Referencing songs in the key of life, 2xlp, album, re, 180 + 7, ep, 06007 531 642-2(8) i've managed to obtain a copy where the 7 single plays correctly but has the a-side label on both sides wonder if it's a rarity. Stevie wonder stopped at the td garden arena for his overdue, multi-city, songs in the key of life tourthe 1976 album that inspired the tour was marked as the best-selling and most critically acclaimed album of his career. Stevie wonder (eddie wolfl) songs in the key of life, stevie wonder's landmark 1976 album, is the singer-songwriter at his most wonderish, his most carefree. Songs in the key of life is the eighteenth album by american recording artist stevie wonder, released on september 28, 1976, by motown records, through its division tamla records it was the culmination of his classic period albums.
These are external links and will open in a new window stevie wonder has closed london's bst festival with a meaningful but meandering stroll through his landmark double album, songs in the key of. Wonder will bring the critically-acclaimed performance, which is a live adaptation of the iconic songs in the key of life album, to 20 north american cities beginning september 30 in montreal, qc. Find great deals on ebay for stevie wonder songs in the key of life shop with confidence. Features song lyrics for stevie wonder's songs in the key of life album includes album cover, release year, and user reviews.
Stevie wonder's influence on pop, soul, and r&b music is absolutely immense, and there are thousands of artists who have been inspired by his genius however, our legacy playlists feature artists active within the past 15-20 years, and all of the musicians featured here blend hip-hop and soul to. Songs in the key of life (1976) was the highest high point of stevie wonder's career more sprawling than innervisions and talking book , this two-lp-plus-ep was also less of a consistent stunner than either of those masterworks. Read how stevie wonder returned from the brink of retirement and whittled down hundreds of songs for his classic 'songs in the key of life' release inside stevie wonder's epic 'songs in the. This is the original and much superior version of the stevie wonder classic i wish from the album songs in the key of life (1976) there is another version of this song on you tube that claims. The 18th album by stevie wonder was released by motown records on 28 september 1976, and started a non-consecutive 14 weeks at no 1 on 18 october udiscover thinks songs in the key of life is.
Wonder's four previous albums were superb mixes of catchy pop tunes, driving pop funk and drippy ballads: songs in the key of life begins with the same mix, but enriches the format, cross fertilizing the setup, adding to the mix with new sounds (although i could have done without the synthesized string orchestra. Akili-casundria ramsess guest vocalist indiaarie hands off a microphone to stevie wonder performing, songs in the key of life, at atlanta's philips arena arie's mother joyce is a former singer. Features song lyrics for wonder stevie's songs in the key of life album includes album cover, release year, and user reviews. The magnum opus of stevie wonder, this epic double lp that spans almost one hour and a half is one of the most influential and acclaimed albums of all time it reached #1 position on the billboard.
Commercially, songs in the key of life might have done even better at a time not so saturated with brilliant stevie wonder material one of the album's best-known songs, the ravishing isn't she lovely, wasn't even released as a single. Stevie wonder is a much-beloved american icon and an indisputable genius not only of r&b but popular music in general blind virtually since birth, wonder's heightened awareness of sound helped him create vibrant, colorful music teeming with life and ambition.