UB40 is Back With New Album, “UB45”

“UB45” is an upcoming 14-song celebration of the past, present, and future of the band. The collection includes new recordings alongside several classic UB40 songs reimagined to celebrate the anniversary of the formation of the group way back in 1978.

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By Ra-Fael Blanco

3/2/20241 min read

The first single from the new album, “Gimme Some Kinda Sign” breathes new life into the 60’s classic originally recorded by Brenton Woods. Combining the band’s insouciant grooves, a breezy melody and trademark effervescence, “Gimme Some Kind a Sign” is a bona fide triumph. Lead vocalist Matt Doyle suggested it to Robin Campbell, unaware that it had been sitting on his wish list since the Labour of Love (1983) album days four decades ago.

“Gimme Some Kinda Sign” is the first single from the band’s upcoming album “UB45” set for a global release on Friday April 19th, via the SRG-ILS label imprint.

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UB40 is supporting the new album with a massive world-wide tour which includes 21 dates in North America. Maxi Priest, Inner Circle, Third World and Big Mountain to join on select dates.

See tour dates: http://ticketnetwork.tp.st/BjaQWnqJ

UB45 ALBUM TRACKLISTING:

1. Home

2. Food for Thought

3. King

4. Champion

5. Tyler

6. Trouble

7. Red Red Wine

8. Fool Me Once

9. Cherry Oh Baby

10. Say Nothing

11. Sing Our Own Song

12. Gimme Some Kinda Sign

13. Kingston Town

14. Hope She’ll Be Happier

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