Friday, January 25, 2008
Okay, you want me to break your heart? DO you?
God -- this song. FIrst off you get the brilliance of the Roger Nichols / Paul Williams songwriting team, which if you ask me was virtually unbeatable in terms of perfect pop for a five-year stretch. Second, you get Karen's unbelievable, soul-stirring, tear-jerking voice -- really one of the most underrated set of pipes in the history of pop ('cause, you know, god forbid soft-pop ever catch a break, critically, right?). Third, you get that BRILLIANT harmony arrangement -- that swell when Richard comes in. Its really just perfect in so many ways.
Plus, I'm sorry, this might be inappropriate for various reasons, but is Karen not hot in this video? Wow.
This heartbreak was brought to you by Diet-Rite soda.