SOUL

Earth, Wind & Fire

"Now, Then & Forever"

Producers: various

Label: Legacy Recordings

Release date: Sept. 10

Earth, Wind & Fire's first new studio album in eight years -- led by the single "My Promise" -- is resplendent with the legendary band's lush soul-funk-fusion sound topped with the falsetto vocals of Philip Bailey. Longtime fans will welcome the 10 new songs steeped in the best soaring funk traditions of the 44-year-old band. -Yinka Adegoke

 

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