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15 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About UB40's Labour Of Love

UB40's released Labour Of Love, the album that would turn them into international superstars, on 1st September 1983.

The first of four covers albums by the band, it is comprised of 10 songs originally performed by their favourite artists.

Though they were already a successful band at home in the UK, the cover of reggae legend Tony Tribe's Red Red Wine took UB40 global. As you'll see from our gallery, though, Tony wasn't actually the song's author.

Do you know the link between Labour Of Love and the cult horror film Candyman? Or how the band allegedly cost some factory workers their jobs? 

Take a look at our gallery and see how much you know about this classic album.

ALSO: TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE BAND WITH OUR ULTIMATE UB40 QUIZ

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