Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind & Fire

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Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind and Fire
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released March 27, 2007
Genre R&B
Label Stax Records
Producer Maurice White, Herb Trawick
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link
PopMatters 8/10 stars link
All Things Deep (very favorable) link
Stylus Magazine (B+) link
Soul Tracks (very favorable) link
USA Today (favorable) link

Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind and Fire is a tribute album to the R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire. The album was the first album to be released on the revived Stax label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The covers of "That's the Way of the World" and "Fantasy" performed by Dwele and Meshell Ndegeocello were Grammy nominated for Best Urban and Alternative Performance respectively. [2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Performer Length
1. "Shining Star"   Philip Bailey, Larry Dunn, Maurice White Chaka Khan 4:01
2. "Be Ever Wonderful"   Larry Dunn, Maurice White Angie Stone 4:04
3. "September"   Al McKay, Maurice White, Allee Willis Kirk Franklin 3:56
4. "Devotion"   Philip Bailey, Maurice White Ledisi 4:56
5. "Can't Hide Love"   Skip Scarborough The Randy Watson Experience 5:18
6. "Love's Holiday"   Skip Scarborough, Maurice White Lalah Hathaway 4:02
7. "That's the Way of the World"   Charles Stepney, Maurice White, Verdine White Dwele 5:16
8. "After the Love Has Gone"   Bill Champlin, David Foster, Jay Graydon Mint Condition 4:39
9. "Reasons"   Philip Bailey, Charles Stepney, Maurice White Musiq Soulchild 4:51
10. "Fantasy"   Eduardo del Barrio, Maurice White, Verdine White Me'Shell Ndegéocello 3:41

[2]

Accolades[edit]

The information regarding accolades attributed to Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind & Fire is adapted from accessatlanta.com.[3]

Publication Country Accolade Year Rank
Atlanta Journal Constitution U.S. 2007 Top CDs 2008 Alphabetical

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