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. 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: Sign On; Love Is Law; My Promise; Guiding Lights; Got To Be Love; Belo Horizonte; Dance Floor; Splashes; Night Of My Life; 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 & Foreverto 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, 14 & 15: Los Angeles, CA: Hollywood Bowl
- September 18: Morrison, CO: Red Rocks Amphitheatre
- September 20 & 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