9012Live: The Solos

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9012Live: The Solos
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Live album by Yes
Released 7 November 1985
Recorded 24 June 1984 at Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany and 28 September 1984 at Northlands Coliseum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Genre Progressive rock
Length 33:55
Label Atco
Producer Yes
Yes chronology
90125
(1983)
9012Live: The Solos
(1985)
Big Generator
(1987)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars[1]

9012Live: The Solos is the third live album by English rock band Yes, released as a mini-LP on 7 November 1985 by Atco Records. Recorded during their 1984 world tour in support of their eleventh studio album, 90125 (1983), the album features a selection of solo tracks performed by each of the five band members, plus live versions of two songs from 90125.[2] The album was an accompany release to the band's 1985 concert film, 9012Live. In 2009, the album was reissued in Japan by Isao Kikuchi for Warner Music Japan, with two bonus tracks.

Track listing[edit]

Note: "Hold On" and "Changes" were recorded on 28 September 1984 at Northlands Coliseum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and included on the soundtrack to 9012Live. The remaining tracks were recorded on 24 June 1984 at Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Hold On" (Trevor Rabin, Chris Squire, Jon Anderson) 6:44
2. "Si" (Tony Kaye) 2:31
3. "Solly's Beard" (Trevor Rabin) 4:45
4. "Soon" (Anderson) 2:08
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Changes" (Rabin, Anderson, Alan White) 6:58
2. "Amazing Grace" (Traditional, arr. Squire) 2:14
3. "Whitefish" (Squire, White) 8:33

2009 reissue[edit]

The instrumental "Whitefish" was written by Chris "Fish" Squire and Alan White, hence the track title.

Release[edit]

The album reached No. 44 in on the UK Albums Chart and No. 81 on the U.S. Billboard 200 during a chart stay of eleven weeks.[3]

Personnel[edit]

Yes
Production
  • Yes – production
  • Alan Santos – production manager
  • Paul Massey – engineer
  • Paul de Villiers – engineer, sounds
  • Merle McLain – lighting director
  • Lookout Management – management
  • Rex King – tour management
  • Bill Ludwig – mastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Paul. 9012Live: The Solos review allmusic.com. Retrieved on 2011-06-22.
  2. ^ Collins, Paul. "9012 Live: The Solos – Yes". Allmusic. Retrieved February 18, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Top Pop Albums 1955–2001", Joel Whitburn, c.2002