Close to You

"Close to You" is a popular song performed by the American duo, Carpenters. It was originally released in 1970, and the song is written in the key of B-flat major. The music was composed by Burt Bacharach, with lyrics written by Hal David. This iconic track became one of Carpenters' signature songs and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Interestingly, the hit single was initially not favored by A&M Records and was almost left unreleased. Nevertheless, it went on to become one of their most successful and enduring songs. The melody is characterized by its soothing and gentle tone, accompanied by Karen Carpenter's distinctive vocals, giving the song its timeless charm.