That’s the Way of the World Tracklist. 5 on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart and No. [1][2] The album rose to No. Watch as Earth, Wind & Fire plays the role of “The Band” in this film from 1975. SEK: 307.47kr; In stock There are no dull moments on World, one of the strongest albums of the '70s and EWF's crowning achievement. "That's The Way Of The World" (Maurice White/Charles Stepney/Verdine White) From the album "That's The Way Of The World" (1975) by Earth, Wind … That's the Way of the World is the sixth studio album by Earth, Wind & Fire, released on March 15, 1975 by Columbia Records. Mixed at Hollywood Sound Recorders (Hollywood, CA). It was also the soundtrack for a 1975 motion picture of the same name. There's always that one album that, if you are a lover of music, just make you very much aware on why you fell in love with music in the first place. [13] Alex Henderson of Allmusic noted That's the Way of the World is "EWF's crowning achievement". Last edit on Feb 13, 2014. I was only 4 1/2 when this album came out and it blew me away! Song information for That's the Way of the World - Earth, Wind & Fire on AllMusic AllMusic. As well in 2012, Rolling Stone placed the album at 486 on its list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, calling it "make-out music of the gods". A little tight on the hole in the center but manageable. Earth, Wind & Fire. 12 on the Hot 100 chart. Loved their music then and now and for me its like a time machine transporting back to great times. [23][24], The information regarding accolades attributed to That's the Way of the World is adapted from acclaimedmusic.net, soultracks.com and rockhall.com. And some of the tracks that weren't major hits, such as the exuberant "Happy Feelin'" and the gospel-influenced "See the Light," are equally powerful. [18][19], The single, "Shining Star", reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Soul Singles charts. [11], That's the Way of the World was nominated in 1975 and 1976 for an American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Album. [18][28][29], This article is about the album. Open Our Eyes had been a major hit and sold over half-a-million units, but it was World that established EWF as major-league, multi-platinum superstars. That's the Way of the World is the sixth studio album by Earth, Wind & Fire, released on March 15, 1975 by Columbia Records. Earth, Wind & Fire has delivered more than its share of excellent albums, but if a person … We've come together on this special day To sing a message loud and clear Looking back we've touched on sorrowful days Future, past, they disappear. 1. Mastered at Kendun Recorders (Burbank, CA). Earth, Wind & Fire has delivered more than its share of excellent albums, but if a person could own only one EWF release, the logical choice would be That’s the Way of the World, which was the band’s best album as well as its best-selling. Rolling Stone – Special Collectors Issue – The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. 19.1K 2. The soundtrack to a movie that hardly anyone ever saw, That’s the Way of the World ultimately made it on its own. But the problem with THAT'S THE WAY OF THE WORLD is it spends too much time on an uninteresting romance between Keitel's Coleman Buckmaster and the lead singer of a white milquetoast singing trio, who have as little talent as Earth, Wind & Fire's fictional band The … Shining Star Lyrics. 5 on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart and No. He added "leader Maurice White synthesised all the elements of the group so far – straight-up funk, African mysticism, jazz and sublime balladry, and made a brief, focused album. 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