Onward
by Yes

  • Yes bassist Chris Squire wrote this for his wife at the time, Nikki. It is the only song on Tormato Jon Anderson had no part in writing.
  • The orchestra was arranged by Andrew Pryce Jackman, who worked with Squire on his solo album Fish Out of Water and was in a band with Squire called The Syn. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Tom - Eaton, NY, for above 2
Please sign in or register to post comments.

Comments: 2

  • Paul from Rothesay, Nb, CanadaCompared to their incredibly complex music, this is a simple and beautiful song from the classic Yes period.
  • Rick from Mount Ephraim, NjBetter live than the studio version. Steve's guitar on the "Keys to Ascension" version is gorgeous.
see more comments

WeezerFact or Fiction

Did Rivers Cuomo grow up on a commune? Why did they name their albums after colors? See how well you know your Weezer in this Fact or Fiction.

Francis Rossi of Status QuoSongwriter Interviews

Doubt led to drive for Francis, who still isn't sure why one of Status Quo's biggest hits is so beloved.

Graham ParkerSongwriter Interviews

When Judd Apatow needed under-appreciated rockers for his Knocked Up sequel, he immediately thought of Parker, who just happened to be getting his band The Rumour back together.

Lip-Synch RebelsSong Writing

What happens when Kurt Cobain, Iron Maiden and Johnny Lydon are told to lip-synch? Some hilarious "performances."

Dick Wagner (Alice Cooper/Lou Reed)Songwriter Interviews

The co-writer/guitarist on many Alice Cooper hits, Dick was also Lou Reed's axeman on the Rock n' Roll Animal album.

Waiting For The Break of Day: Three Classic Songs About All-NightersSong Writing

These Three famous songs actually describe how they were written - late into the evening.