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Earth, Wind & Fire Releasing New Studio Album "Now, Then & Forever" September 10 On Legacy Recordings

June 25, 2013

YellowBrix

New Single, "My Promise" premieres on www.NowThenandForever.com Pre-Orders are now live on www.NowThenandForever.com NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legacy Recordings is proud to announce the release of Now, Then & Forever by the legendary group Earth, Wind & Fire. This marks the group's first new studio album in eight years. Now, Then & Forever, will be available everywhere on Tuesday, September 10.

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Earth, Wind & Fire's first album of new studio material since 2005, Now, Then & Forever is also their first album for Legacy which isn't a compilation or a live collection.

For a limited time, fans will be able to pre-order Now, Then & Forever at www.NowThenandForever.com. A pre-order of the album allows the fans to have their personal names printed in the album's final CD package. The band's site will also feature the premiere of their new single, "My Promise."

"The Now, Then & Forever album is really about the legacy of Earth, Wind & Fire," said co-founder Philip Bailey. "The spirit of the band has always been about uplifting the consciousness of humanity. There's a hope that this Earth, Wind & Fire music will go on forever."

"The album gave us the opportunity to tie everything together musically and culturally," said EWF's co-founder Verdine White. "Without the support of the fans around the world, the Earth, Wind & Fire journey would not have been possible. We dedicate this album, Now, Then & Forever, to all the fans."

Now, Then & Forever - track listing

1. Sign On 2. Love Is Law 3. My Promise 4. Guiding Lights 5. Got To Be Love 6. Belo Horizonte 7. Dance Floor 8. Splashes 9. Night Of My Life 10. The Rush

The release of Now, Then & Forever, the ultimate celebration of Earth, Wind & Fire, ignites an exciting new phase for the iconic American soul-funk-fusion powerhouse Rolling Stone said "changed the sound of pop."

Earth, Wind & Fire, the groundbreaking funk-rock-soul-jazz ensemble who've been laying down their signature grooves for more than 40 years, will be bringing the sounds of Now, Then & Forever to concert audiences across the country this fall. The brainchild of music legend Maurice White, Earth, Wind & Fire is to this day one of the top touring groups of all time with founding members Philip Bailey, Verdine White and Ralph Johnson performing to sold-audiences around the world.

____________________________________________________________ |Earth, Wind & Fire US Tour dates: | |____________________________________________________________| |September 6 |San Diego, CA |San Diego Civic Theatre | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |September 8 |San Jose, CA |San Jose Civic Auditorium | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |September 11|San Francisco, CA| | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |September 13|Los Angeles, CA |Hollywood Bowl | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |September 14|Los Angeles, CA |Hollywood Bowl | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |September 15|Los Angeles, CA |Hollywood Bowl | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |September 18|Morrison, CO |Red Rocks Amphitheatre | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |September 20|Chicago, IL |Chicago Theatre | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |September 21|Chicago, IL |Chicago Theatre | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |September 22|Cincinnati, OH |Horseshoe Cincinnati | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |October 1 |Fayetteville, NC |Cumberland Country Auditorium| |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |October 6 |Dallas, TX |Verizon Wireless Theatre | |____________|_________________|_____________________________| |November 1 |Knoxville, TN |Tennessee Theatre | |____________|_________________|_____________________________|

About Earth, Wind & Fire America's seventh top-selling musical group of all-time, Earth, Wind & Fire was born in Chicago in 1969 and is still going strong in its fifth decade, making music that crosses years and decades and now connects the 20th and 21st centuries. Inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, Earth, Wind & Fire has earned eight Grammy Awards and four American Music Awards alongside numerous other accolades including the prestigious Soul Train Legend Award. EWF has sold more than 90 million albums worldwide and is consistently one of the world's top touring bands.

About Legacy Recordings The multiple Grammy-winning Legacy Recordings, Sony Music Entertainment's catalog division, produces and maintains the world's foremost catalog of historic reissues, an unparalleled compendium of thousands of digitally remastered archival titles representing virtually every musical genre including popular, rock, jazz, blues, R&B, folk, country, gospel, Broadway musicals, movie soundtracks, ethnic, world music, classical, comedy and more.

www.earthwindandfire.com www.facebook.com/earthwindandfire www.legacyrecordings.com

SOURCE Legacy Recordings

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