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Yes: Relayer

Post-Tales... milestone gets the shine’n’polish it deserves.

With 2003’s digital remaster (read: right old fiddle about) going down like a cup of cold sick, Panegyric Records have done something special for Relayer’s 40th birthday and sent it for a sonic spa treatment with prog’s holy guardian, Steven Wilson.

Taken from original masters and remixed in 5.1 surround sound, Yes’s mighty seventh LP finally gets a sympathetic spruce-up, including some bumper sleevenotes and restored Roger Dean artwork. Nothing added or taken away this time. What a relief.

Jo Kendall

Embracing weird, wild and wonderful sounds, Prog's Associate Editor Jo's also a Classic Rock columnist, an avid tea-drinker and cupcake fancier.