“Close To You” by Carpenters - album review

features in: Album Chart of 1970Album Chart of the Decade: 1970s1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die external-link.png

TJR says

Second album from the California-based siblings, Richard (24) and Karen (20), featuring their massive breakthrough hit “(They Long To Be) Close To You” (US #1) and the follow up smash “We‘ve Only Just Begun” (US #2). There are more enjoyable, less drippy, moments on the LP, but not many.

The Jukebox Rebel

A1 [03:04] 3.5.png Carpenters - We‘ve Only Just Begun (Paul Williams, Roger Nichols) Pop Ballad
A2 [01:59] 1.2.png Carpenters - Love Is Surrender (Ralph Carmichael) Pop
A3 [03:09] 1.0.png Carpenters - Maybe It‘s You (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis) Pop Ballad
A4 [03:02] 1.4.png Carpenters - Reason To Believe (Tim Hardin) Country
A5 [03:02] 4.2.png Carpenters - Help (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) Pop
A6 [04:34] 1.3.png Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) Crooner / Cabaret
B1 [02:50] 3.5.png Carpenters - Baby It‘s You (Burt Bacharach, Mack David, Barney Williams) Pop Ballad
B2 [02:56] 2.2.png Carpenters - I‘ll Never Fall In Love Again (Burt Bacharach, Hal David) Pop
B3 [04:09] 4.8.png Carpenters - Crescent Noon (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis) Songwriter
B4 [03:17] 4.3.png Carpenters - Mr. Guder (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis) Cerebral Pop
B5 [02:13] 0.8.png Carpenters - I Kept On Loving You (Roger Nichols, Paul Williams) Pop
B6 [04:22] 3.1.png Carpenters - Another Song (Richard Carpenter, John Bettis) Cerebral Pop

© The Jukebox Rebel 2005-2020 All Rights Reserved