Saturday, November 12, 2011

PURA VIDA - DISCOGRAPHY: (Reggae Band)

Last updated: November 2015

PURA VIDA - BIOGRAPHY:
"Pura Vida" is one of the biggest new reggae revelations from Belgium. Originally "Pura Vida" started as a small subproject of "Bregt de Boever" who is also a respected producer and composer. their music is strictly reggae and dub with influence 70's with many shades of blues, soul and dance music.
The subproject "Pura Vida" gave birth in 2006 when a couple of friends started jamming at the "Lost Ark Studio" of Bregt de Boever.
In 2007, Pura Vida started creating their unique refreshing sound through their "Sound System".
After winning at the "Reggae Contest" of Rototom Sunsplash in 2008, the big breakthrough: "Pura Vida" became a band.
Under the lead of "Bregt de Boever", in 2008 "Pura Vida" released the first single "Destiny" with Price Allah.
Their first album was "Struggle In The City" released in March 2010.
In 2011, they released the sophomore album "We Nah Give Up" with the Jamaicans "The Congos".
In October 2012, they released the album "Hard Road" with Congo Ashanti Roy while "Step By Step" in June 2014.
In November 2015, Lee Scratch Perry & Pura Vida launches the album "The Super Ape Strikes Again".


PURA VIDA - OFFICIAL DISCOGRAPHY:

1) Albums:
.2010 - Struggle In The City
.2011 - We Nah Give Up (Pura Vida & The Congos)
.2012 - Hard Road (Congo Ashanti Roy & Pura Vida)
.2013 - Red Hot
.2014 - Step By Step (Congo Ashanti Roy & Pura Vida)
.2015 - The Super Ape Strikes Again (Lee Scratch Perry & Pura Vida)


2) Singles:
.2008 - Destiny (Pura Vida & Prince Allah) - [Lost Ark Studio]
.2014 - Heaven Gate (Lee Scratch Perry & Pura Vida) - [Lost Ark Studio]
.2015 - Taking Over  - [Lost Ark Studio]


3) Collaborations & Guest Appearances:
[Partial]:
.2012 - "Seek The Kingston First" by G.T. Moore and the Lost Ark Band


See Photos and Music Videos:

Pura Vida's Discography:
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1) Official Albums:

.2010 - Struggle In The City
(Original Press):
"Struggle In The City" 2010 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Third World. 2) Struggle In The City. 3) Babylon Will Fall. 4) Sooncome. 5) Meditation. 6) Who Feels It Knows It. 7) Time Of Decision. 8) I Got Love. 9) Dub Inna The City.
[Label: Kinky Star (Cd: 2010)(Digital Release: 2010)]
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.2011 - We Nah Give Up (Pura Vida & The Congos)
(Original Press):
"We Nah Give Up" (Pura Vida & The Congos) 2011
Tracks:
Disc 1:
1) We Nah Give Up. 2) Africa. 3) Rolling Stone. 4) Tuffer. 5) The Wicked A Go Fall. 6) Jah Send A Little Angel. 7) Why You Treat Me So Bad. 8) Who's Love.
Disc 2:
1) No Way Out. 2) Bam Bam. 3) Proceed. 4) You Don't Know Me. 5) Rasta Feeling. 6) Melodica Dub. 7) African Dub. 8) Rolling Dub. 9) We Nah Give Dub.
[Label: Lost Ark Music (2 Lp: 2011)]

Reissue: "We Nah Give Up" (Pura Vida & The Congos) 2012
Tracks:
1) We Nah Give Up. 2) Africa. 3) Rolling Stone. 4) Tuffer. 5) The Wicked A Go Fall. 6) Jah Send A Little Angel. 7) Why You Treat Me So Bad. 8) Who's Love. 9) No Way Out. 10) Bam Bam.11) Proceed. 12) You Don't Know Me. 13) Rasta Feeling. 14) Melodica Dub. 15) African Dub. 16) Rolling Dub. 17) We Nah Give Dub.
Bunus tracks 2013's edition:
18) Rufferdub*. 19) Jah Send Us Dub*.
[Label: Lost Ark Music (Digital Release: 2012) (Digital Release: 2013*)]
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.2012 - Hard Road (Congo Ashanti Roy & Pura Vida)
(Original Press):
"Hard Road" (Congo Ashanti Roy & Pura Vida) 2012
Tracks:
1) Only Jah. 2) Shadows Of The Evening. 3) Energy. 4) If You Don't Know Jah. 5) Home Sweet Home. 6) Why?. 7) Hard Road. 8) Beware. 9) Work It Out. 10) Positive People. 11) Warrior. 12) Moranga Dub. 13) Shadows of Dub.
[Label: Lost Ark Music (Lp: 2012)(Digital Release: 2012)]
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.2013 - Red Hot
(Original Press):
"Red Hot" 2013 - (Original Version)
Tracks:
1) Jah Make Yah. 2) Where You Gonna Run. 3) Broken Hearted. 4) Red Hot. 5) Standing Alone. 6) Life Is A Gift. 7) Row Your Boat Ashore. 8) Forever One. 9) River Run Dry. 10) Democracy. 11) Life Is Dub. 12) Broken Dub. 13) Dub Alone.
[Label: Lost Ark Music (Cd: 2013)(Digital Release: 2013)]
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.2014 - Step By Step (Congo Ashanti Roy & Pura Vida)
(Original Press):
"Step By Step"  (Congo Ashanti Roy & Pura Vida) 2014
Tracks:
1) I&I Praise Far I. 2) Manuel Club. 3) Step By Step. 4) No Justice. 5) Be True to You. 6) Haunted City [Feat. Watty Burnett]. 7) Nature Is Life. 8) Dread Natty Dread. 9) Mister Copy. 10) Snipers in the Streets. 11) Mash Them Down. 12) Nature Dub [Feat. Tommy Tornado]. 13) Dub Natty Dub. 14) Dubby Dub. 15) Manu Dub. 16) Haunted Dub. 17) I&I Dub Far I.
[Label: Lost Ark Music (Digital Release: 2014)]
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.2015 - The Super Ape Strikes Again (Lee Scratch Perry & Pura Vida)
(Original Press):
"The Super Ape Strikes Again" (Lee Scratch Perry & Pura Vida) 2015
Tracks:
1) Heaven Gate X-tended. 2) Mystic Morning. 3) Feeling so Good. 4) Jesus Christ. 5) Bamb Bamb Dub. 6) The Super Ape Strikes Again. 7) Roots of Creation. 8) To Lee & Mirri Dub. 9) Treat Me Right. 10) Roots of Dub. 11) Dub Me Right. 12) Feeling so Dub.
[Label: Lost Ark Music (Lp: 2015)(Digital Release: 2015)]

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PURA VIDA - CONTACTS:
Facebook Fan Page
YouTube Channel
Soundcloud

Website: www.lostarkmusic.be

Email:
lostarkmusic@gmail.com


Lee "Scratch" Perry & Pura Vida "The Super Ape Strikes Again" Teaser 2015


Lee Perry & Pura VIDA DUB Live @ Bredene 2015


Pura Vida "Red Hot" 2013 - (Official Video 2013)


"Hard Road" by Congo Ashanti Roy & Pura Vida - Album Sampler 2012


Pura Vida & Prince Allah "Destiny" - 2008


Pura Vida & The Congos "We Nah Give Up!" 2011


Pura Vida & The Congos "TUFFER" 2011


Pura Vida & The Congos "We Nah Give Up" (Short Versions)


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