve Howe – guitars, vocals
Tony Kaye – piano, organ, moog
Bill Bruford – drums, percussion


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