I gave this 4 stars.s I really do love this song...good rthym, positive, Perhaps a kind of rare song as far as one in which being in love is a good thing for Karen or whoever. Once again, as with so many other songs, it's like Karen's voice is some type of liquid and is put on a slide or roller coaster up and down.
Last Edit: Feb 27, 2006 0:09:03 GMT -5 by smoothie2
Post by YesterdayOnceMore on Feb 28, 2006 9:25:36 GMT -5
See my avatar - "Happy is the way I'm feelin' and I know it comes from bein' with you." Another great Tony Peluso number and Karen sings it with gusto! I like this arrangement very much, and I love the happy way this song makes me feel.
All 5 stars from me! Tim
"....all my best memories come back clearly to me, some can even make me cry...just like before, it's Yesterday Once More...."
This has been one of my all-time favorite songs since I first heard it in 1975. I really wish Carpenters would have done more songs like this.
As with the other songs Karen's voice is great. Peluso's guitar work is fab (as a matter of fact Tony co-wrote this song). Richard's arrangment is out of this world great. But what makes this song stand out is the interesting use of synthesizer toward the end of the song.
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Yeah, a great song! I remember the first time I heard this song. I had just bought a TWINTAPE of the 2 SINGLES albums...back in Summer of 1989. I was in Swift Current visiting my Grandpa, and went and bought the tape. I was so enthralled with the SINGLES albums, both of them. They sounded so fresh and so crystal clear. I had previously heard the first SINGLES album on 8-track, so the sound clarity was not there...I thought I had died and gone to heaven, listening to her fresh, crisp vocals...and the song HAPPY I just adored. I had never heard it before. I hated, with a passion SOLITAIRE...and couldn't wait for THAT song to end...and of course, now, it happens to be my FAVORITVE recording of all time...
Post by Prisoner_Walking on Mar 20, 2006 10:02:52 GMT -5
A simple yet universal message of happiness, aptly arranged and performed. 'Happy' is a welcome change of pace; a much needed ray of light on a lyrically glum album. There's a refreshing use of acoustic guitar here, but I must confess, I am not a fan of the 'flatline-esque' sythesizer...any higher pitched and all the dogs in the area would break loose.
5 stars. cool song, the (hearing test) synthesizer effect was trippy, when it goes higher and higher in frequency. I have not heard that from the C's before. Also i wonder if they used the spinning speaker effect on certain parts, like on "Happy is the way..."