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Track Listing
  1. Close to the Edge: The Solid Time of Change/Total Mass Retain/I Get Up
  2. And You and I: Cord of Life/Eclipse/The Preacher, The Teacher/Apocalyps
  3. Siberian Khatru

With 1971's Fragile having left Yes poised quivering on the brink of what friend and foe acknowledged was the peak of the band's achievement, Close to the Edge was never going to be an easy album to make. Drummer Bill Bruford was already shifting restlessly against Jon Anderson's increasingly mystic/mystifying lyricism, while contemporary reports of the recording sessions depicted bandmate Rick Wakeman, too, as little more than an observer to the vast tapestry that Anderson, Steve Howe, and Chris Squire were creating. For ...

Close to the Edge 2011, Atlantic

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