France Album Sales: Bob Marley

Bob Marley

TOTAL ALBUM SALES IN FRANCE

Island Studio Albums

1973 Catch A Fire – 400,000
1973 Burnin’ – 315,000
1974 Natty Dread – 375,000
1976 Rastaman Vibration – 475,000
1977 Exodus – 870,000
1978 Kaya – 910,000
1979 Survival – 695,000
1980 Uprising – 970,000
1983 Confrontation – 445,000

Non-Island Albums

1970 Soul Rebels – 80,000
1971 Soul Revolution – 60,000
1971 Upsetter Revolution Rhythm – 60,000
1971 The Best Of The Wailers – 60,000

All remaining non-Island albums – 800,000

Live Albums

1975 Live! – 500,000
1978 Babylon By Bus – 670,000
1991 Talkin’ Blues – 130,000
2011 Live Forever – 30,000

Compilation Albums

1984 Legend – 1,895,000
1986 Rebel Music – 50,000
1992 Songs Of Freedom – 210,000
1995 Natural Mystic – 270,000
1999 Chant Down Babylon – 145,000
2001 One Love – 250,000
2005 Africa Unite 95,000
2007 Les 50 Plus Belles Chansons 90,000
2012 Marley Soundtrack – 15,000

All remaining Island albums – 120,000

Bob Marley sold a total of 10,865,000 albums in France.

As usual, feel free to comment and / or ask a question!

Sources: CIDD, SNEP, IFOP, GFK.

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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