Last Days and Time was released in 1972. It was Earth, Wind & Fire’s musically ambitious third studio album. It helped mark them as rising stars. The spectacular cover art was taken from a painting by Mati Klarwein who’s also known for the cover of Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew.
Here’s the trippy album cover:
The back cover is fiery-n-smoky as well as funky:
Here’s the LP in the YouTube playlist format. I’d forgotten how good it is. Time to get your funk on, y’all. Warning: there will be commercials but it’s worth it.