"Red Red Wine" is a song originally written and recorded by Neil Diamond that was then covered by Tony Tribe and more famously by UB40. In the song, the singer finds drinking red wine is the only way to forget a lost love.
UB40 made their rendition for their cover versions album Labour of Love. According to the band, they were only familiar with Tony Tribe's version, and their version featured a lighter, reggae-style…
Red, red wine
Goes to my head
Makes me forget that I...still need her so.