Marley’s ‘Exodus’ Gets New Release

While he isn’t a member of the 27 Club, Bob Marley left this world all too soon at the age of 31.

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Through the years Marley’s children have continued his legacy of music. On June 3 Island Records and UMe will celebrate 40 years of Marley’s album “Exodus”. In celebration an anniversary, a reissue in a variety of formats is being released with a few surprises.

Marley’s son Ziggy is leading the project he is calling a “restatement”. The new release is titled “Exodus 40 – the Movement Continues”. Ziggy’s “restatement” features elements of the original album that were recorded but never released including vocals and instrumentations.

All together four different “Exodus” sets are being released…
-A two CD package that will include the original album and the updated Ziggy Marley “restatement” edition.
-A three CD digital package that contains the original album, the restatement album, and a live version of the album recorded at the Rainbow Theatre in London in 1977.
-A gold vinyl album of the original “Exodus” will also be coming.
-And there is a super deluxe edition that will include the original album, the restatement album, the live album, and “Punky Reggae Party” all on vinyl; along with two seven inch singles – “Waiting in Vain” and “Smile Jamaica”.

Fans who pre-order the super deluxe package will also receive a digital edition of the package.

All package can be pre-ordered from ShopMarley.com.

photo courtesy of: By Bruno Henrique Baruta Barreto from Curitiba, Brasil, upload by Herrick – Paz de Jah, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2974889


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