Higher Ground is the second single from the album mother's Milk of the California band Red Hot Chile Peppers. The single was released in 1989. The song is originally a song from Stevie Wonder's 1973. He had a small success with it, but The Peppers had their first hit with this song.
Stevie Wonder wrote in 1973 this song for his album Innervisions. It was a small success. Because Wonder here very spectacular plays the piano, performed at nearly all the concerts. He also played the song on Live 8.
Higher Ground was released in 1989, as a song by The Red Hot Chile Peppers, even though they had previously released albums. It was a hit in the United States. It is also commonly played live.
In this version of the song is the pace increased and it is with a background choir. This chorus consisted of the band's friends, such as the former guitarist Jack Sherman.This same choir is also in the background can be heard on the song "Good Time Boys of the same album.