The song became The Seekers' signature recording, and the band have customarily closed their concerts with it ever since its success in late-1965.
About The Carnival Is Over. The Seekers had travelled by ship from their native Australia to the UK in 1963 and performed with Dusty Springfield on British TV, just as she had gone solo from her sibling band The Springfields (Tom, Dusty & Mike Hurst). Tom Springfield mentored The Seekers and wrote I’ll Never Find Another You, Georgy Girl and this song among others. The Carnival Is Over (1965) is based on a Russian folk melody called Ponizovaya Volnitsa, set as a Volga boat song about the exploits of folk hero Stenka Razin
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This was the Seekers best selling single in the UK Selling 1,400,000It has become an Australian tradition for The Seekers to sing "The Carnival is Over" at the close of sporting events. Unfortunately they were unable to do so at the end of the closing ceremony for the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, as Judith Durham had broken her hip and was not able to take part. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds covered this on their 1986 album Kicking Against The Pricks. This song features the couplet "But the joys of love are fleeting/ For Pierrot and Columbine. Pierrot and Columbine were the.
album Weekly Top. album Pop Hotlist. music noteChords for The Seekers - The Carnival Is Over. The Seekers The Carnival Is Over (Rehearsal New Digital Remastered Soundtrack 1965).
|A2||Island Of Dreams|
|A3||Days Of My Life|
|A4||Study War No More|
|A6||We Shall Not Be Moved|
|B1||When Will The Good Apples Fall|
|B2||We're Moving On|
|B3||Don't Think Twice It's Alright|
|B4||Music Of The World A'turnin'|
|B5||Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen|
|B6||The Carnival Is Over|
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Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A hand-etched): YTX1143
- Matrix / Runout (Side B hand-etched): YTX1144
|SOEX-9509||The Seekers||The Carnival Is Over (LP)||Columbia||SOEX-9509||Australia||1969|
|SOEX-9509, DRUM-8017||The Seekers||The Carnival Is Over (Cass)||Columbia, Drum||SOEX-9509, DRUM-8017||Australia||Unknown|
|TC-SOEX-9509||The Seekers||The Carnival Is Over (Cass, Album)||Columbia||TC-SOEX-9509||Australia||Unknown|
|SOEX-9509, DRUM 8017||The Seekers||The Carnival Is Over (LP, RE)||Columbia, Drum||SOEX-9509, DRUM 8017||Australia||Unknown|