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The album's sleeve was designed by Roger Dean, his first design for a Yes album since Relayer in 1974. In 2004, Rhino Records issued a remastered edition with several previously unreleased tracks, including some from the band's sessions from Paris in late 1979. Artist: Yes. The two versions feature slightly different lyrics, notably "I will never let you go, and you always let the feelings show" ("Into the Lens") compared to "I will never let you go, if you want to let the feelings show" ("I Am a Camera"). Label: Atlantic - 45-2027 • Format: Vinyl 7 Yes - Into The Lens (1980, Vinyl) | Discogs Lovers, they will never wait . About SMP Press. Horn began a career in producing while Howe and Downes formed Asia. [18] When he was composing his keyboard parts for the song, Downes included an arpeggiated segment from the Toccata fifth movement of Symphony for Organ No. [17], "Does It Really Happen?" It became "Into the Lens" and, naturally, slightly more overblown. but reached #11 on the Dutch Top 40. [3] The sessions were ultimately called off after White cracked a bone in his right ankle while roller skating early in the morning with Richard Branson in a nightclub, rendering him unable to perform for about six weeks. "Run Through the Light" features Howe playing a Les Paul guitar, "in the background being very melancholy", with Squire playing a piano and Horn playing bass, something which Horn did not particularly wish to do, but Squire convinced him to perform. The band shot music videos for "Into the Lens" and "Tempus Fugit", both of them mimed live performances with minimal visual effects. [32] A review in The Philadelphia Inquirer gave Drama three stars out of four. [6] It also reached #45 on the Italian Hit Parade Singles Chart.[7]. Into the Lens. Highlight. Album: Topographic Drama: Live Across America. [9] On 22 March 2013, Classic Pop Magazine rated the music video a "Classic Video". Listen to Into The Lens by Yes, 5,576 Shazams, featuring on Yes Essentials, and Yes: Deep Cuts Apple Music playlists. 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Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. Into the Lens (Remastered) Lyrics. Does It Really Happen: 2. Along with the "12" mix", the B-side, and the two demos also appear on ZTT's 2010 re-release of Adventures in Modern Recording. [26] In 2013, Dean spoke fondly of his design, ranking it as one of his favourite paintings.[25]. Collins picks out "Machine Messiah" and "Tempus Fugit" as the album's best tracks within an album of promising material. Comment: Yes - Into the Lens - 7 Inch - UK Pressing - Atlantic - 1980 - K11622 - B/W Does It Really Happen - In Plain/Company Sleeve, Condition (Disc): /EX. I am a camera "Tempus Fugit" Tracking session 5:39 12. Review: RIFF-it. According to Howe, its name was derived from Squire's habit of arriving late to places.[22]. The high vocals, symphonic arrangements, and quasi-mystical lyrics are still there". After the tour, Yes disbanded in early 1981. Yes: Into The Lens (I Am A Camera) / Does It Really Happen ‎ (7", Single) Atlantic: ATL 11 622: Benelux: 1980: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r4427423] Release. Horn and Downes had never performed live on such a large scale before, and learned the Yes repertoire with Downes playing 14 keyboards on stage. SWEET INSPIRATIONS: evidence / mono ATLANTIC 7" Single. [33] George Kanzler in Tallahassee Democrat wrote that Yes still retained their "patented group sound" despite Anderson and Wakeman's departure, with high tenor vocals, "rhapsodic" solos, and "brisk" tempo changes. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Yes - Into The Lens at Discogs. Heyo! Along with the "On TV" and "Lenny" singles, The Buggles' "I Am a Camera" was re-released by ZTT on iTunes in 2012, including three bonus tracks: the aforementioned "12" Mix" of the song, and two demos both titled "We Can Fly from Here" ("Part I" and "Part II" respectively). Into The Lens is a music singles/eps/fan club/promo recording by YES (Symphonic Prog/Progressive Rock) released in 1980 on cd, lp / vinyl and/or cassette. Review: RIFF-it. He picked out Howe's guitar work as the band's "invaluable asset" but said the lyrics "are pretentious as always" which focuses mostly on a mixture of light and dark imagery. It was originally released on Drama earlier that year. Artist: Yes. 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It noted the addition of Horn and Downes in the band "has not substantially altered the Yes sound, image or presentation. 7" Single on 45cat: Yes - Into The Lens (I Am A Camera) [Mono] / Into The Lens (I Am A Camera) [Stereo] - Atlantic - USA - 3767 45worlds 45spaces 45cat Welcome Guest! [3] The duo presented an eight-minute Buggles song that was deemed too long to record themselves named "We Can Fly from Here", which the three Yes members liked and wanted to develop. [14] It reached No. At its conclusion, Yes disbanded. For their 2016 European tour, the album was performed in its entirety for the first time, in track order. There was also a play (1951) and subsequent film (1955) based on the novel under the name I Am a Camera. Lovers, they will never wait. Drama is the tenth studio album by the English progressive rock band Yes, released on 18 August 1980 by Atlantic Records. With the new line-up, "the results are quite pleasing" with the band displaying greater vitality and strength than their more recent albums, with "generally superb" material. [12] Howe recorded all his parts in two weeks, saying "I had total freedom. At the end of their 1978–79 tour to support their ninth studio album Tormato (1978), the group, Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Steve Howe, Rick Wakeman, and Alan White, took a break from touring and recording. Yes - Into the Lens. Lovers, they will never wait. All five members of the Drama line-up reunited in the recording of Yes's twentieth album, Fly from Here (2011). Heyo! Edit Release All Versions of this Release New Submission . 18 in the US,[12] the band's lowest charting studio release in the US since The Yes Album (1971), which peaked at No. Into the Lens Memories, how they fade so fast. Highlight. In a Songfacts interview with Geoff Downes, he said: "That was one of the songs we took into Yes when we first met up with them and they asked us to write some stuff.It was effectively just a small, four-minute pop song. Anderson and Wakeman were enthusiastic in putting together new material, writing more songs together than they had before. SONGLYRICS just got interactive. Downes rates the track highly, citing its various sections and mood changes. Yes toured the album with a 1980 tour of North America and the UK, and were met with some negative reactions during the UK leg over the new line-up change. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. Its title is a Latin expression that translates as "time flies". The opening to "Machine Messiah" is compared to Black Sabbath fashion with its "ponderous, droning riff" and keyboard lines from Downes that he compared to Wakeman. RIFF-it good. [8], "I Am a Camera" was also covered by Sunderland 4-piece alt/indie band The Golden Virgins on their 2004 album "Songs of Praise". Into the Lens. It pointed out the "fresh new spirit" of the group's playing, though commented that the Buggles' hit single "Video Killed the Radio Star" is more memorable than the album itself. Genre Progressive Rock Comment by SMABASS. I am a camera . Into the Lens Memories, how they fade so fast. Highlight. Edges and opening are clean and sharp, with only light – tiny crease, in the bottom left-hand side (barely noticeable). [2] The growing internal differences, described by Anderson as a "loss of respect for each other", led to Squire, Howe, White and Baker to not come to sessions on time, which discouraged Anderson and Wakeman, the latter at times refusing to leave his hotel room to rehearse. Yes is a British progressive rock band which formed in London, United Kingdom in 1968. The single edit of Yes' own "Into the Lens" was titled "Into the Lens (I Am a Camera)". Difficulty 5/5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1980 Vinyl release of Into The Lens on Discogs. "Into the Lens" is a song written by Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes. RIFF-it good. Share. Title: Into The Lens Artist: Yes Type: Single Released: October, 1980 Recorded: 1980 Length: 10:22 Label: Atlantic Records Producer: Yes& Eddie Offord Into The Lens was released as a single by Yes in 1980. On "Machine Messiah", the band "assembles every kind of artillery that it can unload" with its heavy metal opening and duel between guitar and vocoder which Konz compared to "Dueling Banjos" from the film Deliverance. Yes - Into the Lens (Single Version) [Remastered Version] Lyrics. "Into the Lens" was originally completed by Horn and Downes before they joined the group, but Squire took a liking to it and wished to re-arrange it as a Yes track,[22] which he completed with Downes. He points out Squire's "emboldened" and "aggressive" bass playing with White's drums, and Howe's "more metallic" approach. Credits are adapted from the 1980 and 1994 issues of the album. He picked out that track with "Machine Messiah" and "Tempus Fugit" as highlights, the latter containing what Yes "does best" with harmony singing, playing their instruments "rampantly", and making "vigorous rock and roll". $6.00 + $4.00 shipping . [23] It features Downes using a vocoder, further highlighting the band's new sound. His previous work was known for its fantasy and mysticism, but this time he made a conscious effort not to do so with things "that you couldn't see in the world today. "White Car" Tracking session 1:11 13. The video is seemingly set in a dollhouse. The album marked a departure in the band's musical direction with more accessible and aggressive songs, and featuring the use of modern keyboards, overdriven guitar, and a vocoder. In the Netherlands, The Buggles version originally peaked on the Single Top 100 at #46,[5] He described Horn's vocals as at times "uncanny" to Anderson's. Memories, how they fade so fast Look back, that is no escape Tied down, now you see too late. Though he considered the lyrics are "the usual quasi-cosmic tripe", Cohick picked "Run Through the Light" as the album's best track which he compared to "The Battle of Evermore" by Led Zeppelin. Lyrics to 'Into The Lens' by Yes. [3] When they joined Yes, it gained input from other members Steve Howe, Chris Squire and Alan White, and therefore, "Into the Lens" features a more distinctive "prog rock" sound. "Song No. All songs by Geoff Downes, Trevor Horn, Steve Howe, Chris Squire and Alan White, except where noted. Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. Memories, how they fade so fast Look back, that is no escape Tied down, now you see too late. From the Album Drama (Deluxe Edition) 5.0 out of 5 stars 2 ratings. The first version of the song was a demo, recorded on a Sunday afternoon when songwriters Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes started working on the second Buggles album in 1980. [4][5] Following a break over Christmas, the band reconvened in London for rehearsals in an attempt to salvage the situation. Into The Lens Lyrics. Memories, how they fade so fast Look back, that is no escape Tied down, now you see too late. Early version of "Run Through the Light", with an earlier draft of lyrics and unused keyboard parts. Users who like Yes - Into The Lens (excerpt) Users who reposted Yes - Into The Lens (excerpt) By using our website and our services, you agree to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on Amazon.com. Both members took to leave the studio and drink Calvados in a bar; in Wakeman's words: "It can make you quite depressed. 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