Yes discography

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Yes discography
Studio albums 21
Live albums 14
Compilation albums 32
Video albums 19
Singles 34

This is a discography of the English progressive rock band Yes. Over the years they have released 21 studio albums, 14 live albums, 32 compilation albums, 34 singles and 19 videos.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart position Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
CAN
[4]
ITA
[5]
NLD
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
US
[10]
1969 Yes 38
1970 Time and a Word 45 22 77
1971 The Yes Album 4 20 46 7 40
Fragile 7 29 6 8 4
1972 Close to the Edge 4 21 7 14 1 3
1973 Tales from Topographic Oceans 1 13 4 16 8 8 6
1974 Relayer 4 15 22 17 10 18 5
1977 Going for the One 1 16 8 9 7 10 8
1978 Tormato 8 22 30 17 9 18 10
1980 Drama 2 69 41 18 11 19 18
1983 90125 16 27 9 3 10 4 8 7 3 5
  • UK: Gold[11]
  • CAN: 2× Platinum[13]
  • FRA: Gold[14]
  • GER: Platinum
  • US: 3× Platinum[12]
1987 Big Generator 17 44 14 18 14 22 15
1991 Union 7 15 17 32 16 15
1994 Talk 20 47 47 31 29 33
1996 Keys to Ascension (live/studio) 48 22 99
1997 Keys to Ascension 2 (live/studio) 62 159
Open Your Eyes 105 151
1999 The Ladder 36 70 99
2001 Magnification 71 81 186
2011 Fly from Here 30 49 43 24 31 39 36
2014 Heaven & Earth 20 56 41 29 26

Live albums[edit]

Year Album details Peak chart position Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[4]
ITA
[15]
NLD
[6]
NOR
[7]
US
[10]
1973 Yessongs 7 8 8 9 12
1980 Yesshows 22 32 43
1985 9012Live: The Solos 44 88 81
1997 Something's Coming: The BBC Recordings 1969-1970
2000 House of Yes: Live from House of Blues 154
2002 Symphonic Live
2005 The Word Is Live
2007 Live at Montreux 2003
2011 Union Live
In the Present – Live from Lyon
2014 Songs from Tsongas
Like It Is: Yes at the Bristol Hippodrome
2015 Progeny: Seven Shows from Seventy-Two 64
Like It Is: Yes at the Mesa Arts Center 83

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart position Certifications
(sales thresholds)
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
CAN
[4]
US
[10]
1975 Yesterdays 27 31 13 17
1981 Classic Yes 142
1991 Yesyears
1992 Yesstory
1993 Symphonic Music of Yes
Affirmative: The Yes Solo Family Album
Highlights: The Very Best of Yes
1998 Yes, Friends and Relatives
1999 Astral Traveller
2000 The Best of Yes
Keys to Ascension: Volumes 1 and 2
Yes, Friends and Relatives Vol. 2
2001 Keystudio
2002 (Live) Extended Versions
Yestoday
In a Word: Yes (1969–)
Yes, Friends and Relatives: The Ultimate Collection
2003 The Ultimate Yes: 35th Anniversary Collection 10 82 131
Yes Remixes
Yes & Friends
Essential Elements
2004 (Re)Union
Topography
Owner of a Lonely Heart
2005 The Solid Gold Collection
2006 Essentially Yes
Live & Solo: The Yes Collection
2007 The Definitive Rock Collection
Greatest Hits Live
Roundabout & Other Hits
2009 Introducing Yes
2011 Wonderous Stories: The Best of Yes
2013 High Vibration
The Studio Albums 1969–1987
2014 Wonderous Stories: The Best of Yes (reissue)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart position Album
UK
[1]
AUS
[2]
AUT
[3]
ITA
[16]
NLD
[6]
NOR
[7]
SWE
[8]
SWI
[9]
U.S.
[17]
U.S. Rock
[17]
1969 "Sweetness" (9/29/69) Yes
"Looking Around" (11/3/69)
1970 "Time and a Word" (5/5/70) Time and a Word
"Sweet Dreams" (9/21/70)
1971 "I've Seen All Good People: Your Move" (3/5/71) 40 The Yes Album
"Roundabout" (1/4/72) 27 13 Fragile
"America" (6/7/72) 46 Yesterdays
1972 "And You and I" (2/1/73) 42 Close to the Edge
1973 "Roundabout" (live) (11/4/72) Yessongs
1975 "Soon" (7/1/75) Relayer
1977 "Wonderous Stories" (1/11/77) 7 Going for the One
"Going for the One" (4/1/77) 24
1978 "Don't Kill the Whale" (9/4/78) 36 Tormato
1980 "Into the Lens" (8/6/80) 104 Drama
1983 "Owner of a Lonely Heart" (11/5/83) 28 25 17 11 7 6 4 11 1 1 90125
"Our Song" (12/22/83) 32
"Leave It" (12/29/83) 56 24 3
1984 "It Can Happen" (1/24/84) 51 5
"Changes" (6/9/84) 6
1985 "Hold On" (11/20/85) 27
1987 "Love Will Find a Way" (9/2/87) 73 30 1 Big Generator
"Rhythm of Love" (12/9/87) 40 2
"Shoot High Aim Low" (12/31/87) 11
1988 "Final Eyes" (4/4/88) 20
1991 "Lift Me Up" (7/11/91) 86 1 Union
"Make It Easy" (10/6/91) 36 Yesyears
"Saving My Heart" (11/29/91) 9 Union
1994 "The Calling" (5/4/94) 3 Talk
"Walls" (12/25/94) 24
1997 "Open Your Eyes" (9/2/97) 33 Open Your Eyes
1999 "Homeworld (The Ladder)" (1/3/99) The Ladder
2000 "If Only You Knew" (10/31/00)
2011 "We Can Fly" (7/3/11) Fly from Here

Music Videos[edit]

  • "Wonderous Stories" (1977)
  • "Don't Kill the Whale" (1978)
  • "Madrigal" (1978)
  • "Tempus Fugit" (1980)
  • "Into the Lens" (1980)
  • "Owner of a Lonely Heart" (1983)
  • "Leave It" (1984)
  • "It Can Happen" (1984)
  • "Hold On" (Live) (1985)
  • "Love Will Find a Way" (1987)
  • "Rhythm of Love" (1987)
  • "Lift Me Up" (1991)
  • "Don't Go" (2001)
  • "We Can Fly" (2011)

Videos[edit]

Year Title
1975 Yessongs
1985 9012Live
1991 YesYears
Greatest Video Hits
1993 Yes: Live - 1975 at Q.P.R.
1995 Live in Philadelphia
1996 Keys to Ascension
1999 The Union Tour Live
2000 House of Yes: Live from House of Blues
2002 Symphonic Live
2004 Yesspeak
Yes Acoustic: Guaranteed No Hiss
2005 Songs from Tsongas
2007 Live at Montreux 2003
Classic Artists: Yes
2008 Yesspeak Live: The Director's Cut
2009 The Lost Broadcasts
Rock of the '70s
2011 Union Live
2014 Live Hemel Hempstead Pavilion October 3rd 1971

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d "australian-charts.com – Discography Yes". australian-charts.com. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Yes – 9012 Live – The Solos – austriancharts.at". austriancharts.at. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  4. ^ a b c http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/rpm/028020-100.01-e.php?PHPSESSID=ejrpk1gsg9q98r0b2d7lfqv852
  5. ^ Italian albums:
  6. ^ a b c "dutchcharts.nl – Discografie Yes". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  7. ^ a b c "norwegiancharts.com – Discography Yes". norwegiancharts.com. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  8. ^ a b "swedishcharts.com – Discography Yes". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  9. ^ a b "Yes – 90125 – hitparade.ch". hitparade.ch. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  10. ^ a b c http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p5891/charts-awards
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k BPI Certified Awards Search Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Searchable Database". Recording Industry Association of America. Archived from the original on 2007-06-26. Retrieved 2009-05-20.  Note: User must define 'Artist' search parameter as "YES".
  13. ^ a b "Certified Awards Search Archived 2012-10-01 at WebCite". Music Canada. Retrieved on 2012-01-29. Note: User needs to enter "YES" in the "Search" field, "Artist" in the "Search by" field and click the "Go" button. Select "More info" next to the relevant entry to see full certification history.
  14. ^ a b c "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-06-01. Retrieved 2011-07-17. 
  15. ^ Italian albums:
  16. ^ "Italian Singles". hitparadeitalia.it. Retrieved 2009-06-06. 
  17. ^ a b http://www.allmusic.com/artist/p5891/charts-awards/billboard-singles

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