According to tweets from InsideOut music and the band’s official feed, mercurial prog legends Yes will release their new studio album The Quest on the October 1 via InsideOutMusic/Sony Music. Pre-order begins July 23.

The current lineup of the band features Steve Howe on guitar, Alan White on drums, Geoff Downes on keys, Jon Davison handling vocals, and Billy Sherwood on bass. While there presently are no original members in the group, Howe arrives as the senior member, having joined in the early 1970s with the third record, The Yes Album. Howe and Downes also shared time as bandmates in the Drama era of the band and with the offshoot supergroup Asia.

According to the Yesworld website the cover artwork is designed and created by the band’s long term collaborator Roger Dean. Formats are:

Limited Edition Deluxe 2LP & 2CD plus Blu-ray Box-set

Limited Edition 2CD & Blu-ray Artbook

Gatefold 2LP & 2CD plus LP and booklet

2CD Digipak

Digital Album

The Quest – 2CD Digipak tracklisting:


The Ice Bridge 7.01

Dare To Know 6.00

Minus The Man 5.35

Leave Well Alone 8.06

The Western Edge 4.26

Future Memories 5.08

Music To My Ears 4.41

A Living Island 6.52


Sister Sleeping Soul 4.51

Mystery Tour 3.33

Damaged World 5.20

By Dw Dunphy

Dw. Dunphy is a writer, artist, and musician. He has contributed many articles that can be found in the MusicTAP's archives. He also writes for New Jersey Stage,, Ultimate Classic Rock, Diffuser FM, and Looper. His interview archive is available at

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