Another Star

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"Another Star"
French single cover
Single by Stevie Wonder
from the album Songs in the Key of Life
B-side "Creepin'"
Released 1977
Format 7"
Genre R&B, Disco, Jazz
Length 8:28 (album version)
5:17 (single edit)
Label Tamla
Writer(s) Stevie Wonder
Producer(s) Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder singles chronology
"Sir Duke"
"Another Star"
Songs in the Key of Life track listing
"Another Star"

"Another Star" is a song written and performed by Stevie Wonder from his 1976 album Songs in the Key of Life. It is the final track on side four of the double LP. Released as a single in 1977, it reached number 32 on the Billboard Hot 100, number 18 on the Black Singles chart, and number 2 on the Dance/Disco chart. The flute player Bobbi Humphrey appears in the last section of the song. Also George Benson appears on it as a background vocalist and guitarist. With : Josie James - background vocals; Hank Redd - Alto Saxophone; Raymond Maldonado - Trumpet; Trevor Laurence - Tenor Saxophone; Steve Madaio - Trumpet; Nathan Alford, Jr. - Percussion; Carmello Hungria Garcia - Timbales;

The song has been covered by a few singers, including Caron Wheeler and Kathy Sledge.

Urbie Green covered the song on his 1976 album The Fox.

In 1995, smooth jazz saxophonist Najee covered the song for his Stevie Wonder tribute album "Songs from the Key of Life."[1]

In 1999 Salomé de Bahia recorded a successful cover in Portuguese by the name "Outro Lugar", with production duties by French Dj/producer Bob Sinclar.

Japanese singer Toshinobu Kubota performs the song as a mashup with his song "You Were Mine" during live performances.

At the 2014 Grammy Awards, Wonder performed the song with Daft Punk as part of a medley with "Get Lucky".

The song featured as the theme tune to the BBC's TV coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.[2]


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