"Stevie Wonder's signature album...one of the greatest albums in popular music history."
"..Winner of 4 Grammy Awards: Album of the Year, Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, Best Male R & B Performer and Producer of the Year."
Songs in the Key of Life was the last of five consecutive albums widely hailed as Stevie Wonder's "classic period" and became among the best-selling and most critically acclaimed albums of his career. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard Album Chart on October 8, 1976 and remained there thirteen consecutive weeks. It spent a total of thirty-five weeks inside the Top Ten and eighty weeks on the Billboard albums chart. Legendary figures of R&B, soul and jazz music perform on the album including, Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Minnie Riperton and Deniece Williams.
Songs in the Key of Life included the hits, "I Wish," # 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B chart. The track became an international Top 10 single, and also reached # 5 in the UK. The follow-up, "Sir Duke" spent three weeks at # 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached # 2 in the UK. "Another Star" and "As" were also Top 40 hits. "Isn't She Lovely" received wide airplay and became one of Stevie's most popular songs though it was not released as a single. In 2003 the album was ranked # 56 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The Audio Fidelity double-24K Compact Disc package contains the "A Something's Extra" Bonus Tracks and a 32-page lyric and credits booklet.