On August 29, 1980.

On August 29, 1980, “Graduate Records” label released “Signing Off”, the debut UB 40 album. It was recorded December 1979 – July 1980, at the Bob Lamb’s “Home of the Hits” in Moseley, Birmingham and at the “The Music Centre”, and was produced by Bob Lamb, Ray “Pablo” Falconer, Astro, Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Lamont Hassan, Brian Travers and Michael Virtue.

Personnel:

  • Astro – talk-over vocal
  • Ali Campbell– lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Robin Campbell – lead guitar, vocals
  • Michael Virtue – keyboards, strings, organ
  • Earl Falconer– bass
  • Jim Brown – drums
  • Norman Lamont Hassan- percussion, congas
  • Brian Travers – tenor saxophone, melodica

Track listing:

All tracks by Astro, Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Lamont Hassan, Brian Travers and Michael Virtue, except where noted.

  1. Tyler
  2. King
  3. 12 Bar
  4. Burden of Shame
  5. Adella
  6. I Think It’s Going to Rain Today – Randy Newman
  7. 25%
  8. Food for Thought
  9. Little by Little
  10. Signing Off

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