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Sophie and the Exciters

Soul Band based in Northamptonshire

Price from £1258
Fronted by Sophie, the first artist to perform at London's O2 Arena, Sophie & the Exciters are first class musicians with one of the largest set lists of music for a party band, from present day pop rock and indie, through to Soul, funk and Motown
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The list below includes Sophie and the Exciters full repertoire. Some songs are not suitable for all functions.

Sophie and the Exciters welcomes your input in choosing the songs you would like performed at your function but feel the ultimate design of their play list is best left to the experience of the band with your suggestions and preferences taken into consideration.

Soul/Motown
Superstition -Stevie Wonder
Signed sealed delivered -Stevie Wonder
Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
Blame it on the boogie- The Jacksons
Billie Jean -Michael Jackson
Dancing In The Street - Matha Reeves & The Vandellas
Get ready- The Temptations
My Girl - The Temptations
Car Wash
Le Freak
Disco Inferno
We are Family
Celebration - Kool and the Gang
Get down on it - Kool and the Gang
What's Goin' On - Marvin Gaye
Get Here - Oleta Adam
Sweet Love - Anita Baker
Mustang Sally - Wison Pickett
Feel Like Makin Love - Roberta Flack
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Take Me To The River - Al Green
What A Wonderful World This Could Be - Sam Cooke
Stand By Me - Ben.E King
What’s Going On - Marvin Gaye
Knock On Wood - Eddie Floyd
Killing me Softly - Roberta Flack
Get here - Oleta Adams
Sweet love - Anita Baker
Hallelujah I Love Him So - Ray Charles
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfiled
I Feel Good - James Brown
Street Life - The Crusaders
On Broadway - George Benson
Feeling good -Dinah Washington
I put a spell on you -Nina Simone
I'm feeling good-Nina Simone

Modern Soul/Motown
Rolling in the deep -Adele
Someone like you -Adele
Make you feel my love -Adele
Valerie- Amy Winehouse
Rehab -Amy Winehouse
Mercy -Duffy
Warwick Avenue -Duffy
Forget you -Ce Lo Green
Crazy -Gnarls Barkley
Happy -Pharell Williams
Get lucky -Daft Punk

Modern Rock and Pop
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
How long will I love you -Ellie Golding
Put your records on - Corrine Bailey Rae
Use somebody - Kings of Leon
This love - Maroon 5
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
Take Your Mama out - Scissor Sisters
Wonderwall - Oasis
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
It must be love - Madness
Teenage Kicks-The Undertones
Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
I got a feeling- Black Eyed Peas
Poker face-Lady Gaga
Crazy- Gnarls Barkley
Somebody told me –Kings of Leon
Sex on fire –The Killers
Grace Kelly -Mika
Chasing cars –Snow Patrol
Umbrella-Rhianna
Crazy little thing called love –Queen
Nobody does it better- Carly Simon
Golden Touch –Razor light
Fire-Kasabian
Greatest day -Take That
Marry you -Bruno Mars

70's/80's
Tainted Love - Soft Cell
It must be love - Madness
Teenage Kicks-The Undertones
Stuck in the middle with you -Steelers Wheel
Crazy little thing called love -Queen
Kiss - Prince
Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Moondance - Van Morrison
Sweet dreams -Eurythmics
Walking on Sunshine -Katrina and the waves
Hot stuff-Donna Summer
Moondance -Van Morrison
My first my last my everything -Barry White

60's
Alright Now - Free
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix
Wind Cries Mary - Jimi Hendrix
All day and all of the night - Kinks/ The Stranglers
Keep on running - Spencer Davis Group
Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
Back in the USSR -Beatles
White Room - Cream
It’s Not Unusual - Tom Jones
Ticket to Ride -Beatles
Hard days night -Beatles
I saw her standing there -Beatles
Light my fire - The Doors
California Dreaming - Mamas and Papas
Don’t Let me Be Misunderstood - The Animals
Mercedes Benz -Janis Joplin

Additional Jazz/Swing Set
Moondance
Can't take my eyes off you
At last
Fly Me To The Moon
It had to be you
Fever
Let There Be Love
My Baby Just Cares For Me
Love Letters
Route 66
Summertime
Sway
Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps
Pennies From Heaven
The Lady Is A Tramp
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Summertime
I wanna be like you (King of the Swingers)
Just the way you look tonight
Chatanooga choo choo
Stomping at the savoy
All of Me
Sunny
Night and day
Pennies from heaven
As time goes by
Cheek to cheek
A nightingale sang in Berkley Sq
Chatanooga Choo Choo
The way you look tonight
Cry Me A River
Everytime We Say Goodbye
Nature Boy
Over The Rainbow
When I Fall In Love

And many more....

  • Receive a special discount for solo, duo or trio bookings taking place Monday-Thursday! For more information please speak to an Alive Network booking agent.
  • Extremely versatile and adaptable with line up options to suit all events
  • Solo to Quintet available - Quartet as standard
  • Extensive repertoire covering most genres to suit all age groups
  • Jazz repertoire also available
  • Solo pianist is available to play dinner music
  • Acoustic duo, trio, quartet, sextet options
  • NEW! Bond themed set also available
  • Have performed for clients at the top end of the corporate sector including NHS, Lloyds TSB and Soly
  • Reduced rates for midweek bookings
  • Travel UK wide

Line up:

Default lineup: 5 members

Standard lineup: 5 piece Band: Female lead vocals, bass, drums, piano, guitar
4 Piece Band: Vocals; Bass; Drums; Keys (x 2 - one for guitar/ brass effects; one for keys/ piano sound)

Special Offer!
* Receive a special discount for solo, duo or trio bookings taking place Monday-Thursday! For more information please speak to an Alive Network booking agent.

Highlights
* Extremely versatile and adaptable with line up options to suit all events
* Solo to Quintet available - Quartet as standard
* Extensive repertoire covering most genres to suit all age groups
* Jazz repertoire also available
* Solo pianist is available to play dinner music
* Acoustic duo, trio, quartet, sextet options
* NEW! Bond themed set also available
* Have performed for clients at the top end of the corporate sector
* Reduced rates for Midweek bookings
* Travel UK wide



Fronting Sophie and the Exciters is Sophie, a well established and highly respected UK based singer. She was the very first artist to perform on the main stage at London's O2 arena and has supported The Sugababes, McFly and Will Young. She has performed at hundreds of festivals and clubs throughout the UK, Europe and The Middle East, picking up The Perrier Young Jazz Vocalist of the Year award along the way. Along with countless radio and television appearances, Sophie also writes music for film and has released 3 albums to critical acclaim. She is currently recording her fourth a solo album of self penned songs.

Sophie and the Exciters consists of a collective of highly experienced musicians hand picked by Sophie. Their biographies read like a Who's Who of the music industry. They've performed at shows all around the world including headline appearances at major music festivals throughout Europe and the United States and have played with the likes of Beverly Knight, Mica Paris, Rod Stewart, Genesis, Jethro Tull, Rick Wakeman and Georgie Fame.

Sophie and the Exciters are happy to learn your first dance at no extra charge if it is not something included in their set list and providing it is suitable for the band to perform.

Sophie and the Exciters supply stage lighting and a PA system as standard for all events. This caters for venues that take up to 350 people.

IPOD music is available on request at no additional fee to be played in between sets and can either be provided by Sophie and the Exciters or if you prefer to pick music of your choice the band are happy to run your IPOD through their system.

Press Quotes:
'Sophie sings with a real voice it addresses you directly and breathes life into every song.' THE OBSERVER

'One of the most stylish vocal releases of recent months...' THE TIMES

'All hail Sophie and the Exciters" TIME OUT

Previous clients include:
02 Millennium Dome
Sony
BP
Lloyds TSB
Vauxhall
Phones 4U
Experian
Ernst & Young
Houses of Parliament
Bank of England
Glaxo
NHS Innovations
The Science Museum
National Maritime Museum
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
Blenheim Palace
Gratzia Magazine
RIBA
Pizza Express Dean St
HMS Invincible
Stewart Milne
Open Works LTD
Earls Court

Sophie and the Exciters are a highly sought-after and professional band; book now to avoid disappointment!


** IMPORTANT- Please Note:
- The band prefer a stage where ever possible but they are happy to perform on the floor as long as there is a 3ft space between them and the dance floor. This is for the safety of the band members and their equipment and due to the high energy level of their performance.
- Under no circumstances are audience members/guests to enter the stage area and touch or try to use any of the equipment. The band prides themselves on excellent quality gear and therefore do not let non band members use it.

Choose any of the following booking options when you hire Sophie and the Exciters from Alive Network

  • Solo Deduct £720

    with backing tracks

  • Duo Deduct £540

    Sophie with Guitar accompaniment

  • Trio Deduct £360

    Vocals, Guitar & Keys plus Backing Tracks, Deducy

  • Quartet Deduct £180

    Vocals, Bass, Drums & Keys

  • 6 Piece Add £180

    Standard lineup plus Saxophone

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire Sophie and the Exciters from Alive Network

  • 2 x 60 minutes £0
  • 3 x 40 minutes £0