SHM CD Carpenters/The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra


Carpenters With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra [SHM-CD] [Japan Bonus Track -Please, Mr. Postman]. This Japan edition exclusively features the high-fidelity SHM-CD format and comes with a Japan edition bonus track. Comes with lyrics and a description. 

Carpenters With The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra pairs the revered original melodic-pop recordings of Richard and Karen Carpenter with brand-new symphonic arrangements composed, produced and conducted by Richard Carpenter himself. Performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and recorded at the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London, Richard’s fresh orchestrations coupled with Karen’s timeless vocals marks a historic reimagining, making for an essential collection of signature hits and beloved favorites including “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “Yesterday Once More,” “(They Long To Be) Close To You,” “Top of the World” and “Superstar.

Carpenter and the RPO convened in Studio 2 at Abbey Road from 13-16 August 2018, the hallowed location that hosted legendary recording sessions by The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and countless others. Richard’s new arrangements add to his original vocals and keyboards, Karen Carpenter’s vocals and drums, woodwinds by Bob Messenger and guitar by Tony Peluso.