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“I know I ask perfection of a quite imperfect world and fool enough to think that's what I'll find.” ― Karen Carpenter, The Carpenters - I Need To Be In Love Lyrics

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"Close to you", Karen Carpenter--I use to sing this to my daughter and substitue "boys" for "girls" in the lyrics... love this song.

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the real karen carpenter story told through the reenactment of events in karen's life by barbie dolls and mixed media features insights into the affliction o...

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Karen Carpenter - Ave Maria..original pinner writes.."Best version of the song ever. Simple and beautiful. The orchestration is amazing, and then there's the voice".

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Karen Carpenter suffered from anorexia, an eating disorder which was little known at the time. She died in 1983 at age 32 from heart failure caused by complications related to her illness. Carpenter's death led to increased visibility and awareness of eating disorders (Wikipedia)

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Karen Carpenter, 1950-1983 She had the best voice. I still sing along to her music. A Mid West girl who made it big and was pressured to lose weight. (She must have been a size 6 at the most.) You're missed Karen!

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