Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of Life

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Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of Life
The Root of Life cover.jpg
Studio album by Stephen Marley
Released May 24, 2011 (U.S.)
Genre Reggae
Length 61:31
Label Universal / Tuff Gong
Producer Stephen Marley
Stephen Marley chronology
Mind Control
Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of Life
Revelation Pt. 2 - The Fruit of Life

Revelation Part 1: The Root of Life is the second studio album of Stephen Marley, released on 24 May 2011. The album won a Grammy Award in 2012 for Best Reggae Album.[1]


The album debuted at No. 92 on Billboard 200,[2] and No. 1 on Reggae Albums,[3] selling around 5,000 in the first week. The album has sold 46,000 copies in the United States as of June 2016.[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Made In Africa" (featuring Wale & The Cast of Fela!)
  2. "False Friends"
  3. "Break Us Apart" (featuring Capleton)
  4. "Can't Keep I Down"
  5. "No Cigarette Smoking" (featuring Melanie Fiona)
  6. "Freedom Time"
  7. "Jah Army" (featuring Damian Marley & Buju Banton)
  8. "Old Slaves"
  9. "Pale Moonlight (How Many Times)"
  10. "She Knows Now"
  11. "Selassie Is The Chapel" (featuring Ziggy Marley)
  12. "Tight Ship" (featuring Damian Marley)
  13. "Working Ways" (featuring Spragga Benz)
  14. "Now I Know"


Chart (2011) Peak
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[5] 73
US Billboard 200[6] 92
US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard)[7] 20
US Reggae Albums (Billboard)[8] 1