Led by Maurice White, they are best known for their hits of the 1970s, among them "After the Love Has Gone", "September," "Reasons," "Fantasy" and "Shining Star. View interactive tab. Fantasy is a song few would have the guts to cover, but Black Box, with Martha Wash on lead vocals, brought it to a new audience in 1990 and took it to number five. The Tonic Theme by bavotasan.com. Earth, Wind And Fire Lyrics. Die deutsche Übersetzung von September und andere Earth, Wind & Fire Lyrics und Videos findest du kostenlos auf Songtexte.com. 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Earth, Wind & Fire is an American funk band, formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1969. "[34] In his review of Dreamland, The Daily Vault's Michael R. Smith stated that it "sounds like a television theme song that you can't get out of your head. The show raised $25,000 for the charity. He left in 1969 to form his own band The Salty Peppers and decided to head south to Los Angeles to explore a new journey in music. [1] The song took three months to be composed, and was only finally finished after Maurice White saw and was inspired by the film Close Encounters of the Third Kind. Author AWal2323 [a] 7,037. The band scored 15 further UK hits including September, Boogie Wonderland (alongside Maurice’s protégé group The Emotions), After the Love Has Gone and Let’s Groove through to 1984 when they took a three year hiatus. He explained how they became successful and how he came to write Fantasy, “Basically we were a jazz band and we converted a jazz band into a pop band so we covered all areas because we wanted to be universal. Fantasy, a song by Earth, Wind & Fire on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes. The band "EARTH WIND AND FIRE" made quite a mark on the "OLDSKOOL" "R&B" and "SOUL" music genres with such songs as "FANTASY" and many other great hits!!!. We got the music down first and then it was time to write the lyrics and it took me a long time to write those lyrics. He once said, “Earth, Air & Fire didn’t sound right, so I changed Air to Wind.”. Its name fascinated Maurice as he named an interlude called Kalimba Tree after it as the opening track on side two of their 1981 album Raise. Every man has a place In his heart, there's a space And the world can't erase his fantasies Lesen Sie Rezensionen und informieren Sie sich über beteiligte Personen. Maurice said of the song’s success, “The key to writing a good song is to come up with a good melody that sounds like you’ve heard it before when you haven’t. Following 9/11, Earth, Wind & Fire performed at a benefit concert in Virginia to raise money for the American Red Cross. It’s a multi-layer, we had an orchestra behind us then we had a rhythm section.” The studio engineer was George Massenburg who added, “We always said just throw things on tape, if the guitarist had an idea we’d throw in on tape and if the percussionist played something interesting, we’d throw it on tape and it was kind of my job to separate these and I made sure you could hear everything, you could hear the guitar here and the drummer there rather than just one great big wall of noise. Be the first one to write a review. The man who assembled the band was Memphis-born Maurice White who learned drums as a kid and played in a school band with his friend Booker T. Jones who later led his own group, The M.G’s. Fantasy - Earth, Wind & Fire. Vervollständigen Sie Ihre Earth, Wind & Fire-Sammlung. The Earth Wind and Fi... Latin-Tropical-Soul is born with Fantasy and Michael Tate's 3D Rhythm of Life's new recording and video (Video director Tane Martinez). They sure soar these boys, soaring on the soprano solitude of Maurice White, Mastermind, Mother and Despot. "[5] Alex Henderson of AllMusic also called Fantasy "dreamy". 12 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart, No. Maurice White wrote and composed this song being partly inspired by the film Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1997). Fantasy - Earth, Wind & Fire Übersetzung und Songtext, Lyrics, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos. "Fantasy" is a song by the band Earth, Wind & Fire which was issued as a single in 1978 by Columbia Records. "Fantasy," written by group members Maurice and Verdine White along with the keyboard player/composer Eddie del Barrio, fit right in at Studio 54, but also had a deeper meaning, which was typical of Maurice White's productions: he would put a message on top of an infectious beat. Nothing was coming. Reviews There are no reviews yet. Universal means appealing to everyone. One thing that gave the band their distinctive sound is an African instrument that Maurice discovered call the Kalimba. Following 9/11, Earth, Wind & Fire performed at a benefit concert in Virginia to raise money for the American Red Cross. Their version featured Martha Wash on lead vocals, but their music producers initially failed to credit her. The result is light but substantial, and it’s become a model for many other bands. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime … [1], "Fantasy" was produced by Maurice White, who also composed the song with Eddie Del Barrio and Verdine White. 14 on the UK Singles chart. By using our website and our services, you agree to our use of cookies as described in our Cookie Policy . 04:07. Later that same year he was invited to join the Ramsey Lewis Trio and can be heard on their two biggest hits Wade in the Water and The In Crowd. The show raised $25,000 for the charity. On the late seventies he made his sound more commercial and that’s when he became commercially acceptable. High quality sheet music for "Fantasy" by Earth, Wind & Fire to download in PDF and print. I used to separate them by equalisation by bringing up parts of instruments to make then shine, but Maurice always wanted more kick and when he asked for more vocal or more kick then that changed everything and I had to play around with everything to keep it balanced. After graduating he became a session drummer for Chess records in the mid-sixties where his first visit to the UK chart was on Fontella Bass’ 1965 hit Rescue Me, the following year he could be heard drumming on Billy Stewart’s hit Summertime. In 1970 Maurice changed the name of the band to Earth, Wind and Fire which came about because of his fascination in cosmology and astrology. Earth, Wind & Fire ist eine amerikanische Soul- und Funk-Band, ... Fantasy, Wait, In the Stone, Boogie Wonderland, Star und You and I. Einen weiteren Top-Hit hatte die Band mit der nur als Single und auf dem Greatest-Hits-Album veröffentlichten schnellen Tanznummer September (1978). [8][9][10], The single reached No. A belter, the big-voiced Martha Wash brings a great deal of emotion, depth and soul to this inspired remake. Earth, Wind & Fire made a smooth transition into the disco era, adapting their R&B sound to the new groove. [11][12][13], After its release in Japan as a digital single to cellphones in 2009, it was certified gold for 100,000 downloads in May 2011. [37], ^shipments figures based on certification alone, "Fantasy" by Earth, Wind & Fire, U.S. Fantasy Earth, Wind & Fire. "Fantasy" is a song by the band Earth, Wind & Fire which was issued as a single in 1978 by Columbia Records. Fantasy Lyrics. [2], The US b-side of the single was a song called Be Ever Wonderful, while the UK b-side was a song called Runnin'. Every man has a place In his heart there's a space And the world can't erase his fantasies Take a ride in the sky On our ship, fantasize Skip to main content. Featured Videos Music Old School. "Fantasy", released as a single in 1978, reached number 12 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart. Arranged for Piano, Bass, Guitar, Organ, Drumset, Flute, Trumpet, Brass, Trombone and Strings Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Earth, Wind & Fire - Fantasy at Discogs. Fantasy chords by Earth, Wind & Fire. Produced by Maurice White. Fantasy Earth, Wind And Fire. Earth, Wind And Fire Fantasy Addeddate 2017-05-17 04:03:50 Closed captioning no Identifier Earth_Wind_And_Fire_Fantasy Scanner Internet Archive Python library 1.4.0. plus-circle Add Review. Fantasy is a song few would have the guts to cover, but Black Box, with Martha Wash on lead vocals, brought it to a new audience in 1990 and took it to number five. White also utilizes an odd instrumental mix that gives equal emphasis to percussion (except the bass drum, which is usually played down), bass, rhythm guitars and stabbing, staccato horn bursts. Complete your Earth, Wind & Fire collection. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1978 Vinyl release of Fantasy on Discogs. You get lost in the music and when you’re lost you’re found and that’s not so bad.”. The current line-up still includes three original members – Philip Bailey, Verdine White and Ralph Johnson – Bailey’s son is also now a member of the band and plays percussion as well backing vocals. Album All ’n All. Amazon.com: Fantasy Earth, Wind & Fire. Every man has a place, in his heart there's a space, And the world can't erase his fantasies Take a ride in the sky, on our ship fantasii All your dreams will come true, right away And we will live together, until the twelfth of never Our voices will ring forever, as one He said, in an interview with Melody Maker, “The song is motivated about escapism in the sense of living on a world that is untrue, a world that is unjust, and a world that is very selfish and envious, there is a place that everyone can escape to which is their own fantasy. 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