Kaya (studio album) by Bob Marley & The Wailers

Kaya
Kaya by Bob Marley & The Wailers
Year: 1978
Overall rank: 2,000th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 201 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1978 (36th)
Award Top albums of the 1970s (393rd)
Award Best albums of all time (2,000th)
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Time left: 3h 58m 49s
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Bob Marley & The Wailers bestography

Kaya is ranked 5th best out of 24 albums by Bob Marley & The Wailers on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Bob Marley & The Wailers is Exodus which is ranked number 289 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 6,893.

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Kaya track list

Track ratingsTrack ratings The tracks on this album have an average rating of 80 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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Rating: 80 (35 votes)Comments: 0
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Rating: 86 (78 votes)Comments: 0
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Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 201 votes)
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5 days ago areminder  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 68882/100
 
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08/01/2020 15:52 Hayden  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 4,65172/100
 
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07/27/2020 10:41 Larcx13  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 86876/100
 
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07/24/2020 21:40 Raddi27  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,08088/100
 
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07/20/2020 22:50 CelticBird23  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 42278/100

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This album is rated in the top 7% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 76.3/100, a mean average of 75.5/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 76.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.0.

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80/100
From 08/22/2018 02:33
Just so relaxing, this is the album most of the people think Bob Marley is.
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From 02/28/2018 05:41
A year after his wildly successful and iconic Exodus record, Marley follows up with a warm album with some great songs, it just comes off a little too commercial.
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From 06/18/2016 17:17
One of the most consistent Bob Marley LP's. Kaya, features some Marley classics in, easy skanking, is this love, satisfy my soul, and, misty morning. The run of Island albums in the seventies are essential for any music fan.
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From 09/24/2015 03:43
Best Track: Is This Love
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From 10/01/2014 17:25
His best, or at least my favorite. Always takes me to a summer day, a vacation, a relaxing wonderful melodic album.
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From 07/25/2012 14:54
Marley's easiest groove. The most relaxing album in his catalog.
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Best Albums of 1978
1. Darkness On The Edge Of Town by Bruce Springsteen
2. This Year's Model by Elvis Costello
3. The Cars by The Cars
4. Parallel Lines by Blondie
5. Van Halen by Van Halen
6. Die Mensch·Maschine [The Man-Machine] by Kraftwerk
7. Some Girls by The Rolling Stones
8. More Songs About Buildings And Food by Talking Heads
9. The Kick Inside by Kate Bush
10. Music For 18 Musicians by Steve Reich
11. 3rd by Big Star
12. Hemispheres by Rush
13. Dire Straits by Dire Straits
14. All Mod Cons by The Jam
15. Ambient 1: Music For Airports by Brian Eno
16. The Modern Dance by Pere Ubu
17. Chairs Missing by Wire
18. Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! by Devo
19. Outlandos D'Amour by The Police
20. Excitable Boy by Warren Zevon
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