Carole King ‎– Simple Things

Avatar Records (8) ‎– SMAS-11667, Capitol Records ‎– SMAS-11667
Vinyl, LP, Album, Los Angeles Pressing, Gatefold


A1 Simple Things 2:38
A2 Hold On 4:35
A3 In The Name Of Love 3:04
A4 Labyrinth 4:04
A5 You're The One Who Knows 5:04
B1 Hard Rock Cafe 3:45
B2 Time Alone 2:38
B3 God Only Knows 6:18
B4 To Know That I Love You 3:30
B5 One 5:02

Companies, etc.



Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Los Angeles pressing per "✲" stamps in runouts.

Canvas-textured gatefold cover, issued with custom lyric inner sleeve. and custom labels.

Labels display only Capitol logos, but rimtext and back cover read "Avatar Records, Manufactured And Distributed By Capitol Records, Inc."

All songs published by Colgems -EMI
Music Inc. (ASCAP)

A&M and Sound Labs - recording and mixing / Los Angeles - April and May 1977

Printed in U.S.A.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix A, on label): SMAS1-11667
  • Matrix / Runout (Matrix B, on label): SMAS2-11667
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A etched / 3 ✲ stamped): SMAS-1-11667 Z2• 3 ✲
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B etched / 4 ✲ stamped): SMAS-2-11667 Z3•• 4 ✲
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 37) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
10 C 066-85180, 10C066-85.180 Carole King Simple Things(LP, Album) Capitol Records, Capitol Records 10 C 066-85180, 10C066-85.180 Spain 1977 Sell This Version
SN-16057 Carole King Simple Things(LP, Album, RE) Capitol Records SN-16057 US Unknown Sell This Version
SMAS(D) 11667 Carole King Simple Things(LP, Album) Capitol Records SMAS(D) 11667 South Africa 1977 Sell This Version
8442 Carole King Cosas Simples = Simple Things(LP, Album, Gat) EMI, Capitol Records 8442 Argentina 1977 Sell This Version
SMAS-11667 Carole King Simple Things(LP, Album) Capitol Records SMAS-11667 Brazil 1977 Sell This Version



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November 28, 2016

Not as good as it could have been; not as bad as people think it was. Could do with less hippy-trippy spiritualism in the lyrics, but when she rocked, it was still good :)