Hear Yes Hall of Famer Trevor Rabin’s New Song ‘Big Mistakes’
In a news release, Rabin revealed that the track is “essentially about surviving my late teens [and] 20s, hence the lyric, ‘We played in the fire, we danced in the rain / Up all night we made big mistakes.’ I should have called the song ‘I Can’t Believe I’m Alive.’”
Rio marks the sixth solo album of Rabin’s career, but it's his first vocal-led release since 1989. His previous LP, 2012’s Jacaranda, was an instrumental record.
“Over the past 10 years, I was having ideas, concepts that I couldn’t implement due to my busy schedule,” Rabin said. “To be honest, those years flew by in a flurry. I knew that this was the time, and once I found my momentum, I worked on the album 24/7.”
Rabin joined Yes in 1983 and enjoyed a tenure that lasted more than a decade. His first album with the band, 1983's 90125, became a blockbuster. Rabin was the primary composer of the LP's chart-topping hit single "Owner of a Lonely Heart," which helped 90125 sell more than 3 million copies in the U.S. alone.
Three more albums followed with Yes: 1987's Big Generator, 1991's Union and 1994's Talk. Rabin was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame with Yes, then re-teamed with Anderson and Wakeman from 2016-2018. Their lone release was a concert recording, Live at the Apollo.
Rio will arrive on Oct. 6 and is available for preorder now. The album’s track listing can be found below.
Trevor Rabin, 'Rio' Track Listing
1. "Big Mistakes"
8. "These Tears"
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