Crack in the Pearl, Pt. II

Album: Uptown Special (2015)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song features Stevie Wonder's harmonica. The Motown legend also played on Uptown's Special's opening track" Uptown's First Finale." Ronson told The Guardian: "I had to bring Stevie back one more time!"
  • "Crack in the Pear Pt. I" was the first set of words that Uptown Special lyricist Chabon sent to Ronson Chabon told NME about the pleasant surprise he had when Stevie Wonder's harmonica part suddenly appeared in Mark Ronson's inbox. "Mark told me that Stevie Wonder said to him essentially, I'm paraphrasing here, 'the only reason I'm doing this is because these chords are so cool' so my lyrics led to the chords," he said, "and the chords led to Stevie Wonder - that's pretty amazing."

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