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Watson and the Elements



  • All round rock, pop and soul cover band
  • Excellent repertoire of classics from the likes of Dolly Parton, Elvis Presley and Maroon 5
  • Perform as a 5 piece act as standard and can reduce to a 4 piece


The band are based in Newcastle upon Tyne and frequently play across the North East but have recently started playing across the whole of the UK from Scotland to the south coast.

Standard Set Times

  • Three 45 minute sets with 15 minute breaks as standard

About this Act

Watson and the Elements are one of the finest North East soul, rhythm and blues and party cover bands. With an extensive repertoire ranging from classic 60s and 70s through to modern day chart toppers and party favourites, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

The Five-piece consists of all live music accompanied by amazing male and female vocals with some incredible harmonies. The band also offers a complimentary DJ service catered to you as well as taking requests to make your day special.

It doesn’t take a detective to realise these are the perfect band to play at your event, whether it be a wedding, birthday or special occasion. Watson and the Elements will provide quality and energetic performances and be sure to get everyone on the dance floor.

Set List

9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
500 miles - The Proclaimers
Baby can I hold you - Tracy Chapman
Baby when you’re gone - Bryan Adams
Bad moon rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Black or white - Michael Jackson
Blame it on the boogie - Jackson 5
Bump And Grind - R Kelly
Change is gonna come - Sam Cooke
Cupid - Sam Cooke
Dancing in the moonlight - Toploader
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Easy - The Commodores
Elvis medley - Elvis Presley
Free falling - Tom Petty
Forget You - CeeLo Green
Gravity - John Mayer
Hard to handle - Otis Redding
Hey Laura - Gregory Porter
Heard it through the grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Higher and higher - Jackie Wilson
Hold back the river - James Bay
I feel good - James Brown
I just want to make love to you - Etta James
I’ll come running back to you - Sam Cooke
I'm a believer - The Monkees
It's not unusual - Tom Jones
I’ve Got You Covered - Sugar and the Hi-Lows
I Want To Walk You Home - Fats Domino
Johnny b Goode - Chuck Berry
Just the way you are - Bruno Mars
Kiss - Prince
Last request - Paolo Nutini
Let's get it on - Marvin Gaye
Let’s stay together - Al Green
Lovely day - Bill Withers
Marry you - Bruno Mars
Me and Mrs Jones - Billy Paul
Mercy - Duffy
Midnight hour - Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My girl - The Temptations
Never can tell - Chuck Berry
Never too much - Luther Vandross
Nothing can change this love - Sam Cooke
One love - Bob Marley and the Wailers
Pretty woman - Roy Orbison
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival / Tina Turner
Rather Go Blind - Etta James
Rescue Me - Fontella Bass
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Rock around the clock - Bill Haley and his Comets
Route 66 - John Mayer version
Sexual Healing - Marvin Gaye
Signed, sealed, delivered - Stevie Wonder
Simply the best - Tina Turner
Soul man - Sam and Dave
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Stuck in the middle - Stealers Wheel
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet home Chicago - Robert Johnson
That’s where it’s at - Sam Cooke
Thinking out loud - Ed Sheeran
Valerie - The Zutons / Amy Winehouse
When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge
You can leave your hat on - Joe Cocker version
You send me - Sam Cooke
You sexy thing - Hot Chocolate


  • 5 piece band comprising 3 vocals, 2 guitars, piano, drums and bass
  • 4 piece band removing piano


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