Tapestry

Carole King - Tapestry
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
1971 Ratings: #11 / 99
User Score
Based on 97 ratings
1971 Ratings: #14
February 10, 1971 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic

With its reliance on pianos and gentle drumming, Tapestry is a light and airy work on its surface, occasionally skirting the boundaries of jazz, but it's also an intensely emotional record, the songs confessional and direct; in its time it connected with listeners like few records before it, and it remains an illuminating experience decades later.

100
American Songwriter

It is those phases that deliver Tapestry from being a mere collection of love songs; and in many ways, pave the way for what the singer/songwriter movement would become-deeply personal, musically organic and looking for order amongst conflicting times, needs and survival in a world quickly evolving.

MasterCrackfox
83
What the hell. How is this so good? This is super reminiscent of Fleetwood Mac, which is unsurprising given that soft rock moniker is here. King has an impressive vocal range, and is fully capable of expressing her emotion and power through her voice. Along with this, the instrumentation across this album is hugely solid and effective. I really don't have much against this album and will likely return to it more to see how much more this album sticks for me. One listen in and I'm already pretty ... read more
APOLONICA
95
Pure love songs.
NobodyWins
90
I Feel the Earth Move - 10
So Far Away - 8.5
It's Too Late - 8.5
Home Again - 8.0
Beautiful - 8.0
Way Over Yonder - 9.0
You've Got a Friend - 10
Where You Lead - 9.0
Will You Love Me Tomorrow? - 10
Smackwater Jack - 9.0
Tapestry - 7.5
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman - 10

107.5/120

Final rating: 90%

Comments: lovely, just lovely. Like a warm hug. Listen to when it's pissing down outside with a nice cup of tea!
JotaBrasil
90
Infelizmente, nem todos os grandes álbuns conseguem manter a mesma relevância na mente das pessoas com o passar dos anos, apesar da importância que possa ter para a história da música. Um desses álbuns é o clássico Tapestry da Carole King. E a importância do trabalho foi crucial para a música nos anos setenta e, por consequência, para os dias atuais.

Breve História Sobre a Tapeçaria de Carole

Era o ... read more
lucacdornelles
89
RANKING THE SONGS:
12. Smackwater Jack
11. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
10. Way Over Yonder
9. You've Got a Friend
8. Tapestry
7. Beautiful
6. So Far Away
5. Where You Lead
4. Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
3. Home Again
2. I Feel the Earth Move
1. It's Too Late
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Track List

  1. I Feel the Earth Move
  2. So Far Away
  3. It's Too Late
  4. Home Again
  5. Beautiful
  6. Way Over Yonder
  7. You've Got a Friend
  8. Where You Lead
  9. Will You Love Me Tomorrow?
  10. Smackwater Jack
  11. Tapestry
  12. (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman
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