Yes ‎– Fragile

Atlantic ‎– K 50009
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Comes with a full-colour booklet containing photos of the band, and psychedelic artwork.

Sleeve Notes:
Five tracks of this album are the individual ideas, personally arranged and organised, by the five members of the Band. "Cans And Brahms" is an adaptation by Rick Wakeman on which he plays electric piano taking the part of the strings, grand piano taking the part of the woodwind, organ taking the brass, electric harpsichord taking reeds, and synthesizer taking contra bassoon. "We Have Heaven" is a personal idea by Jon Anderson in which he sings all the vocal parts. "Five Per Cent For Nothing" is a sixteen bar tune by Bill Bruford, played twice by the Group, and taken directly from the percussion line. In Chris Squire's "The Fish", each riff, rhythm, and melody is produced by using the different sounds of the bass guitar. Steve Howe concludes with a solo guitar piece "Mood For A Day"
The remaining tracks on the album are Group arranged and performed.

Engineered by Eddy Offord assisted by Gary Martin
All titles, except Cans And Brahms, published by Yessongs
Sleeve drawings and photograpy by Roger Dean (colour photograph of Bill Bruford on drums by David Wright)
Bank loan arranged by Brian Lane
Recorded at Advision Studios, London, September 1971

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): K 50009 A 2401019 A//1 13 1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): K 50009 B 2401019 B//1 1 V 1

Other Versions (5 of 256) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
2401019, 2401 019 Yes Fragile(LP, Album) Atlantic, Atlantic 2401019, 2401 019 UK 1971 Sell This Version
SD 19132 Yes Fragile(LP, Album, RE, PRC) Atlantic SD 19132 US 1977 Sell This Version
82524-2 Yes Fragile(CD, Album, RM, Gol) Atlantic 82524-2 US 1993 Sell This Version
82667-4 Yes Fragile(Cass, Album, Club, RE, RM) Atlantic 82667-4 US 1994 Sell This Version
30.010 Yes Fragile(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Atlantic 30.010 Brazil 1976 Sell This Version