Pitura Freska

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Italian ska/reggae band from Venice, formed by "Sir" Oliver Skardy (Gaetano Scardicchio, the group's leader), Francesco Duse, Cristiano Verardo, Marco Forieri, and Valerio Silvestri
The group has been in activity from 1978 to 2002, releasing 10 albums and some singles. A particularity of them was that they used to sing in Italian Venetian dialect.
Their greatest hit was "Papa Nero" ("Black Pope") that they played also in Sanremo Festival..
Pitura Freska is a slang from Pittura Fresca, which means "wet paint".
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Albums

OM 001 Pitura Freska - Ossigeno album art Pitura Freska Ossigeno (Album) Not On Label (Pitura Freska Self-released) OM 001 Italy 1990 Sell This Version
ZD 75108 Pitura Freska - 'Na Bruta Banda album art Pitura Freska 'Na Bruta Banda (Album) Psycho Records (5) ZD 75108 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
74321 168152 Pitura Freska - Duri I Banchi album art Pitura Freska Duri I Banchi (Album) Psycho Records (5) 74321 168152 Italy 1993 Sell This Version
74321 32089 2 Pitura Freska - Yeah album art Pitura Freska Yeah (Album) Psycho Records (5) 74321 32089 2 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
7432 1 39129 2 Pitura Freska - Yeah in Dub album art Pitura Freska Yeah in Dub Psycho Records (5) 7432 1 39129 2 Italy 1996 Sell This Version
74321 391302 Pitura Freska - Yeah album art Pitura Freska Yeah(CD, Album, RP) Psycho Records (5) 74321 391302 Italy 1996 Sell This Version
none Pitura Freska - Pitura E Mistura album art Pitura Freska Pitura E Mistura(Cass, Album, Ltd) Not On Label none Italy 1996 Sell This Version
74321391302 Pitura Freska - Yeah album art Pitura Freska Yeah(CD, Album, Spe) Psycho Records (5) 74321391302 Italy 1996 Sell This Version
74321 46186 4 Pitura Freska - Gran Calma album art Pitura Freska Gran Calma (Album) Psycho Records (5) 74321 46186 4 Italy 1997 Sell This Version
2536524264 Pitura Freska - Olive Vol. 2 album art Pitura Freska Olive Vol. 2 (Comp) Edel 2536524264 Italy 1999 Sell This Version
2536521222 Pitura Freska - Olive Vol. 1 album art Pitura Freska Olive Vol. 1 (Comp) Edel 2536521222 Italy 1998 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

ZT 45068 Pitura Freska - 'Na Bruta Banda album art Pitura Freska Featuring Elio (2) & DJ Master Simpatico Pitura Freska Featuring Elio (2) & DJ Master Simpatico - 'Na Bruta Banda(12") Psycho Records (5) ZT 45068 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
JB 7733 Pitura Freska - Na' Bruta Banda / Colour Of Love album art Pitura Freska / Snap* Pitura Freska / Snap* - Na' Bruta Banda / Colour Of Love(7", Promo) Psycho Records (5), Ariola JB 7733 Italy 1991 Sell This Version
74321 10467 2 Pitura Freska - Murassi album art Pitura Freska Murassi (Maxi) Psycho Records (5) 74321 10467 2 Italy 1992 Sell This Version
74321-18235-7 Pitura Freska - So Natural / Picinin album art Lisa Stansfield / Pitura Freska Lisa Stansfield / Pitura Freska - So Natural / Picinin(7", Jukebox) Arista, Psycho Records (5) 74321-18235-7 Italy 1993 Sell This Version
PSY 8604 Pitura Freska - Ara Che Ben album art Pitura Freska Ara Che Ben (Maxi) Psycho Records (5) PSY 8604 Italy 1994 Sell This Version
PSY 8602 Pitura Freska - La Pianta / Picinin album art Pitura Freska La Pianta / Picinin(12") Psycho Records (5) PSY 8602 Italy 1994 Sell This Version
PSY 8603 Pitura Freska - Venèssia In Affitto album art Pitura Freska Venèssia In Affitto(12") Psycho Records (5) PSY 8603 Italy 1994 Sell This Version
74321 18366 1 Pitura Freska - Picinin / Ara Che Ben album art Pitura Freska Picinin / Ara Che Ben(12") Psycho Records (5) 74321 18366 1 Italy 1994 Sell This Version
74321 317182 Pitura Freska - Olanda album art Pitura Freska Olanda(CD, Single, Promo) Psycho Records (5) 74321 317182 Italy 1995 Sell This Version
POLL 043 Pitura Freska - Crudele (Remix) album art Pitura Freska Crudele (Remix) (Single) Dance Pollution POLL 043 Italy 1996 Sell This Version
JB 1317 Pitura Freska - Papa Nero  album art Pitura Freska Papa Nero Aspirine JB 1317 Italy 1997 Sell This Version
74321508612 Pitura Freska - Libera Sion / Papa Nero album art Pitura Freska Libera Sion / Papa Nero(CD, Single, Promo) Psycho Records (5) 74321508612 Italy 1997 Sell This Version
NOM 0997 Pitura Freska - Papa Nero Rmx album art Pitura Freska Papa Nero Rmx(12") Not Only Music NOM 0997 Italy 1997 Sell This Version
CT 0004-1 Pitura Freska - Sarìa Bèo album art Pitura Freska Sarìa Bèo (Maxi) Crash Test Records (2) CT 0004-1 Italy 1998 Sell This Version