I was born to belong to the lines of a song...
...Well, Richard states that on the specific song There's A Kind of Hush that Karen
did not sing "full-out." (15:54). Richard goes on to say "It had a whole different sound to it." (16:12).
Randy Bash listened to the song and said "it doesn't quite sound like Karen" and Richard adds "and, it doesn't." (16:36).
Richard says "I made the mistake of putting a synthesizer on it."(17:12).
In a rare moment of honesty and lucidity even Richard has to agree that Karen doesn't sound like Karen when she doubles herself - I rest my case. But the mistake wasn't putting a synthesizer on it - it was using the doubling technique from the start.
You'd think two talented, intelligent people could have figured that out at the beginning - Hey Herb, where was the rational adult in the room? What a monumental waste of talent...