Earth Wind & Fire “September”
September is a song by the American band Earth, Wind & Fire. It is one of three new songs from the compilation album The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1 from 1978. On September 29 of that year, the song was released as the second single from the album. In the United States, this song reached number eight on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the R&B charts. In the United Kingdom, the song peaked at third place, while the song only reached eighteenth position in the Dutch Top 40. In 1999, house duo Phats & Small made a remix of the song, called “September 99”.
In the United States this song did not make any charts, but in the United Kingdom it peaked at number 25 and in the Netherlands the remix surpassed the original with the highest ranking at twelfth place. Also in 2014, a new version of the song was recorded for the Christmas album Holiday, in which the title was changed to “December” and part of the lyrics was changed to “the twenty-fifth of December”.