Natural Wonder

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This article is about the Stevie Wonder album Natural Wonder. For other uses, see Natural Wonder (disambiguation).
Natural Wonder
Live album by Stevie Wonder
Released November 21, 1995
Genre Rhythm and blues
Length 112:18
Label Motown
Stevie Wonder chronology
Conversation Peace
(1995)
Natural Wonder
(1995)
A Time to Love
(2005)

Natural Wonder is a live album by American musician Stevie Wonder, released in 1995 and recorded in Osaka, Japan. It is an edited version of a televised concert Wonder performed with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. It is his fourth live album after Recorded Live: The 12 Year Old Genius (1963), Stevie Wonder Live (1970), and Live at the Talk of the Town (also 1970).

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Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Dancing to the Rhythm" *– 7:07
  2. "Love's in Need of Love Today" – 6:02
  3. "Master Blaster (Jammin')" – 3:36
  4. "Stevie Ray Blues" *– 2:27
  5. "Higher Ground" – 3:59
  6. "Rocket Love" – 4:47
  7. "Stay Gold" – 4:21
  8. "Ribbon in the Sky" – 8:37
  9. "Pastime Paradise" – 3:22
  10. "If It's Magic" – 3:34
  11. "Ms. & Mr. Little Ones" *– 4:17
  12. "Village Ghetto Land" – 3:26
  13. "Tomorrow Robins Will Sing" – 4:20

(*) Previously unreleased songs.

  • "Stevie Ray Blues" is a tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan.
  • "Dancing to the Rhythm" & "Ms. & Mr. Little Ones" are new songs.

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Overjoyed" – 3:59
  2. "My Cherie Amour" – 3:20
  3. "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours" – 2:45
  4. "Living for the City" – 4:26
  5. "Sir Duke" – 2:46
  6. "I Wish" – 4:06
  7. "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" – 2:21
  8. "Superstition" – 5:37
  9. "I Just Called to Say I Love You" – 4:38
  10. "For Your Love" – 5:06
  11. "Another Star" – 5:55

Personnel[edit]

  • Gerry Brown – Drums
  • Munyungo Jackson – Percussion
  • Herman Jackson – Keyboards
  • Keith John – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Marva King – Vocals (bckgr)
  • Panzie Johnson - Vocals (bckgr)
  • Isaiah Sanders – Keyboards
  • Nathan Watts – Bass, Music Director
  • Stevie Wonder – Harmonica, Piano, Arranger, Keyboards, Vocals, Producer
  • Rick Zunigar – Guitar
  • Eric Miyashiro - Trumpet

Production[edit]

  • Peter Edmonds - Production Manager
  • George Packer - Production Manager
  • Danny Leake - Recording Engineer/FOH Engineer
  • Tohru "Kiku" Kikuchi - System Engineer
  • Gary Adante – Editing, Mixing
  • Robert A. Arbittier – Editing, Mixing
  • Chris Bellman – Mastering
  • James Minchin – Photography
  • Brian O'Neal – Liner Notes
  • Paul Riser – Arranger, Orchestration
  • David Safian – Photography
  • Jackie Salway – Art Direction, Design
  • Eddie Wolfl – Photography
  • Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra – Fredrick Charley, Steve Torok – Orchestra Librarians, Dr. Henry Panion, III. - Orchestra Conductor