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The Fragile (album) by Nine Inch Nails

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The Fragile
The Fragile by Nine Inch Nails (1999)
Overall rank: 504th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 384 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 20 albums of 1999 (12th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1990s (98th)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (504th)

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Nine Inch Nails bestography

The Fragile is ranked 3rd best out of 19 albums by Nine Inch Nails on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Nine Inch Nails is The Downward Spiral which is ranked number 158 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 16,880.

Nine Inch Nails album bestography « Higher ranked (495th) This album (504th) Lower ranked (1,502nd) »
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Members who like this album also like: Kid A by Radiohead, OK Computer by Radiohead and The Downward Spiral by Nine Inch Nails.

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The Fragile track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickSomewhat Damaged
 87/100 (81 votes)
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2.The Day The World Went Away
 87/100 (88 votes)
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3.The Frail
 81/100 (61 votes)
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4.The Wretched
 84/100 (62 votes)
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5.Track pickWe're In This Together
 89/100 (92 votes)
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6.The Fragile
 84/100 (63 votes)
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7.Just Like You Imagined
 85/100 (56 votes)
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8.Even Deeper
 83/100 (54 votes)
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9.Pilgrimage
 80/100 (52 votes)
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10.No, You Don't
 81/100 (55 votes)
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11.Track pickLa Mer
 87/100 (64 votes)
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12.The Great Below
 86/100 (64 votes)
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13.The Way Out Is Through
 81/100 (50 votes)
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14.Into The Void
 86/100 (68 votes)
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15.Where Is Everybody?
 83/100 (54 votes)
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16.The Mark Has Been Made
 80/100 (51 votes)
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17.Please
 82/100 (51 votes)
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18.Starfuckers, Inc.
 81/100 (58 votes)
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19.Complication
 79/100 (48 votes)
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20.I'm Looking Forward To Joining You, Finally
 80/100 (48 votes)
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21.The Big Come Down
 85/100 (52 votes)
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22.Underneath It All
 81/100 (48 votes)
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23.Ripe (With Decay)
 81/100 (48 votes)
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The Fragile rankings

The Fragile ratings

Average Rating: 
78/100 (from 384 votes)
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70/100
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75/100
 
70/100
03/12/2019 16:11
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80/100
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85/100
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64/100

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The Fragile comments

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85/100
From MusicLover4581 02/22/2019 18:21
Underrated, meditative listen.
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Rating:  
90/100
From soulplastic9 05/24/2018 14:39
Impresive work. Highly recommended to every one.
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90/100
From TheHolyKiwi 07/07/2017 11:52
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.
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70/100
From Space-Dementia 10/11/2016 00:23
If he had thrown out the last nine songs, this would probably be in my top 100. Still good though.
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95/100
From souplipton 05/27/2016 01:38
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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75/100
From sethmadsen 05/15/2016 17:20
I didn't get it. Maybe next time.
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70/100
From exileonthehell 10/24/2015 22:41
The lenght is okay, but they need to delete some songs from it. My favourites are Somewhat Damaged, The Big Come Down and We're In This Together Now. The last tracks are also great.
One thing I habe to said, is that the 90's NIN artworks weren't brilliant, a seashell? a tree? A great band overall
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100/100
From bernstein64 06/13/2015 11:41
At the end of the 20th Century comes the 21st Century sequel to Pink Floyd's 'The Wall'. Play loud. Be prepared to be sonically flayed, de-constructed & purified. Highlight - 'The Great Below', the perfect ballad for the isolationist cyber society.
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From Zalmoxis 01/08/2014 03:23
Best album of NIN and one of the bests of all time.
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From setalpgninnpseki 10/18/2013 15:29
Quite morbid, but very good. Highlights are the Big Come Down, the Wretched, and La Mer.
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