Categories:
Cart 0

Your cart is empty

Bob Marley & The Wailers|Uprising

Uprising

Bob Marley & The Wailers

Available in
16-Bit/44.1 kHz Stereo

Unlimited Streaming

Listen to this album in high quality now on our apps

Start my trial period and start listening to this album

Enjoy this album on Qobuz apps with your subscription

Subscribe

Enjoy this album on Qobuz apps with your subscription

Digital Download

Purchase and download this album in a wide variety of formats depending on your needs.

Uprising would be the final studio album featuring Bob Marley & the Wailers to be released during Marley's lifetime. Prophetically, it also contains some of the band's finest crafted material, as if they were cognizant that this would be their final outing. The album's blend of religious and secular themes likewise creates a very powerful and singular quest for spirituality in a material world. Although it is argued that an album's graphic design rarely captures the essence of the work inside, the powerful rebirthing image of a rock solid Marley emerging with his arms raised in triumph could not be a more accurate visual description of the musical jubilation within. Musically, the somewhat staid rhythms often synonymous with reggae have been completely turned around to include slinky and liquid syncopation. "Work," "Pimper's Paradise," and the lead-off track "Coming in From the Cold" are all significant variations on the lolloping Rasta beat. The major difference is the sonic textures that manipulate and fill those patterns. The inventive and unique guitar work of Al Anderson -- the only American member of the original Wailers -- once again redefines the role of the lead electric guitar outside of its standard rock & roll setting. "Zion Train" is awash in wah-wah-driven patterns creating an eerie, almost ethereal backdrop against Marley's lyrics, which recollect images from Peter Tosh's "Stop That Train" all the way back on Marley & the Wailers' international debut Catch a Fire. The final track on the original pressing of Uprising is "Redemption Song." Never has an artist unknowingly written such a beautiful and apropos living epitaph. The stark contrast from the decidedly electric and group-oriented album to this hauntingly beautiful solo acoustic composition is as dramatic as it is visionary. Less than a year after the release of Uprising, Marley would succumb to cancer. The 2001 "Definitive Remaster" version of Uprising contains the band version of "Redemption Song" and the 12" mix of "Could You Be Loved."

© Lindsay Planer /TiVo

More info

Uprising

Bob Marley & The Wailers

launch qobuz app I already downloaded Qobuz for Windows / MacOS Open

download qobuz app I have not downloaded Qobuz for Windows / MacOS yet Download the Qobuz app

You are currently listening to samples.

Listen to over 100 million songs with an unlimited streaming plan.

Listen to this playlist and more than 100 million songs with our unlimited streaming plans.

From kr133,33/month

1
Coming In From The Cold (Album Version)
00:04:31

Errol Brown, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer, Mixer, Executive Producer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, Mixer, MainArtist, StudioPersonnel - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Chiao Ng, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

2
Real Situation (Album Version)
00:03:08

Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, MainArtist - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

3
Bad Card (Album Version)
00:02:50

Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, MainArtist - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

4
We And Dem
00:03:14

Errol Brown, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer, Mixer, Executive Producer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, Mixer, MainArtist, StudioPersonnel - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Chiao Ng, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

5
Work (Album Version)
00:03:41

Errol Brown, Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer, Mixer, Executive Producer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, Mixer, MainArtist, StudioPersonnel - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Chiao Ng, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

6
Zion Train
00:03:36

Errol Brown, Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer, Mixer, Executive Producer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, Mixer, MainArtist, StudioPersonnel - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Chiao Ng, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

7
Pimper's Paradise
00:03:27

Errol Brown, Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Producer, Mixer, Executive Producer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, Mixer, MainArtist, StudioPersonnel - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Chiao Ng, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

8
Could You Be Loved (Album Version)
00:03:56

Errol Brown, Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, MainArtist - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Chiao Ng, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

9
Forever Loving Jah (Album Version)
00:04:01

Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, MainArtist - The Wailers, Producer, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

10
Redemption Song (Album Version)
00:03:53

Errol Brown, Engineer, Mix Engineer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, MainArtist - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Chiao Ng, Asst. Recording Engineer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

11
Redemption Song (Band Version)
00:04:50

Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, MainArtist - The Wailers, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 The Island Def Jam Music Group

12
Could You Be Loved (Errol Brown and Alex Sadkin Remix)
00:05:25

Bob Marley, ComposerLyricist - CHRIS BLACKWELL, Mixer, StudioPersonnel - Bob Marley & The Wailers, Producer, MainArtist - The Wailers, Producer, Mixer, StudioPersonnel

℗ 1980 UMG Recordings, Inc.

Album review

Uprising would be the final studio album featuring Bob Marley & the Wailers to be released during Marley's lifetime. Prophetically, it also contains some of the band's finest crafted material, as if they were cognizant that this would be their final outing. The album's blend of religious and secular themes likewise creates a very powerful and singular quest for spirituality in a material world. Although it is argued that an album's graphic design rarely captures the essence of the work inside, the powerful rebirthing image of a rock solid Marley emerging with his arms raised in triumph could not be a more accurate visual description of the musical jubilation within. Musically, the somewhat staid rhythms often synonymous with reggae have been completely turned around to include slinky and liquid syncopation. "Work," "Pimper's Paradise," and the lead-off track "Coming in From the Cold" are all significant variations on the lolloping Rasta beat. The major difference is the sonic textures that manipulate and fill those patterns. The inventive and unique guitar work of Al Anderson -- the only American member of the original Wailers -- once again redefines the role of the lead electric guitar outside of its standard rock & roll setting. "Zion Train" is awash in wah-wah-driven patterns creating an eerie, almost ethereal backdrop against Marley's lyrics, which recollect images from Peter Tosh's "Stop That Train" all the way back on Marley & the Wailers' international debut Catch a Fire. The final track on the original pressing of Uprising is "Redemption Song." Never has an artist unknowingly written such a beautiful and apropos living epitaph. The stark contrast from the decidedly electric and group-oriented album to this hauntingly beautiful solo acoustic composition is as dramatic as it is visionary. Less than a year after the release of Uprising, Marley would succumb to cancer. The 2001 "Definitive Remaster" version of Uprising contains the band version of "Redemption Song" and the 12" mix of "Could You Be Loved."

© Lindsay Planer /TiVo

About the album

Improve album information

Qobuz logo Why buy on Qobuz...