1. The new Carpenters recording with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra is now available for preorder! Use this link to preorder, and help us out at the same time. Thank you!

News Carpenters Royal Philharmonic Purchasing, Ordering, Shipping Thread

Discussion in 'A Song For You: The Carpenters Forum' started by Harry, Nov 26, 2018.

  1. Song4uman

    Song4uman Well-Known Member

    Of course anyone can answer and say whatever they want to.
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  2. Joeyesterday

    Joeyesterday Active Member

    I ordered my Target exclusive Nov 3 and my app order status has changed to preparing for shipping. It looks like the store may only carry the regular CD. The last 2 stores I have been in have shrunk their CD shelves in half.
  3. leadmister

    leadmister Well-Known Member

    I heard the bonus track was going to be a duet between KC and Elvis called "Photoshopped Photograph". I read it in this post I just wrote on this forum so it must be true.
  4. leadmister

    leadmister Well-Known Member

    I just had to say hell with it and go ahead and order the CD from Japan, as well as the vinyl from Amazon. That makes all 4 versions available (Amazon CD and Vinyl, Target CD and Japan CD). That's pretty much my entire Christmas gift list to myself this year, as well as a few extra stocking stuffers for family and friends.
  5. Rick-An Ordinary Fool

    Rick-An Ordinary Fool Well-Known Member

    I’m hoping that duet has some Shhaa Laaa Laaa’s and woah woah’s in it. :wink:
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  6. leadmister

    leadmister Well-Known Member

    Like Sacre Bleu? lol
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  7. Rick-An Ordinary Fool

    Rick-An Ordinary Fool Well-Known Member

    We’re in the same boat..I won’t be able to eat lunch for weeks and Starbucks forget about it. :laugh:
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  8. Rachel

    Rachel Someone said that time would ease the pain...

    I also ordered my Target CD on November 3rd. It is still showing a delivery date of December 10 to the 13th for me.
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  9. leadmister

    leadmister Well-Known Member

    That seems to be the standard estimate for shipping within the US, 3-6 days. I got the same thing.
  10. John Tkacik

    John Tkacik Active Member

    Last night I looked at the Target circular that came with my Sunday paper and there was no mention of the RPO release. They only advertised the soundtrack to the new Mary Poppins movie & a release by an artist named Brett Young as being this week's new releases.
  11. leadmister

    leadmister Well-Known Member

    3 days until release, folks! Let's keep it hyped!
  12. Jeff

    Jeff Well-Known Member

    CD Japan has the bonus track listed as Please Mister Postman.
    Yeehaw. All three #1s intact. Has anyone yet learned of the U.S. Target bonus track information. This release has the potential to shoot up le' charts to #1. It may ship Platinum. This would become the duo's second #1 album. In 1973 The Singles 69-73 hit the top. Lightening always strikes twice in my world.
    Oh ya, naysayers choke.
    I mean that lovingly...sort of.
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  13. ars nova

    ars nova Active Member

    I just received this:

    Just letting you know that an item from your order has shipped, and we've processed your payment of $14.06. If you have any questions, check out your order details page. Thanks for shopping Target.
    Standard shipping
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  14. leadmister

    leadmister Well-Known Member

    Yeah, the haters can bite me. Lovingly, of course. :rotf:
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  15. Joeyesterday

    Joeyesterday Active Member

    My Target still only says shipping, but nothing about shipped yet. . No US postal service tomorrow so maybe a slight delay.
  16. GaryAlan

    GaryAlan Well-Known Member

    From the UK:
    10 Things You Need to Know This Week December 3-9 | BBC America

    Carpenters with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
    "London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra has previously added a fresh, elegant spin to the back catalogs of Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin. Here they team up with Richard Carpenter to add lavish orchestral arrangements to the original vocal and instrumental tracks from 17 classic Carpenters songs including “(They Long To Be) Close To You,” “Superstar,” and “Rainy Days and Mondays.” Dropping Friday, the results should shine a new spotlight on the late Karen Carpenter‘s remarkably pure and emotive voice."
  17. Mike Blakesley

    Mike Blakesley Well-Known Member Moderator

    Just got my "has shipped!" notice from Amazon!
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  18. scottb

    scottb Member

    As of right now 11:30 EST Target.Com has the bonus track version online to order. Maybe they received more copies. Anyway I was stupid for not pre-ordering it when it first was announced and placed my order today. I figured I would post this for anyone that didn't order the Target exclusive version.
  19. CarpentersToYou

    CarpentersToYou What I feel has come and gone before...

    Thanks, Scottb. I just purchased it hoping that that means we'll get the bonus track. Let's cross our fingers for "Those Good Old Dreams"!
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  20. David A

    David A Well-Known Member

    Received a confirmation email today from Target - product shipped!

    Edit: Really glad to hear that "Postman" is the mystery track!
  21. newvillefan

    newvillefan I Know My First Name Is Stephen

    Do we know yet from any source if Those Good Old Dreams is going to feature on any release in any territory as a bonus track or has it been consigned to the editing room floor permanently?
  22. CarpentersToYou

    CarpentersToYou What I feel has come and gone before...

    Good news! Got notice that my Target editin if the cd just dispatched and I only ordered it today.
  23. Joeyesterday

    Joeyesterday Active Member

    My Target order is on the way via UPS. I thought it might be coming in US postal so hopefully this will be faster.
  24. leadmister

    leadmister Well-Known Member

    No shipping on the Amazon or Target CD orders yet for me, but I expect to get notifications tomorrow.
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