Songbird (Kenny G composition)

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Single by Kenny G
from the album Duotones
Released March 1987 (US) [1]
May 1987 (UK) [2]
August 1987 (Australia) [3]
Recorded 1986
Genre Smooth jazz
Length 5:03
Label Arista
Writer(s) Kenny G
Kenny G singles chronology
"What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)"

"Songbird" is a song by Kenny G, played on a soprano saxophone[4], and the third single from his 1986 album Duotones. It reached #3 on the U.S. Adult Contemporary charts, #4 on the U.S. Hot 100 charts and #23 on the U.S. Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs.[5]

When released in 1987, the song became the first instrumental to reach the top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100 since the "Miami Vice Theme" by Jan Hammer (a No. 1 hit) in 1985.

This song can be heard in one scene from Pixar's 2006 animated feature, Cars.

It can also be heard in one scene in comedy 2002 film, The Master of Disguise.