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The One Hit Wonders

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Overview

  • 4 piece bandeoke party band
  • 200+ songs to choose from
  • 36 piece lighting rig, smoke, haze and snow
  • 5000 watt P.A. system with 2 fold back monitors for singer
  • All words displayed on a screen
  • Themed nights available
  • New songs learned on request
  • Covers service provided

Location

The One Hit Wonders are based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. They regularly play around the West Midlands and travel all over the country performing at a variety of different events.

Shropshire is pretty much in the centre of England and this means they have access to travel to anywhere in the UK without excessive expense or aggravation. They are willing and happy to travel to anywhere in the country or abroad.

Standard Set Times

  • 4 x 1 hour sets, separated by 5 minute breaks (music provided during breaks)
  • Shorter performances are available - timings depend on the nights. The One Hit Wonders respond to the audience and the feel of the room.
  • Bookings secure the band for the whole night - no extra cost for longer sets.

About this Act

The One Hit Wonders - The Bandeoke Band. Sing your favourite song with a live band of professional musicians. Offering around 200 songs there is always a song for every taste and age. If your favourite song is not listed then request it and they will learn it for your event!

They are a proper band. There are no add on musicians or extra players, they practice as a group and know what singers need when getting on stage to sing. With a lyrics screen displaying the words and 2 foldback monitors for the singer, there are no annoying pieces of paper to hold allowing you to just rock out. They do not play to a backing track or click instead they follow the singer, which means they can take the song at your pace, repeat choruses and allow you to milk your moment in the spotlight. This also means that if you get lost or make a mistake then they can go around the riff and bring you back in.

They are professional musicians with a vast amount of gigging experience, including headlining the NEC Birmingham, The Cavern Club and supporting bands such as The Libertines and Pigeon Detectives. When they are not gigging they are music teachers, producers and session musicians. If you have ever wanted to sing with a real life rock band then this is likely to be the closest you will ever come.

The only bandeoke or covers band that allows you to decide their entire set list! With Pick ‘n’ Mix covers you choose what songs you want them to play, simply select your favourites from their song-list. You can even decide the order and request extra songs to be learnt if you wish.

Providing a 5000 watt PA system and fully controlled lighting rig your evening will put most professional venues to shame, and make you feel like a true rock star.

There are no confusing bolt-ons, everything needed to make your night unforgettable is included in the price. Usual sets last 4 hours but the price secures the band for as long as you need. Lighting and sound is included in the price, as is Request a Song and Pick ‘n’ Mix covers.

Set List

2-4-6-8 Motorway - Tom Robinson Band
7 Nation Army - The White Stripes
9 to 5 - Dolly Parton
20th Century Boy - T.Rex
500 Miles - The Proclaimers
All These Things That I’ve Done - The Killers
Always A Woman To Me - Billy Joel
Amarillo - Tony Christie
American Idiot - Greenday
Angels - Robbie Williams
Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet
Back To Black - Amy Winehouse
Beautiful - Christina Aguilera
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Biology - Girls Aloud
Bitch - Meredith Brooks
Black Horse and The Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall
Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis
Bohemian Like You - Dandy Warhols
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
Celebrity Skin - Hole
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Cigarettes and Alcohol - Oasis
Clocks - Coldplay
Common People - Pulp
Country House - Blur
Crazy - Gnarls Barkley
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Creep - Radiohead
Cum On Feel The Noize - Slade
Dancing Queen - Abba
Day-tripper - The Beatles
Disco 2000 - Pulp
Don’t Look Back In Anger - Oasis
Don’t Marry Her - The Beautiful South
Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
Easy - Commodores
Everlong - Foo Fighters
Ever Fallen In Love - Buzzcocks
Fake Plastic Trees - Radiohead
Fast Car - Tracy Chapman
Firework - Katy Perry
Forget You - Cee-Lo Green
Get This Party Started - Pink
Girls and Boy - Blur
Girls Just Want To Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
Golden Touch - Razorlight
Guns and Horses - Ellie Goulding
Hanging On The Telephone - Blondie
Hey Jude - The Beatles
Hit Me Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
I Believe In A Thing Called Love - The Darkness
I Bet You Look Good on the Dance Floor - Arctic Monkeys
I Fought the Law - The Clash
I Kissed a Girl - Katy Perry
I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll - Joan Jett
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
I Will Survive - Gloria Gayner
If I Could Turn Back Time - Cher
If It Makes You Happy - Sheryl Crow
I’ll Stand By You - Pretenders
I’m a Believer - The Monkees
Ironic - Alanis Morissette
It Must Be Love - Madness
It’s Not Unusual - Tom Jones
Jar Of Hearts - Christina Perri
Just Dance - Lady GaGa
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Kiss Me - Sixpence None the Richer
Knocking On Heavens Door - Bob Dylan
Last Night - The Strokes
Lay All Your Love On Me - Abba
Let It Be - The Beatles
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Living On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
Love Machine - Girls Aloud
Make Me Smile - Steve Harley
Mamma Do - Pixie Lott
Mercy - Duffy
Molly’s Chambers - Kings of Leon
Monster - The Automatic
Mr Brightside - The Killers
Mr Jones - Counting Crows
Mulder and Scully - Catatonia
Mustang Sally - The Commitments
My Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
My Generation - The Who
My Way - Frank Sinatra
No-One Knows - Queens Of The Stone Age
Nobody Does It Better - Carly Simon
On A Day Like This - Elbow
One - U2
Parklife - Blur
Poker Face - Lady GaGa
Price Tag - Jessie J
Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash
Rock ‘n’ Roll Star - Oasis
Rocks - Primal Scream
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs
Rule The World - Take That
Run - Snow Patrol
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Shine - Take That
Should I Stay or Should I Go - The Clash
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Since You’ve Been Gone - Kelly Clarkson
Sk8er Boi - Avril Lavigne
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
Smile - Lilly Allen
So What - Pink
Someone Like You - Adele
Somewhere Only We Know - Keane
Song 2 - Blur
Suddenly I See - K.T Tunstall
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Sweet Caroline - Tony Christie
Sympathy For The Devil - Rolling Stones
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
That’s Entertainment - The Jam
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Umbrella - Rihanna
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Valerie - The Zutons/Mark Ronson
Vertigo - U2
We Are the Champions - Queen
When You Were Young - The Killers
Wires - Athlete
With or Without You - U2
Year 3000 - Busted
Yellow - Coldplay
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
You Were Always On My Mind - Elvis Presley
Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton
Your Song - Elton John
Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie

Lineup

  • 4 piece band consisting of 2 guitars, bass, drums, keys, 3 vocals and extra instruments depending on songs.

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