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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

"As" is a song written and performed by Stevie Wonder from his 1976 album Songs in the Key of Life. It reached #36 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Black Singles chart.


It was covered by pianist Gene Harris on his 1977 album "Tone Tantrum," with 30 additional seconds. It was also covered by violinist Jean-Luc Ponty on his 1981 album Mystical Adventures. Urban jazz saxophonist Najee covered the song for his Stevie Wonder tribute album "Songs from the Key of Life." In 2000, singer Nichole Nordeman covered the song on her album This Mystery. Sister Sledge covered it and included it on their 1977 album "Together". Dutch singer Esmée Denters covered the song for Billboard's Mashup Mondays series in 2011. In 2011, The Season 2 winners of vocal competition, The Sing-Off, Committed also covered this song on their self-titled debut album.

George Michael and Mary J. Blige version

In 1999, George Michael and Mary J. Blige covered the song, and it is the second single from George Michael's greatest hits Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael. It became a top ten UK pop hit, reaching number four on the chart. The video features Michael in a club where many doppelgangers of himself and Mary J. Blige are dancing.

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