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The Charm Offensive

Music

Overview

  • Outstanding all round pop, rock and soul band
  • Superb repertoire of top end classics and some obscurities from acts as varied as The Kinks, James Brown, Thelma Houston and Take That
  • Highly flexible line up from anything to a 12 piece act down to a quartet
  • 1st dance requests welcomed
  • DJ option

Location

The band are based in Manchester and frequently play across the country.

Standard Set Times

  • Two 60 minute sets - 12 to 6 piece
  • Two 45 minute sets - 4 and piece

About this Act

The Charm Offensive is a premium, international function band, suitable for any event where dancing is on the agenda! They deliver a product that is professional, fresh, energetic and youthful and what’s more, they aim to be totally unique. Whether the event is for 20 or 20,000 people, these incredible musicians and technical crew will make for a party that will last long in the memory.

Their set lists are innovative, unique and designed to impress. They pride themselves on delivering music that is fun, fresh and full of energy with songs dating from the 1960’s all the way through to today’s chart music. This takes in acts as varied as the Beatles, The Kinks, Abba, Lionel Richie and Take That. Their music is not limited by genre and their clients are encouraged to hand-select the set contents from their extensive song selection.

The Charm Offensive is available in every imaginable format, from a 4-piece band up to a 12-piece supergroup to cater uniquely to every client and venue. Every configuration is as awesome as the last and will make any room bounce with energy and good vibes.

The team is, quite simply, the very best in the business. Thy boast musicians who have worked with artists such as Bruno Mars, Paul Weller, Take That and Gorillaz. 

Set List

Shine - Take That
Cry - Sigma/Take That
Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
Sorry - Justin Bieber
Cake By The Ocean - DNCE
Hold My Hand - Jess Glynne
24K Magic - Bruno Mars
Shut Up and Dance - Walk the Moon
Can't Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Sax - Fleur East
Titanium - David Guetta feat. Sia
Sing - Ed Sheeran
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
Rather Be - Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
Waiting All Night - Rudimental feat. Ella Eyre
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell Williams
Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Feel the Love - Rudimental
Domino - Jessie J
Get Lucky - Daft Punk feat. Pharell Williams
Treasure - Bruno Mars
She Said - Plan B
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Rolling in the Deep - Adele
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera
Firework - Katy Perry

2000s
Buck Rogers - Feeder
7 Days - Craig David
It Wasn't Me - Shaggy
The Best of You - Foo Fighters
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Naïve - The Kooks
Greatest Day - Take That
Dirrty - Christina Aguilera
Single Ladies - Beyonce
Lady Marmalade - Christina Aguilera/Lil Kim/Mya/Pink
Somebody Told Me - The Killers
Only Girl (In The World) - Rhianna
All These Things That I've Done - The Killers
Mercy - The Third Degree
Pencil Full of Lead - Paolo Nutini
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Crazy in Love/Crazy - Beyonce/Gnarls Barkley
Fire - Kasabian
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
You've Got the Love - Florence & The Machine
Love Machine - Girls Aloud
When The Sun Goes Down - Arctic Monkeys
Valerie - Mark Ronson Feat. Amy Winehouse
I Bet you Look Good on the Dancefloor - Arctic Monkeys
Standing in the way of control - The Gossip
Are you Gonna be my Girl - Jet
I Believe in a Thing called Love - The Darkness
Last Nite - The Strokes
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes/Ben L'Oncle

1990s
Man! I Feel Like A Woman - Shania Twain
Keep On Movin - 5ive
All The Small Things - Blink 182
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Scandalous - Mis-Teeq
Walking on Sunshine - Katrina & The Waves
Mysterious Girl - Peter Andre
Mambo No. 5 - Lou Bega
Everybody Get Up - 5ive
Jump Around/Milkshake Mashup! - House of Pain/Kelis
Bootylicious/Smells Like Teen Spirit Mashup! - Destiny's Child/Nirvana
Hit Me Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
Fight For Your Right - Beastie Boys
Relight My Fire - Take That
Hot In Herre - Nelly
Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) - The Offspring
Rocks - Primal Scream
UTC 90's Dance Medley! - Various
Disco 2000 - Pulp
Place Your Hands - Reef
Parklife - Blur
Cigarettes and Alcohol - Oasis
Girls & Boys - Blur
Hush - Kula Shaker

1980s
Faith - George Michael
Super Freak - Rick James
Club Tropicana - Wham!
Sit Down - James
All Night Long - Lionel Ritchie
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham!
UTC 80's Medley! - Various
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
How Will I Know - Whitney Houston
Like A Prayer - Madonna
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Don't Stop Believin' - Journey
Ain't Nobody - Rufus & Chaka Khan
A Little Respect - Erasure
You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
Kiss - Prince
Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Baggy Trousers - Madness
I'm Always Here (Baywatch Theme) - Jim Jamison
You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Town Called Malice - The Jam
The Power of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
Jump - Van Halen
Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns 'N' Roses

1970s
Waterloo - ABBA
Get Down Tonight - KC & The Sunshine Band
Mamma Mia - Abba
September - Earth, Wind & Fire
One way or Another - Blondie
Alright Now - Free
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynard Skynard
Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
Proud Mary - Ike and Tina Turner
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Shake a Tailfeather - Ray Charles
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Long Train Runnin' (Without Love) - The Doobie Brothers
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) - Stevie Wonder
Play that Funky Music - Wild Cherry
I Wish - Stevie Wonder

1960s
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Piece of My Heart - Big Brother & The Holding Company feat. Janis Joplin
Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles
Get Ready - The Temptations
Tainted Love - Gloria Jones
My Generation - The Who
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
These Boots are Made for Walking - The Supremes
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher - Jackie Wilson
All Day and All Night - The Kinks
Land of a Thousand Dances - Wilson Pickett
Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson
Beggin' - Frankie Vallie & The Four Seasons
I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown
I'm a Believer - The Monkees
Jumpin' Jack Flash - Thelma Houston
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
Honky Tonk Woman - The Rolling Stones
Hey Jude/One Day Like This - The Beatles/Elbow
Hard to Handle - Patti Drew

Lineup

  • 12-piece option - with live sets selected with the client
    Consists of 2 male vocalists and 2 female vocalists, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, 3 part horn-section, percussionist
  • 10-piece option - with live sets selected with the client
    Consists of 1 male vocalist and 2 female vocalists, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, 2 part horn-section, percussionist
  • 9-piece option - with live sets selected with the client
    Consists of 1 male vocalist and 2 female vocalists, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, 2 part horn-section
  • 8-piece option - with live sets selected with the client
    Consists of 1 male vocalist and 1 female vocalist, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, 2 part horn-section
  • 7-piece option - with live sets selected with the client
    Consists of 1 male vocalist and 1 female vocalist, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard, 1 horns
  • 6-piece option - with live sets selected with the client
    Consists of 1 male vocalist and 1 female vocalist, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard
  • 5-piece option - with live sets selected with the client
    Consists of 1 male vocalist OR 1 female vocalist, drums, bass, guitar, keyboard
  • 4-piece option - with live sets selected with the client
    Consists of 1 male vocalist OR 1 female vocalist, drums, bass, guitar

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