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UB40 (album)

UB40
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Studio album by
Released 11 July 1988
Genre Reggae
Length 41:22
Label DEP International
Producer UB40
UB40 chronology
The Best of UB40 – Volume One

(1987)
UB40

(1988)
Labour of Love II

(1989)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
Los Angeles Times 2.5/4 stars [2]
Robert Christgau B+[3]

UB40 is the eighth album by British reggae band UB40, released on the DEP International label in 1988. This album contained the hit single "Breakfast in Bed" with Chrissie Hynde, which reached No. 6 in the UK charts.

Track listing [ edit ]

  1. "Dance With the Devil" – 5:43
  2. "Come Out to Play" – 3:15 *
  3. "Breakfast in Bed" – 3:21 *
  4. "You're Always Pulling Me Down" – 4:02
  5. "I Would Do For You" – 5:36 *
  6. "'Cause It Isn't True" – 2:58
  7. "Where Did I Go Wrong" – 3:52 *
  8. "Contaminated Minds" – 4:48
  9. "Matter of Time" – 3:22
  10. "Music So Nice" – 3:41
  11. "Dance with the Devil (Reprise)" – 2:16

UK Singles *

Cover versions [ edit ]

In 1989, "Where Did I Go Wrong" was covered on Bosnian language by Dino Merlin's former Bosnian group Merlin, with lyrics "Mjesečina", from their fourth studio album Nešto lijepo treba da se desi.

Certifications [ edit ]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
Netherlands (NVPI)[4] Gold 50,000^
New Zealand (RMNZ)[5] Gold 7,500^
United Kingdom (BPI)[6] Gold 100,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone

^shipments figures based on certification alone

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ UB40 at AllMusic
  2. ^ Hochman, Steve (6 November 1988). "No 'Wine,' Same Beat". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 6 June 2013.
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert. "CG: UB40". RobertChristgau.com. Retrieved 6 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Dutch album certifications – UB 40 – UB40" (in Dutch). Nederlandse Vereniging van Producenten en Importeurs van beeld- en geluidsdragers. Retrieved 12 March 2019.Enter UB40 in the "Artiest of titel" box.
  5. ^ "New Zealand album certifications – UB 40 – UB40". Recorded Music NZ. Retrieved 11 June 2019.
  6. ^ "British album certifications – UB 40 – UB40". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 12 March 2019.Select albums in the Format field. Select Gold in the Certification field. Type UB40 in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter.
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