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Close To You

Lyrics

Why do birds suddenly appear
Every time you are near?
Just like me, they long to be
Close to you.
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Why do birds suddenly appear
Every time you are near?
Just like me, they long to be
Close to you.
full lyrics

Features of This Track

easy listening qualities
a subtle use of vocal harmony
acoustic sonority
call and answer vocal harmony (Antiphony)
intricate melodic phrasing
use of a string ensemble
acoustic rhythm piano
a clear focus on recording studio production
major key tonality
melodic songwriting
brass instrument solos
a smooth female lead vocal
romantic lyrics
emphasis on instrumental arranging

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Comments

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Ladies and gentlemen, the incomparable voice of....Karen Carpenter. May you rest in peace.
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hamptonscott a g e
I recall her struggles. A life ended far too short.
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I LOVE HER MUSIC SOMUCH
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liduyvette
Love her music
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This Song Is Sweeter Than Wine:)
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lorimar72000
KAREN CARPENTER RIP......I LOVE YOUR MUSIC!!
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Hypergamy
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Just like me, they long to be, close to you!!!
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Dear god do u need all these beautiful people ?
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no drunk texting allowed!
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Lovely Voice...love this song its so perfect!
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parkercolora d o
jaydee it's time for you to stop drunk texting, and if that's not the case then it's time to quit texting
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Simply Beautiful:)
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gee @jason....I' m sorry I was the cause of that terrible 'hyper-grann y ' phenomena... b u t just because I've got it and the rest of the guys don't, doesn't give them the right to act uncivilized. . . a n d crude...and not-nice...a n d yukky...and almost as silly as this comment is...hold on...okay girls...reme m b e r . . . y o u have to take a number...rea d y ? (deafening screams)...n u m b e r 73457?...who ' s the lucky girl with 73457?...
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Miss Karen & her brother they both made the world a brighter place with their music!
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love the song close to you more than anything in the world
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titan89fan
Unless that one boy is The Fonz!!!
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All the girls in town following one boy around is called hypergamy which is biological in origin. It's not good for the overall culture though as the other boys have no incentive to invest in society or even behave in a civilized manner.
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I made a slow jazz version of this on my youtube page. Instrumental for singers. Look for khan flo mah , close to you.
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i was a bit surprised to find this was written about me
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Gone too soon
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Logan Lisa, your comment left me feeling like I was there with you......it really had an effect on me.
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What a voice. What a song. Why was she so miss understood.
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What avoice
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Voice of an angel!!!'
Noel Reyes Pinto
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he doesnt kno...yet��
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The voice of an angel. So beautiful.
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divax17
This is such a timeless classic.
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Another beautiful voice gone too soon
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aniciadap
She is a natural
Voice so pure
My mom used to say she is reminded of ringing silver bells & the sound of the tinkling of pure crystals whenever she hears her music
Not like today's singers who screams when they sing
One of a kind singer

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Bring,s me back to original garden feeling day,s day dreaming of being with those beautiful upper midwestern girls at a park or the comunity pool when i was a 10yr. Old upper midwetern boy
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No comments,,,j u s t beautiful,,, , ! ! ! nobody is like her,,, lov it!!
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she has the purest voice i have ever heard no one comes close
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Such a loss, a nightingale silenced much too soon.
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What a sweet beautiful young woman.What a loss.we all luv and remember u
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Karen rip miss Ur voice!
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loganlisa16
My grandma sang this song to me on her deathbed. Last time I talked to my grandma and she took my hand and my mom's hand and started singing it to us.
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with a stomach to boot. lmfao
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Voice of an angel
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Childhood memories, great song.. Her voice is so wonderful to listen..
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This woman had a beautiful voice. What a tragedy that she died at such a young age. Wish I could have known her. She seems to have had so much more to give, tho she left a fantastic legacy of recordings.
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Love it
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Love the song
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Like Marvin Gaye, Karen's voice is just beautiful and love hearing her when I'm not listening to classic rock. R.I.P Karen, you'll surely be missed and happy in heaven singing your heart out. Thanks for your gifts as a beautiful singer. :)
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Wow Shelby Lynne co wrote this? Absolutely amazing writing from the wonderful Shelby Lynne!
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carojoro54
One of the most wonderful classics for this group!!!! Many memories with this song!!!!
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I love it
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MY WEDDING SONG SOMEDAY?
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So sweet
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1. kiss your left hand
2. say your crushes name
3. close your hand
4. say your name
5. say a school day
6. open your hand and look at your hand
7. post this on 20 other songs and your crush will ask you out on the day you said!
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