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The Very Best of UB40

The Very Best of UB40 1980-2000
The Very Best of UB40 Album Cover.jpg
Greatest hits album by
Released 2000
Recorded 1980 - 2000
Genre Reggae
Label EMI Virgin Records

The Very Best of UB40 1980-2000 is a greatest hits album from the British dub/reggae band UB40.

There is another, later release with the similar title The Best Of UB40 Volume I & II, with different contents.

UK Track listing [ edit ]

  1. "One in Ten" from Present Arms
  2. "Red Red Wine" from Labour of Love
  3. "Kingston Town" from Labour of Love II
  4. "Higher Ground" from Promises and Lies
  5. "King" from Signing Off
  6. "Cherry Oh Baby" from Labour of Love
  7. "I Got You Babe" from Baggariddim
  8. "Come Back Darling" from Labour of Love III
  9. "The Earth Dies Screaming" Single release
  10. "If It Happens Again" from Geffery Morgan
  11. "Don't Break My Heart" from Baggariddim
  12. "(I Can't Help) Falling in Love With You" from Promises and Lies
  13. "Watchdogs" from Rat in the Kitchen
  14. "Tell Me Is It True" from Guns in the Ghetto
  15. "Rat in Mi Kitchen" from Rat in the Kitchen
  16. "Homely Girl" from Labour of Love II
  17. "Light My Fire" Single release
  18. "Bring Me Your Cup" from Promises and Lies
  19. "Food for Thought" from Signing Off
  20. "Sing Our Own Song" from Rat in the Kitchen

US Track listing [ edit ]

  1. "I Got You Babe"
  2. "Here I Am (Come and Take Me)"
  3. "Bring Me Your Cup" (7 inch Version)
  4. "One in Ten"
  5. "Red Red Wine"
  6. "Kingston Town"
  7. "If It Happens Again"
  8. "Don't Break My Heart"
  9. "Cherry Oh Baby"
  10. "Can't Help Falling In Love"
  11. "Higher Ground"
  12. "Tell Me Is It True"
  13. "Rat in Mi Kitchen"
  14. "Until My Dying Day"
  15. "The Way You Do the Things You Do"
  16. "Light My Fire"
  17. "Food for Thought"
  18. "Sing Our Own Song"

Certifications [ edit ]

Region Certification Certified units/sales
Netherlands (NVPI)[1] Platinum 80,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[2] 5× Platinum 75,000^
United Kingdom (BPI)[3] Platinum 300,000^
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[4] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone

^shipments figures based on certification alone



  1. ^ "Dutch album certifications – UB40 – The Very Best of" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers. Retrieved 12 March 2019.Enter The Very Best of in the "Artiest of titel" box.
  2. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – UB40 – The Very Best of". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 1 June 2019.
  3. ^ "British album certifications – UB40 – The Very Best of". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 12 March 2019.Select albums in the Format field. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Type The Very Best of in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
  4. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards – 2001". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
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