By: Gary Graff
Newly announced Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Yes is planning to release some new music in 2014.
Bassist Chris Squire tells us that the process has already begun to craft a follow-up to 2011’s "Fly From Here," which was Yes' first album of new material in 10 years:
"Right now we’re just getting ready, we're writing and getting ready to make a new album, which we're gonna start in January after the holidays, and we hope to have that ready for release some time around next summer...What's exciting about it for me is it’s gonna be our first album with Jon Davison as the vocalist and...The difference between Jon Davison and Benoit David is that Jon is a pretty good writer and has been doing that for quite a while. So his input into the band collaboration, along together with everyone else, is going to put another slant on Yes, I hope, and we'll come up with something fresh."
Davison, who was previously in the bands Glass Hammer and Sky Cries Mary, joined Yes in 2012 after David left due to chronic illness.
Yes is due to host its second Cruise To The Edge departing April 7 from Miami and then will tour Europe with its three-albums show starting April 29. But Squire says the new album should be out in time for the group's planned summer North American tour.
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