Limited double 180gm audiophile vinyl LP pressing in gatefold jacket. The Collected album by The Carpenters brings a beautiful collection from the immense popular soft-pop duo. From their humble beginnings in the late 1960s until today, siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter are one of the most successful duos in musical history. With Karen’s absolutely perfect vocal delivery and Richard’s creative arrangements, they were unstoppable. This set inside a gatefold sleeve brings together their hits, album tracks and more. It delivers the best selection of easy listening songs in a nutshell. Glorious pop nuggets by The Carpenters will melt the heart and uplift the soul, including ‘Close to You’, ‘Ticket to Ride’, ‘We’ve Only Just Begun’, ‘Superstar’, ‘Rainy Days And Mondays’, ‘Bless the Beasts And the Children’, ‘Hurting Each Other’ and many more. A Easter egg is the track ‘Karen’s Theme’ by Richard Carpenter, who dedicated this song to Karen after her tragic death in 1983.