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Edinburgh Sounds



  • Ceilidh and covers band
  • Perform a vast range of rock, pop and souls classics from the last 6 decades including the likes of Otis Redding, CCR and Paulo Nutini
  • Perform as a 6 piece band as standard and can expand to a full on 9 piece with three piece brass section
  • All Ceilidh dances called


The band are based in Edinburgh but regularly travel across the UK for events. Although most events they perform at are private, they do perform publicly in Edinburgh and Glasgow on a regular basis.

Standard Set Times

  • Set Up: 7.00 - 8.00 pm
  • Set One 8.00 - 9.30 pm
  • Set Two 10.30 - 12.00 am

About this Act

Edinburgh Sounds is a pool of talented, professional musicians with years of performing experience who provide outstanding music for a variety of events. Although they are based in Scotland’s capital they regularly travel across the UK to perform at weddings, parties and corporate events.

A lively, energetic performance from Edinburgh Sounds will round off your event with a bang! With 4 vocalists, guitars, drums and keys, they create a big sound, rich in harmonies and have a vast song list to cater to all tastes.

The option of adding a 3 piece brass section enables the band to do justice to any song and they are more than happy to learn requests. Their accomplished caller ensures that even beginners can join in the ceilidh dancing and no one needs to worry about not knowing the steps, they'll even have a quick run through before each dance!

As Edinburgh Sounds offer ultimate flexibility with regards to line up, band size, and set list; they can tailor any event to the exact needs and budget of the client.

However their professionalism, talent and energy means they are in high demand so book early to avoid disappointment.

Set List

1, 2, 3, 4 - Feist
(Sittin’ On The) Dock of the Bay - Otis Reading
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
2 Become 1 - Spice Girls
Africa - Toto
Ain’t No Mountain - Marvin Gaye/Tammi T
Ain’t Nothin’ Like The Real Thing - Marvin Gaye, Tammi Terrell
All About You - McFly
All I Want -Joni Mitchell
All I Want For Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey
All Night Long - Lionel Ritchie
All Right Now - Free
All These Things That I’ve Done - Killers
All You Need Is Love - Beatles
Allentown - Billy Joel
American Boy - Estelle
American Girls - Counting Crows
At Last - Etta James
Auld Lang Syne - Orig. Arrangement
Baby I Love You - The Ramones
Back For Good - Take That
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Bad Romance - Lady Gaga
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Beyond the Sea - Bobby Darin
Billie Jean - Michael - Jackson
Black or White - Michael Jackson
Blame It On The Boogie - The Jacksons
Blowers Daughter - Damien Rice
Boys Of Summer - Don Henley
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Brown Sugar - Rolling Stones
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
By Your Side - Sade
Caledonia - Waltz - Arrangement
California Gurls - Katy Perry
California Soul - Marlena Shaw
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
Can’t Buy Me Love - The Beatles
Can’t Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley
Candy - Paolo - Nutini
Candy - Robbie -Williams
Cave (The) - Mumford and Sons
Cecelia - Simon and Garfunkel
Celebration - Kool & The Gang
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Chelsea Dagger - The Fratellis
Come on Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
Cosmic Girl - Jamiroquai
Country Girl - Primal Scream
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Crocodile Rock - Elton John
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dance With Me Tonight - Olly Murs
Dance With Me Tonight - Olly Murs
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Daylight - Maroon 5
Dignity - Decon Blue
Domino - Jessie J
Don’t Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John / Kiki Dee
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
Don’t Stop Me Now - Queen
Don’t You Want Me - Human League
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
Driving Home For Christmas - Chris Rea
Drops of Jupiter - Train
Easy Lover - Phil Colins
Empire State of Mind Pt II - Alicia Keys
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall - Coldplay
Everything - Michael Buble
Fascination - Alphabeat
Father Daughter - Paul Simon
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Fergus Sings the Blues - Decon Blue
Fields Of Gold - Eva Cassidy
Firework - Katy Perry
Fisherman’s Blues - The Waterboys
Fix You - Coldplay
Fly Me To The Moon - Standard (4/4)
Forget You - Cee Lo Green
Free Fallin - Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers
Ghostbusters - Ray Parker Jr
Gimme Some Lovin’ - Spencer Davis Group
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
God Only Knows - Beach Boys
Graceland - Paul Simon
Greatest Day - Take That
Half of My Heart - John Mayer
Happy Together - The Turtles
Hard Days Night - Beatles
Hard To Handle - Otis Reading
Harvest for the World - The Islay Brothers
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Hear Come the Girls - Sugababes/Ernie K-Doe
Heard it Through the Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Help - Beatles
Hey Jude - Beatles
Hey Soul Sister - Train
Hey Ya - Outkast
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
Hip To Be Square - Huey Lewis & the News
Hit Me With Your Best Shot - Pat Benatar
Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones
Hotel California - Eagles
How Sweet It Is - James Taylor
Human - Killers
I Don’t Feel Like Dancin’ - Scissor Sister
I Get Around - Beach Boys
I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
I Think We’re Alone Now - Tiffany
I Wanna Be Your Lover - Prince
I Wanna Dance with Somebody - Whitney Houston
I Want to Break Free - Queen
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
I Want You to Want Me - Cheap Trick
I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
I Wish - Stevie Wonder
I'm a Believer - The Monkees
I’ll Be There - Jackson 5
I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) - Proclaimers
I’m Still Standing - Elton John
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
If You’re Not The One - Daniel Beddingfield
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
Jump - Van Halen
Just the Two of Us - Bill Withers
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Kids - MGMT
L-O-V-E - Joss Stone
Ladies’ Night - Kool and the Gang
Landslide - Dixie Chicks
Lean On Me - Bill Withers
Let It Be - Beatles
Let’s Stay Together - Al Green
Lets Get it On - Marvin Gaye
Lets Get Married - The Proclaimers
Lets Go Round Again - Average White Band
Life With You - The Proclaimers
Little Less Conversation - Elvis Presley
Loch Lomond - Runrig
Long Time Gone - Dixie Chicks
Love Love Love - Avalanche City
Love on Top - Beyonce
Love Story - Taylor Swift
Lovefool - The Cardigans
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Lovin’ You - Minnie Riperton
Maggie May - Rod Stewart
Magic - Pilot
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Mama Said - The Shirelles
Mamma Mia - ABBA
Maneater - Hall and Oats
Marry You - Bruno Mars
May You Never - John Martyn
Message in a Bottle - The Police
Million Love Songs - Take That
Moondance - Van Morrison
More Than a Feelin’ - Boston
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Mr Brightside - Killers
Mr Rock n Roll - Amy MacDonald
Mustang Sally - Wilson Pickett
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
My Girl - The Temptations
Never Forget - Take That
Never Forget You - The Noisettes
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
Next to Me - Emile Sande
Nine to Five - Dolly Parton
No Good Advice - Girls Aloud
No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley & The Wailers
Nobody Does it Better - Carly Simon
Oh Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Oh, What a Night (December 1963) - The Four Seasons
Over The Rainbow - Eva Cassidy or Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
Paradise City - Guns N Roses
Payphone - Maroon 5
Perfect - Fairground Attraction
Picking Up the Pieces - Paloma Faith
Play that Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Power of Love - Huey Lewis & The News
Price Tag - Jessie J
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster the People
Respect - Aretha Franklin
Ring Of Fire - Johnny Cash
River - Joni Mitchell
Rockin’ All Over the World - Status Quo
Rocks - Primal Scream
Roll to Me - Delamitri
Rollin in the Deep - Adele
Rosanna - Toto
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston
Say A Little Prayer - Aretha Franklin
Scenes From An Italian Restaurant - Billy Joel
September - Earth Wind and Fire
Sex on Fire - Kings of Leon
She’s Electric - Oasis
Shine - Take That
Shout - Lulu
Signed Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Sing it Back - Moloko
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
Sit Down - James
Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel
Someone Like You - Van Morrison
Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Songbird - Eva Cassidy
Sound Of The Underground - Girls Aloud
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Starships - Nicki Minaj
Still Crazy After All These Years - Paul Simon
Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For - U2
Stuck in the Middle - Stealers’ Wheel
Suddenly I See - KT Tunstall
Summer Breeze - Islay Brothers
Sunshine on Leith - Proclaimers
Super Duper Love - Joss Stone
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley
Sweet Child o’ Mine - Guns N Roses
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Take It Easy - Eagles
Take On Me - A-ha
Tears Dry On Their Own - Amy Winehouse
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Teenage Dream - Katy Perry
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
That Girl - Noisettes
The Best - Tina Turner
The Luckiest - Ben Folds
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Thing Called Love - The Darkness
This Years Love - David Gray
Tiger Feet - Mud
Time of My Life - Bill Medley/J Warnes
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
Tubthumping - Chumbawamba
Twist and Shout - Beatles
Two Princes - Spin Doctors
Under Pressure - Queen David Bowie
Uptown Girl - Billy Joel
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Viva La Vida - Coldplay
Wagon Wheel - Old Crow Medicine Show
Waiting for a Star to Fall - Boy Meets Girl
Walk of Life - Dire Straits
Walk the Line - Johnny Cash
Walking On Broken Glass - Eurythimics
Walking on Sunshine - Katrina and the Waves
Waterfalls - TLC
We are Family - Sister Sledge
What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
What Makes You Beautiful - One Direction
Whistle - Flo Rida
Whole New Way - Scissor Sisters
Whole of The Moon - The Waterboys
Wild Mountain Thyme - Rod Stewart
Wild Mountainside - Eddi Reader
With A Little Help From My Friends - Beatles
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Wordplay - Jason Mraz
You Are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder
You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
You Can’t Hurry Love - The Supremes
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
You Got the Love - Florence and the Machine
You Make Loving Fun - Fleetwood Mac
You Make Me Feel [Like a Natural Woman] - Aretha Franklin
You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall and Oates
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
You’re My Best Friend - Queen
You’re The First, My Last, My Everything - Barry White
You’ve Got A Friend - James Taylor
Young Hearts - Candi Staton
Your Body Is A Wonderland - John Mayer
Your Song - Elton John


  • 6 Piece Band consisting of Lead Female Vocals, Guitar/Backing Vocals, Bass, Drums, Fiddle/Backing Vocals, Keys/Lead Male Vocal.
  • 9 Piece Covers Band consisting of Lead Female Vocals, Guitar/Backing Vocals, Bass, Drums, Fiddle/Backing Vocals, Keys/Lead Male Vocal, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone.


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