This was the followup to Yes' #1 smash, "Owner Of A Lonely Heart
was a different sound for Yes, as they moved away from prog rock and toward pop - very successfully. Once the band (and their record company) got a taste for hit singles, they tried to make more, which frustrated lead singer Jon Anderson. "By the time we got to Big Generator
(1987 album) I was ready to leave because nobody was happy," he told Songfacts
. "We were scrambling to try to make a hit record, and the record company, the management, that's all they talked about. They'd play records and say, 'This is a hit record, make something like this.'"