Songs in the Key of Life #steviewonder

Songs in the Key of Life #steviewonder

Songs in the Key of Life
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Songs in the Key of Life

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2CD set. Remastered reissue of the original 1976 masterpiece double LP on one CD. Includes “Isn’t She Lovely”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. That Songs retains an enormous amount of visionary relevance, though, is demonstrated not only in Coolio’s borrowing of “Pastime Paradise” as a template for “Gangsta’s Paradise,” but in the cold-as-ice synthesized string quartet of “Village Ghetto Land.” This is Stevie, so naturally that cut’s anger is balanced by the ultra-buoyant “I Wish,” “Sir Duke,” and “Another Star.” The 2000 reissue boasts radically improved remastered sound. –Rickey Wright

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