Confrontation (Bob Marley & The Wailers album)

Confrontation (Bob Marley & The Wailers album)
Studio album by Bob Marley & the Wailers
Released May 23, 1983
Recorded April – May 1980, Tuff Gong Studios, Kingston, Jamaica
Genre Reggae
Length 37:47
Label Tuff Gong/Island
Producer Bob Marley & the Wailers and Errol Brown, Rita Marley (executive producer)
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Confrontation is a roots reggae album by Bob Marley & the Wailers, released posthumously in May 1983, two years after Marley's death. The songs on this album were compiled from unreleased material and singles recorded during Marley's lifetime. The most famous track on the album is "Buffalo Soldier." Inside the album sleeve is an artist's depiction of the Battle of Adowa where Ethiopian forces defeated Italy in 1896. The cover of Confrontation is a reference to the story of St. George and the Dragon. The dragon on the cover represents Babylon, which is being slain by Bob Marley via his music.

Track listing

All tracks written by Bob Marley, except where noted.

Side one
  1. "Chant Down Babylon" – 2:36
  2. "Buffalo Soldier" (Bob Marley, Noel G. "King Sporty" Williams) – 4:15
  3. "Jump Nyabinghi"- 3:43
  4. "Mix Up, Mix Up" – 5:02
  5. "Give Thanks and Praises" – 3:15
Side two
  1. "Blackman Redemption" (Bob Marley, Lee Perry) – 3:33
  2. "Trench Town" – 3:12
  3. "Stiff Necked Fools" – 3:25
  4. "I Know" – 3:20
  5. "Rastaman Live Up!" (Bob Marley, Lee Perry) – 5:23
Compact Disc bonus track
  1. "Buffalo Soldier" (12" Mix) – 7:37


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