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''Relayer'' is the seventh album by English ProgressiveRock band Music/{{Yes}}, released on 28 November 1974 through Creator/AtlanticRecords. After the departure of Music/RickWakeman following creative disagreements regarding ''Music/TalesFromTopographicOceans'', Yes convened in Chris Squire's Surrey home to start rehearsals and audition for a new keyboardist. After going through eight candidates (including Music/{{Vangelis}}, who Jon Anderson was a big fan of), they found their replacement in Patrick Moraz, a member of the Swiss jazz fusion group Refugee. Reviews at the time were fairly positive and it still sold well, being certified gold by the RIAA the following month. Moraz departed from the band upon the return of Wakeman for ''Music/GoingForTheOne'', and he would join Music/TheMoodyBlues as a touring musician before being formally incorporated in the band by 1981.

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''Relayer'' is the seventh album by English ProgressiveRock band Music/{{Yes}}, released on 28 November 1974 through Creator/AtlanticRecords. After the departure of Music/RickWakeman following creative disagreements regarding ''Music/TalesFromTopographicOceans'', Yes convened in Chris Squire's Surrey home to start rehearsals and audition for a new keyboardist. After going through eight candidates (including Music/{{Vangelis}}, who Jon Anderson was a big fan of), they found their replacement in Patrick Moraz, a member of the Swiss jazz fusion group Refugee. Reviews at the time were fairly positive and it still It sold well, being certified gold by the RIAA the following month. Moraz departed from the band upon the return of Wakeman for ''Music/GoingForTheOne'', and he would join Music/TheMoodyBlues as a touring musician before being formally incorporated in the band by 1981.


''Relayer'' is the seventh album by English ProgressiveRock band Music/{{Yes}}, released on 28 November 1974 through Creator/AtlanticRecrods. After the departure of Music/RickWakeman following creative disagreements regarding ''Music/TalesFromTopographicOceans'', Yes convened in Chris Squire's Surrey home to start rehearsals and audition for a new keyboardist. After going through eight candidates (including Music/{{Vangelis}}, who Jon Anderson was a big fan of), they found their replacement in Patrick Moraz, a member of the Swiss jazz fusion group Refugee. Reviews at the time were fairly positive and it still sold well, being certified gold by the RIAA the following month. Moraz departed from the band upon the return of Wakeman for ''Music/GoingForTheOne'', and he would join Music/TheMoodyBlues as a touring musician before being formally incorporated in the band by 1981.

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''Relayer'' is the seventh album by English ProgressiveRock band Music/{{Yes}}, released on 28 November 1974 through Creator/AtlanticRecrods.Creator/AtlanticRecords. After the departure of Music/RickWakeman following creative disagreements regarding ''Music/TalesFromTopographicOceans'', Yes convened in Chris Squire's Surrey home to start rehearsals and audition for a new keyboardist. After going through eight candidates (including Music/{{Vangelis}}, who Jon Anderson was a big fan of), they found their replacement in Patrick Moraz, a member of the Swiss jazz fusion group Refugee. Reviews at the time were fairly positive and it still sold well, being certified gold by the RIAA the following month. Moraz departed from the band upon the return of Wakeman for ''Music/GoingForTheOne'', and he would join Music/TheMoodyBlues as a touring musician before being formally incorporated in the band by 1981.


->''"Soon, oh soon the light
Pass within and soothe this endless night
And wait here for you

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[[caption-width-right:350:''Listen, should we fight forever? Knowing as we do know, fear destroys.'']]

->''"Soon, oh soon the light
Pass within and soothe this endless night
And wait here for you
Our reason to be here"''
-->--"The Gates of Delirium"

''Relayer'' is the seventh album by English ProgressiveRock band Music/{{Yes}}, released on 28 November 1974 through Creator/AtlanticRecrods. After the departure of Music/RickWakeman following creative disagreements regarding ''Music/TalesFromTopographicOceans'', Yes convened in Chris Squire's Surrey home to start rehearsals and audition for a new keyboardist. After going through eight candidates (including Music/{{Vangelis}}, who Jon Anderson was a big fan of), they found their replacement in Patrick Moraz, a member of the Swiss jazz fusion group Refugee. Reviews at the time were fairly positive and it still sold well, being certified gold by the RIAA the following month. Moraz departed from the band upon the return of Wakeman for ''Music/GoingForTheOne'', and he would join Music/TheMoodyBlues as a touring musician before being formally incorporated in the band by 1981.

Supported by the single "Soon", the third segment of "The Gates of Delirium".

!!Tracklist
[[AC:Side one]]
#"The Gates of Delirium" (21:55)

[[AC:Side two]]
#"Sound Chaser" (9:25)
#"To Be Over" (9:08)

!!Principal members
* Jon Anderson - vocals, acoustic guitar, piccolo, percussion
* Steve Howe - guitars, pedal steel, electric sitar, backing vocals
* Patrick Moraz - piano, electric piano, Hammond organ, Minimoog, Mellotron
* Chris Squire - bass, backing vocals
* Alan White - drums, percussion

!!We go sailing down the calming tropes:
* DesignStudentsOrgasm: The fourth Yes album to feature artwork by Roger Dean, and the last before 1980's ''Music/{{Drama|YesAlbum}}''
* EpicRocking: Side one is the 22-minute long "The Gates of Delirium", while the remaining two tracks making up side two both take up more than nine minutes. Prior to the 2003 re-issue of ''Music/TalesFromTopographicOceans'' (with the inclusion of the omitted instrumental opener of "The Revealing Science of God") and the release of the 2011 album ''Fly From Here'', "The Gates of Delirium" was the longest song Yes released.
* EverythingIsAnInstrument: "The Gates of Delirium" notably features a percussion rig created by Jon Anderson and Alan White out of discarded metal parts. It can be heard in the direct center of the song, including said rig accidentally being pushed over.
* LastNoteNightmare: The ending of "Sound Chaser" alternates between dissonant yelling from the band members and frenzied keyboard solos. These get faster and faster until the song ends abruptly. In the album though, it segues into a more tranquil "To Be Over".
* LyricalDissonance: "The Gates of Delirium", whose first section features excited, even triumphant music alongside lyrics about preparing for a battle, with such unnerving lines as "Kill them/Give them as they give us/Slay them/Burn their children's laughter/''On to hell''".
* NewSoundAlbum: Patrick Moraz brought a more jazz fusion sound through his role as keyboardist.
* NonAppearingTitle: "The Gates of Delirium" and "Sound Chaser". In the case of the former though, the third part of it was released as a single as "Soon", which does appear prominently.
* WarIsHell: The theme of "Gates of Delirium", based upon ''Literature/WarAndPeace''.

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