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BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS SATISFY OUR SOULS WITH A STIRRING CELEBRATION OF 40 YEARS OF KAYA

Today, the Marley Family, Island Records, and UMe collectively proclaim the sun is shining in celebration of 40 years of Kaya, Bob Marley & The Wailers’ historic March 1978 release. This most special anniversary edition features Stephen “Ragga” Marley’s exciting and vibrant new “Kaya 40” mixes of all ten tracks from the original album alongside its original mixes in 2CD and 180-gram 2LP configurations. (The digital version is a standalone release of Stephen’s mixes only.) The album is also be available as a limited edition 180-gram 2LP green vinyl version exclusively at BobMarley.com

Recorded in London concurrently with the material that ultimately comprised 1977’s Exodus— a record proclaimed by Time Magazine in 1999 to be the Best Album of the 20th Century — Kayais the perfect sonic-sibling bookend that shares all the joy, spirit, and literal DNA of some of Marley’s most groundbreaking material. Kayacontains a number of the most enduring, heartfelt songs in the entire Marley canon, including “Is This Love,” “Easy Skanking,” and “Sun Is Shining.”

Kayawas initially released just one month ahead of Bob Marley & The Wailers headlining the legendary One Love Peace Concert at The National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica on April 22, 1978, an event that featured 16 of reggae’s biggest acts. One Love Peace was heralded as Marley’s triumphant return to his native soil, following his long exile in London after having fled the country as a result of a December 1976 assassination attempt at his Kingston homestead.

DOWNLOAD THE ALBUM HERE: https://UMe.lnk.to/Kaya40PR


Bob Marley & The Wailers KAYA 40 [2CD & 2LP & Digital**]

1.Easy Skanking

2.Kaya

3.Is This Love

4.Sun Is Shining

5.Satisfy My Soul

6.She’s Gone

7.Misty Morning

8.Crisis

9.Running Away

10.Time Will Tell

11.Easy Skanking (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

12.Kaya (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

13.Is This Love (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

14.Sun Is Shining (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

15.Satisfy My Soul (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

16.She’s Gone (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

17.Misty Morning (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

18.Crisis (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

19.Running Away (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

20.Time Will Tell (Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mix)

** Digital version withStephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mixes only