Higher Ground (3:20)

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“Higher Ground” is a 1989 cover by the American rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, originally written by Stevie Wonder. The song was released as the second single from their fourth studio album Mother’s Milk and is considered to be a significant component of the Chili Peppers’ success; even earning the band an MTV Video Award nomination.

The song is featured in the films Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995), Center Stage (2000), Walking Tall (2004) and The Longest Yard (2005). This version has also been played in a season one episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

As part of the “Year of a Million Dreams” Celebration, Space Mountain at Disneyland in Anaheim, California used this song as its soundtrack for 16 weeks, from January 3, 2007 to April 26, 2007.

British magazine Total Guitar named it the second greatest cover ever in 2000


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