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Pre-recorded Live In Japan?

Discussion in 'A Song For You: The Carpenters Forum' started by Simon KC1950, Mar 11, 2018.

  1. Simon KC1950

    Simon KC1950 Active Member Thread Starter

    I was just listening to Rainy Days And Mondays at the start of the Live In Japan album and at the part "Hanging around nothing to do but frown", the backing vocals part that sings "Hanging Around" sounds like Karen whilst Karen is singing the lead. Did they use pre recorded backing vocals ?
  2. newvillefan

    newvillefan Well-Known Member

    That’s one of the guys (probably Doug Strawn or Danny Woodhams) doing backing vocals in falsetto :)
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  3. I thought I once read they did have concert equipment that was designed to "augment" their voices (perhaps with a delay); it might have been around the time they were featured in the Shure microphone ads.
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  4. arthowson

    arthowson Active Member

    i thought the Hangin around was a prerecorded backing track. only live concert I've heard it though
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