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Katie/Reflex
22nd February 2001, 04:37 PM
Check out this info for "The Very Best of"

UK - Platinum (selling over 500,000 copies)
Ireland - Platinum
New Zealand - Double Platinum
Holland - Gold, No.16 in album chart
Portugal - Gold, No.4 in album chart
Norway - Gold, Straight in at No. 2
Denmark - Straight in at No. 2
USA - NO. 1 in Reggae chart

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alliluvsmusic
22nd February 2001, 04:53 PM
As it should be.

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mrrizla
22nd February 2001, 05:00 PM
well done ub40 http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/cool.gif http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/beer.gif

Rossy
22nd February 2001, 05:03 PM
500.000 Is great..
lets see the wee boy bands do that for 21 years eh!
rossy http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/smile.gif http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/smile.gif http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/smile.gif

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bt/ub40
22nd February 2001, 05:18 PM
thanks http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/beer.gif UB40

cazzy
22nd February 2001, 05:43 PM
nice one lads you have done great

sardonicus
22nd February 2001, 06:09 PM
Great stuff http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/lol.gif

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Andy

stevie
22nd February 2001, 06:22 PM
Well done ub40!! nice!

Poesiemau
22nd February 2001, 06:25 PM
And next to that Night of the Proms (featuring a certain band) was the best attended concert last year in Holland. Two bigthumbsupski for that too!!! http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/smile.gif

Chronic
22nd February 2001, 06:26 PM
Sales figures say more than critics

Homely Girl
22nd February 2001, 08:26 PM
Those figures say it all

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trina
22nd February 2001, 08:41 PM
WELL DONE UB40

but i'm not at all surprised, you are the best after all.


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joolz
22nd February 2001, 10:13 PM
Wow thanks for those Stats Faith - so encouraging!!

Big Love & Massive Respect to Ub40!

imported_John
22nd February 2001, 10:26 PM
Great stuff http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/smile.gif One thing I always want to know is how albums and singles do in the home of reggae in Jamaica. What has been UB40's biggest Jamaican hit?

freed0m07
23rd February 2001, 10:56 AM
congratulations lads.....keep up the good work


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Nicola R
23rd February 2001, 11:32 AM
http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/cool.gif !!!!!!!!!

UB http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/king.gif of reggae.

http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/love.gif Nicola

pipbird
23rd February 2001, 12:23 PM
yehaaaaaaa way to go guys http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/bouncered.gif

proud to be a dane http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/wink.gif

rockin robot
27th February 2001, 10:59 PM
if we all go out and buy it again maybe we can push it to 1,000,000 http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/beer.gif

anto
27th February 2001, 11:21 PM
still going strong after 21years
well done ub40
hope you even do it better
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thanx for the info faith

Derek
7th March 2001, 12:21 AM
THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR CLASS
WELL DONE TO THE GREATEST GROUP TO EVER PERFORM.
OK,LIGHT MY FIRE DIDNT SET THE WORLD ALIGHT HA HA BUT WHO CARES THE ALBUM WAS A GREAT SUCCESS,JUST WAIT AND SEE WHAT THE NEW MATERIAL DOES, BYE,BYE WESTLIFE,FIVE,S CLUB,HEARSAY,NSYNC,A1

biglove steve
7th March 2001, 06:19 AM
Well said Derek!!!!
& well done lads....biglove..

swanie
7th March 2001, 10:27 AM
really a very good one. congratulations http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/bounceyellow.gif

dez
8th March 2001, 01:03 AM
and allegedly....the very best of was the 104th best selling album in ireland in 2000....not bad for an album that was only on sale for the last few months of the year! http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/bouncered.gif http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/smile.gif

anto
8th March 2001, 01:28 AM
yep dez
thats a good point man
well said
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Coty
8th March 2001, 04:54 AM
Go Boyeees!
U Showem' how it's done....it's all UB40 de way....big up...alohaz knuffels....big respect to ya'! peace out

big happy love,
Coty *muah* http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/bounce.gif http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/bounceblue.gif http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/bouncered.gif http://www.demo3w.com/ubb/bounceyellow.gif

dazza
9th March 2001, 08:05 PM
well done UB40 u guys r the best and deserve all the success u jave had so far and much much much more

Keep up the good work weee love it.