Pama International

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Pama International
Origin England
Genres Reggae, ska, dub, rocksteady
Years active 2001-present
Labels Trojan,
Website pamainternational.co.uk
Members Finny
Lynval Golding
Fuzz Townshend
Sean Flowerdew
Dredy
Andi McLean
Lenny Bignall
Marcos Ferrari
Past members Dan Foster
Kirk Service
Simon Wilcox
Marli
Nick Manasseh
Ernie McKone
Gary Alesbrook
Andy Kinsman

Pama International is an eight-piece reggae band from the United Kingdom. They describe themselves as 'Dub Fuelled Ska Rocksteady & Reggae'. They often play with other ska, dub and reggae artists. The band takes elements from many sources to produce their sound whilst broadly staying within the reggae format.

In 2006, the band became the first new band in thirty years to sign to Trojan Records. Their earlier albums were released by Jamdown Records. The resulting release, Trojan Sessions, had a line-up of vintage ska and reggae guests including Rico Rodriguez, Dennis Alcapone, Dawn Penn, Derrick Morgan and the first recording since the 1970s from Dave and Ansel Collins.

In 2008, the band released Love Filled Dub Band on the Rockers Revolt record label, featuring vocals from Michie One on the track "Highrise".

Finny and Flowerdew were previously members of the British ska band, The Loafers. Golding is an original and current member of The Specials.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Pama International (Jamdown) 2002
  • Too Many Freaks Not Enough Stages (Jamdown) 2004
  • Float Like A Butterfly (Jamdown/Do The Dog-UK, Asian Man Rcds-USA) 2004
  • Trojan Sessions (Trojan) 2006
  • Love Filled Dub Band (Rockers Revolt) 2008
  • Highrise Campaign (Rockers Revolt) 2009
  • Pama Outernational (Rockers Revolt) 2009

EPs[edit]

  • Dub Store Special (Jamdown) 2005

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