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Time and a Word [Bonus Tracks]
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Time and a Word [Bonus Tracks]

Yes 2005
Yes' second (and least successful) album was a transitional effort; the group trying for a more produced and sophisticated sound through the use of an orchestra. Even so, the results weren't conventional, because the group didn't tone down or turn down its sound. Much of Time and a Word relies on bold, highly animated performances by Bill Bruford, Chris Squire, and Tony Kaye. Additionally, by this time the group was developing a much tauter ensemble than was evident on their first LP, so there's no lack of visceral excitement. "No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed" was a bold opening, a highly amplified, frenzied adaptation of the Richie Havens song, melded with Jerome Moross' title music from the movie The Big Country. Somewhat more successful musically is "Then," which keeps the orchestral accompaniment to a minimum and allows Kaye and Peter Banks to stretch out on organ and guitar. "Everydays" is highlighted by Jon Anderson's ethereal vocals and Kaye's dueting with the orchestra. A surprising amount of the material here seems rather tuneless, but the group was solidifying its sound and, in the process, forcing Banks out of the lineup, despite some beautiful moments for him (and Tony Kaye) on the prettiest parts of "The Prophet," a piece that also contains fragments of music that anticipate Yes' work right up through Tales from Topographic Oceans. The title "Astral Traveller" anticipates the themes of future group work, though they still don't have the dexterity to pull off the tempo changes they're trying for. By the time the record was completed, Banks was out of the band, which is why Steve Howe, his successor, ended up pictured on the cover of most editions. The 1997 remastering does make the orchestral accompaniments work better than they did on the original LP. [Note: In January of 2003, Rhino Records issued an expanded and remastered of Time and a Word, with notably crisper sound, new annotation by Mike Tiano, and a quartet of bonus tracks: "Dear Father" in its final version off of the single, with orchestra replacing Peter Banks' guitar, the alternate German-released mix of "Sweet Dreams," the somewhat rougher, original mix of "No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed," and the single edit of "The Prophet"]. ~ Bruce Eder
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  2. 1 No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed (Remastered L  by  PT4M47S
  3. 2 Then [Remastered LP Version]  by  PT5M40S
  4. 3 Everydays [Remastered LP Version]  by  PT6M7S
  5. 4 Sweet Dreams [Remastered LP Version]  by  PT3M48S
  6. 5 The Prophet [Remastered LP Version]  by  PT6M33S
  7. 6 Clear Days [Remastered LP Version]  by  PT2M6S
  8. 7 Astral Traveller [Remastered LP Version]  by  PT5M52S
  9. 8 Time and a Word [Remastered LP Version]  by  PT4M31S
  10. 9 Dear Father [Remastered LP Version]  by  PT4M12S
  11. 10 No Opportunity Necessary, No Experience Needed (Remastered O [Original Mix]  by  PT4M42S
  12. 11 Sweet Dreams [Remastered Original Mix]  by  PT4M19S
  13. 12 The Prophet [Remastered Single Version]  by  PT6M33S
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