The Carpenters Close To You (LP)


Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing of this album from the soft pop duo. Close to You is the second studio album by The Carpenters, released on August 19, 1970. The album contains the hit singles “(They Long to Be) Close to You” and “We’ve Only Just Begun”.

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The album topped the Canadian Albums Chart and peaked at #2 on the US Billboard albums chart. It was also successful in the United Kingdom, entering the top 50 of the official chart for 76 weeks during the first half of the 1970s. 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.

UPC: 602557403725
GENRE: Vocal
THEME: Grammy Winner 1970 (13th Annual), Grammy Winning Artist
RELEASE DATE: 11/17/2017
PRODUCT ID: AMB002633601.1
LAST RETURN DATE: 11/17/2017
WEIGHT: .61 lb

– Side 1 –
1 We’ve Only Just Begun 3:04
2 Love Is Surrender 1:59
3 Maybe It’s You 3:04
4 Reason to Believe 3:03
5 Help! 3:03
6 (They Long to Be) Close to You 4:33
– Side 2 –
1 Baby It’s You 2:50
2 I’ll Never Fall in Love Again 2:57
3 Crescent Noon 4:10
4 Mr. Guder 3:15
5 I Kept on Loving You 2:14
6 Another Song 4:23

Additional information

Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 30 × 30 cm