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Innervisions by Stevie Wonder ranked # 23 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums list.
Innervisions by Stevie Wonder was released in 1973and was the third of five consecutive albums widely hailed as his "classic period", along with Music of My Mind, Talking Book, Fulfillingness' First Finale, and Songs in the Key of
Considered by many fans and colleagues to be his masterpiece, the nine tracks encompass a wide range of themes and issues: from drug references in "Too High" and "Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing"; social anger in "Higher Ground" and "Living for the City"; to love in the ballads "All in Love is Fair" and "Golden Lady." The album's closer, "He's Misstra Know It All," is a scathing attack on
then-US President Richard Nixon, similar to his song "You Haven't Done Nothin'".
The album was originally released on Motown's Tamla label on August 3, 1973. As with many of Stevie Wonder's albums the lyrics, composition and production are almost entirely his own work, with the synthesizer used prominently throughout the album.
Innervisions won Grammys for Album of the Year and Best Engineered Non-Classical Recording in 1974, while "Living for the City" won the Grammy for Best R&B Song.
- Too High
- Living for the City
- Golden Lady
- Higher Ground
- Jesus Children of America
- All in Love is Fair
- Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing
- He's Misstra Know It All
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