01-11: originally released on vinyl as "Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes"
12-16: previously unreleased, circa 1988
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released April 27, 2020
Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes
The following participated:
Mick Hobbs - bass, double bass, drums, drum machine, guitars,
keyboards, percussion, recorder, synth, samples, vocals
Bill Gilonis - bass, clarinet, keyboards, thumb piano
Daniel Koskowitz - drums
Claudia Schmid - ’cello, vocals
Keisuke Matsui - electric guitar
Antoine Gindt - electric guitar
Felix Fiedorowicz - recorder
Recorded 4 track in France & England ’86-’88.
Special thanks to Felix for invaluable assistance.
Originally released as a vinyl LP in 1988, NO 001.
Mick Hobbs - electric guitar, percussion, recorder, synth,
thumb piano, wind organ, zither
Bill Gilonis - thumb piano
Claudia Schmid - ’cello
All music and words by Mick Hobbs, except 02: music by Nino Rota,
words/arrangement by Hobbs and 12, 14, 15: Hobbs & Gilonis
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supported by 6 fans who also own “Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes”
When a band responsible for one of your all time favourite albums (Un Peu de l'Âme des Bandits) comes out with a new album after more than 40 years, the reaction is a mixture of excitement at the prospect, tempered with a fear of disappointment. Well, the fear was unnecessary. This album does NOT disappoint!! Utterly wonderful. Max Sommers