UB40 release fantastic cover of Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me’

music news 21/04/2020

UB40 have released a cover version of the late Bill Withers’ ‘Lean On Me’ to help raise money for NHS charities.

The song features Ali Campbell and Astro’s and their version of the 1972 song aims to help raise money for NHS Charities Together Urgent Covid-19 appeal.

Ali explained: “Astro and I have really felt it was the track that encapsulated everything that’s going on at the moment, we’re all needing to lean on our NHS heroes.

“We wanted to make our contribution to this great cause; covering this song was the perfect way to show our appreciation.”

He continued: “I’m sure Bill Withers would have been happy to see his beautiful song put to such great use.”

Listen to it above.