iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Solitaire Sing The Carpenters Greatests Hits by Solitaire, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Solitaire Sing The Carpenters Greatests Hits

Solitaire

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Customer Reviews

Great Effort which Respects Karen & Richard Carpenter

I had written a very detailed review, but iTunes Store managed to clobber it when I temporarily switched views, but the summary is that this album is a very faithful "copy" of these timeless hits. The lead vocal is excellent. I don't know who she is but she obviously did her homework when considering Karen's own treatment of the lyrics. Her timing and pitch are impeccable. She holds notes to achieve the proper tempo. "Only Yesterday" and "Superstar" are complicated harmonies but they ring so true.
The arrangements are quite close to what Richard & his old team decided on. When Solitaire does depart from the standards set down in the 1970's, it is for good reason. They don't try to improve on the songs; they merely sought to reporoduce the unique sound, and for that Solitaire has made one fan very proud The Carpenters' legacy hasn't been forgotten.

Biography

Genre: Dance

Years Active: '90s, '00s

The brainchild of German keyboardist Elmar Schulte, this recording entity is based in the small town of Paderborn, yet draws inspiration from foreign landscapes, particularly the wide open spaces of the American Southwest, Scotland, and Norway. Schulte named the group, in fact, after his admiration for the music on Desert Solitaire, an album by American synthesists Steve Roach, Kevin Braheny, and Michael Stearns (see listing under Roach). Solitaire's dark, textural pieces and occasional...
Full Bio
Solitaire Sing The Carpenters Greatests Hits, Solitaire
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Contemporaries