Does Michael Sheen know his own career? Watch the video. Looking for something to watch? Sign In. Down 2, this week. Soundtrack Music Department. The band has undergone numerous personnel changes throughout its history; twenty musicians have been full-time members.
The English progressive rock band Yes has toured for five decades. The band played live from its creation in Summer Their first overseas shows were in Belgium and the Netherlands in June They played regularly through December , with the band splitting up early the next year.
The band has undergone numerous formations throughout its history; nineteen musicians have been full-time members. Yes have explored several musical styles over the years, and are most notably regarded as progressive rock pioneers. Yes began performing original songs and rearranged covers of rock, pop, blues and jazz songs, as evident on their first two albums. A change of direction in led to a series of successful progressive rock albums until their disbanding in , their most successful being The Yes Album , Fragile and Close to the Edge Yes toured as a major rock act that earned the band a reputation for their elaborate stage sets, light displays, and album covers designed by Roger Dean. The success of " Roundabout ", the single from Fragile , cemented their popularity across the decade and beyond. In , Yes reformed with a new line-up that included Trevor Rabin and a more commercial and pop-oriented musical direction.
Yes have survived for more than five decades because they've been willing to mess around with their recipe and roll with every gut-punch. We'll just hire the Buggles. Let's replace him with tribute singers. But since they've refused — almost stubbornly — to throw in the towel, their catalog is appropriately sprawling, with each album bringing sonic tweaks both major and minor. We lead people on a different journey. It wasn't about making money or trying to be a pop star.