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We Are Guardians

We Are Guardians are a professional live band with a wealth of experience, fronted by Chris who has toured extensively supporting acts including THE CHARLATANS, SHED SEVEN, CHRIS HELME (SEAHORSES) THE TWANG and many more. Performing classics old & new!

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Set List / Repertoire

Below is an example list of songs We Are Guardians have previously played either as a full band or Solo Acoustic. There are many other songs that have been performed and the band are always adding material. If there is any Artists / Songs that clients require please ask...



Al Green, Let's Stay Together
Arctic Monkeys, I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Avicii, Wake Me Up
Band Of Horses, The Funeral
Bastille, Pompeii
Beatles, In My Life
Beatles, Money (Thats What I Want)
Beatles, Rock n Roll Music
Beatles, Saw her standing there
Beatles, Twist And Shout
Ben E King, Stand By Me
Ben Howard, Only Love
Black Crows, Hard To Handle
Bob Marley, Is This Love
Bon Ivor, Skinny Love
Bon Jovi, Livin On A Prayer
Britney Spears, Baby One More Time
Bruno Mars, Locked Out Of Heaven
Bryan Adams, Summer Of 69
Cast, Alright
Chuck Berry, Johnny Be Good
Coldplay, Fix You
Coldplay, In My Place
Coldplay, Life In Technicolour
Coldplay, Viva La Vida
Coldplay, Yellow
Coral, Dreaming Of You
Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bad Moon Rising
Damien Rice, Canonball
David Gray, Babylon
David Gray, This Years Love
Deep Blue Something, Breakfast At Tiffany's
Deff Leopard, Pour Some Sugar On Me
Don Mclean, American Pie
Eagle Eye Cherry, Save Tonight
Ed Sheeran, Bloodstream
Ed Sheeran, Don't
Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud
Elivs, Suspicious Minds
Franz Ferdinand, Take Me Out
Free, Alright Now
George Ezra, Blame It On Me
Gigolo Aunts, Where I find my heaven
Green Day, Time Of Your Life
Happy Days, Theme Song
Imagine Dragons, Radioactive
Jack Johnson, Better Together
Jake Bugg, Two Fingers
James Morrison, I Won't Let You Go
James, Laid
James, Sit Down
Jason Mraz, I Won't Give Up
Jessie J, Price Tag
Jimi Hendrix, Purple Haze
John Denver, Annie's Song
John Legend, All Of Me
John Newman, Love Me Again
Kaiser Chief's, Ruby
Kasabian, LSF
Keane, Somewhere Only We Know
Kings Of Leon, Sex On Fire
Kings Of Leon, Use Somebody
Kinks, All Day and All Of The Night
Kinks, You Really Got Me
Kooks, Naïve
Maroon 5, This Love
Mumford & Sons, Lover Of The Light
New Radicals, Get what you give
Noel Gallagher, If I Had A Gun
Oasis, Cum On Feel The Noise
Oasis, Do You Wanna Be A Spaceman
Oasis, Don’t Look Back In Anger
Oasis, Half The World Away
Oasis, Live Forever
Oasis, Roll With It
Oasis, Talk Tonight
Oasis, Wonderwall
Ocean Colour Scene, Riverboat Song
Police, Message In A Bottle
Queen, Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Razorlight, America
Razorlight, Fall to Pieces
Razorlight, Golden Touch
Razorlight, Somewhere Else
Reef, Place Your Hands
Rihanna, We Found Love
Rod Stewart, Maggie May
Rolling stones, Start it up
Ryan Adams, Bad Blood
Seahorses, Blinded By The Sun
Seahorses, Love is the Law
Shed Seven, Chasing Rainbows
Simon And Garfunkel, Mrs Robinson
Stealers Wheel, Stuck In The Middle With You
Stephen Fretwell, Run
Stereophonics, Dakota
Stereophonics, The Bartender and the Thief
Stereophonics, Traffic
Stevie Wonder, Signed, sealed, delivered
Take That, Back For Good
Temptations, My Girl
The Contours, Do You Love Me
The Fratellis, Chelsea Dagger
The Killers, Mr Brightside
The Killers, When We Were Young
The Monkees, I'm a Believer
The Rembrandts, I'll Be There For You
The Stone Roses, She Bangs The Drums
The Strokes, Last Night
The Wedding Singer, Grow Old With You
The Who, My generation
The Zutons, Valerie
Tom O'Dell, Grow Old With Me
Toploader, Dancing In The Moonlight
Train, Drops Of Jupiter
Travis, Sing
U2, Vertigo
Van Morrison, Brown Eyed Girl
Vance Joy, Riptide
Verve, Bittersweet Symphony
Verve, Drugs Don't Work
Verve, Lucky Man
Verve, Sonnet
Walk The Moon, Shut Up And Dance
Wild Cherry, Play That Funky Music


16 Customer Reviews

Performance quality: 5 stars
Sound quality: 5 stars
Behaviour: 5 stars
Communication before and at your event: 5 stars
Audience engagement: 5 stars
Value for money: 5 stars
  • Excellent 16
  • Good 0
  • OK 0
  • Unsatisfactory 0
  • Poor 0

It is such a important part of any event to get the entertainment right, I can s...

5 stars - We Are Guardians are Highly Recommended booked We Are Guardians for their event

“It is such a important part of any event to get the entertainment right, I can safely say that me and the wife was thrilled with our choice in picking Chris, great voice, can play the guitar well and to top it of is a nice fella, thanks very much for making our special day great with no hick ups, plenty of great reviews from all the guests and lots from the ladies, cheers mate.”

Chris played solo at our wedding (Sept 2015) and was fantastic, from very first ...

5 stars - We Are Guardians are Highly Recommended booked We Are Guardians for their event

“Chris played solo at our wedding (Sept 2015) and was fantastic, from very first contact, meeting up to discuss, through to the big day Chris was extremely professional but also really personable. Great guy and an even better voice, all our guests commented on how good he was, and is still being talked about a week later. He sang Lucky Man (Verve) for our first dance and was one of the best solo acoustic covers I've heard, I love the song anyway but it was Epic and a moment I will never forget in no small part to Chris. Cannot recommend highly enough.”

Chris played for my Husband's 40th recently and his performance made the night!!...

5 stars - We Are Guardians are Highly Recommended booked We Are Guardians for their event

“Chris played for my Husband's 40th recently and his performance made the night!! He was brilliant and a reaaly nice guy too. If you're considering booking Chris I would strongly recommend him - he was excellent, great voice !!”

They perform really well on stage with a good mix of songs.

5 stars - We Are Guardians are Highly Recommended booked We Are Guardians for their event

“Chris Stocks and the Guardians put on a great end to our first family event. Not only did they perform really well on stage with a good mix of songs, but they were punctual, friendly and well prepared.”

Class act.

5 stars - We Are Guardians are Highly Recommended booked We Are Guardians for their event

“Chris and John came to do an hours set after our meal for our wedding day on the 7th August 2015. We wanted an acoustic set as we both like this sort of music. This was a time for relaxation and a time for people to chill after filling their stomachs. This was absolutely awesome as both entertained our guests with their fabulous skill set. Both were accomplished musicians and entertained us and our guests for 80 minutes of non stop music. My only regret was that they could not stop longer and play us in to the night which they would have done but our disco started at 7.30pm… Many of our guests commented on how good Chris and John were and how well they interacted with everyone throughout the set. We would like to place on record our thanks to Chris and John who helped make our special day even more special with their music. Everyone was in a great mood which was also down to their music they played. Anyone thinking of booking these guys please do as you will not be disappointed...”

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Price from £1,282 + travel from West Yorkshire

Based on 4 members performing 2 x 60 minute sets

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Default lineup: 4 members

4 Piece Band: Male Vocals/Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass & Drums.

Full Biography

* A professional act with a wealth of experience!
* Performing cool indie classics old and new from artists such as The Beatles. The Killers, Reef, Sterephonics, Oasis, Arctic Monkeys and many more!
* Acoustic sets also available and first dance requests are FREE OF CHARGE!

Formed around singer songwriter Chris, We Are Guardian's are a professional act with over 70 years experience between them. The band was established by Chris with one focus in mind, creating a function band that were non cheesy, tight and fantastic live.

We Are Guardian's provide a professional service from the top of the range equipment, to their talent and wealth of experience in performing. The band play all the classics old and new along with songs that most cover bands don't attempt. They are available to play toned down acoustic sets and take first dance requests (in advance).

Chris is a Leeds based singer songwriter who offers fantastic versions of some of the best popular music from the last 60 years. He grew up during the brit pop era listening to artists such as Oasis and Blur. Chris, a south-paw, first picked up a right handed guitar and began to learn upside down. Encouraged through his fathers love for music, he was introduced from a very early age to artists such as The Beatles, The Kinks, Rolling Stones and many more.

His interest in music continued throughout his education forming school bands, it was during this time that he began writing his own material. By the age of 28 Chris had been part of the music scene with many different bands. This lead him to touring with many established acts playing major venues across the UK and into Europe. His last gig playing original music was Bingley Festival when his band split.

Having spent 5 months playing acoustic gigs in the French Alps, Chris returned to the UK to create a function band that stood out from the rest. He is supported by a fantastic backline of musicians that have years of experience playing together.

We Are Guardian's pride themselves on their live sound and performance. They avoid the 'typical cheesy American style' front, that a majority of function bands impose on themselves.

The band hand select each song to cater for every audience member. A request can be made prior to the event should this be feasible given the style and time constraints.

The band can provide music in between sets and are also available to DJ after the live performance.

DJ Service (please select in booking options)
We Are Guardians offer a DJ Service which Includes;
* Laptop (with vast amount of popular songs from all eras)
* Unlimited access to songs if wifi is available

Additional Acoustic Set's (please select in booking options)
We Are Guardians offer the following Acoustic sets during the day or evening;
* Acoustic Set Option 1 - Solo acoustic ceremony performance
* Acoustic Set Option 2 - Solo acoustic drinks reception performance (1 hour)
* Acoustic Set Option 3 - Solo acoustic early evening performance (1 hour)
* Acoustic Set Option 4 - Includes ceremony & drinks reception

Venues with Sound Limiters?
We Are Guardians have vast experience with Sound Limiters and can sound check to the level it is set at to ensure the limit is not breached. The band always contact the venue prior to the date to discuss the layout of the room, arrival time and details regarding Sound Limiters.

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