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Undertone

An implied meaning. Undertones may have detrimental effects on a business. For example, a newspaper may imply, but never directly state, that a company is cheating on its taxes. This may cause shareholders to sell their stock even if the undertones are not true.
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"Back in 99 there was his multimedia centre being opened in Derry and the organisers asked if The Undertones would play at the opening ceremony - we just kind of went for it," says Damian.
The band hope to hear from these long-time fans and has promised the first 50 who get in touch free entry into a show of their choice, a copy of The Very Best Of The Undertones and a tour T-shirt.
Feargal founded The Undertones in 1976, and spent years gigging with the band all over Northern Ireland.
Former frontman Feargal Sharkey gave The Undertones their edge.
The Undertones's appearance at Celtic Park - with new frontman Paul McLoone - marks a resurgence in the band's popularity more than 20 years after they split.
In fact, in my humble County Armagh-bred opinion, from Jimmy Jimmy to Here Comes the Summer and the peerless My Perfect Cousin, the Undertones said more about growing up in Northern Ireland during the Troubles than the dozens of political punks and their firebrand anthems of alienation.
Try the warm kit if your skin has yellow undertones (pumpkin, moss green and brick red look good on you).
The Undertones play at Belfast's Limelight on December 1, tickets are available through Ticketmaster.
"We've had some great times with the Irish lads - Undertones and Stiff Little Fingers - and we're hoping this one will be just as memorable."
So, take a good look at your skins undertones. The undertones are the colours you need to be looking closely at, for example, you may have quite a lot of red at the surface of your skin, but the undertone may be yellow.
THERE were more Old Firm squabbles yesterday as Celtic fans leapt to the defence of their club's move to have The Undertones play at Parkhead.
The talk a few months ago was that seventies rock rebels The Undertones would be there.