Song Details More songs by Yes
It Can Happen
You can fool yourself
You can cheat until you're blind
You can cut your heart
It can happen
You can mend the wires
You can feed the soul apart
Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 51 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1984
  • the third single released from the group's eleventh studio album, 90125 (1983) - 90125 was the first Yes album to feature South African guitarist/vocalist Trevor Rabin
  • an early version of "It Can Happen" was recorded by Cinema (bassist/vocalist Chris Squire, drummer Alan White and guitarist/vocalist Trevor Rabin) and sung by Chris Squire - Cinema was formed after the 1981 breakup of Yes -  Cinema then brought on former Yes members Jon Anderson, Tony Kaye and Trevor Horn and changed the band's name to Yes - Jon Anderson then rewrote the lyrics of "It Can Happen" and sung the verses on the updated version that was included on the 90125 album
  • sitar and tambura on "It Can Happen"- Deepak Khazanchi
  • Yes:
       Jon Anderson - vocals
       Chris Squire - bass, vocals
       Tony Kaye - keyboards
       Trevor Rabin - guitars, vocals, additional keyboards
       Alan White - drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • written by Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Chris Squire
  • produced by Trevor Horn
  • engineered by Gary Langan
  • recorded at Sarm Studios, London, England
  • length: 4:18 (single edit), 5:29 (album version)
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