Love Songs (The Carpenters album)

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Love Songs
Compilation album by The Carpenters
Released 1997
Recorded 1970–1981
Genre Pop
Length 76:32
Label A&M/Universal Music & Video Distribution
Producer Richard Carpenter
The Carpenters chronology
Interpretations
(1995)
Love Songs
(1997)
Reflections
(1998)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3/5 stars[2]

Love Songs contains the Carpenters' love ballads, from their first big hit, "(They Long to Be) Close to You" to their later songs, like "Make Believe It's Your First Time" and "Where Do I Go from Here?". It remained on the Billboard charts for over six months and was certified Gold.

Track listings[edit]

  1. "I Need to Be in Love" — from the album A Kind of Hush
  2. "Solitaire" — from the album Horizon
  3. "We've Only Just Begun" — from the album Close to You
  4. "This Masquerade" — from the album Now & Then
  5. "You're the One" — from the album Lovelines
  6. "Superstar" — from the album Carpenters
  7. "Rainy Days and Mondays" — from the album Carpenters
  8. "Top of the World" — from the album A Song for You
  9. "Make Believe It's Your First Time" — from the album Voice of the Heart
  10. "I Just Fall in Love Again" — from the album Passage
  11. "(They Long to Be) Close to You" — from the album Close to You
  12. "For All We Know" — from the album Carpenters
  13. "Where Do I Go from Here?" — from the album Lovelines
  14. "Only Yesterday" — from the album Horizon
  15. "All You Get from Love Is a Love Song" — from the album Passage
  16. "When I Fall in Love" — from the album Lovelines
  17. "Hurting Each Other" — from the album A Song for You
  18. "I Won't Last a Day Without You" — from the album A Song for You
  19. "A Song for You" — from the album A Song for You
  20. "Goodbye to Love" — from the album A Song for You

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Love Songs - Carpenters". Allmusic. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  2. ^ Brackett, Nathan; Christian Hoard (2004). The Rolling Stone Album Guide. New York City, New York: Simon and Schuster. p. 140. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.