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We are Ali Campbell, the legendary voice and principal songwriter of UB40, reunited with vocalist/ percussionist/trumpeter Astro and keyboard player Mickey, all of us founding members of the original UB40. Ali and Mickey left the band in 2008 and were reunited with Astro when he left too in 2013.

The original line-up of UB40 with Ali, Astro and Mickey enjoyed huge success over a period of 30 years from 1978 until 2008, including number 1 album Labour of Love and multiple top 10, gold and platinum selling albums and Grammy nominations.

We would not want anyone to confuse Ali, Astro and Mickey's band with the band that carried on using the name UB40 after 2008 made up of other founding members and new members they tried to replace us with in their attempt to trade off the reflected glory of the success of the original line-up.

Only with Ali Campbell, the legendary voice of UB40, reunited with Astro and Mickey can audiences get to experience the closest thing to the sound of the hugely successful original line-up of UB40 as all the hits are played. They can also get to hear these three founding members' and UK reggae pioneers' latest take on the genre.


When vocalist Astro rejoined forces with Ali Campbell and keyboard player Mickey Virtue, the spirit of their old band UB40 was never going to be far from the surface. All three were founding members of the iconic Birmingham reggae troupe who topped the UK singles chart on three occasions and sold 70 million records as they took their smooth yet rootsy musical blend to all corners of the globe. Recorded in London's renowned RAK Studios Silhouette plays unashamedly to the trio's strengths. The album is an inspired mix of freshly-minted new songs and sparkling, reggaefied cover versions of classics by The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Chi-Lites and others. Ali's voice remains as strong as ever - rich, melodic and instantly recognisable. With the redoubtable Astro lending strong vocal support and Mickey's keyboards to the fore in a new band that includes a three-piece horn section, their lithe but potent sound should delight fans old and new. The brand new album ‘Silhouette’ is out now on Cooking Vinyl.

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