“Superstar” — Carpenters

I’m not usually keen on those “beyond the grave” collaborations, where some recordings by a deceased artist are paired with some performers who are still with us to “introduce the song to a new generation”…or “get some additional life out the record company’s back catalogue”, depending on your level of cynicism…

These collaborations can sometimes feel a bit creepy, to my ears, so I don’t go out my way to listen to them as a rule.

For that reason, I didn’t have terribly high expectations when I noticed a video of the Carpenters with the Royal Philharmonic…



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No Words, No Song

Without words, it’s just a nice tune. Add words — now you’ve got a song. And songs can change your world. I write about some that changed mine.