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A Song For You

Lyrics

I've been so many places in my life and time
I've sung a lot of songs I've made some bad rhyme
I've acted out my love in stages
With ten thousand people watching
full lyrics
I've been so many places in my life and time
I've sung a lot of songs I've made some bad rhyme
I've acted out my love in stages
With ten thousand people watching
full lyrics

Features of This Track

easy listening qualities
intricate melodic phrasing
acoustic rhythm piano
a clear focus on recording studio production
acoustic sonority
major key tonality
string section beds
melodic songwriting
a breathy female lead vocalist
a prominent saxophone part
prominent organ
romantic lyrics
vocal harmonies
emphasis on instrumental arranging

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Comments

Sounds like she sang this sing for Richard... She hit it with every single note, each phrase, each word
Somehow i never heard this song until now. I especially like when she hits the high notes on this one, sounds so cute.
Never again will we hear a voice as pretty
Karen knows I remember when we were together. I just did not know your life would be over so soon. Love you still.
Love it
This song brings me to my knees when Karen says, 'and when my life is over, remember when we were together...' Thanks to the Universe for giving us Karen and Richard Carpenter.
Simply Beautiful:)
Loved Karen and all she accomplished ! Taken from us too soon.... She will remain an inspiration!
colea92
A sad day when she left this world. Beautiful voice.
Karen definitely had a wonderful voice. I do miss her.
Karen Carpenter had a voice like no one else! Beautiful and timeless!
Love this music, can never get to old or be too young to listen to the carpenters.
hernandeza30
pure heaven! If anyone can bring you into a better place it was the Carpenters.
By far the best female easy listening singer in the last 50 years! The Carpenters had such a warm, romantic sound and they just don't write songs like theirs anymore. I never get tired of hearing the Carpenters voices blended together so wonderfully delightful! She died so very young and we certainly missed out on many more wonderful Carpenter songs!
Navigate to the Leon Russel version if you want to read the lyrics.
where are the lyrics? I grew up with the Carpenters, it was so sad how she ended up getting so ill.
I think it does not get better, then it gets better, pure greatness
susan350
this song just stops me in my tracks no matter what I'm doing and I just have to sit and listen. Takes me back! I love it!
ballmi
Where are all the lyrics??? She is the third on my list of all time favorite female vocalists.
She was truly an angle that wasn't able to stand up to the trials and tribulations we all face each day
ron.hand
Awesome voice! Wonder what she would be like today if she were still around?
one of my fav...so beautiful.
1 or 2 ladies with a better voice. God she is good!
crosett2
Great Song
eviemendoza
nice..
Myauras....i n this world of doom and gloom how can ANYTHING be TOO happy sounding? Lighten up! Just listening to the voice of the century makes this song great. There will never be another Karen Carpenter... . w h a t a voice!!
Great song--check out the version by Ray Charles, too!
I love this song except for the bridge. Too happy sounding.

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