Original UB40 lead vocalists to reunite after 6 years

Tom Pakinkis

Original UB40 lead vocalist Astro is to join the band’s founder and former frontman Ali Campbell in the pair’s first performance together in nearly six years.

Astro will join the line-up for Ali Campbell’s December 6 concert at the O2’s IndigO2, together with original UB40 keyboardist Mickey Virtue, who has been playing with Campbell since the pair left the band in February 2008.

The news comes after Astro announced on Friday his split with the band that continued to play ...

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