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The Copies

Rock and Pop Function Band based in London

Price from £1509

With 25 years experience creating perfect party atmospheres across the UK, The Copies have a history of keeping crowds dancing. Their extensive repertoire of hits from the 50's to the present day guarantees a great nights entertainment suitable for all!

5 stars - The Copies are Highly Recommended 89 Customer Reviews

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Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Cheerleader – OMI
Blame It On Me – George Esra
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Marry You – Bruno Mars
Cake By The Ocean – DNCE
Paradise – George Esra

Valerie - Mark Ronson & Amy Winehouse
I Gotta Feelin - Black Eyed Peas
Sex On Fire - King Of Leon
Mr Brightside - The Killers
I Predict A Riot - The Kaiser Chiefs
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Dakoka – Stereophonics
Rock DJ – Robbie Williams
Crazy In Love – Beyonce
She’s So Lovely - Scouting For Girls
Last Night - The Strokes
Bohemian Like You - Dandy Warhols
Little Lion Man – Mumford and Sons

Relight My Fire - Take That
Dance The Night Away - The Mavericks
Livin' La Vida Loco - Ricky Martin
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Let Me Entertain You - Robbie Williams
Keep On Movin' - Five
Everybody – Backstreet Boys
Sit Down - James
Girls and Boys - Blur
One Week - Barenaked Ladies
Hard To Handle – Black Crowes
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Angels – Robbie Williams
Weather With You – Crowded House
I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts
Gangsters Paradise - Coolio

Summer Of '69 - Bryan Adams
Dancing On The Ceiling – Lionel Richie
Don’t You Want Me Baby – Human League
Love Shack – B52’s
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go – Wham!
(I've Had) The Time of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes ( Dirty Dancing)
All Night Long - Lionel Richie
Word Up - Cameo
Power Of Love - Huey Lewis And The News
Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
I'm Gonna Be (500 miles) - The Proclaimers
Walking On Sunshine - Katrina And The Waves
Town Called Malice - The Jam
A Little Respect - Erasure
Baggy Trousers - Madness
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
You Can Call Me Al – Paul Simon
I Love Rock n Roll – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Friday I’m In Love – The Cure

Proud Mary - Ike & Tina Turner
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Disco Inferno - The Tramps
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Copacabana - Barry Manilow
Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Come Up And See Me (Make Me Smile) - Steve Harley
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynard Skynard
Stuck In The Middle – Stealers Wheel
Blame It On The Boogie – The Jacksons
Grease Is The Word – Frankie Valli
Rockin’ All Over The World – Status Quo
Country Roads - John Denver
Maggie May – Rod Stewart
Oh What A Night –The Four Seasons
Going Underground - The Jam

Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
Shout - Lulu
Satisfaction - Rolling Stones
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Hi Ho Silver Lining - Jeff Beck
I Feel Good - James Brown
Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Andy Williams
I'm A Believer - The Monkees
Daydream Believer - The Monkees
Soul Man - Sam & Dave
Sign, Sealed, Deleivered - Stevie Wonder
It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones
Saw Here Standing There - The Beatles
Mustang Sally - Wilson Picket
Suspicious Minds - Elvis
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry
Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson

Hip Hop Medley 
Jump Around - House of Pain
Gettin' Jiggy Wit It - Will Smith
Can't Touch This - MC Hammer

Classic Rock Medley
Livin’ On A Prayer – Bon Jovi
Jump – Van Halen
Sweet Child Of Mine – Guns n’ Roses
Don’t Stop Believing – Journey

Disco Medley
Celebration - Kool And The Gang
Get Down Tonight - KC and The Sunshine Band
Good Times - Chic
We Are Family - Sister Sledge

Abba Medley
Dancing Queen
Mamma Mia

Rock n' Roll Medley
Johnny B. Good - Chuck Berry
Hound Dog - Elvis Presley
Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley
Rock Around The Clock - Elvis Presley

60’s Dance Songs Medley
Shake Your Tailfeather – Ray Charles
Do You Love Me – The Contours
Twist and Shout – The Beatles

1st Dance Recommendations
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Have I Told You Lately - Van Morrison
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
You Do Something To Me - Paul Weller
Amazed - Lonestar
I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing - Aerosmith

(We’ll only play these if requested in advance)
Galway Girl - Steve Earl
Hills of Donegal - Goats Don’t Shave
The Irish Rover - The Pogues
I Useta Love Her - The Saw Doctors
Wagon Wheel - Nathan Carter

Acoustic Repertoire
(for afternoon acoustic duo option)
Best Day Of Our Life – American Authors
Shotgun - George Ezra
I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
It Must Be Love - Madness
Rude - Magic
All About You - Mcfly
I Believe In a Thing Called Love - The Darkness
You Make It Real - James Morrison
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
One Day Like This - Elbow
She Moves in Her Own Ways - The Kooks
Ho Hey - Lumineers
She’s Electric - Oasis
Have A Nice Day - Stereophonics
Breakfast At Tiffany’s - Deep Blue Something
Sitting on the Dock Of the Bay - Otis Redding
Galway Girl -Steve Earle
Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
Take it Easy - The Eagles
Runaway - Del Shannon
With Or Without You – U2
Free Falling – Tom Petty
Mr Jones – Counting Crows
Save Tonight – Eagle Eyed Cherry
The Bright Side Of The Road – Van Morrison
When You Say Nothing At All – Ronan Keating
Islands In The Stream – Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers
All My Loving – The Beatles
Sunny Afternoon – The Kinks
The Boxer – Simon and Garfunkel
Babylon – David Gray
What’s Up – Four Non Blondes
You Can’t Hurry Love – Phil Collins
Waterfalls – TLC
Weather With You – Crowded House
Yellow – Coldplay
Don’t You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds
Learn To Fly – Foo Fighters
My Girl – Temptations
Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The People

  • Acoustic duo providing background music perfect for drinks receptions available!
  • 25 years’ experience creating perfect party atmospheres across the UK!
  • Over 50+ positive customer reviews!
  • Previous clients include BT, Yellow Pages, The Metropolitan Police, Zurich Insurance & many more!
  • DJ package available so your party atmosphere keeps going between the band's live sets!
  • Rockaoke performance available allowing your guests to sing with a professional live band!

Line up:

Default lineup: 5 members

5 piece band: Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals, Bass Guitar/Backing Vocals, Keyboards/Backing Vocals and Drums/Backing Vocals.

* Larger line ups available (please see booking options).

* Ideal for creating the perfect party atmosphere!
* Extensive repertoire includes something for everyone with hits from the 50s right through to the present day!
* Over 25 years experience!
* Larger line ups with addition of female vocalist and horn section available (please see booking options)
* Previous clients include BT, Yellow Pages, The Metropolitan Police, Zurich Insurance & many more!

With over 25 years’ experience creating perfect party atmospheres across the UK, The Copies have a rich history of keeping crowds dancing long past their supposed bedtimes. The band's extensive repertoire of hits from the 50's right up to the present day guarantee a great night's entertainment for every audience, every age and every occasion.

Success for The Copies first came in the mid 1990's when the band was rewarded with first place in the televised Windsor & Eton's Entertainer of the Year Competition, followed by placing in the top 10 of over 2000 entries in the Yamaha sponsored 'Best New Band' contest (covered on BBC radio 1). Since then the band has played hundreds of events and venues across the country including venues such as Kempton Park Races and the Kensington Roof Gardens, and with acts such as Bjorn Again, The Commitments, Geno Washington, The Bootleg Beatles and Edwin Starr.

The Copies is made up of highly experienced and versatile professional musicians, who between them have played such prestigious venues as the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Shepherds Bush Empire and Disneyland Florida, as well as working with artists such as Duffy, McFly, Matt Cardle, Steve Harley, Bastille, Electric 6, Bowling For Soup and James Bourne (Busted). Some members of the band have also had success with their own music gaining BBC radio airplay and performing at festivals like T in the Park, Benicassim, Guilfest, Big Reunion and the Isle Of Wight Festival. Members have also had experience performing and acting as musical director in musicals in London theatres and on board cruise ships around the world. The band's 5-piece line up consists of Vocals, Keyboards/vocals, Guitar/vocals, Bass/vocals and Drums/vocals.

Whatever your occasion or event, The Copies will provide a performance that will captivate your guests and keep them dancing all night. The band’s history of professionalism and dealing with the some of the country’s most discerning clients and venues, coupled with their varied repertoire seamlessly linking the biggest hits of the last 60 years, ensure that your event will be a night to remember and your guest’s will be talking of your party for a long time to come…

The Copies have performed with or alongside various acts such as:
Bjorn Again
The Commitments
The Glitter Band
Then Jerico
Geno Washington
Edwin Star

The band currently commands top billing at a number of London’s leading live venues and over the years has made appearances at:
The Roadhouse-Covent Garden
The Leicester Square Empire
The Royal Festival Hall
The Royal Albert Hall
The Shepherds Bush Empire
NEC at Birmingham
O2 Academy Islington
Disneyworld Florida


Recent clients include:
Citi Bank
Yellow Pages
SUN Microsystems
The Armed Forces
Various London Councils
Hammond Stodards Solicitors
University Of Lancaster
Boxhill School
The Woodland Group
Zurich Insurance
The Metropolitan Police
The British Show Pony Society
Foster Denovo

Also for the following charities:-
Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Centre Point


Choose any of the following booking options when you hire The Copies from Alive Network

  • DJ Package Add £240

    Includes laptop (with vast amount of popular songs from all eras); Band member manning/ making basic announcements/ taking requests; basic lighting

  • Acoustic Duo Package Add £360

    Background music for earlier in the day. Perfect for drinks receptions or wedding breakfasts.

  • Rockaoke Add £360

    Let your guests get to be the singers with the band. Just like karaoke but with a live band!

  • Additional Female Singer Add £360
  • Additional Trumpet Add £360
  • Additional Horn Section Add £600

    Choose from two trumpets or trumpet and saxophone

Choose one of the following performance options when you hire The Copies from Alive Network

  • 2 x 60 minutes £0
  • 2 x 45 minutes £0
  • 3 x 45 minutes Add £120