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YES Legend JON ANDERSON And THE PAUL GREEN ROCK ACADEMY Release Music Video For New Song ‘So Limitless’

Legendary YES vocalist/songwriter Jon Anderson will play choose reveals with The Paul Inexperienced Rock Academy in summer time 2022. Jon and the ensemble will probably be celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the discharge of YES‘s basic album “Shut To The Edge” by performing the LP in its entirety, together with different classics and surprises.

In help of the upcoming tour, a music video for a brand new track, “So Limitless”, has been launched and will be seen beneath. The music was recorded throughout Jon‘s go to to Orlando through the Rock Academy tour in Florida in April 2022. The recording options members of the touring band and Jon, recorded at Photo voltaic Studios and produced by Michael Franklin.

Says Jon: “Right here we go making new music with the Rock Academy teenagers. ‘So Limitless’. As a result of we’re limitless in all our dwelling, being and dreaming… love and light-weight.”

This Jon Anderson tour with The Paul Inexperienced Rock Academy is a resumption of the custom began in 2005 when Jon toured with Paul Inexperienced‘s unique College Of Rock all-stars. These early reveals, over 30 in complete between 2006 and 2008, have been nothing in need of magical, and now Anderson returns to proceed that magic with a set of YES classics, deep cuts, mash-ups and solo works, all with lush preparations that includes choral singing, horns, and all the opposite advantages of getting a backing band with 25 younger musicians.

Stated Paul Inexperienced: “Having achieved a couple of of those songs prior to now with Jon and my college students, I could not wait so as to add them to the present present. As soon as we did ‘Shut To The Edge’ and ‘And You And I’ on our Florida run in April, I used to be reminded of the magic of listening to these songs recreated by younger musicians… They actually seize the frenetic vitality of the unique recordings. Then after I heard it was the fiftieth anniversary of the album, I simply knew we needed to do the entire thing. Jon agreed.”

Anderson stated: “There are such a lot of fantastic moments in my musical life, and being on stage with these younger youngsters performing basic YES songs makes me so joyful and proud… It is a marvel and an incredible pleasure for me. They’re a pleasure to be with and a lot enjoyable. I’m grateful, grateful and really feel very blessed to have the ability to sing together with them. Janee and I like all of them. Love and light-weight.”

Tour dates:

Jul. 07 – Plymouth, NH – The Flying Monkey Efficiency Heart
Jul. 08 – Beverly, MA – The Cabot
Jul. 13 – Huntington, NY – The Paramount
Jul. 14 – Montclair, NJ – Wellmont Theater
Jul. 16 – Ridgefield, CT – Ridgefield Playhouse
Jul. 17 – Sugar Loaf, NY – Sugar Loaf Performing Arts Heart
Jul. 20 – Glenside, PA – Keswick Theatre
Jul. 22 – Kent, OH – The Kent Stage
Jul. 23 – Des Plaines, IL – Des Plaines Theatre
Jul. 27 – Greensburg, PA – The Palace Theatre
Jul. 30 – Milwaukee, WI – Pabst Theater
Aug. 03 – State Faculty, PA – The State Theatre
Aug. 06 – Albany, NY – The Egg

Anderson co-founded YES in 1968 with bassist Chris Squire, and remained with the band till 2008, when YES changed him with Benoit David, an Anderson sound-alike who beforehand fronted the YES tribute band CLOSE TO THE EDGE. David left YES in 2012 and was changed by Jon Davison.

In July 2020, Howe instructed Rolling Stone that there’s nearly no likelihood of the surviving members of YES reuniting for a tour.

“I do not assume [the fans] ought to keep up late nights worrying about that,” he stated. “There’s simply an excessive amount of house on the market between folks. To be in a band collectively and even to do one other tour like ‘Union’ is totally unthinkable,” referencing the group’s 1990 “Union” LP and tour, which introduced collectively the earlier YES album’s lineup (Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Trevor Rabin, Alan White, Tony Kaye) and the then-ex-YES members’ group ANDERSON BRUFORD WAKEMAN HOWE (Jon Anderson, Invoice Bruford, Rick Wakeman and Steve Howe). “It was troublesome once we went by way of that, significantly due to the personalities,” Howe stated. “I am not saying anyone individual is responsible, however whenever you get an enormous hodgepodge like that collectively, it is just about a nightmare. We made a nightmare of probably factor again in 1990. I do not assume there’s the stamina or the urge for food for that form of factor once more.”

Anderson, Wakeman and Rabin had began touring as ARW: ANDERSON, RABIN AND WAKEMAN in 2016 after which adopted the YES FEATURING JON ANDERSON, TREVOR RABIN, RICK WAKEMAN moniker shortly after the group’s 2017 Rock And Roll Corridor Of Fame induction.

Howe final toured with Anderson and Wakeman in 2004.

YES has launched over 20 albums throughout its profession, together with its self-titled debut in 1969, “Tales from Topographic Oceans”, in 1973, and its final album, “The Quest”, which got here out in October.

Photograph credit score: Deborah Anderson

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