France Album Sales: Bob Marley

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1985-2015 Major Island releases sales

Even if both Legend and the eleven original main studio and live sets keep selling incredibly well, Island issued various more compilations, live albums and remix records. Below is a list of such releases with their year of release, their type, their name, their peak position, their certification and their estimated sales to date.

1986 (Comp.) Rebel Music – N/Ch – N/Ce – 50,000
1991 (Live) Talkin’ Blues – #24 – N/Ce – 130,000
1992 (Box Set) Songs Of Freedom – #14 – N/Ce – 210,000
1995 (Comp.) Natural Mystic – #3 (Comp.) – Gold (1995) – 270,000
1999 (Remix) Chant Down Babylon – #15 – Gold (1999) – 145,000
2001 (Comp.) One Love – #1 (Comp.) – N/Ce – 250,000
2005 (Comp.) Africa Unite #6 (Comp.) – N/Ce – 95,000
2007 (Comp.) Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons #6 (Comp.) – N/Ce – 90,000
2011 (Live) Live Forever – #14 – N/Ce – 30,000
2012 (Comp.) Marley Soundtrack – #56 – N/Ce – 15,000

As this list is not comprehensive, some 120,000 units must be added for other minor releases.

One thought on “France Album Sales: Bob Marley”

  1. Thank you, Guillaume. Very interesting.

    I guess it must have taken a lot of time in this particular case due to the size of his catalogue. The result totally exceeds my expectations, 10 million, wow!

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