YES ‘90125’ is an influential rock album that has had a profound effect on music. It paved the way for many rock radio staples and it brought the band into the public eye. YES also received a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental Performance.
This Yes album is one of the most popular Yes albums. It sold over three million copies and reached #5 on the US Billboard 200. The album earned a #1 hit single with “Owner of a Lonely Heart”. It also reached #1 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart with “Changes”. It was also awarded a Grammy Award for Best Rock Instrumental performance.
90125 was produced by Trevor Horn. It featured tight-written rock songs that mixed mainstream pop/rock elements with progressive rock influences. Its music also helped to introduce the band to a new generation of fans. It is a very enjoyable Yes album.
90125 also featured the band’s first #1 hit single, “Owner of a Lonely heart,” which paved the way for three more singles. It also helped send 90125 to the Top Five of the charts. Its soaring vocals by Jon Anderson gave the song a familiar sound. The song was also a hit for YES on the radio.
Another Yes hit was “Big Generator.” The album was released in 1987. Trevor Horn left the band and became a producer. YES released a few more albums under Yes. The group dissolved in 1990.
Yes ‘90125’ is one of the most intriguing Yes albums of the 80s. Its success was a lightning rod for debate among established Yes fans.