Tag Archives: Yes

DBA – Skin Deep

The Downes Braide Association (DBA), featuring Yes/Asia keyboard player Geoff Downes and songwriter Chris Braide have released ‘Skin Deep’, the second track from their recently released album Skyscraper Souls as a single. ‘Skin Deep’ features Marc Almond as guest singer. The track is available now from iTunes or as part of the album, and there is also a lyric video ...

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YES – Fly From Here Return Trip

On 25th March YES will release a brand-new mix of their 2011 Fly From Here Return Trip album, featuring the Drama line-up plus new lead vocals by Trevor Horn, to coincide with their 50th Anniversary celebrations. Fly From Here originally featured Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Alan White, Geoff Downes, with  Benoit David on lead vocals and Trevor Horn in the role of producer. With the addition ...

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YES 50th Anniversary Celebration Details

Following on from Ramzine’s previous news regarding 50th anniversary celebrations for progressive rock legends Yes, details regarding the Yes Fan Convention have been released. The event will be held on Sunday, 25th March at the London Palladium, coinciding with band’s two shows in the capital over that weekend. It will be attended by attended by both current members of the ...

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Yes – Roundabout Live Across America

Following the release of Topographic Drama – Live Across America by Yes, the progressive rock band have issued ‘Roundabout’ for free listening on Soundcloud. To hear ‘Roundabout’ featuring Steve Howe (guitars), Alan White (drums), Geoff Downes (keyboards), Billy Sherwood (bass) and Jon Davison (vocals) click here. Yes will embark on 10 date 50th Anniversary UK Tour in March 2018, for ...

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Downes Braide Association – Skyscraper Souls

“This is a song for those who never stop believing” proclaims Chris Braide as ‘Prelude’ begins. This optimism, gilded with naivety, continues to prevail against the pitfalls of a loose narrative sketched across the musical landscape that traverses through his and Geoff Downes‘ third collaboration under their  Association nomenclature for Skyscraper Souls. From the outset this feels a continuation of ...

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Downes Braide Association – Skyscraper Souls Video

Downes Braide Association, the studio band formed by Yes keyboard player Geoff Downes and singer/songwriter Chris Braide have released a video for Skycraper Souls their forthcoming third album together, that is to be released on 17th November on their own imprint, X2X Records, through Cherry Red. An inventively produced lyric video for title track ‘Skyscraper Souls’ albeit much shorter than ...

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Geoff Downes & Chris Braide

Skyscraper Souls… Geoff Downes & Chris Braide

The Downes Braide Association (DBA) release new album Skyscraper Souls on 17th November through their own label X2X Records distributed through Cherry Red. This is the third collaboration from keyboard player Geoff Downes and singer, songwriter and producer Chris Braide, and follows their previous critically-acclaimed releases Pictures of You (2012) and Suburban Ghosts (2015). Now based in LA, Braide has written ...

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Mable Greers Toyshop

Posthumous Album Appearance by Yes Guitarist Peter Banks

Legendary London psychedelic/proto-progressive band Mable Greer’s Toyshop whose members later morphed into prog superstars Yes reformed to release their first ever album in 2015 and now follow it with their second album, The Secret, to be released on 15th December. Moreover, the record will feature the work of original Yes guitarist Peter Banks, even though he passed away in 2013. Mabel Greer’s ...

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Topographic Drama – New Live Yes Release

During the summer of 2016, legendary progressive rock band Yes embarked upon an ambitious tour that took them through to this year. At each show, the band performed its 1980 album Drama in its entirety – for the first time ever – plus sides one and four from the 1973 double-album Tales From Topographic Oceans (their first number one album), ...

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Yes – 50th Anniversary UK Tour Celebrations

2018 marks half a century since the formation of legendary progressive rock group Yes and to celebrate this then band will embark on a 10 date UK tour. This lengthy milestone has seen the band become one of the most successful and enduring of their kind, if not any musical genre, with a series of a participants playing an important role over ...

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