“Even after we noticed the writing credit score which mentioned ‛N. Diamond,’ we thought it was a Jamaican artist referred to as Negus Diamond,” Astro recalled. He did a toasted verse for the music’s album model (“Pink purple wine, you make me really feel so high quality / You retain me rockin’ all the time”), and the one reached No. 1 in the USA 5 years later, after a Phoenix radio DJ dusted off the document and commenced giving it airtime, prompting different stations to do the identical. The band’s propulsive cowl turned the usual interpretation of the music, with Diamond later performing the same reggae association in live performance.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/native/obituaries/astro-ub40-singer-dead/2021/11/08/a727c1f4-40a6-11ec-9ea7-3eb2406a2e24_story.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_world | Astro, reggae singer and mainstay of the British band UB40, dies at 64