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Karen Carpenter - Karen Carpenter album

Karen Carpenter - Karen Carpenter album
Performer: Karen Carpenter
Genre: Electro / Rock
Title: Karen Carpenter
FLAC album size: 1506
Style: Pop Rock, Disco
Country: Europe
Released: 1996

Karen Carpenter's solo album, recorded in 1979-80, was never released on vinyl

Karen Carpenter ‎– Karen Carpenter. Label: A&M Records ‎– CD-0588.

Karen Carpenter is the only solo album by singer/drummer Karen Carpenter of the Carpenters, recorded in 1979-80 and released by A&M Records in 1996. It has sold around 1 million copies worldwide. The album was recorded in New York with producer Phil Ramone in 1979 and 1980, during the time that her brother Richard was being treated for an addiction to Quaaludes. Some of the songs from the album were later featured on the Carpenters' 1989 compilation Lovelines and later releases.

Karen Carpenter is Karen Carpenter's eponymous solo album. Recorded in late 1979 and 1980, Carpenter cut a few demo tracks in New York with producer Phil Ramone. Executives at A&M Records weren't satisfied with Carpenter's new sound, so Carpenter decided to never release any of the songs. In 1989, Carpenter's brother, Richard, released a few of her solo songs on the album Lovelines. Those songs, as well as the remaining completed ones, were released in 1996 on this album

Karen Carpenter is the only eponymous solo project by singer/drummer Karen Carpenter, released on CD by A&M Records in 1996. on Karen's album have since then spoke out confirming that Karen Carpenter very much wanted her album to be released and that it was not her idea or decision to shelve i. .An episode of E! True Hollywood Story claims that Herb Alpert called the album "unreleaseable". Quincy Jones championed releasing the album to Derek Green, an A&M Records vice-president, but Alpert, Green and Moss insisted the album had to be cancelled.

album del 1996 di Karen Carpenter. Leggi in un'altra lingua. Aggiungi agli osservati speciali. Karen Carpenter è l'unico album in studio da solista della cantante e batterista statunitense Karen Carpenter (The Carpenters), pubblicato postumo nel 1996 e registrato nel periodo 1979-1980. All Because of You – 3:31. Making Love in the Afternoon (feat. Peter Cetera) – 3:57. Remember When Lovin' Took All Night – 3:50.

Karen Carpenter is the only solo album by singer/drummer Karen Carpenter of the Carpenters, recorded in 1979-80 and released by A&M Records in 1996 Karen Carpenter. Cover to Karen Carpenter's solo album. Studio album by Karen Carpenter. Karen was backed by various New York and Los Angeles studio musicians, including Steve Gadd, Greg Phillinganes, Louis Johnson and members of Billy Joel's band. Refusal and posthumous release. A&M executives in New York approved the material, but the executives in Los Angeles, including label owners Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss, responded negatively. Ramone recalls that Carpenter broke down in tears.

Karen Carpenter and her brother sent out many demos until they attracted the attention of A&M Records co-founder Herb Alpert. He, along with Jerry Moss, eventually signed Karen and Richard as The Carpenters to the A&M record label in April of 1969. There the Carpenters cut their first album Offering in which Karen sang most of the tunes. President Richard Nixon and the Carpenters at the White House, August 1, 1972. Their only popular single released from that album, the main track, a remake of The Beatles' Ticket to Ride, reached only to number 54 on the Billboard Hot 100 Charts.

Karen Anne Carpenter was a highly successful American pop singer and drummer. She and her brother, Richard, formed the popular 1970s duo Carpenters. This page deals with her solo career which consisted on a single eponymous album which was finally released in 1996. All of the songs were from the New York solo sessions with producer Phil Ramone in 1979 and 1980.

Продавец: Интернет-магазин Ozon. Адрес: Россия, Москва, Пресненская набережная, 10. ОГРН: 1027739244741

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Lovelines
2 All Because Of You
3 If I Had You
4 Making Love In The Afternoon
Vocals – Peter Cetera
5 If We Try
6 Remember When Lovin' Took All Night
7 Still In Love With You
8 My Body Keeps Changing My Mind
9 Make Believe It's Your First Time
10 Guess I Just Lost My Head
11 Still Crazy After All These Years
12 Last One Singin' The Blues

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Polygram K.K.
  • Record Company – Polydor K.K.


  • Producer – Phil Ramone

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4988005186065
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
540 588-2 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter ‎(CD, Album, RM) A&M Records 540 588-2 Europe 1996
31454 0588 2 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter ‎(CD, Album, Club, RM) A&M Records 31454 0588 2 US 1996
UICY-3549 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter ‎(CD, Album, RE) A&M Records, Universal Music UICY-3549 Japan Unknown
CD 500588 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter ‎(CD, Album, Club, RM) A&M Records CD 500588 Canada 1996
540 588-4 Karen Carpenter Karen Carpenter ‎(Cass, Album) A&M Records 540 588-4 Indonesia 1996

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