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UB40 is considered by many to be one of the greatest reggae groups of all time. List of the best UB40 albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This UB40 discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top UB40 albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included UB40 singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest UB40 album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves.

The British band named themselves after an unemployment form in the UK, short for Unemployment Benefit, Form 40. They released their debut album, Signing Off, in 1980. 

Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite UB40 album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you want to know the best UB40 album of all time, or the top UB40 albums, this list will answer your questions. It's made up of many different albums, including Labour of Love, Rat in the Kitchen, and The UB40 File. This list of popular UB40 CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order isn't just one person's opinion.

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1
70 24
Signing Off is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

2
54 19
Labour of Love is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

3
33 6
Present Arms is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

4
33 11
UB44 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time
1982

5
28 10
Rat in the Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

6
27 10
Promises and Lies is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

7
20 6
Labour of Love II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

8
16 3
Guns in the Ghetto is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

9
23 11
Geffery Morgan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

10
23 14
The UB40 File is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

11
15 7
Baggariddim is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

12
12 6
Labour of Love III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

13
16 10
Cover Up is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time
2001

14
13 8
Who You Fighting For? is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

15
14 10
Twentyfourseven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

16
7 3
The Lost Tapes is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

17
5 3
Dub Sessions is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

18
3 1
A Real Labour of Love is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time
A Real Labour of Love 2018

19
5 4
The Dancehall Album is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

20
6 6
Homegrown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time
2003

21
4 4
Live at Montreux 2002 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

22
7 10
Getting Over the Storm is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time

23
5 9
Labour of Love IV is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best UB40 Albums of All Time