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In the Name of Love Earth, Wind, & Fire's fluid blend of percussion, horns, and soul harmonies in In the Name of Love remains impressive; Philip Bailey's...In the Name of LoveR&B Earth, Wind, & Fire's fluid blend of percussion, horns, and soul harmonies in In the Name of Love remains impressive; Philip Bailey's...1997-08-01
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In the Name of Love

Genre: R&B; Producer (group): Pyramid; Status: In Season

Earth, Wind, & Fire’s fluid blend of percussion, horns, and soul harmonies in In the Name of Love remains impressive; Philip Bailey’s falsetto vocals are buttery; and rap beats and robot vocals add a ’90s touch. But after a few cuts, the up-tempo funk power tails off into ballad schmaltz, silly paeans to ”revolution,” and embarrassing R. Kelly-style explicit- ness. B-

Originally posted August 1 1997 — 12:00 AM EDT

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