was the Carpenters song Eve inspired by an episode of a science fiction t.v. series?
- CheetahLv 79 years agoFavorite Answer
In the liner notes for "From The Top," Richard explains how he and John Bettis wrote "Eve." "Eve" written in 1968, was inspired by an episode of a suspense anthology that was on TV at the time. Different stories were featured each week with a variety of guest stars. One starred Carol Lynley and was entitled "Eve." This triggered in me the opening lines both lyrically and musically, after which I completed the melody and John did likewise with the lyrics. Karen was just 19 years old when she recorded "Eve."
"Eve" was the first episode of a British suspense anthology television series called "Journey to the Unknown. The story occupies the half-world between reality and madness. It involves a department store window dresser named Albert Baker, who has fallen in love with a store-window mannequin. To Albert, "Eve" is a real person, but his love is threatened when she is doomed to be destroyed with other discarded mannequins.