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The best album by Yes is Close To The Edge which is ranked number 115 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 21,642.

Yes is ranked number 62 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 51,215.

Members who like this artist also like: Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and The Who.

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Yes best albums

The following albums by Yes are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Close To The EdgeUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1972Appears in:815 charts
Rank in 1972:6Rank Score:21,642
Rank in 1970s29Overall Rank:115
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,050 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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FragileUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1971Appears in:555 charts
Rank in 1971:10Rank Score:11,003
Rank in 1970s63Overall Rank:253
Average Rating:  84/100 (779 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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3.

The Yes AlbumUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1971Appears in:324 charts
Rank in 1971:22Rank Score:5,898
Rank in 1970s113Overall Rank:450
Average Rating:  82/100 (486 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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4.

RelayerUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1974Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 1974:14Rank Score:2,917
Rank in 1970s205Overall Rank:853
Average Rating:  77/100 (320 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Tales From Topographic OceansUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1973Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1973:27Rank Score:2,557
Rank in 1970s225Overall Rank:955
Average Rating:  74/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Going For The OneUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1977Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1977:25Rank Score:2,117
Rank in 1970s254Overall Rank:1,146
Average Rating:  75/100 (248 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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90125United Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1983Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1983:23Rank Score:1,552
Rank in 1980s236Overall Rank:1,479
Average Rating:  72/100 (247 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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YessongsUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1973Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1973:59Rank Score:685
Rank in 1970s539Overall Rank:2,824
Average Rating:  77/100 (124 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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YesUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1969Appears in:94 charts
Rank in 1969:69Rank Score:658
Rank in 1960s242Overall Rank:2,907
Average Rating:  74/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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DramaUnited Kingdom Yes
Year of Release:1980Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1980:77Rank Score:402
Rank in 1980s680Overall Rank:4,312
Average Rating:  74/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Overall band rank: 62

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Yes best tracks

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1.Close To The Edge: The Solid Time Of Change / Total Mass Retain / I Get Up, I Get Down / Seasons Of Man
(from the album Close To The Edge)
 91/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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2.Roundabout
(from the album Fragile)
 91/100 (266 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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3.Heart Of The Sunrise
(from the album Fragile)
 90/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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4.Roundabout
(from the album Yessongs)
 89/100 (43 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.And You And I: Cord Of Life / Eclipse / The Preacher The Teacher / Apocalypse
(from the album Close To The Edge)
 89/100 (261 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.Starship Trooper: A. Life Seeker/B. Disillusion/C. Wurm
(from the album The Yes Album)
 88/100 (136 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Siberian Khatru
(from the album Close To The Edge)
 87/100 (246 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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8.The Gates Of Delirium
(from the album Relayer)
 87/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.Yours Is No Disgrace
(from the album The Yes Album)
 87/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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10.I've Seen All Good People
(from the album The Yes Album)
 86/100 (132 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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11.South Side Of The Sky
(from the album Fragile)
 86/100 (155 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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12.And You And I: A. Cord Of Life/B. Eclipse/C. The Preacher The Teacher/D. The Apocalypse
(from the album Yessongs)
 86/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Close To The Edge: A. The Solid Time Of Change/B. Total Mass Retain/C. I Get Up I Get Down/D. Seasons Of Man
(from the album Yessongs)
 86/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.Heart Of The Sunrise
(from the album Yessongs)
 86/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Owner Of A Lonely Heart
(from the album 90125)
 86/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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16.Awaken
(from the album Going For The One)
 86/100 (68 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Starship Trooper: A. Life Seeker/B. Dilillusion/C. Wurm
(from the album Yessongs)
 86/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Long Distance Runaround
(from the album Fragile)
 85/100 (156 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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19.Revealing Science Of God
(from the album Tales From Topographic Oceans)
 85/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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20.Tempus Fugit
(from the album Drama)
 84/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Yes ratings

Average Rating: 
83/100 (from 164 votes)
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90/100
From ruquito124 01/31/2018 22:53
Anothe Big of Progresive Rock. Long career full of great musicians and wonderful Albums.
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From tmbarnes8 12/22/2017 00:47
Hearing Roundabout was one of a handful of moments in my life where I felt a whole new world of music had opened up to me that I didn't know existed. I dived so deeply into Yes' classic material and in retrospect, maybe got a bit too into the pretentious/cringy side of their music. I still can't till if albums like Tales or Relayer are overblown and pretentious or just take time to absorb and appreciate. Either way, I still love them both. If Yes wanted to secure a solid legacy they should've stopped at Drama imo, but because they got progressively worse I can't give them full marks.
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100/100
From suprisedkyou 08/29/2017 19:57
This is my favorite band of all time. Their music is greater than any other music I have ever heard.
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100/100
From flamingyesdept 05/21/2017 01:36
Unlike most prog bands, Yes were never (well, rarely) pretentious, and while most prog bands were ambitious, Yes were far more successful in their ambition, creating the most incredible, groundbreaking and beautiful music of their time. Sure, the lyrics are sometimes indecipherable, and the 20+ min runtimes won't be for all, but there's no denying that they truly created some of the greatest music ever made - including, in my opinion, the greatest piece of music ever with Close to the Edge. Don't write them off as a pretentious 70s oldies group - you would be severely mistaken.
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Rating:  
65/100
From junodog4 04/22/2017 15:12
I kinda lump these guys in with my opinion of Rush. While I can appreciate their technical brilliance, I just don't enjoy listening to them. I read once that prog was 'a middle aged white loner dressed as a wizard while he musically wanks on his guitar'. While I find that a tad harsh, I can understand how prog led to a punk backlash. Yes are amazing musicians, but they do little for me.
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From suprisedkyou 02/10/2017 21:48
One of the most creative progressive rock bands, with some of the finest composition in their music
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From souplipton 09/06/2016 20:40
During the Anderson-Howe days they were an incredible creative force, and the Anderson-Howe-Wakeman-Squire-Bruford lineup is one of the most talented in the history of rock music, but the other iterations of the band aren't worth a listen in my opinion.
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From AAL2014 09/18/2015 14:52
Thank you calsper for clogging up my email with BEA notifications (that in all fairness I look forward to) that ended up having the same exact comment for every album and artist. Way to try to rack up points.

Sorry you don't understand Yes and Genesis but we only needed to hear it once.
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From calsper 09/18/2015 14:04
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90/100
From pinkfreud1981 04/09/2015 20:54
Going for the One is a fantastic album. The most underrated on this site. Listen to it again!!
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