(180 Gram Vinyl)
Limited 180 gram vinyl LP pressing. Fragile is the fourth studio album from progressive rock band Yes, originally released in November 1971 on Atlantic Records. It is their first album recorded with keyboardist Rick Wakeman in the band's line-up after Tony Kaye was fired for having a lack of interest in learning more electronic keyboards. Formed of nine tracks, four are group performances while the remaining five are solo features written by each member. It's 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 upon it's release and was a commercial and critical success, reaching #4 on the US Billboard Top LPs chart and #7 on the UK Albums Chart. "Roundabout" was released as a single in the US which reached #13 and is one of the band's best known songs.