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SUMMER 2022, VERANO 2022


8 August, 2022 / 20:00h.


They were formed in 1978, in Birmingham (United Kingdom).

Success came in 1984 with their famous “Red Red Wine” by Neil Diamond, which was recovered in ’88 after playing it at a Nelson Mandela tribute concert, and then reached number one on the charts. In ’93 with “I Can’t Help Falling In Love” an original Elvis Presley song that belonged to the BSO of Sharon Stone’s film Acosada (Sliver) and was also included on the album Promises And Lies. In total they have sold over 30 million records. UB40 shot a movie: “Dance With The Devil”. After a career full of success they reappeared with a song called “Tell Me Is It True”, the central theme of the movie Speed 2 starring Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric and Willen Dafoe.

They have influences from Bob Marley, Al Green and Jimmy Cliff. They have been compared to groups like Madness or Fine Young Cannibals. And his songs have been sung by people like Van Morrison, Neil Diamond, Pato Banton or Randy Newman.