On November 26, 1971.

Fragile

On November 26, 1971, “Atlantic” label released “Fragile”, the fourth Yes studio album.  It was recorded in September 1971, at the “Advison Studios” in London, and was produced by Eddy Offord, Jon Anderson, Steve Howe, Chris Squire, Bill Bruford and Rick Wakeman.  The album was certified 2 x Platinum in US by “RIAA”.

Personnel:

  • Jon Anderson– lead and backing vocals
  • Steve Howe– electric and acoustic guitars, backing vocals
  • Rick Wakeman– Hammond organ, grand piano, Mellotron, Minimoog
  • Chris Squire– bass guitars, electric guitar, backing vocals
  • Bill Bruford– drums, percussion
  • Roger Dean – design, photography
  • David Wright – photography

Track listing:

  1. Roundabout – Jon Anderson, Steve Howe
  2. Cans and Brahms – Johannes Brahms, arranged by Rick Wakeman
  3. We Have Heaven – Jon Anderson
  4. South Side of the Sky – Jon Anderson, Chris Squire
  5. Five Per Cent for Nothing – Bill Bruford
  6. Long Distance Runaround – Jon Anderson
  7. The Fish – Chris Squire
  8. Mood for a Day – Steve Howe
  9. Heart of the Sunrise – Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Bill Bruford

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