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Promises And Lies by UB40
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UB40: Astro, James Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue.

Additional personnel: Patrick Tenyue (trumpet), Henry "Buttons" Tenyue (trombone), Bitty McLean (background vocals).

Recorded at Abbatoir Studios, Birmingham, England.

All songs written by UB40 except "Can't Help Falling In Love" (George David Weiss/Hugo Peretti/Luigi Creatore).

What the critics say...

Entertainment Weekly (7/30/93, p.55) - "...the beauty of PROMISES AND LIES is that [UB40] didn't have to stray an inch from their usual course to sound as relevant and catchy as ever..." - Rating: A-
Q (1/94, p.83) - Included in Q's list of `The 50 Best Albums Of 1993' - "...PROMISES AND LIES shows that, whatever they may be, UB40 are certainly at the top of their game now...."
Q (9/93, p.81) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...[PROMISES AND LIES] is in the uncertain area between joy and melancholy where UB40 work best..."

Track Listing:

Disc 1:
  1. C'est La Vie
  2. Desert Sand
  3. Promises And Lies
  4. Bring Me Your Cup
  5. Higher Ground
  6. Reggae Music
  7. Can't Help Falling In Love
  8. Now And Then
  9. Things Ain't Like They Used To Be
  10. It's A Long Long Way
  11. Sorry
Release date Australia
July 27th, 1993
Album Length (Minutes)
Virgin Records (USA)
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