In Square Circle

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In Square Circle
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 13, 1985
Recorded1985
StudioWonderland Studios
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre
Length43:33
45:56 (CD version)
LabelTamla
ProducerStevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder chronology
'The Woman in Red
(1984)
In Square Circle 'Characters
(1987)
Singles from In Square Circle
  1. "Part-Time Lover"
    Released: 1985
  2. "Go Home"
    Released: 1985
  3. "Overjoyed"
    Released: 1986

In Square Circle is the twentieth studio album by American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. It was released on September 13, 1985 by Tamla. It is his first studio since 1980's Hotter Than July.[1]

Track listing[change | change source]

All songs written, produced and arranged by Stevie Wonder.

Side one
  1. "Part-Time Lover" – 4:09
  2. *Keith John - background vocal
    • Melody McCully, Billy Durham, Peter Byrne, Renee Hardaway, Darryl Phinnessee - background vocal
  3. "I Love You Too Much" – 5:30
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, synthesizers, drums, percussion
  4. "Whereabouts" – 4:17
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, synthesizers, drums, percussion
    • Keith John - background vocal
    • Darryl Phinnessee - background vocal
    • Deniece Williams - background vocal
    • Howard Smith - background vocal
  5. "Stranger on the Shore of Love" – 5:01
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, synthesizers, drums, harpsichord, accordion
  6. "Never in Your Sun" – 4:07
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, synthesizers, drums, percussion, harmonica
Side two
  1. "Spiritual Walkers" – 5:12
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, Yamaha CS-80 synthesizer, drums, percussion
    • Edwin Birdsong - Yamaha CS-80 synthesizer
    • Larry Gittens - trumpet
    • Bob Malach - saxophone
    • Janice Moore, Cheta Akins, Carolyn Garrett, Ruthell Holmes, Kay Gibbs, Valencia Cox - background vocal
  2. "Land of La La" – 5:14
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, synthesizers, electric piano, percussion, drums
    • Ben Bridges – guitar
    • Rick Zunigar - guitar
    • Renee Hardaway - background vocal
  3. "Go Home" – 5:18
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, synthesizers, drums, vocoder
    • Bob Malach – saxophone
    • Larry Gittens - trumpet
  4. "Overjoyed" – 3:42
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, acoustic piano, environmental percussion (incl.: crickets, bird sounds, ocean, pebbles in pond, stone dropped, crushing leaves), Yamaha CS-80 synthesizer
    • Earl Klugh - guitar
    • Paul Riser - string arrangement
  5. "It's Wrong (Apartheid)" – 6:52 (CD version)
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, synthesizers, drums, percussion, kora
    • Musa Dludla, Thandeka Ngono-Raasch, Linda Bottoman-Tshabalala, Muntu Myuyana, Lorraine Mahlangu-Richards, Fana Kekana, Tsepo Mokone - background vocal

References[change | change source]

  1. "Stevie Wonder > Album Discography > AllMusic". AllMusic. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)