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Stevie Wonder

Never Dreamed You'D Leave In Summer

  • Soul
  • Space
  • Soundtrack
  • Ballad
  • Pop
song from
  • 2012
  • 1971
  • 1958
  • 1975
  • 1962

“Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer” is a 1971 song by Stevie Wonder. It comes from his album Where I’m Coming From. The song is a ballad, describing a failed relationship using the metaphor of changing seasons. Co-written by Syreeta Wright and released on Tamla 54202 in 1971 with the flip side of “We Can Work It Out”, the single stalled at #78 on the Billboard Hot 100, but it remains one of Stevie Wonder’s most popular ballads to this day. The song was remade by Joan Baez on her 1975 album Diamonds and Rust. It was also remade by Three Dog Night and included on their album Harmony. Phil Collins also recorded the song for his album of soul covers, Going Back. A large portion of the song is played during a scene in the film, Poetic Justice. The full song is on its... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I never dreamed you'd leave in summer

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