Following in the footsteps of the mighty Sean Tonar and magnificent James Turner, I want to continue the DRAMA.
DRAMA is one of the finest albums ever produced by Yes, and, by this claim, I certainly mean no disrespect to my heroes, Jon Anderson and Rick Wakeman.
DRAMA is, however, exactly what the band needed and exactly what the prog world needed in 1980.
DRAMA fits into a very narrow category of prog rock. As such, it is, at least to my mind, one of a few exceptional New Wave Prog albums that appeared between 1980 and 1982. I would also include Rush’s MOVING PICTURES and SIGNALS; The Fixx’s REACH THE BEACH; and maybe a few others such as GHOST IN THE MACHINE by the Police.