Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection

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Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection
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Compilation album by
Released1996/1998
GenreR&B, soul, pop
Length127:59 (2CD): 78:48 (single disc edition)
LabelMotown
ProducerStevie Wonder, Hank Cosby
Stevie Wonder chronology
Conversation Peace
(1995)
Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection
(1996)
At the Close of a Century
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic (1996 version)[1]
Allmusic (1998 version)[2]

Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection is a double-disc compilation album by Stevie Wonder. It was also released as a single disc edition which contained 6 tracks not featured on the 2CD release.

Track listings[edit]

Double disc edition[edit]

Disc one
  1. "Part-Time Lover" (Stevie Wonder) (7" single version) (From In Square Circle) – 3:43
  2. "I Just Called to Say I Love You" (Wonder) (Single version) (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack The Woman in Red) – 4:21
  3. "Superstition" (Wonder) (Single version) (From Talking Book) – 3:59
  4. "Sir Duke" (Wonder) (From Songs in the Key of Life) – 3:51
  5. "My Cherie Amour" (Henry Cosby, Wonder, Sylvia Moy) (From My Cherie Amour) – 2:51
  6. "I Was Made to Love Her" (Cosby, Lulu Mae Hardaway, Moy) (From I Was Made to Love Her) – 2:35
  7. "Overjoyed" (Wonder) (From In Square Circle) – 3:41
  8. "Hey Love" (Clarence Paul, Morris Broadnax, Wonder) (From Down to Earth) – 2:42
  9. "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" (Wonder, Lee Garrett, Syreeta Wright, Hardaway) (From Signed, Sealed & Delivered) – 2:37
  10. "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" (Wonder) (Single version) (From Talking Book) – 2:54
  11. "Ribbon in the Sky" (Wonder) (Edited version) (From Original Musiquarium I) – 3:42
  12. "Master Blaster (Jammin')" (Wonder) (7" single version) (From Hotter than July) – 4:49
  13. "Living for the City" (Wonder) (Single version) (From Innervisions) – 3:41
  14. "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" (Cosby, Moy, Wonder) (From Up-Tight) – 2:52
  15. "Lately" (Wonder) (From Hotter than July) – 4:04
  16. "Do I Do" (Wonder) (From Original Musiquarium I) – 10:27
Disc two
  1. "Send One Your Love" (Stevie Wonder) (From Journey Through "The Secret Life of Plants") – 4:01
  2. "Ebony and Ivory" (Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder) (Paul McCartney) (From Paul McCartney's Tug of War) – 3:40
  3. "All I Do" (Wonder, Paul, Broadnax) (From Hotter than July) – 5:16
  4. "That Girl" (Wonder) (From Original Musiquarium I) – 5:16
  5. "For Your Love" (Wonder) (7" single version) (From Conversation Peace) – 4:03
  6. "I Wish" (Wonder) (From Songs in the Key of Life) – 4:11
  7. "You Will Know" (Wonder) (Radio edit) (From Characters) – 4:00
  8. "Boogie On Reggae Woman" (Wonder) (Single version) (From Fulfillingness' First Finale) – 4:06
  9. "Higher Ground" (Wonder) (Single version) (From Innervisions) – 3:07
  10. "These Three Words" (Wonder) (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Jungle Fever) – 4:53
  11. "Stay Gold" (Wonder, Carmine Coppola) (From the Original Motion Picture The Outsiders) – 3:33
  12. "Love Light in Flight" (Wonder) (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack The Woman in Red) – 6:54
  13. "Mister Kiss Lonely Good-Bye" (Wonder) (Album versions appears on the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack The Adventures of Pinocchio) – 4:05
  14. "Hold On to Your Dream" (Wonder) – 4:19
  15. "Redemption Song" (Bob Marley) (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Get On the Bus) – 3:46

Single disc edition[edit]

  1. "Isn't She Lovely" (Stevie Wonder) (From Songs in the Key of Life) - 3:20
  2. "I Just Called to Say I Love You" (Wonder) (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack The Woman in Red) - 4:22
  3. "Superstition" (Wonder) (From Talking Book) - 4:00
  4. "Sir Duke" (Wonder) (From Songs in the Key of Life) - 3:52
  5. "Master Blaster (Jammin')" (Wonder) (From Hotter than July) - 4:49
  6. "Ebony & Ivory" (Paul McCartney) (From Paul McCartney's Tug of War) - 3:41
  7. "Happy Birthday" (Wonder) (From Hotter than July) - 5:53
  8. "Living for the City" (Wonder) (From Innervisions) - 3:41
  9. "He's Misstra Know-It-All" (Wonder) (From Innervisions) - 5:34
  10. "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" (Wonder) (From Talking Book) - 2:56
  11. "Lately" (Wonder) (From Hotter Than July) - 4:05
  12. "Part-Time Lover" (Wonder) (From In Square Circle) - 3:43
  13. "My Cherie Amour" (Cosby, Wonder, Moy) (From My Cherie Amour) - 2:52
  14. "Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday" (Ron Miller, Bryan Wells) (From My Cherie Amour) - 3:05
  15. "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" (Cosby, Moy, Wonder) (From Up-Tight) - 2:53
  16. "I Was Made to Love Her" (Cosby, Hardaway, Moy, Wonder) (From I Was Made to Love Her) 2:36
  17. "For Once in My Life" (Miller, Orlando Murden) (From For Once in My Life) - 2:48
  18. "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" (Wonder, Garrett, Wright, Hardaway) (From Signed, Sealed & Delivered) - 2:39
  19. "For Your Love" (Wonder) (From Conversation Peace) - 4:04
  20. "Kiss Lonely Good-Bye" (Wonder) (Album versions appears on the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack The Adventures of Pinocchio) - 4:08
  21. "Redemption Song" (Bob Marley) (From the Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Get On the Bus) - 3:47

Charts[edit]

Chart performance for Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection
Chart (1996–1997) Peak
position
Australian Albums (ARIA)[3] 4
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[4] 32
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[5] 23
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[6] 14
Dutch Albums (Album Top 100)[7] 25
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[8] 53
New Zealand Albums (RMNZ)[9] 12
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[10] 19
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[11] 6
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[12] 15
UK Albums (OCC)[13] 19
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[14] 100
2007 chart performance for Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection
Chart (2007) Peak
position
Spanish Albums (PROMUSICAE)[15] 44

Certifications[edit]

Certifications for Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection
Region Certification Certified units/sales
Argentina (CAPIF)[16] Platinum 60,000^
Australia (ARIA)[17] Platinum 70,000^
Japan (RIAJ)[18] Platinum 200,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[19] Gold 7,500^
Sweden (GLF)[20] Gold 40,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[21] Gold 25,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[22] Platinum 300,000^
United States (RIAA)[23] Platinum 1,000,000^
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[24] Platinum 1,000,000*

* Sales figures based on certification alone.
^ Shipments figures based on certification alone.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection at AllMusic
  2. ^ Song Review: A Greatest Hits Collection at AllMusic
  3. ^ "Australiancharts.com – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  4. ^ "Austriancharts.at – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection" (in German). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  5. ^ "Ultratop.be – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  6. ^ "Ultratop.be – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection" (in French). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  7. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection" (in Dutch). Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  8. ^ "Offiziellecharts.de – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection" (in German). GfK Entertainment Charts. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  9. ^ "Charts.nz – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  10. ^ "Norwegiancharts.com – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  11. ^ "Swedishcharts.com – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  12. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  13. ^ "Official Albums Chart Top 100". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  14. ^ "Stevie Wonder Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  15. ^ "Spanishcharts.com – Stevie Wonder – Song Review - A Greatest Hits Collection". Hung Medien. Retrieved October 28, 2022.
  16. ^ "Discos de oro y platino" (in Spanish). Cámara Argentina de Productores de Fonogramas y Videogramas. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  17. ^ "ARIA Charts – Accreditations – 1997 Albums" (PDF). Australian Recording Industry Association. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  18. ^ "Japanese album certifications – Stevie Wonder – Song Review" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved December 1, 2019. Select 1997年3月 on the drop-down menu
  19. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – Stevie Wonder – Song Review". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved July 14, 2022.
  20. ^ "Guld- och Platinacertifikat − År 1999" (PDF) (in Swedish). IFPI Sweden. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-17. Retrieved July 14, 2022.
  21. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Stevie Wonder; 'Song Review')". IFPI Switzerland. Hung Medien. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  22. ^ "British album certifications – Stevie Wonder – Song Review". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved December 1, 2019.Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type Song Review in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  23. ^ "American album certifications – Stevie Wonder – Song Review". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved December 1, 2019.
  24. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards – 1997". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved February 2, 2020.