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Multichannel Super Audio CD
Hybrid Disc


Jen Chapin


  1. You Haven't Done Nothin'     3:44
       Written by Stevie Wonder
  2. Master Blaster (Jammin')     5:18
       Written by Stevie Wonder
  3. Visions     5:32
       Written by Stevie Wonder
  4. Higher Ground     4:26
       Written by Stevie Wonder
  5. Renewable     2:46
       Written by Jennifer E. Chapin
  6. Jesus Children of America     4:48
       Written by Stevie Wonder
  7. Village Ghetto Land     2:53
       Written by Stevie Wonder, Gary D. Byrd Sr.
  8. If It's Magic     3:39
       Written by Stevie Wonder
  9. She's Gone     4:15
       Written by Jennifer E. Chapin
10. Pastime Paradise     3:41
       Written by Stevie Wonder
11. Big Brother     4:59
       Written by Stevie Wonder
12. Saturn     4:34
       Written by Stevie Wonder, Michael Sembello
Over the last forty years, Stevie Wonder has written the soundtrack for this very moment in history.   “Master Blaster (Jammin')” illuminates 2008s election night festivities around the world and the promise and redemption that 2009s inauguration holds.   “Big Brother” and “Village Ghettoland” channel his outrage about the bitter truths of poverty and isolation which afflict more and more people every day.   “If It's Magic” holds up our delicate hopes, and “You haven't Done Nothin'” spits out our betrayal.   I had to sing these songs again, now, in the age of Obama.

• While it may seem an odd choice to perform this rich, multi-layered music as a sparse trio without chords, it made sense to me on several levels.   First of all, Chris Cheek and Stephan Crump are two of my favorite musicians in the world.   Then there is the trio ensemble, a three-legged stool where each leg has to hold strong to keep things standing.   I like the trio's intimacy and the fact that it leaves nowhere to hide and everywhere to lead.   And of course, these are times in which each of us in all our flaws must stand up to help each other, learn to rely on each other, maintain strength of purpose, and move forward. - Jen Chapin

This disc contains three separate versions of the same musical program:
• Direct Stream Digital™ Multi-Channel Suround Sound
• Direct Stream Digital™ 2-Channel Stereo
• CD Standard Stereo

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