Friday 1 July 2022 10:00 AM UB40's Ali Campbell admits he's 'still reeling' from the death of late bandmate ... trends now

Friday 1 July 2022 10:00 AM UB40's Ali Campbell admits he's 'still reeling' from the death of late bandmate ... trends now
Friday 1 July 2022 10:00 AM UB40's Ali Campbell admits he's 'still reeling' from the death of late bandmate ... trends now

Friday 1 July 2022 10:00 AM UB40's Ali Campbell admits he's 'still reeling' from the death of late bandmate ... trends now

UB40's Ali Campbell has confessed he's 'still reeling' from the death of his former bandmate Astro, who died suddenly last ­November aged 64.

The singer, 63, admitted he was 'knocked for six' when his late friend, whose real name is Terence Wilson, 'unexpectedly' passed away because he had been in 'such a good place'.

Ali told The Mirror: 'The last time I saw him he said, "I'll see you next Friday, kid," and I said, "Alright Ast." And that was it.'

Upset: UB40's Ali Campbell has confessed he's 'still reeling' from the death of his former bandmate Astro, who died suddenly last ­November aged 64

Upset: UB40's Ali Campbell has confessed he's 'still reeling' from the death of his former bandmate Astro, who died suddenly last ­November aged 64

Astro had only just finished working with the group on their latest album Unprecedented, when he suffered a cardiac arrest at his home. 

The Red Red Wine songster added: 'I'm just happy that we got the chance to be in Jamaica where we did four tracks together. It was nice to spend 11 days with my brother in a place we both loved. He was really happy with the album and his input.

'I didn't appreciate how special that time was until afterwards. I give thanks for that. As I do that his death was very quick and sudden. He didn't know anything about it.'

Oh no! The singer, 63, (right) admitted he was 'knocked for six' when his late friend (left)  'unexpectedly' passed away because he had been in 'such a good place' (pictured in 2014)

Oh no! The singer, 63, (right) admitted he was 'knocked for six' when his late friend (left)  'unexpectedly' passed away because he had been in 'such a good place' (pictured in 2014)

Astro passed away just three months after his fellow founding member of the band Brian Travers, following a battle with cancer. 

Ali went on to reveal he 'questioned his own mortality' since he had spent 'all his adult

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