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Celebrating 40 years since the release of Bob Marley’s ‘Kaya’

On the 24th of August, The Marley Family, Island Records, and UMC will collectively proclaim the sun is shining in celebration of 40 years of Kaya, Bob Marley & The Wailers’ historic March 1978 release. The album’s themes of love and peace have resonated across the world and the record reached the top 5 in the UK albums chart upon original release.

This most special anniversary edition will feature 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 will be a standalone release of Stephen’s mixes only.) The album will also be available as a limited edition 180-gram 2LP green vinyl version exclusively at BobMarley.com.


  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 with Stephen Marley “Kaya 40” Mixes only


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