Earth, Wind & Fire: Millennium (1993)

EWF millenniumBy Scott Goldfine

Earth, Wind & Fire seeks to rekindle the flame that once made it one of pop’s brightest lights. Sticking to its tried-and-true formula, the band offers equal doses of dance tunes and ballads featuring uplifting themes with a few kalimba-plucking interludes thrown in.

The cheery “Sunday Morning” shows EWF can still craft a slick single, but the group’s creative energy lags elsewhere.

GRADE: C+

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