"Fragile" is the fourth studio album from the English progressive rock band Yes, released in November 1971. It was their first album recorded with keyboardist Rick Waleman after the departure of Tony Kaye earlier in the same year. Formed of nine tracks, four of which are group performances, while five are solo features written by each member. It marked the band's first collaboration with artist Roger Dean, who would design their logo and many of their future covers.
"Fragile" was the band's greatest commercial and critical success at the time of it's release. It peaked at number 4 in the U.S. and number 7 in the U.K. albums chart. The song "Roundabout" was released as a single in the U.S. and is one of the band's best known songs. The album was certified double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for selling in excess of two million copies.
Yes - Fragile
U.K. Atlantic K50009 (1971) re-issue.
Album produced by Yes and Eddy Offord
The vinyl record attains a strong excellent grading, suggesting few plays.
Audio quality is very clear and strong throughout.
The original colour booklet artwork included is in excellent condition
The hinged record cover is in excellent condition, displaying only minor signs of wear.
Both record centre labels are clean and unmarked.