Fulfillingness' First Finale

STEVIE WONDER

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Our take

Widely considered one of the best albums from his "classic period", Fulfillingness' First Finale is Stevie Wonder's nineteenth album overall, and seventeenth studio album. Subsequent to the epic sweep and social consciousness of "Innervisions", Fulfillingness' First Finale projected a reflective, decidedly somber tone. While masterly, the musical arrangements used in several songs could be considered sparse in comparison to others among his 1970s masterworks, especially in the bleak "They Won't Go When I Go" and understated "Creepin'".

Though Fulfillingness' First Finale was largely a stripped down and more personal sounding record, Wonder had not completely foregone social commentary on the world around him. The Billboard Hot 100 number-one single "You Haven't Done Nothin'" launched a pointed criticism of the Nixon administration bolstered by a clavinet, drum machine, and a Jackson 5 cameo. The album won three Grammy Awards including Album of the Year, was voted #413 in the third edition of Colin Larkin's "All Time Top 1000 Albums", and was included in the much-loved reference book "1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die."

The vitals

A small preview from Spotify

Released: 1974
Genre: Soul
Label: Tamla

Condition: New
Format: 1 x Vinyl LP
Speed: 33 1/3 RPM

Tracklist

1. "Smile Please" (3:27)
2. "Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away" (5:01)
3. "Too Shy To Say" (3:28)
4. "Boogie On Reggae Woman" (4:55)
5. "Creepin'" (4:19)
6. "You Haven't Done Nothin'" (3:20)
7. "It Ain't No Use" (3:57)
8. "They Won't Go When I Go" (5:54)
9. "Bird Of Beauty" (3:45)
10. "Please Don't Go" (4:04)

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