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Union album for sale by Yes was released Apr 30, 1991 on the Arista label. UNION was a milestone event in the history of Yes. Union CD music For the first time in the group's long existence, the majority of its various members came together under a single banner. Union buy CD music The result is a huge collection of songs that sounds like modern Yes with a touch of the '70s art rock that originally secured the band's legendary status. However, while it appears on the surface that all eight past and present members recorded the songs together, it was actually a conglomeration of the Trevor Rabin-era Yes and the sophomore Anderson/Bruford/Wakeman/Howe projects that were already underway. Union CD music contains a single disc with 14 songs. ...See Full Description
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Yes - Union Album Track Listing
|1||I Would Have Waited Forever See All 6 ||6:32|| $0.99|
|2||Shock To The System See All 4 ||5:08|| $0.99|
|3||Masquerade See All 4||2:16|| $0.99|
|4||Lift Me Up See All 8 ||6:28|| $0.99|
|5||Without Hope You Cannot Start The Day See All 4 ||5:17|| $0.99|
|6||Saving My Heart See All 4 ||4:39|| $0.99|
|7||Miracle of Life See All 4 ||7:29|| $0.99|
|8||Silent Talking See All 4 ||3:58|| $0.99|
|9||More We Live--Let Go||4:51|| $0.99|
|10||Angkor Wat See All 2 ||5:22|| $0.99|
|11||Dangerous (Look in the Light of What You're Searching For) See All 2 ||3:35|| $0.99|
|12||Holding On See All 4 ||5:23|| $0.99|
|13||Evensong See All 2||0:51|| $0.99|
|14||Take the Water to the Mountain See All 2 ||3:16|| $0.99|
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||so much distant|
If you consider the team that made "Union", the result is very faaaaaaaaaar from things like "Fragile" or "Anderson Bruford Wakeman and Howe". Itīs a big deception, the worst album of the band together with "Tales from topographic oceans".
By zdraw (Ribeirao Preto, SP, Brazil)
||This is why they're Still Alive....|
Heres the proof...Buy it, stick in the player, Put on headphones, lay down, close your eyes and hear, no....feel track 9 "The more you Live" penetrate your life. Its an experience even more when you realize a bass player wrote this tune. Stupid me, it took 3 times for me to get it. (The answer is Let Go.) The potential for a single superbly written, arranged and performed piece of music to bring you to tears of sadness and joy, simultaneously, earns the title masterpiece. This collection has several. The "union" of 2 bands caused the pinnacle of each of these creative individuals to become finally and vividly exposed. Although separate songs of Yeswest and ABWH made this project, if you read up on the process, they selectively added further layers of each performers independant style only where it fit and impacted the song farther. Hear the alternating reggae/12 bar blues arrangement of "Saving my heart" and youll be convinced that these guys came together for a higher purpose on this one. The combined harmonics of Rabin and Anderson vocally steals my ears.(Its hard at times to distinguish which one was singing on what tune) This one has it all...including the "answer"
By a reviewer (Tampa, Fl. USA)
||Regard it as a "Collection" album|
Things I have read on this release prompt me to add a word of advice. As Union is essentially two sets of music from two separate lineups, it would not be fair to expect it to flow as, say, "Talk" or "Close to the Edge". Rather, think of it as a collection of the best of ABWH and YES-West on the same disk--much like Yesstory or Best of Yes. This album must be listened to for the individual songs themselves--not the flow (which isn't there). If you prefer, do what I do: program your CD player for the ABWH tracks one day and the YES-West tacks another day. Then a fair amount of consistency can be created.
By a reviewer (Shanghai, China (American))
||Disjointed, not the best one from Yes|
There were a few highlights on this album for me: 'Take the Water to the Mountain', 'Lift me up', 'Saving my Heart', 'The More you Live', and 'Miracle of Life'. But the mix of the two Yes styles just didn't work for me. I guess I like my Yes segregated. Not a bad album, but not 'Highly Rated'.
By a reviewer (SLC, UT, USA)
||A Union of Excellence|
When I first heard of this release I attributed it to "wishful thinking". Eight members of Yes together on one album? Couldn't be. When I first saw it in the bins I expected more of the 80's Yes in line with 90125, so that I didn't dare buy it till I checked it out at the Chicago PUblic Library. But surprise--I loved it! Being essentially a collection of two separate Yes lineups, I found the ABWH tracks powerful (with Levin/Bruford rhythm section from King Crimson's recent period) and yet fully captivating in the traditionally Yes genre. Not that it tried to turn back the clock, but rather it recaptured the "spirit" of the 70's innovation in an undeniably 90's context. The Rabin-Yes tracks were also good--having matured from 90125 through Big Generator, there is a maturity developing which was to peak in "Talk". The tight musicianship, fat vocals--even the catchy tunes--make this one of the most satisfying Yes collections since the 70's. It sparked my interest to go back and complete my collection which I had given up after 9012Live...
By a reviewer (Shanghai, China)
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Union songs Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||1109934|
|Release Date||Apr 30, 1991|
|Recording Time||65 minutes|
Jon Anderson - vocals
Chris Squire - vocals, bass
Steve Howe - guitar
Alan White - drums, percussion
Tony Kaye - keyboards
Trevor Rabin - vocals, guitar, keyboards
Also: Steve Porcaro, Tony Levin, Allan Schwartzberg, Tommy Funderburk, Ian Lloyd, Gary Falcone, Richard Baker, Rory Kaplan, Gary Barlough, Michael Sherwood, Jonathan Elias, Sherman Foote, Danny Vaughn, Jimmy Haun, Alex Lasarenko, Brian Foraker, Chris Fosdick, Deborah Anderson, Jerry Bennett, Jim Critchon, Pauline Cheng