Vinyl LP pressing. Back in the High Life is the fourth solo studio album by British rock icon Steve Winwood. Released in 1986, it was a Top Ten hit on the album charts in the United States, peaking at #3, and has sold over five million copies. The single «Higher Love» topped the singles chart and won the Grammy Award for Record Of The Year; «Back in the High Life Again» (US #13), «The Finer Things» (US #8), and «Freedom Overspill» (US #20) were also big hits. This was Winwood’s last studio album with Island Records after 20 years with the label. In a career full of triumphs, this album might have been the pinnacle for Winwood.