9 thoughts on “ UB40 - Present Arms (Vinyl, LP, Album) ”

  1. The popular perception of UB40 as a band who cling to the coattails of true reggae artists is partially merited, given their '90s karaoke-quality interpretations of popular standards in a Jamaican rub-a-dub style. But with albums such as their debut and this, admittedly a more uneven effort, their affection for the music was self-evidently genuine and generally well observed.
  2. Present Arms Artists UB40 Cat No. Barcode Format. VINYL (LP | Album | Reissue) Discs 2 Department Music Released Friday 20th May Labels Universal Music Group International Genre.
  3. This is a 3 CD set which contains the original album including the 12 inch version of don't slow down, disc 2 contains Present Arms in dub and disc 3 features BBC live sessions and UB40 live in concert. Disc 1 and 2 sit in their own trays, disc 3 occupies a section contained within the digipak itself/5(85).
  4. Apr 24,  · Like the Clash, UB40’s Present Arms is laced together with lyrics that inspired political and social change, dropping the clampdown on both President Ronald Reagan and Margret Thatcher back in , sporting anti-militaristic themes, along with a strong manifesto for the legalization of marijuana and it was all done by creating a heavy reverb drenched atmosphere that delivered the message, while the music inspired an intoxicating smile/5().
  5. Label: DEP International - LP DEP 1 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: UK • Genre: Reggae • Style: Dub UB40 - Present Arms (Vinyl) | Discogs Explore/5(11).
  6. These guys have always been under-rated imho, I love everything they put out. While Present Arms is an awesome part of any collection, Present in DUB is a must have if you truly love the UB40 sound. Their dub tracks lifted this album to a totally different level, and show some serious roots.
  7. UB40 and the English ska band Madness hold the record for most weeks spent by a group in the UK singles chart during the s, with weeks each. The band's line-up was stable for nearly 29 years, from March until January , when frontman Ali Campbell left the band, followed shortly thereafter by keyboardist Mickey Virtue.
  8. Present Arms is the second album by UB40 and was released in It spent 38 weeks on the UK album charts, reaching number 2. An album of original songs, it spawned two top 20 hits in 'One in Ten' (number 7) and 'Don't Let It Pass You By/Don't Slow Down' (16).

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