Clockwise from bottom left: David Milliner, Aaron Brown, Andrew Banfield, Hamish Seelochan and Michael Milliner.
|Past members||Andrew Banfield|
The Pasadenas were an R&B/pop group from the United Kingdom. They had two UK top 10 albums and eight UK top 40 hit singles, including "Tribute (Right On)" (1988), "Riding on a Train" (1988) and "I'm Doing Fine Now" (1991).
A vocal group firmly focused on the music and artists from earlier decades, The Pasadenas' music was heavily influenced by 1950s doo-wop, 1960s Motown and early 1970s funk and R&B. The band was mainly known in the United Kingdom.
The group scored a UK number five hit, and topped the charts in the Netherlands in 1988 with their initial release, "Tribute (Right On)", which paid homage to soul luminaries such as Diana Ross & the Supremes and Aretha Franklin. In October 1988, they released a companion album, To Whom It May Concern which sold more than one million copies. In addition to "Tribute (Right On)", the album includes "Riding on a Train" (a number four hit in the Netherlands), and a version of The Chi-Lites' "Living in the Footsteps of Another Man". They had several follow-up hits as well, including "Love Thing" (UK No. 22, Netherlands #13) in 1990.
In 1989 the Pasadenas were part of Band Aid II.
The group followed with the album Elevate in 1991 and Yours Sincerely in 1992, but never again charted in the US, although they achieved another UK hit with a Billy Griffin production of their remake of New York City's "I'm Doin' Fine Now", which sold over 200,000 copies. It was slightly re-titled ("I'm Doing Fine Now"), and became their biggest hit, reaching No. 4 in the UK. The Pasadenas continued to perform around the UK into the 21st century.
Band member Andrew Banfield's sister, Susan, was one half of the Cookie Crew.
- Andrew Banfield (born John Andrew Banfield, 1964)
- Michael "Mike" Milliner (born 1962)
- David Milliner (born 1962)
- Aaron Brown (born Jeff Aaron Brown, 1964)
- Hamish Seelochan (born 1964)
|1988||To Whom It May Concern|
† – Japan release only
|1988||"Tribute (Right On)"
The Pasadenas/Pete Wingfield
|1988||"Riding on a Train"
The Pasadenas/Pete Wingfield
D. Milliner/M. Milliner/The Pasadenas
D. Milliner/The Pasadenas/P. Sampson
M. Milliner/The Pasadenas
|1991||"I'm Doing Fine Now"
Thom Bell/Sherman Marshall
|1992||"Make It with You"
|1992||"I Believe in Miracles"
Michael Milliner/The Pasadenas
|1992||"Moving in the Right Direction"
|1992||"Let's Stay Together"
Al Green/Willie Mitchell/Al Jackson, Jr.
|1995||"Round & Round"
D. Milliner/The Pasadenas
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