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Twist of Fate

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Overview

  • Rock, pop and soul band
  • Excellent repertoire of over 100 songs including artists such as Elvis, the Beatles and the Buggles
  • Perform mainly as a 4 piece and can add a fiddler to provide a Ceilidh section

Location

The Band are based in Scotland and regularly gig around Glasgow and the central belt and beyond if required.

Standard Set Times

  • Flexible to suit client (max 60 mins added ceilidh music if required)

About this Act

In a situation that is not as uncommon as you might think, Twist of Fate were borne out the mother of all inventions, necessity. They came together as an emergency wedding band for a pal who had another band cancel on them. With the 3 days they had, they spent long hours in the studio learning over 40 songs and practicing to make sure that a slick act showed up on the night. Needless to say, they aced it. After this success, the band, who still had no name at the time, were asked to do a few more weddings and decided to carry on. 

This excellent 4 piece piece have a great repertoire of pop, rock and soul classics and cover acts such as The Buggles, Elvis and Daft Punk among others and in fact now have over 150 songs to call on so will be able to cater for all tastes.

Another string to their bow, is the facility to bring in a session violin player they work with so they can add around 60 minutes of ceilidh music into their set. They can also add a session female singer in for anybody wanting both male and female vocals.

Testimonials

"Well I never thought I'd see the day! My uncle David (who never dances) up on the dance floor. Our guests looked like they had been at an extreme exercise class by the end of the night. We are so glad we opted for Twist of Fate as our band, so helpful and really made our night special."

Mr and Mrs Cameron January 2017.

"I got married yesterday and Twist of Fate were my band. They were amazing, played everything i wanted and more, i could not ask for a better band - great singers and great friendly people. We would say if you wanted to get a band for any occasion, we would recommend twist of fate they would not let you down! Thanks guys you really did an amazing job ❤️"

Stacy and Deane September 2016.

"Great sound, great song choice and a busy dance floor all night, what more could you ask for? Twist of Fate were everything we wanted from our band. Great communication, so helpful and just look like they love what they do. Thanks again."

Mr and Mrs Martin December 2016.

"Sarah and I wanted to send you this card to thank you for all your hard work in relation to our wedding. You went down a storm and we have had so many compliments about you. We attach a picture which we thought you might like (see Sarah and Stephen's wedding in pics). Please let us know if there is anything which we can do to help you out in the future in terms of reviews or if anyone would like a reference about you. 

Thanks again."

Stephen and Sarah, Windermere, March 2015

"Twist of Fate are not a band who go through the motions when up on stage, they are a band who love what they are doing and their enjoyment is infectious they will have your guests dancing all night. I think the band loved it just us much as the wedding guests"

Mr O'Donnell 

Set List

Galway girl - Steve Earle
Drift away - Dobie Grey
Walk of life - Dire Straits
Proud Mary - CCR
Video killed The Radio Star - The Buggles
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
Sweet Child Of Mine - Guns and Roses
Getting Away With It All - James
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
The Weight - The Band
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
My Girl - The Temptations
Dance The Night Away - Mavericks
Sit Down - James
Suspicious Minds - Elvis
Sex on Fire - kings Of Leon
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Angels - Robbie Williams
Superstition - Steve Wonder
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Take It Easy - The Eagles
Mr Brightside - Killers
La Bamba - Richie Valance
I Won’t Give Up - Jason Mraz
Tangled Up In Blue - Bob Dylan
Auld Lang Syne - Trad
Hard Days Night - The Beatles
Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
Fishermans Blues - Waterboys
Hold Back The River - James Bay
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina and the waves
The Gambler - kenny Rodgers
Last Night - The Strokes
What Condition My Condition - Kenny Rodgers
I Don’t Wanna Talk About It - Rod Stewart
Dignity - Deacon Blue
Oh My Sweet Carolina - Ryan Adams
Shiny Happy People - R.E.M.
Daydream Believer - The Monkeys
500 Miles - The Proclaimers
Budapest - George Ezra
The One That I want - Grease
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
Let Her Go - Passenger
I Am The Resurrection - Stone Roses
No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley
Wonderwall - Oasis
Blame It On Me - George Ezra
Stay With Me - Sam Smith
One Day Like This - Elbow
Ho Hey - Lumineers
Folsom Prison Blues - Johnny Cash
Ring of fire - Johnny Cash
Bad Moon Rising - CCR
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Loch Lomond - Runrig
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Laid - James
New York - Ryan Adams
All I Want - Kodaline
Caledonia - Dougie Mclean

Lineup

  • 4 piece band consisting of acoustic guitar, electric guitar drums, bass and 2 male vocals.
  • Can add female vocals and/or a fiddle player for a ceilidh option

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