The super group YES, had to cancel their latest tour, due to asthma attacks that will sideline the bands lead vocalist Ian Anderson.
His physician told him that he just has to rest for six months after suffering an asthma attack. Respiratory problems are nothing to take lightly! I’ve seen what toll it can take on people personally … I work in a hospital … remember that SARs thing, I do?
Anyway, because of his health issue, Ian Anderson is “deeply disappointed” but realizes one’s health must take priority!
“You can’t ever really replace Jon Anderson, because he’s been such a force in the music business,” Squire said. “We look upon his replacement as more of an understudy.”
So how does one replace this little iconic powerhouse of a vocalist … you simple go and search on Youtube like everyone else does. Da, Da, enter Benoit David.
Chris Squire, the bands bass player and only other founding member of YES, and YES is back on tour again! Chris found this guy on Youtube with his YES tribute band playing Close to the Edge and just like that, YES is back on the road!
Chris admits that it’s impossible to replace the diminutive singer, but they can have an under study.
So decide for yourself, worthy or not worthy?
I sure as hell wouldn’t want to fill those shoes … no matter what his size is.
Keep on Jammin’