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UB40 – UK Tour 2010

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UB40 are a British reggae fusion band formed in 1978 in Birmingham, UK. The band “UB40″ consists of following members: James Brown, Duncan Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Astro, Tony Mullingsand, Laurence Parry, Martin Meredith and some former members like Ali Campbell, Michael Virtue etc. The band has placed more than 50 singles on the UK charts, and has also achieved considerable international success. The band has sold over 70 million records. UB40′s first album was released in September 1980. The album cover was a reproduction of the unemployment benefit card, with the title “Signing Off” rubber-stamped in red.

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UB40 will kick off the Tour Oct 25, 2010
Time: 19:00

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UB40 – Videos

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UB40 – Photo Gallery

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UB40 – Achievements

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UB40 is one of the most commercially successful reggae acts of all time in terms of record sales, over 70 million, chart positions and touring schedul. During their three-decade long career, they have been performing sell-out shows worldwide and headlining the Reggae Sunsplash music festival in Jamaica, as well as spreading reggae to Russia, South America, etc. They have performed twice at the Night of the Proms, in 2000 and in 2006. In 2006 UB40 was nominated for a Grammy Award for their album “Who You Fighting For”. Much of UB40′s commercial appeal came from their releases of classic cover songs. In fact, all three of their UK number one hits and four of their five U.S. top ten hits were cover versions.

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UB40 – Tours and Live Performances

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UB40 is well known for their amazing live concert shows. They have built up a reputation to be one of the best live bands in the world. UB40 Performed live in Wellington, New Zealand in 2004. They toured South Africa in July 2007 and headlined the Live Earth concert at the Cradle of Humankind, near Johannesburg. They performed one of the longest sets for the event at approximately 54 minutes. On 21 August 2007, they performed with Cas Haley on the America’s Got Talent season finale. The band played numerous outdoor shows in the UK in 2008. They also toured the US, which included their first show at the Hollywood Bowl. During the 2009 U.S. Tour UB40 offered fans live concert recordings on USB wristbands. The wristbands also included the Dub Sessions remix album and photos. On Saturday 12 June 2010, UB40 played a one-off concert to motor racing fans at the Le Mans 24 hour race. The playlist included Red Red Wine, Can’t Help Falling in Love and Kingston Town.

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UB40 – Album “TwentyFourSeven”

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UB40 released their studio album, TwentyFourSeven, UB40′s last with the original lineup, by way of a free insert in The Mail on Sunday’s 4 May 2008 issue which sold nearly three million copies. This led to a backlash when the full 17 track version was released 21 June 2008, and most of the big retailers refused to stock it. It failed to reach the Top 75 in the UK, which was a first, as all their official albums had previously gone Top 50 on the UK Albums Chart.

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UB40 – Who You Fighting For?

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On July 18, 2005 UB40 released their album “Who You Fighting For?”. It marks the return of the rootsier, political sound that the group cultivated during the early 1980s. It was the band’s first release by Rhino Records in the US. The 9th track in the album reached No. 75 on the UK singles chart. Hunterz and The Dhol Blasters also feature in the song. The song is distinguished by its chorus with Punjabi words, which is woven into a song with a reggae rhythm. The Punjabi lyrics are:

“Tere bin meno chain na aveh, Oh soniye

These can be roughly translated as

without you I have no peace, O beautiful one

The song basically describes 9 reasons why the singer loves his beau. The album was nominated for the reggae album Grammy in 2006.

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UB40 – Album (The Best of UB40 – Volume One)

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The Best of UB40 – Volume One” is a compilation album by the British reggae band UB40. It was issued in 1987 and includes all the chart topping hits from 1980 to 1986. The album includes 13 solo tracks as well as a track that the band performed with Chrissie Hynde from The Pretenders. The pub on the cover is the Eagle and Tun, frequented by UB40 as it is close to DEP International in Digbeth, Birmingham. Best of, Volume One was re-released in 1995 along with the release of Volume Two.

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UB40 – Tittle Music for “You and Me”

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You & Me was a BBC television programme for pre-school children in the 1970s to 1990s. The title music for this program was originally an acoustic theme, but this was replaced in 1983 with a reggae version performed by UB40 which lasted until the series finished in 1994. In 1995, The lyrics were referenced in the Oasis song “She’s Electric”, “Cos I’ll be you and you’ll be me, there’s lots and lots for us to see, lots and lots for us to do”.

“You and me, me and you, Lots and lots for you to do, Lots and lots for you to see, Me and you, you and me.”

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UB40 – Labour of Love

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Introduction:

Despite great success in the UK, UB40‘s popularity in the United States was only established after they released Labour of Love, an album of cover songs, in 1983. The entire album consists of cover versions of songs originally released by the group’s musical idols. The album featured the song “Red Red Wine”, a cover version of a Neil Diamond song. it stayed on the charts for over a hundred weeks. The most notable track is the cover of Neil Diamond’s “Red, Red Wine,” which reached No. 1 in the United Kingdom upon its release. The album was accompanied by a video also entitled Labour of Love, consisting of various music videos for the songs and tied together with a storyline showing the band working in the dump yard and relationships with wives, families and girlfriends. The band would later release three more cover albums, Labour of Love II, Labour of Love III and Labour of Love IV.

Achievement:

UB40‘s album “Labour of Love” reached No. 1 in the UK and No. 8 in the United States. With  the inclusion of the new version of “Red, Red Wine,” the album regained popularity in 1988 and     climbed to No. 15 in the U.S. In 1989, it was ranked No. 98 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 greatest albums of the 1980s.

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