Go Back   UB40 Forums > General Area > UB40 News

  #1  
Old 9th November 2010, 04:02 PM
Katie/Reflex's Avatar
Katie/Reflex Katie/Reflex is offline
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: UK
Posts: 239
Default 'Signing Off' Release Review

Hi all,

Below is a review on the recent 'Signing Off' release:

BBC - Music - Review of UB40 - Signing Off
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 9th November 2010, 04:06 PM
DreamBig's Avatar
DreamBig DreamBig is offline
Über UBLoonie
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 5,889
Default

Thanks Katie

With all the fantastic reviews about the rerelease, I think that with enough publicity, it would have sold a lot more. There's still loads of people who'd want to get this album a a first or second time round.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 9th November 2010, 04:45 PM
FATHER TED2's Avatar
FATHER TED2 FATHER TED2 is offline
Über UBLoonie
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Tamworth, staffs
Posts: 6,378
Default

thanks Katie
__________________
I never said it was your fault!
I'm just going to blame you!
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 9th November 2010, 08:20 PM
Baggariddim Baggariddim is offline
UBloonie
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Surfin', USA
Posts: 1,645
Default

This is a really lovely review. We just got our copy of the remaster and are loving it. One of the things I took away from our trip to the Signing Off gigs was the overwhelming feeling of the importance of the album in the UK and thereabouts at that time. So happy they gave a nice taste of it in the US during their recent tour here.

This is one of the quotes from the BBC review that sticks in my head:

"It seems remarkable that UB40 have been with us for three decades, but we should count ourselves lucky they have".

Perhaps it is remarkable on some or many levels, but these guys have worked very hard and very creatively these 32 years. I count myself as one of the lucky ones they're still here, and immensely thankful.

Peace,
Bagga.....
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 9th November 2010, 08:48 PM
Sal's Avatar
Sal Sal is offline
UBloonie
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Bolton
Posts: 4,166
Default

Very nice read.......just a damn pity that none of the major music outlets have seen fit to display it on their 'new release' displays

The majority of them haven't even got any in stock
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 9th November 2010, 10:57 PM
Nes B40's Avatar
Nes B40 Nes B40 is offline
Super Über UBloonie
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Stockport, Manchester, UK.
Posts: 12,180
Send a message via MSN to Nes B40
Default

Great rean indeed
__________________
I'm a British subject not proud of it while I carry the burden of shame.

http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/nn213/nesbit_bucket/
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 1st March 2013, 06:56 AM
rohitpaisa rohitpaisa is offline
I'm New here
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: india
Posts: 1
Default

i completly agree with you.they are very underrated..few people know about them in my country, but i love them.



----------------------
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 (Unregistered)


Forum SEO by Rapid Web Ltd