Yes - Fragile

180 Gram Vinyl Cut from Original Analogue Master Tapes

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Fragile is the fourth studio album by the British progressive rock band Yes, released November 1971 by Atlantic Records.

Fragile is their first album recorded with keyboardist Rick Wakeman.

Comprising nine tracks, four are group performances while the remaining five are solo features written by each member. Its cover was designed by Roger Dean, who would design their future band logo, stage sets, and many of their future album covers.

Fragile received a positive reception and was a commercial and critical success, reaching No. 4 on the US Billboard Top LPs chart and No. 7 on the UK Album Chart.

Billboard selected the album for its Billboard Pick feature describint it as "vibrant, soothing, tumultuous, placid and instrumentally brilliant" and Anderson's vocals "deliciously ingratiating". Rolling Stone pointed out the album's "gorgeous melodies, intelligent, carefully crafted, constantly surprising arrangements, concise and energetic performances" and "cryptic but evocative lyrics"

Fragile was Yes’ breakthrough album, featuring some of their best known tracks including Roundabout, Long Distance Runaround, and Heart Of The Sunrise.  

This release was cut from the original analogue master tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearant Audio.

This LP Record is on 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl is housed in a Gatefold sleeve and was released in 2016 pressed in Europe.

 

 

(081227946906)

Tracklisting:

 

 

Title

Time

A1

Roundabout

8:30

A2

Cans And Brahms

1:38

A3

We Have Heaven

1:40

A4

South Side Of The Sky

8:02

B1

Five Per Cent Of Nothing

0:35

B2

Long Distance Runaround

3:30

B3

The Fish (Schindleria Praematurus)

2:39

B4

Mood For A Day

3:00

B5

Heart Of The Sunrise

11:27

SKU 081227946906
Record Label Atlantic Records
Label / Model # Warner
Catalogue Number R1 82667
Country EU - Europe
Release Date (Year) 13 May 2016
Original Release Date (Year) 26 November 1971
Barcode # 081227946906
Shipping Weight 0.4300kg
Shipping Width 0.008m
Shipping Height 0.314m
Shipping Length 0.314m
Shipping Cubic 0.000789000m3
Type New
Format Limited Edition Reissue, 180 Gram Vinyl, Cut From Original Analogue Master Tapes, Gatefold Sleeve, Digital Download Code
Vinyl Colour Black
Genre Progressive Rock
Format VINYL LP

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