Last week - on March 27 to be exact - Stax/Concord Music released a compilation put together by Maurice White, one of the leaders of Earth, Wind & Fire. The album, called Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind & Fire, features various R&B and Soul artists covering EW&F songs. Among those artists: Musiq Soulchild (“Reasons”), Angie Stone (“Be Ever Wonderful”), MeShell Ndegeocello (“Fantasy”), Mint Condition (“After The Love Is Gone”) and Dwele (“That’s The Way Of The World”). The album's first single is Kirk Franklin's spiritual version of one of Earth, Wind & Fire's best-known songs, "September." You can stream the audio for it by clicking on the link below.
"September" audio stream (Windows Media)
Album cover © Stax/Concord Music.