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Matt Cook



  • Grammy nominated solo singer guitar player
  • The Radio 1 playlist as you've never heard it before
  • More than just a backing track karaoke crooner
  • Real live music for real music fans


Matt covers the UK.

Standard Set Times

  • 2 x 45 mins, with an encore if the crowd are kind enough.

About this Act

Matt is a Grammy Nominated guitar player and singer who specialises in providing an alternative musical option for people that want live music for their event, but don't want to go down the "pub and club" singer route.

Matt likes to play all kinds of different songs, these can be songs that are only a few weeks old and currently playing on the radio, or they can be old classics from heavyweight bands. If it's a good song, it's in.

Matt uses only an acoustic guitar and his voice, and doesn't believe in using backing tracks or prerecorded CDs, as these detract from the goal - to provide real live music, to people who insist on an authentic sound.

Matt uses 2 floor pedals:

One is a Loopstation, used for repeating guitar parts that are played live. Using this, Matt can create the sound of 5 or 6 guitar players playing different parts simultaneously, live and without backing tracks. The other is a simple guitar tuner.

Set List

Ed Sheeran - Thinking Out Loud
John Legend - All of Me
1000 Trees - Stereophonics
1973 - James Blunt
About You Now - Sugababes
Apologise - One Republic
As Long As You Love Me - Backstreet Boys
Be With You - Mr Big
Billy Davy's Daughter - Stereophonics
Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis
Bonkers - Dizzee Rascal
Broken Strings - James Morrison
Buck Rogers - Feeder
Cannonball - Damien Rice
Cast No Shadow - Oasis
Champagne Supernova - Oasis
Chasing Cars -Snow Patrol
Chocolate - Snow Patrol
Chocolate Salty Balls - Chef
Crack The Shutters - Snow Patrol
Delilah - Plain White T's
Don’t Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Dream Catch Me - Newton Faulkner
Fans - Kings Of Leon
Greatest Day - Take That
Hands Of Time - R Kelly
Hero - Enrique Iglesias
How To Save A Life - The Fray
I Miss You Blink - 182
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
JCB Song - Nizlopi
Joker - Steve Miller Band
Just Called To Say I Love You - Stevie Wonder
Knights In White Satin - The Moody Blues
Live Forever - Oasis
Livin On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Local Boy - Stereophonics
Look Good On The Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys
Love Machine - Girls Aloud
Machines - Biffy Clyro
Masterplan - Oasis
Missing You Puff - Daddy
Monster - The Automatic
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Nobody Knows It But Me - Tony Rich Project
Not Up To Me - Stereophonics
One - U2
Revelry - Kings Of Leon
Right Here - Waiting For You Richard Marx
Rockstar - Nickelback
Run - Snow Patrol
Save Tonight - Eagle Eye Cherry
Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon
She Will Be Loved - Maroon5
She's Electric - Oasis
Slide Away - Oasis
Smokers Out H Doors - Editors
Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson
So Sick - Ne Yo
Stand By Me - Oasis
Stop Crying Your Heart Out - Oasis
Supersonic - Oasis
Take On Me - Aha
Talk Tonight - Oasis
Time Of Your Life - Green Day
Tribute - Tenacious D
Umbrella - Rhianna
Use Somebody - Kings Of Leon
Morning Glory - Oasis
With Or Without You - U2
Wonderwall - Oasis
You Raise Me Up - Traditional
You’re Beautiful - James Blunt
Zombie - The Cranberries
Someone Like You - Adele
Don't Stop Believing - Journey
Many of Horror - Biffy Clyro
I'd Rather be With You - Joshua Radin
This is Goodbye - Scouting for Girls
Hey hey my my - Neil Young
Wish you were Here - Pink Floyd
She's like the Wind - Patrick Swayze
Colourful Day - Alan pownall
Highway 20 ride - Zak Brown
Just the way you Are - Bruno Mars
Yellow - Coldplay
Welcome Home - Radical Face
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
You and Me - Lifehouse
I want to know what love is - Foreigner
It means Nothing - Stereophonics
Traffic - Stereophonics


  • Matt uses an acoustic guitar, his voice and an occasional loopstation for layered sounds.


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