My parents were large fans of the Carpenters. My mom can still be heard complaining that my dad took another woman to see the Carpenters live shortly after they started dating. I have suffered through them all -- Top of the World, Only Just Begun, Yesterday Once More. . . Repeatedly. Over and over. And over. Again. And again.
I looked forward to only one song. Only one Carpenter's ear worm truly stands the test of time -- Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft. I couldn't find the full version complete with the comparatively funny Top 40 DJ sketch (Waka, Waka, Waka), but here you go.
Yeah, that just happened. And I might add that it takes a special kind of evil genius to combine the pure cheese of the Carpenters with camp of Star Trek. I can only imagine how much searching it took to find all of these clips and edit them together. The end product is amazingly seamless, however, I can't but hurt for someone whose labor of love in life involved merging the worlds of Karen Carpenter and William Shatner.
"We've been observing your earth. . ."
Other Fish in the Sea...
6 years ago