The Fragile (studio album) by Nine Inch Nails
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The best album by Nine Inch Nails is The Downward Spiral which is ranked number 144 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 11,474.
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Album Rating: 74.48
Far, far too long.
1.Somewhat Damaged. 73
2.The Day The World Went Away. 94
3.The Frail. 80
4.The Wretched. 74
5.We're In This Together. 85
6.The Fragile. 86
7.Just Like You Imagined. 75
8.Even Deeper. 74
10.No, You Don't. 68
11.La Mer. 73
12.The Great Below. 83
13.The Way Out Is Through. 74
14.Into The Void. 75
15.Where Is Everybody? 72
16.The Mark Has Been Made. 69
18.Starfuckers, Inc. 69
20.I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally. 72
21.The Big Come Down. 78
22.Underneath It All. 68
23.Ripe (With Decay). 69
It's not bad. But it's not great. I pull it out for an airing about once every 18 months. I always think I'm missing something. Every time I'm slightly expecting it to be the moment where it finally resonates with me. But it still hasn't happened. To much repetitive tone for much of it. Maybe one day I'll be in the exact head space where it all clicks.
I was not excited about this album for a long time, but the Ultimate Edition is much better than the normal.
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The Fragile is a fantastic emotional journey through sound and perhaps Trent's best work.
Underrated, meditative listen.
Impresive work. Highly recommended to every one.
Love the sound Trent was going for on this record. Huge record but I love every second. There is some filler but personally, I think NIN tends to blend these tracks very well together within the rest of the stand-outs creating and re-enforcing the thematic concept of the album to make an exceptional experience.
If he had thrown out the last nine songs, this would probably be in my top 100. Still good though.
Really great album from NIN. Long, but quality tracks throughout. Starfuckers doesn't really feel like it belongs on the album, not a weak track, but a really poor fit. Pilgrimage doesn't do anything for me either. Besides that, not really anything to complain about on this album. Into the Void and Somewhat Damaged are the top tracks on the album. Not quite as good as Downward Spiral, but not far behind.
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