The UK's leading dub collective - soul-fueled & dub-induced for the 21st century, fronted by Sean Flowerdew, Finny and Lynval Golding (The Specials/Fun Boy 3). Their new studio album Pama Outernational is out on 02 November and the next single ‘I Still Love You More’ is out on 26 October, all good online record stores and on 7” vinyl. Billed as "the heavyweight dub sounds of now", the album features Lynval and Horace (The Specials) and is produced by Sean Flowerdew and John 'Ghost Town' Collins.
Pama Intl, have released 7 acclaimed albums, recorded 2 radio one sessions, played at Glastonbury, Bestival, Womad, Big Chill, Wickerman, Beautiful Days & many more festivals. They've performed with The Specials, The Levellers, Jimmy Cliff, Prince Buster, Lee Perry, Skatalites, Toots & the Maytals, Mad Professor, Mick Jones' Carbon/Silicon & Madness, creating a huge grassroots following, with a live show that has become second to none.
2006 saw them become the first new band in 30 years to sign to the legendary Trojan Records. The resulting release boasted a classic line-up of vintage ska and reggae guests including; Rico Rodriguez, Dennis Alcapone, Dawn Penn, Derrick Morgan and the first recording since the 1970's from Dave & Ansel Collins, and immediately won global praise.
Getting back to their deep-rooted diy philosophy in 2008 they launched their own Rockers Revolt label and released ‘Love Filled Dub Band’, featuring guest appearances from Rico Rodriguez, Sir Horace Panter (The Specials) and top 10 hit-maker Michie One. It also features Lynval Golding's first foray into song-writing since his days with The Specials & Fun Boy 3 on the thought provoking 'Wonder Wonder'.
Not content to keep their sound to the music world alone 7 appearances on British and Hollywood film soundtracks have already been landed. The most successful of which is included on Pama Intl’s debut, the Flowerdew penned ‘Truly, Madly, Deeply’, as featured on ‘Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels’.
2009 has already seen the release of Pama Intl's anti-knife/gun album 'The Highrise Campaign', featuring versions of Pama Intl's anthem 'Highrise' by; Studio One legend Dennis Alcapone, Billy Bragg, Michie One, Wrongtom (best known for his work with Hard Fi and recent Roots Manuva album), G.Corp, Mungos Hi Fi, Lynval Golding and Banana Clan protege Jimmy Screech.
April'09 saw Pama complete a 10 date uk tour supporting The Levellers, followed by 4 dates supporting 2 Tone legends The Specials. After a summer full of festival performances Pama International are now ready for a full national tour in October through to December '09…..