Close To The Edge (studio album) by Yes
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Close To The Edge is ranked as the best album by Yes.
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 85.3/100, a mean average of 84.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 85.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.1.
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Obvious choice for one of the most essential prog albums of all time! Essentially perfect.
I've had to raise my rating from 95 to 100 after repeated listens. This album is an absolute masterpiece - and flawless, I am lost for words...I feel like I finally understand it's true meaning (maybe). Yes were at the absolute top of their game here and in another dimension. It is one of those very rare albums that will continue to stand the test of time, indefinitely.
Such a beautiful experience, one of the best prog rock albums. The atmosphere of this record is amazing and unique - sometimes you feel like in nature and sometimes like in outerspace. Very consistent throughout but the first two tracks are unbelievable.
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I only got this album in last year or so - I had a Jon & Vangelis Greatest Hits for years and loved the vocalist Jon on it. But hadn't done any checking - so when I heard this album I couldn't believe when the voice came on. I thought - yes - gonna enjoy this album. I need to explore it further over the upcoming years, but already intrigue with it
Good album but I just do not like Jon Anderson's vocals. So for me there are better prog bands and better albums.
El rock progresivo es de difícil escucha. Y la verdad que con muchos discos me cuesta...
Este es uno de ellos. Hay algo, sabes que suena bien, pero no termina de convencerte.
ALL SONGS ARE MY FAV. TRACKS!
amazing phenomenal unparalleled reality
This album took me so long to get into but with all the positive reviews I just had to persevere, that perseverance eventually bought me one of my top ten albums of all time, it is a thing of beauty that will never grow old, it’s not a great place to start, I would say ‘The Yes Album’ is a good introduction and much easier to get into and almost condition you for the majesty of ‘Close To The Edge’. Never give up as you will be richly rewarded.
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