Horizonby The Carpenters (Vinyl Record)
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The Carpenters: Horizon (Vinyl LP)

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Limited 180gm vinyl LP pressing of this album from the soft pop duo. Horizon is the sixth consecutive platinum-certified album by The Carpenters. It was recorded at A&M Studios (mainly in Studio D using then-state-of-the-art 24-track recording technology, 30 Dolby, and recorded at 30 inches per second). The Carpenters spent many hours experimenting with different sounds, techniques and effects. The album has been certified Platinum by the RIAA for shipments of 1 million copies. It was particularly successful in the United Kingdom and Japan, topping the charts and becoming one of the best-selling albums of 1975 in those countries. 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. Aurora, Only Yesterday, Desperado, Please Mr. Postman, I Can Dream Can't I?, Solitaire, Happy, (I'm Caught Between) Goodbye and I Love You, Love Me for What I Am, Eventide