UB40 ‘Present Arms’ & ‘Labour Of Love’ Deluxe Editions

These 3-CD Deluxe Editions bring together, for the first time on physical and digital, UB40’s 1981 album Present Arms and its companion release from later that same year, Present Arms In Dub alongside their hit-strewn 1983 album, Labour of Love. Each album is also being released as a 2-LP set on 180g vinyl. Released in…

UB40 Announce Deluxe Editions of ‘Present Arms’ & ‘Labour Of Love’

UB40 PRESENT ARMS and LABOUR OF LOVE Deluxe Editions   Out 2nd March 2015 These 3-CD Deluxe Editions bring together, for the first time on physical and digital, UB40’s 1981 albumPresent Arms and its companion release from later that same year, Present Arms In Dub alongside their hit-strewn 1983 album, Labour of Love. Each album is…

UB40 – Classic Album Selection – CD review

UB40 Classic Album Selection Virgin 2013   There must be at least two generations of people out there who just think of UB40 as a dodgy covers band and a set of tabloid headlines. But once upon a time, in the dim and distant past, they were an edgy, left-wing, political band. So here’s your…

Reviews roundup – Essie vs. Silje Leirvik vs. UB40 vs. Jono

Reviews roundup – Essie vs. Silje Leirvik vs. UB40 vs. Jono ESSIERun Redself released A young lassie me lad, hailing from the Gold Coast, Queensland, Essie is an up and coming Oztralian singer / songwriter who has veered into the world of blues rock. Ish. She’s still at college, studying Popular Music at the Queensland…