Toltec (album)

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Released30 January 1996
Genre New age
Label High Street//Windham Hill Records
Producer Jon Anderson
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Toltec is the ninth solo album by Yes lead singer Jon Anderson, released in 1996.



A promo album called The Power of Silence was released in 1992 by Geffen (only on musicassette). A full release never appeared, but Toltec is essentially the same music, with added narration.

The 1996 Toltec release is made up of 13 cuts divided into three parts. It tells the tale of the Toltec, a Native American concept of a group of people who have been all over the Earth, existing within different cultures throughout the centuries. They are described in the album liner as "Creators of the circles of power, color, perfume, and music healing domes." Musically, it is progressive rock with elements of new age, world music, electronic, and jazz. Anderson provided the vocals, wrote, arranged, and produced the work.

Track listing

All music written by Jon Anderson; except where stated above


Jon Anderson: all vocals


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