PAMA INTERNATIONAL: Float Like A ButterflyIntroducing Pama International a soul-induced ska, rocksteady & dub sensation for the 21st century. Fronted by long-time musical cohorts Finny & Sean Flowerdew (The Loafers, Special Beat, Skooby & Skanga) Pama boast an all-star line-up including The Specials' Lynval Golding, Madness' Lee Thompson alongside members from Galliano, Andy Hamilton band, Bentley Rhythm Ace, Crunch! aka Nutty Boys, Style Council & Pop Will Eat Itself.
To date Pama Intl have releases 3 critically acclaimed albums, recorded a Radio One Session, sold-out tours of Italy, Switzerland & UK, played triumphant sets at Glastonbury'04 plus signed deals in USA, Germany, France, Italy , Japan, Switzerland & Spain. Their recordings have been championed on the airwaves and sound systems the world over including here at home with David Rodigan-Kiss 100, xfm and Mike Davies on Radio One.
Pama Internationals 3rd album FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY see's them being joined by Madness' Lee Thompson and The Specials' Lynval Golding.
Pama Intl are now working on their new and fourth.....a quintessential collection of the very best dub-fuelled UK ska sounds around today. It promises soul laiden rocksteady, sunkissed ska scorchers and hazy dubscapes all built on beautifully crafted songs. At the production controls the mighty Groove Corporation (previously mixed Sly & Robbie, Dillinger, Luciano, Bim Sherman and Bob Marley!).
The first release from this album DUB STORE SPECIALep will be out this summer. Anyone in London come check out the release party. Its going to be amazing. Pama Intl will be holding the launch for their brand new single DUB STORE SPECIALep at the 100 Club with the world famous CHANNEL ONE SOUND SYSTEM featuring MIKEY DREAD & RAS KAYLEB selecting the evenings soundtrack, support from burningpilot (who have already recorded a session for xfm, won Lamacq's Single of The Week and tipped by NME for huge things this year....plus performing live on stage with Pama Intl two greats...the legandary Studio One diva DAWN PENN and from Afrika Bambaatas Zulu Nation TJ CHILL.
Believe the hype....this is the soundtrack to this and anyother summer....It's going to be beautiful.
1. Float Like A Butterfly
2. I Found Sunshine
3. Soul and Inspiration
4. Burn My House Down (To Build Another)
5. The Future Ain't What It Used To Be
6. Get Up
7. Man Bites Dog
8. It's Going To Be Beautiful