First Listen: The O'Jays want to "Stand Up" for Love

(March 22 2019) The legendary O'Jays have been filling concert houses everywhere since they announced their upcoming 2020 retirement, and for the past few months they have new music out to boot. 

Last Fall, the trio, consisting of Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, and Eric Nolan Grant, issued "Above The Law," a throwback to their socially conscious music of the 70s, when they were teamed with iconic songwriter/producers Gamble and Huff.

Now, as they prepare for their April album release, The Last Word, the O’Jays today deliver another single where they look at the situation of the world and suggest love as an answer.

Turn off the TV to avoid the news
Look up to heaven ‘cause I’m so confused
Another child lost to the city
No place to hide – not even the finest schools

(March 22 2019) The legendary O'Jays have been filling concert houses everywhere since they announced their upcoming 2020 retirement, and for the past few months they have new music out to boot. 

Last Fall, the trio, consisting of Eddie Levert, Walter Williams, and Eric Nolan Grant, issued "Above The Law," a throwback to their socially conscious music of the 70s, when they were teamed with iconic songwriter/producers Gamble and Huff.

Now, as they prepare for their April album release, The Last Word, the O’Jays today deliver another single where they look at the situation of the world and suggest love as an answer.

Turn off the TV to avoid the news
Look up to heaven ‘cause I’m so confused
Another child lost to the city
No place to hide – not even the finest schools

“Stand Up (Show Love)” has a timeless message (“Stand Up / If there’s a heart out there / Show love / Love wants to know your name”) and the unmistakable sound of one of the great all time vocal groups

We are getting more excited every day to hear The Last Word, and “Stand Up (Show Love)” is another sneak peak that brings a smile. Check it out below and tell us what you think!

The O’Jays – “Stand Up (Show Love)”

 
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