Category: UB40

Never Let You Go – UB40

I will never I will never let you go I will never I’ve got to hold on, every day In every way, but the things you will say Just couldn’t be that way You’ll never, ever reach If you don’t try Instead you keep on telling all Those dreadful lies Just wait and see How […]

Wedding Day – UB40

I got the bad news that you went away Where were you little girl I say Where were you on our wedding day Give me back my ring I ain`t gonna let you keep a thing Where were you when I said I do Everybody laughing at my fine new suit Now were where you […]

Cause It Isn’t True – UB40

Wouldn’t that make me a better man Elocution class to lend a hand Get me a self-improvement plan (Chorus) I don’t know, it seems to me Things I do best come easily I don’t feel the need to say to you I’m better cause it isn’t true Exquisite verse to higher the tone Performed in […]

The Way You Do The Things You Do – UB40

You know you could have been a candle I`m holding you so tight You know you could have been a handle The way you swept me off my feet You know you could`ve been a broom And babe you smell so sweet You know you could`ve been some perfume (Chorus) Well you could of been […]

One In Ten – UB40

I am the one in ten A number on a list I am the one in ten Even though I don`t exist Nobody Knows me Even though I`m always there A statistic, a reminder Of a world that doesn`t care My arms enfold the dole queue Malnutrition dulls my hair My eyes are black and […]

Looking Down At My Reflection – UB40

In the puddle at my feet Things don`t seem so real down there Or maybe I don`t see I see no satrvation I don`t see any pain I see myself not helping Just a lonner in the rain Looking down at my reflection In the puddle in the ground Things are getting clearer now I […]

Tears From My Eyes – UB40

cause you are leaving, leaving with another Things that we’ve done together I’ll always remember though you’re with another, baby. Tears from my eyes keep on falling cause you are leaving, leaving with another Things that we’ve done together I’ll always remember though you’re with another, baby. I’ve done everything one man can do, girl […]

The Time Has Come – UB40

Don’t you know the world, it is of love and of hate Now is the time, we’ve got to be strong We can’t go wrong Because the time has come, the time has come To be free can’t you see Shup doo doop, shup doo doop doop doo doo doo Shup doo doop, shup doo […]

Oracabessa Moonshine – UB40

Is washing over me The Jacaranda tree And bathing in the sea Oracabessa sun up Will chase the night away Across the Lada bay And back to yesterday A warm Blue Mountain raincloud, welcomed by the land Made the morning cooler, left a rainbow in the sand Sweet Hibiscus lingers in my own backyard With […]

Demonstrate – UB40

Yes, Jerry at de mike me come fe Demonstrate Me come fe show de crowd a people dat great is great Right ya now Mr Jerry at go set tings straight No MC test Jerry in a ATE So listen dem ya styles I man originate First of all me wan you know me na […]

You’re Always Pulling Me Down – UB40

Thought I could steal your secrets and put them in a song I thought that you’d be waiting patiently for me That only I could see You build me up and tell me lies You hold my hand, say close your eyes (Chorus) You’re always pulling me down You make me lower my expectations You’re […]

Silent Witness – UB40

The tribal sound of marching feet Cuts through the gloom on cold dark nights The tired and homeless roam the streets The sirens wail the engines roar A shadowed man just glances around A victim of life`s mindless toil Lies cold and helpless on the ground The window dummies silent stare Bear witness on the […]

Silent Witness – UB40

The tribal sound of marching feet Cuts through the gloom on cold dark nights The tired and homeless roam the streets The sirens wail the engines roar A shadowed man just glances around A victim of life`s mindless toil Lies cold and helpless on the ground The window dummies silent stare Bear witness on the […]

Now And Then – UB40

I must admit I wonder if I had the chance To vanquish foes with nothing more than just a glance How perfect every single day would be To never wait in driving rain For the bus that never came Not to be the one to blame For anybody else’s misery Now and then I contemplate […]

Breakfast In Bed – UB40

You’ve been crying your face is a mess Come in baby, you can wipe the tears on my dress She’s hurt you again, I can tell I know that look so well ALI: Don’t be shy, we’ve been here before Pull your shoes off, And I will lock the door And no-one has to know, […]

My Best Girl – UB40

Tell them about the things that you do to me Tell them you’re my best girl and best you’ll always be Tell them you’re everything that’s good so good to me I want to be always close to you To give a helping hand if ever you’re in need I want to be always close […]

C`est La Vie – UB40

She’d seen a lady sell her baby For ten or twenty dollars maybe And everybody thinks she’s crazy They’re too blind to see She never failed to call attention To the things we never mention Real horror, daily, courtesy of your TV C’est La Vie (CHORUS) A woman came and said to me Now listen […]

Hold Your Position – UB40

Rasta, them style ya a just levelment Uncle seen Hold me position, Just a hold me position I ya, hold me position, just a hold me position Go on, hold me position, just a hold me position Just like Jesus Christ in the valley of decision Devil come along and tru to deceive man through […]

Your Eyes Were Open – UB40

I`m dying, crippled with disease My Body`s aching limb to limb My bones are glowing through my skin When I look up into black skies Mushrooms grow before my eyes Doctor save me if you can I`m a desperate man (repeat) As he lay thinking he was dead A burning pain short through his head […]

Two In A One – UB40

Intellgent we chat intellgent Intellgent we chat intellgent Intellgent we chat intellgent Intellgent we chat intellgent Jackpot is when you win plenty at money Jail is a place I don`t want to go January the first month of the year Jealose is when five women fancy But John is the proper name fe a English […]

She Caught The Train – UB40

Lyrics : Bob Friday (Chorus) Version Girl, what`s your name? Oh you come and you go, Version Girl, what`s your name? Just like the morning sun. It`s so hard to find a personality with charms like yours for me. oo-ee oo-ee oo-ee Version girl, what`s your name? Don`t you know I long to say. Version […]

Mi Spliff – UB40

You can`t dep on mi spliff because mi spliff dep already You can`t dep on mi spliff mi have the hash-ish leb and sensi Yes people smoke the herb yeah all over the world some bway name Peter and girl name pearl. (repeat) All the weed ina the world belongs to you and me It […]

Don`t Slow Down – UB40

the chase has just begun; That you must reach that horizon before the setting of the sun. You chase the light in front of you, nightfall close behind; If you stop to catch your breath, You know what you will find. (Chorus) Don`t slow down don`t touch the ground, You know what you will find; […]