June 18, 2020

Jon Anderson announces release date for solo album, 1000 Hands

Yes co-founder Jon Anderson has announced that his new solo album 1000 Hands will be released by Blue Elan Records on July 31. 28 years in the making, the title of 1000 Hands makes reference to the large number of musicians who helped create it. The album features guest appearances from Ian Anderson, Chick Corea, […]

Ultimate Classic Rock

June 22, 2020

Watch Jon Anderson’s New ‘Where Does Music Come From’ Video

Former Yes singer Jon Anderson released a video for his song “Where Does Music Come From,” taken from his solo album 1,000 Hands. Originally titled Uzlot when he started work on it three decades ago, the LP was released last year and will be re-released on July 31. “’WDMCF’ originates from me singing the first ideas […]

Something Else!

June 4, 2020

Todd Rundgren’s Utopia, Jon Anderson, Gary Husband and Markus Reuter + Others: Five for the Road

JON ANDERSON – 1000 HANDS (PROG ROCK): Previously only limitedly available, Jon Anderson’s eclectic 1000 Hands album sees the widespread release on Blue Elan Records on July 31. The former Yes frontman delivers his most diverse collection of songs since his solo debut, 1976’s Olias of Sunhillow. The lead-off single “Ramalama” reminds me of “We […]

Rock Times (Germany)

June 20, 2020

Jon Anderson und die 1000 Hände

Der Musiker und Sänger Jon Anderson (Yes) hat einen neuen Vertrag bei dem Label Blue Elan Records unterschrieben und wird am 31. Juli 2020 sein nächstes Soloalbum “1000 Hands” veröffentlichen. Das besondere an dieser Scheibe ist, dass das Grundgerüst dafür bereits vor etwa dreißig Jahren entstanden ist. Mit Session-Musikern (zu denen unter anderem auch die […]

Music Waves (French)

July 7, 2020

Jon Anderson nous livre avec “1000 Hands” ce qui ressemble fort à son meilleur album. Très grand cru à consommer sans modération, ivresse assurée!

A 75 ans, Jon Anderson n’a plus rien à prouver. Leader charismatique et exigeant de l’emblématique Yes, un groupe dont le nom à lui seul peut servir de définition au rock progressif, l’homme affiche une carrière riche et impressionnante. Non seulement au sein de son groupe, mais aussi au travers d’une carrière solo foisonnante (15 […]

Louder Sound

June 19, 2020

Jon Anderson shares video for new track Where Does Music Come From

Former Yes vocalist Jon Anderson has shared a video for his track Where Does Music Come From. The song has been taken from Anderson’s album 1000 Hands, which will go on general release on July 31 on CD, deluxe 180-gram double vinyl and on digital and streaming platforms, after the former Yes vocalist inked a new deal […]

Louder Sound

May 29, 2020

Jon Anderson to re-release solo album 1000 Hands this summer

Jon Anderson has revealed that his 1000 Hands album will be released again this summer. It’ll launch on July 31 on CD, deluxe 180-gram double vinyl and on digital and streaming platforms, after the former Yes vocalist signed a new deal with Blue Élan Records. Anderson revealed in February 2019 that he began working on […]

JP's Music Blog

July 3, 2020

Fellow Yes Members Jon Anderson & Rick Wakeman Go Solo With New Releases

Founding YES member and long-time vocalist Jon Anderson is re-issuing his latest studio album “1000 Hands” on July 31st. After signing a new deal with Blue Elan Records, Anderson’s album will be released on CD, on deluxe 180-gram double vinyl and on all streaming platforms. The origins of this album date back to 1990, for […]


June 27, 2020

JAZZIZ Last Call: Jon Anderson of Yes

Jon Anderson singer-songwriter is best known as the lead vocalist of the progressive rock band Yes. He chats with JAZZIZ Founder and Publisher Michael Fagien about his new album ‘1000 Hands,’ which features cameos from jazz artists Jean-Luc Ponty, Chick Corea and Billy Cobham.

Grateful Web

June 19, 2020

YES Founding Member JON ANDERSON Releases New Single “WDMCF”

Legendary Yes singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jon Anderson has released “WDMCF”, the third single off of his highly-anticipated new solo album 1000 Hands, an album nearly 30 years in the making. 1000 Hands will be Anderson’s first release via his new partnership with Blue Élan Records. The album will be […]

Go Beyond Here Podcast

July 13, 2020

Yes Founding Member and Lead Singer Jon Anderson

Kari connects Jon to his father, as they talk about past lives, knowing author and past-life regression pioneer Dr. Brian Weiss (a Yes fan) whose work was the subject of his musical, how his wife Jane got a personal regression session from Brian himself after she brought his book “Many Lives Many Masters” up on […]


February 6, 2020

Jon Anderson leaves the listener in good ‘Hands’

Talk about a super session! Legendary Yes frontman Jon Anderson’s new album, 1,000 Hands, 28 years in the making, includes performances by the greatest list of talent to ever appear on one album. You think that’s hyperbole? Guess again. Steve Morse, Rick Derringer, Ian Anderson, Tower of Power, Larry Coryell, Pat Travers, Billy Cobham, Steve […]

Glide Magazone

June 23, 2020

LISTEN: Jon Anderson (YES) Shares Worldly & Modern “Where Does Music Come From” Off ‘1000 Hands’

Legendary Yes singer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jon Anderson has released “WDMCF”, the latest single to emerge from his highly-anticipated new solo album 1000 Hands, an album nearly 30 years in the making. Listen to the modern-sounding track (below) where Anderson’s unique vocals still sound as relevant today as they did […]

FOX 17 Rock & Review

July 8, 2020

Jon Anderson – 1,000 Hands Chapter 1

Jon Anderson, lead vocalist of the hit Progressive Rock band Yes, talks about his new solo album “1,000 Hands – Chapter 1.” Anderson helped form YES and is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Guests artists on “1,000 Hands” include ” Ian Anderson, Chick Corea, Chris Squire, Zap Mama, Steve Morse, […]

The Final on Vinyl

July 9, 2020

Jon Anderson 1000 Hands – Chapter One

I waited for this vinyl release from Jon Anderson with great anticipation. When I received 1000 Hands-Chapter One I just knew it was going to be a great experience. Jon’s voice is one of the most identifiable and unique in music and for a man in his seventies he has somehow maintained his capabilities. He […]

Digital Journal

June 22, 2020

Chatting with Jon Anderson of Yes: Rock and Roll Hall of Famer

On the song selection process for this forthcoming solo album, Anderson said, “I was recordings some songs in 1990, and a few ago, Michael Franklin, the producer, sent me the mixes of those seven songs and they sounded really good. I told him that we needed three or four more songs, and I sent him […]