The Singles 1969-1973 (Reissue, Remastered, 180 Gram vinyl)
Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing of this album from the soft pop duo. This collection of Carpenters’ biggest Top 10 hits shows off the lush melodies brought out in Richard Carpenter’s arrangements and Karen’s flawless vocals. The packaging is original, including the notes about the origin of each track. The Carpenters produced a distinct soft musical style, combining Karen’s contralto vocals with Richard’s arranging and composition skills. During their 14-year career, the Carpenters recorded ten albums, along with numerous singles and several television specials. Their career together ended in 1983 following Karen’s death from heart failure brought on by complications of anorexia.