Lucy O'Brien Lead Sister: The Story of Karen Carpenter

Nine Eight Books
2nd March 2023

Format Info

Book - Standard Hardbook
- Hardback Book - Signed book plate by the author

Karen Carpenter was a creative, dedicated and assured artist whose music delivers an emotional resonance that has transcended generations.

Through fresh interviews with friends, musicians and co-workers, bestselling author Lucy O’Brien’s fascinating profile¬† explores Karen’s contributions in the studio as a singer, drummer, arranger and producer, as well as tracing the roots of the Carpenters’ sound and of Karen’s distinctive vocals.

A book that dares to challenge orthodoxy and rewrites the story of the Carpenters. Lucy O’Brien brings a sparkling feminism to a remarkable pop act.Stuart Cosgrove