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Stevie Wonder

Part-Time Lover

  • Soul
  • Space
  • Instrumental
  • Musical
  • Jazz
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  • 1985
  • 1976
  • 1950
  • 1986
  • 1984

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“Part-Time Lover” is a 1985 single by Stevie Wonder, from his album In Square Circle. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, R&B, dance and adult contemporary charts. The song’s simultaneous chart success made him the first artist to score a number-one hit on four different Billboard charts. The song also reached number three on the UK singles chart. The song also featured R&B crooner Luther Vandross humming at the end of Stevie’s verses and on backing vocals. Stevie Wonder earned a Grammy Award nomination for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance in 1986, for the song. Wonder is noted in the liner notes of the 4-CD set “Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection Volume 2 1972-1992” as describing the music for the song as an ode to “You Can’t Hurry Love” and... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ We are strangers by day, lovers by night ... Knowing it's so wrong, but feeling so right ... We are undercover passion on the run

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