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Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life 99p @ Google Play
Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life 99p @ Google Play

Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life 99p @ Google Play

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2 Disc album from one of the greatest artists of all time. Remember Google Play Albums are 320kbps.

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Songs in the Key of Life was Stevie Wonder's longest, most ambitious collection of songs, a two-LP (plus accompanying EP) set that -- just as the title promised -- touched on nearly every issue under the sun, and did it all with ambitious (even for him), wide-ranging arrangements and some of the best performances of Wonder's career. The opening "Love's in Need of Love Today" and "Have a Talk with God" are curiously subdued, but Stevie soon kicks into gear with "Village Ghetto Land," a fierce exposé of ghetto neglect set to a satirical Baroque synthesizer. Hot on its heels comes the torrid fusion jam "Contusion," a big, brassy hit tribute to the recently departed Duke Ellington in "Sir Duke," and (another hit, this one a Grammy winner as well) the bumping poem to his childhood, "I Wish." Though they didn't necessarily appear in order, Songs in the Key of Life contains nearly a full album on love and relationships, along with another full album on issues social and spiritual. Fans of the love album Talking Book can marvel that he sets the bar even higher here, with brilliant material like the tenderly cathartic and gloriously redemptive "Joy Inside My Tears," the two-part, smooth-and-rough "Ordinary Pain," the bitterly ironic "All Day Sucker," or another classic heartbreaker, "Summer Soft." Those inclined toward Stevie Wonder the social-issues artist had quite a few songs to focus on as well: "Black Man" was a Bicentennial school lesson on remembering the vastly different people who helped build America; "Pastime Paradise" examined the plight of those who live in the past and have little hope for the future; "Village Ghetto Land" brought listeners to a nightmare of urban wasteland; and "Saturn" found Stevie questioning his kinship with the rest of humanity and amusingly imagining paradise as a residency on a distant planet. If all this sounds overwhelming, it is; Stevie Wonder had talent to spare during the mid-'70s, and instead of letting the reserve trickle out during the rest of the decade, he let it all go with one massive burst. (His only subsequent record of the '70s was the similarly gargantuan but largely instrumental soundtrack Journey Through the Secret Life of Plants.)John Bush, Rovi

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Great great album. There'll likely not be anything better posted this week that you can spend 99p on.

link please?

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play.google.com/sto…dte sorry it worked earlier?
Edited by: "scotty220" 23rd Jun 2014

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Direct Link sorted

lazyfatboy

Great great album. There'll likely not be anything better posted this … Great great album. There'll likely not be anything better posted this week that you can spend 99p on.


Agreed. Quintessential music

there are like 20 great songs on this album making them 5p each. if you do not own this album BUY IT NOW

Features the track ''Another Star'' which you've probably heard a lot of recently if you've been watching the BBC's World Cup coverage....

one of the best albums ever IMO...great price!! heat!!

Would love an Amazon price match as I have a £1 of voucher money expiring soon, but I'll be downloading this no matter what.

Wasn't this used as the soundtrack to that Abi Titmuss and John Leslie film?

Great soundtrack album!!!

Great find, great artist, great album and heat added.

Truly great album. Seek out the 192KHz/24bit version if you have the hardware for it - it sounds awesome.

Stevie Wonder....Total Legend.....Hot!!

I've been watching this on amazon wish list for ages now wanting to be able to listen to this away from my record player. Great price and brilliant album, a must have in my opinion, heat added.

HOT!!! One of the best albums ever made and for 99p its a steal!

Bought, Hot, job done.

Great bargain, heat added, thanks OP

My favourite Stevie Wonder album... brill

Fantastic deal, knocked me off my feet

Awesome. Heat.

Word legend is often overused.... stevie deserves it.

This album is insanely good.

great find,i still have the album "innervisions" by stevie wonder,one of my faves of all time and still gets played....a lot,so this is also an excellent album and for 99p,an absolute bargain,written and recorded by the genius himself! heat added

Now this is an amazing album and well worth 99p.

blinder at this price

he's not really blind

Great way to get excited for his performance this coming weekend. BRING IT ON!!

Quite possibly the best album of all time - certainly one of the best.

even Stevie doesnt want to watch England play

garbage

I don't see where the deal is

Never heard the album, considering a Blind buy.

idiots ^^^

I bet even stevie himself didn't see this deal coming.

Heat added

The man was a visionary...

Oh, and most of these songs are either in the key of C or G so the product description is misleading...

Never heard a Stevie Wonder album, so for 99p I'll give it a try. Great post

I had £1.63 credit to use so this purchase is an absolute no brainer from me - heated!

Red hot, thanks

barbiegirl

Truly great album. Seek out the 192KHz/24bit version if you have the … Truly great album. Seek out the 192KHz/24bit version if you have the hardware for it - it sounds awesome.



is it on hd tracks ?

Can't see this being a great deal...

Saying that, neither can he

can i transfer this to my itunes
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