On May 29, 1981.

Present Arms.

On May 29, 1981, “DEP International” label released “Present Arms”, the second UB 40 album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Ray “Pablo” Falconer,  Bob Lamb, Astro, Jimmy Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Brian Travers and michael Virtue. On October 5, 1981, dub version of the album called “Present Arms in Dub” was released.


  • Ali Campbell– vocals, guitar
  • Astro– trumpet, vocals, toasting
  • Robin Campbell – vocals, guitar
  • Earl Falconer– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Brown – vocals, drums
  • Norman Hassan – percussion, trombone
  • Brian Travers – saxophone
  • Michael Virtue – keyboards

Track listing:

  1. Present Arms
  2. Sardonicus
  3. Don’t Let It Pass You By
  4. Wildcat
  5. One in Ten
  6. Don’t Slow Down
  7. Silent Witness
  8. Lamb’s Bread

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