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Sunday, July 27 2008

Part One: The Icons

With DETOURS, the PopMatters staff is celebrating the strange, bizarre, lovely, and funny albums that have emerged from an artist’s desire to try something different. Some of these detours have lead to modern-day classics. Some have lead to laugh-inducing commercial disasters. And others... others are just plain weird.


Reviews

Sunday, June 9 2013

Hangout Fest 2013: Stevie Wonder Thanks You

On a beach in southern Alabama, Stevie Wonder delivered a historic performance that moved the crowd's feet and their hearts.


Sunday, February 20 2011

Cassandra Wilson: Silver Pony

The pazz/jop contralto’s latest—live and studio tracks mixed together with too little distinction.


Thursday, October 27 2005

Stevie Wonder: A Time to Love

If you care about being cool, walk away now. We won't miss you.


Sunday, January 19 2003

Stevie Wonder: Stevie Wonder: The Definitive Collection

It's a long-overdue retrospective of one of the most influential artists in pop music history.


Sunday, December 15 2002

Stevie Wonder: Songs in the Key of Life

Songs in the Key of Life is the sprawling vision of a man whose sight has been rendered infinite by the power of love and faith.


Blogs

Friday, December 21 2012

Counterbalance No. 111: Stevie Wonder's 'Talking Book'

The many sounds that meet our ears the sights our eyes behold will open up our merging hearts, and feed our empty souls. I believe when I fall in love with the 111th most acclaimed album of all time it will be forever.


Friday, August 12 2011

Counterbalance No. 46: Stevie Wonder’s 'Songs in the Key of Life'

Just as all is born is new, do know what I say is true—that Stevie Wonder's 1976 opus is next on Counterbalance. It’s the 46th most acclaimed album of all time. You can feel it all over!


Friday, July 15 2011

Counterbalance No. 42: Stevie Wonder’s 'Innervisions'

He’s been to, y'know, Paris, Beirut, y'know, I mean, uh, Iraq, Iran, Eurasia... y'know he speaks very, very, um fluent Spanish... He’s Stevie Wonder, and Counterbalance is looking at his 1973 landmark this week.


Monday, February 23 2009

"Zoom, I wish the world were truly happy": Barack and the blues

In Grant park on the night of America’s victory in November 2008, Barack opened with: "It's been a long time coming, but tonight, because of what we did on this date in this election at this defining moment, change has come to America." It is my sincere hope that readers don’t miss that. Barack has a deep and personal understanding of this unique and complex American history. A cool, smooth, blues man has come to lead the nation.


News

Tuesday, September 4 2007

A moment with Stevie Wonder

He was due to call at about 1 p.m. About an hour after I had learned Stevie Wonder was immediately available -- and only immediately


Wednesday, August 22 2007

Stevie Wonder promises a fan-pleasing concert tour

Stevie Wonder doesn't need the money, that's for sure. Impressive bank account statements, however, haven't kept other rich stars from touring consistently throughout the years.


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