Yes Tales from Topographic Oceans
3.8 Ranking: #21 for 1973
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0.0 dannyboy89 | March 6th 13

While it's true that it's extremely long, it's also a very good prog album. The song length prevents it from being a favorite, but any fan of the band should enjoy this.

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5.0 classicrandomstofil | May 15th 11

Don't believe what the critics tell you. This is an amazing album. At first i was a little turned off by the
overall length, the absence of Bill Bruford and the length of the tracks. But I gave it a try, and i fell in love
with it instantly.


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0.0 MrDoobie | January 6th 10

At their very best, Yes had at least one good song per album. This is Yes at some of their worst.

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4.0 excellentNightmareCinema16 | November 14th 12

By the time Yes came out with their cornerstone, Close to the Edge, the music was growing beyond analysis expand a song from 10 minutes to almost 20. A Jon Anderson was growing extremely obssessed with so many different international cultures that it soon began to swamp the power that Yes had. However, it also led to one of the most unique albums of the century, with 4 songs that were heavily indulgent and almost all surpassed 18 minutes. While it was one of Yes's first flaws in their Classic age, it was not major.

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5.0 classicQuadrochosis | July 1st 11

One of the most important albums to me in my entire life. This album has helped me through more than I'll ever know.

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5.0 classicBlue Collar Man | December 29th 06

This could possibly be my favorite album ever actually. But I don't think most people would like it or even should like it. It really takes too much time than its worth for most people but I would say it is essential listening for Yes fans.

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0.0 will666 | December 26th 06

Well, it's not that great to tell you the truth. Kinda boring actually. Overrated by fans. It's just not that great. Go get King Crimson's Lizard instead.

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