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Songs in the Key of Life

Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
1976 Ratings: #2 / 95
User Score
Based on 704 ratings
1976 Ratings: #1
Liked by 69 people
September 28, 1976 / Release Date
LP / Format
Tamla / Label
Stevie Wonder / Producer
Soul, Smooth Soul / Genres
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MickyT
90
'Songs in the Key of Life' is an absolutely heartwarming and soulful behemoth of a double disc album that sees Stevie Wonder at his best both in terms of performance and in thematic cohesion, all whole being an absolute joy to listen to. The incredibly vibrant and large instrumentals are genuinley amazing and yet again Stevie sounds fantastic on the vocal front, and while I was very hesitant about the gargantuan length of this album, I was pleasantly surprised with how much consistent quality ... read more
CallingIconicAl
80
Maybe he blind but definitely he music :)
KIDWITHGUNs
100
☆☆☆☆☆

The man might be blind but he does not miss, there's music that inspires you to change the world around you and there's tunes that just make you happy to be walking the Earth. This album is both.

I can leave this bitch on shuffle and let any song play and know I'm in for a good time, because he covers an extensive range of topics you can meditate on. Speaking of range... the range Wonder showcases as both a multi-instrumentalist and a singer feels genuinely boundless- as the ... read more
Plats
97
This album put a huge smile on my face through out much of its length. Just the nostalgia of recognizing and growing up with some of these songs made this a lot of fun for me. The fact that a double album has consistently amazing songs just baffles me! Stevie Wonder has produced some of the best compositions, songwriting and most infectious melodies in the genre. Couple that with gorgeous production and amazing vocals and "Songs In The Key Of Life" is perhaps one of the most timeless ... read more
Craigold
100
Fuck you meat bitches telling me what to write. If ya'll want something so bad, how about you tear it out your fat rectum and squelch it onto the screen, you cock snorting bastard. Another thing: don't eat ass. Eating ass is dangerous, and has life threatening side-effects if you don't do it correctly. And from the standards you ballsack gargoyles have set, I don't expect safe anal consumption in any capacity. Maybe you gasoline guzzling buffoons should go huff some paint instead of talking to ... read more
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Added on: February 3, 2013