Leave It (partially found series of Yes music videos; 1984)
In 1983, the British progressive rock band Yes released its eleventh album 90125, reaching 3 million copies sold in the US alone. After the success with their number-one hit single Owner of a Lonely Heart, the band released their second single Leave It in February 1984. The single peaked at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 3 on the Top Album Rock Tracks chart. Unconventionally, Accompanying the song was nineteen music videos to the song. The videos were all shown with MTV announcing with a version that was about to be played on MTV. After a while, Version 11 of the series was declared the "official video" to Leave It and the other videos fell into obscurity.
Background[edit | edit source]
The Leave It videos were directed by Lol Creme and Kevin Godley, also known as the rock duo Godley & Creme.
Availability[edit | edit source]
As of 2021, two versions of the video have been found. Version 11 has been the official music video to the song and is on the Yes Official YouTube channel. Version 7 has also been found, having been posted on the Internet Archive by Mickeys Tape Collection on November 2nd, 2020.
Versions[edit | edit source]
|7||One member in the video||Found|
|11||Official Music Video||Found|