1981 Earth Wind & Fire – Let’s Groove (US:# 3 UK:#3)

“Let’s Groove” is a song by the American band Earth, Wind & Fire from their eleventh studio album Raise! (1981). Written by Maurice White and Wayne Vaughn, the song was chosen as the lead single from the album. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, disco music was undergoing a severe backlash. In spite of this, the band decided to revive the disco sound that was later included on their previous works and records. Musically, “Let’s Groove” is a post-disco, pop and funk song which includes instrumentation of synthesizers and keyboards along with live electric guitars.
“Let’s Groove” received mixed reviews from music critics, where many praised its catchiness, while some felt it was generic within its timeline of the disco era. However, many contemporary reviews have been well-received, many citing it as memorable and a great disco-influenced song. The song was a commercial success, with it being their highest-charting single in various territories. The song peaked inside the top 20 in countries including the United States, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Canada and other component charts in America.

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Produced By

Maurice White

Songwiters

Wayne Vaughn
Maurice White

Charts

US:#3
UK:#3