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Studio album by Stevie Wonder
Released August 3, 1973
Recorded The Record Plant
(Los Angeles, California)
Media Sound Studios
(New York, New York)
Length 44:12
Label Tamla
Stevie Wonder chronology
Talking Book
(1972)Talking Book1972
Fulfillingness' First Finale
(1974)Fulfillingness' First Finale1974
Singles from Innervisions
  1. "Higher Ground"
    Released: July 1973
  2. "Living for the City"
    Released: November 1973
  3. "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing"
    Released: March 1974
  4. "He's Misstra Know-It-All"
    Released: 1974 (UK)

Innervisions is the sixteenth studio album by American musician Stevie Wonder. It was released August 3, 1973 by Tamla. Wonder would release his next album Fulfillingness' First Finale the following year.[1] All of the songs on Innverisions were written by Wonder.

Reviews[change | change source]

 Professional ratings
Source Rating
AllMusic 5/5 stars[2]
The Austin Chronicle 5/5 stars[3]
Christgau's Record Guide A[4]
Creem B+[5]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music 5/5 stars[6]
The Great Rock Discography 10/10[6]
Los Angeles Times 4/4 stars[7]
MusicHound 5/5[6]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 5/5 stars[8]
Slant Magazine 5/5 stars[9]

Innervisions received positive reviews from music critics.

Track listing[change | change source]

All songs written, produced, and arranged by Stevie Wonder.

Side one
  1. "Too High" – 4:36
  2. "Visions" – 5:23
  3. "Living for the City" – 7:22
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocals, Fender Rhodes, drums, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer, handclaps
  4. "Golden Lady" – 4:40
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, piano, drums, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer
    • Clarence Bell – Hammond organ
    • Ralph Hammer – acoustic guitar
    • Larry "Nastyee" Latimer – congas
Side two
  1. "Higher Ground" – 3:42
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, Hohner clavinet, drums, Moog bass
  2. "Jesus Children of America" – 4:10
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender rhodes, Hohner clavinet, handclaps, drums, Moog bass
  3. "All in Love Is Fair" – 3:41
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, piano, Fender Rhodes, drums
    • Scott Edwards – electric bass
  4. "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing" – 4:44
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, piano, drums, Moog bass
    • Yusuf Roahman – shaker
    • Sheila Wilkerson – bongos, Latin gourd
  5. "He's Misstra Know-It-All" – 5:35
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, piano, drums, handclaps, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer, congas
    • Willie Weeks – electric bass

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