Open Your Eyes Yes opt for well-shaped songwriting over showing off on their umpteenth studio album. And said Open Your Eyes ' navel-gazing hogwash about "the universal garden"… Open Your Eyes Yes opt for well-shaped songwriting over showing off on their umpteenth studio album. And said Open Your Eyes ' navel-gazing hogwash about "the universal garden"… Yes
Music Review

Open Your Eyes (1997)

EW's GRADE
C+

Details Lead Performance: Yes

Yes opt for well-shaped songwriting over showing off on their umpteenth studio album. And said Open Your Eyes' navel-gazing hogwash about ''the universal garden'' and ''new spirit'' is made palatable by angelic harmonies. Neither as self-indulgent nor as magnificent as they're capable of being, Yes never quite manage the down-to-earth hooks that have kicked their best cosmic explorations into high gear. C+

Originally posted Nov 28, 1997 Published in issue #407 Nov 28, 1997 Order article reprints
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