Stevie Wonder - Talking Book (CD)

Stevie Wonder

Write a review


R 250

eB2 500

Discovery Miles  2 500

Shipped in 10 to 12 working days

When do I get it?

Prepaid codes are delivered to you via email as soon as payment has been approved.

When do I get it?

Once payment has been approved, purchased eBooks are added to your Digital Library, ready for you to download.

When do I get it?

Gift vouchers are delivered via email to the recipient as soon as payment has been approved.

Of course you want to know — When do I get it?


We strive at all times to get it to you on time but here are some indications:

If we say In Stock, we dispatch within the time frame of the shipping plan you selected.

If we say In Stock (You can also collect in cpt), the stock is available from our Cape Town warehouse and you can collect on the same working day if your payment has been authorised and you collect before 5pm.

If we say dispatched between X and Y days then it takes X to Y days to receive from a supplier and it will then be with you within the time frame of the shipping plan you selected.

If we say Pre-order it means that your item will be dispatched to you on the day it's released and arrive with the time span of the shipping plan you chose.

And then there's the Weekend. In order to receive goods on the weekend, select our weekend delivery option when checking out.

If this is all too confusing, call us on 087 362 8000 or send an e-mail to info@takealot.com. One of our friendly employees will get back to you pronto.


Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 days. Learn more

Free Exchanges & Returns for 30 Days


Returns

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return the items to us in their original condition and packaging within 30 days of receipt and we will issue a credit which can be used to place a new order.

Exchanges (Fashion, sportswear and shoes only)

Wrong size? Don't quite like the colour? You can exchange your purchased item for a different size and/or colour up to 30 days from the day you received it, completely free of charge.

The item must be unworn and unused (other than trials) with the original tags still attached. Packaging should be returned in an undamaged condition with the item

When does this policy not apply?

If the item is:
  • older than 30 days
  • opened, unsealed, used or missing any accessories
  • a digital product such as an eBook, electronic voucher, gaming code or other digital download;
  • an audio or video recording or computer software that has been unsealed;
  • a newspaper, periodical or magazine;
  • a foodstuff, beverage, or other product intended for everyday consumption;
  • a nursing or maternity product that has been unsealed, including (but not limited to) breast pumps, bottles, formula, maternity underwear, nappies and wipes;
  • a beauty product or fragrance which has been used; or
  • a product which has been personalised for you or made to your specifications.

Find out more about Exchanges & Returns


Categories
R&BReggaeMusic
Category
  1. Performer
  2. R&B
  3. Funk
Number of Items
1
Title
Talking Book
Media
CD
BarCode
601215735420
Country of Origin
USA / Canada
Label
Motown
Distributor
Universal Distribution
Mono / Stereo
Stereo
Format
CD
Barcode
601215735420
Previews

Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.118) - Ranked #90 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "...TALKING BOOK was full of introspection and social commentary..."
Rolling Stone (1/4/73, p.61) - "..Ambitious, richly-textured...Even at its dreamiest, the music has a glowing vibrancy...Altogether, an exceptional, exciting album, the work of a now quite matured genius..."
Q (8/00, p.123) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Represents an unparalleled hitching of man to machine....music of the highest standard: a burst of creativity few other '70s artists, save Bowie, could match."
Mojo (Publisher) (7/00, p.129) - "...With its groundbreaking Braille cover and smash hits 'You Are The Sunshine Of My Life' and 'Superstition'...[A] pretty essential acquisition."

Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] I Believe ( When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever )
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Maybe Your Baby
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] You And I
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Tuesday Heartbreak
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] You've Got It Bad Girl
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Superstition
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Big Brother
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Blame It On The Sun
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Lookin' For Another Pure Love
Country
USA
Genre
4
Release Date
6 April 2000
Songs / Tracks
  1. [ Disc 01 Track 01 ] You Are the Sunshine of My Life
  2. [ Disc 01 Track 02 ] Maybe Your Baby
  3. [ Disc 01 Track 03 ] You and I (We Can Conquer the World)
  4. [ Disc 01 Track 04 ] Tuesday Heartbreak
  5. [ Disc 01 Track 05 ] You've Got It Bad Girl
  6. [ Disc 01 Track 06 ] Superstition
  7. [ Disc 01 Track 07 ] Big Brother
  8. [ Disc 01 Track 08 ] Blame It on the Sun
  9. [ Disc 01 Track 09 ] Lookin' for Another Pure Love
  10. [ Disc 01 Track 10 ] I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)
Notes

Personnel: Stevie Wonder (vocals, harmonica, keyboards, synthesizer, ARP synthesizer, Moog synthesizer, drums); Stevie Wonder; Debra Wilson, Gloria Barley (vocals, background vocals); Delores Harvin (vocals); David Sanborn (saxophone, alto saxophone, background vocals); Trevor Lawrence (saxophone, alto saxophone); Trevor Laurence (saxophone); Steve Madaio, Steve Madalo (trumpet); Malcolm Cecil (Moog synthesizer, programming); Robert Margouleff (Moog synthesizer); Scott Edwards (bass instrument); Loris Harvin, Dennis Williams, Gloria Barley (background vocals); Deniece Williams, Jim Gilstrap, Lani Groves, Shirley Brewer (vocals, background vocals); Jeff Beck, Ray Parker, Jr. (guitar, acoustic guitar); Howard "Buzz" Feiten (guitar); Daniel Ben Zebulon (congas, percussion).
Recording information: AIR Recording Studios, London, England; Air Studios, London, England; Crystal Studios, Hollywood, CA; Crystal Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Electric Lady Studios, NY; Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, CA; Record Plant, Hollywood, CA.
Photographer: Robert Margouleff.
Unknown Contributor Role: Scott Edwards.
Following closely on the heels of MUSIC OF MY MIND (also released in 1972), TALKING BOOK was Stevie Wonder's most consistent, developed, and impressive album to date. Building on its predecessor, TALKING BOOK combined all aspects of Stevie's musical personality--superb compositions, innovative keyboard sounds, exuberant singing, and lush, complex sonic landscapes--into a perfectly focused, polished package. The album's two hit singles, the warm, swaying love song "You Are The Sunshine of My Life" and the clavinet-driven funk workout "Superstition," proved he was onto something, and are still all-time classics in the artist's catalogue.
The surging stomp of "Maybe Your Baby" is a satisfying slab of hard funk, while "Blame It On the Sun" and "Lookin' For Another Pure Love" are ballad-like meditations on love (the latter with an excellent guitar solo from Jeff Beck). "Big Brother" marks Stevie's foray into political commentary; the bitter indictment of the lyrics counterpoint the sunny, clavichord-and-harmonica-fueled melodies. As original, moving, and enjoyable today as it was on its release, TALKING BOOK is one of Stevie's finest moments, ranking just behind his masterpieces INNERVISIONS and SONGS IN THE KEY OF LIFE.

Duration
43m 26s
Audio Format
PCM Audio
Studio / Live
Studio
Video Disabled
0
Performer
Stevie Wonder
Producer
Malcolm Cecil; Stevie Wonder; Robert Margouleff; Stevie Wonder
Artists
  1. Wonder, Stevie
Date Released
2000-04-06
Engineer
Malcolm Cecil; Robert Margouleff; Austin Godsey; Malcolm Cecil; Robert Margouleff

No reviews yet.

Be the first!

R 250

Shop by Department