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Into the Sun - UK

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About Into the Sun - UK

The #1 party band in the Essex! We've played 500+ events including Glasto & VW fest and over 1,000 weddings. Guaranteed to wow your guests!
Cover band
Colchester
Public liability insurance of £10 million

Performance Highlights: 100+ performances per year. Professional grade PA system. Lighting upgrades available. Duo, Trio and Band options available. Your Event: Arrival and hour before the performance to set up and sound check. Free DJ sets. Smart or smart casual attire. Complimentary first dance/special song request. Professional collective / multiple line up options Flexible pricing. Into the Sun offer a free DJ package with every evening performance slot and this ensures the party keeps rocking, even between live sets. All their equipment is PAT tested and they have Public Liability insurance. They can travel UK wide and various Western European countries. By booking Into the Sun for your event, you're guaranteed the highest quality performance with the professionalism and reliability that is imperative within the music industry. Rock / Indie / Pop band from Colchester. Performing Weddings, Functions and Corporate Events UK wide and abroad. Standard Service 4 piece Rock / Pop band. Up to 9 piece band including Keys, horns and female vocalist. Story / Media: During the first National lockdown in March 2020, a group of talented musicians and teachers from Essex, Suffolk and London collaborated to create the #LockdownCovers project, which was released online over the summer months. Rob Radley and Karl Younger coordinated the initial project to help promote the cause #LetMusicPlay and support the industry at a difficult time. The final video of the #LockdownCovers series signals the start of another nationwide lockdown. We would like to showcase the hard work that went into this cover version by promoting it to the wider public and supporting the fantastic charity YoungMinds.

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Genres:
Rock, Pop, Funk, Alternative rock, Classic rock, Indie, Pop rock, Rock 'n' Roll, Covers, Originals
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Event types:
Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Song list

Modern / Classic Pop Hits
Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
All You Ever Wanted - Rag'n'Bone Man
Drivers License - Olivia Rodrigo
Afterglow - Ed Sheeran
Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa
Castle on a Hill – Ed Sheeran
Hold Back the River – James Bay
Something Just Like this - Coldplay
Shotgun – George Ezra
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
A Team – Ed Sheeran
Forget You – Cee Lo Green
Paradise – George Ezra
The One - Kodaline
Price Tag - Jessie J
She Said - Plan B
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Photograph – Ed Sheeran
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Diamonds – Rihanna
Tenerife Sea – Ed Sheeran
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Wake Me Up - Avicii
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars
Shut Up and Dance - Walk the Moon
Adventure of a Lifetime - Coldplay
I Can't Feel My Face - The Weekend
Sugar – Maroon 5
Perfect – Ed Sheeran
Can't Stop the Feeling - Justin Timberlake
This is Me – The Greatest Showman
These Days – Rudimental
Promises – Calvin Harris / Sam Smith
I Won’t Give Up – Jason Mraz
Let it Go – James Bay
Someone You Loved – Lewis Capaldi
I Don’t. Care – Ed Sheeran / Justin Bieber
Dance with Me Tonight - Olly Murs
All of Me – John Legend
Pumped Up Kicks – Foster the People
The Lazy Song – Bruno Mars
Feel it Still – Portugal. The Man
Say Something – Justin Timberlake
Just you and I – Tom Walker
Noughties and Beyond…
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Naïve – The Kooks
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Yellow - Coldplay
Valerie – Amy Winehouse
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
Fans – Kings of Leon
All About You – McFly
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) – Greenday
Better Together – Jack Johnson
Umbrella – Rihanna
Ignition (Remix) - R Kelly
New Shoes – Paolo Nutini
Breakeven – The Script
Man who can’t be Moved – The Script
Sunday Morning – Maroon 5
Everything – Michael Buble
I Will Follow You into the Dark – Death Cab for Cutie
I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
Times Like These – Foo Fighters
You and Me - Lifehouse
All About You – McFly
Just the Way you Are – Bruno Mars
Hey Ya – Outkast
Fix You - Coldplay
Crazy – Gnarls Barkley
Starlight – Muse
Bring Me to Life - Evanescence
The Captain - Biffy Clyro
Welcome to the Black Parade - My Chemical Romance
Girl All the Bad Guys Want - Bowling For Soup
Nineties
Under The Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers
Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters
Everlong - Foo Fighters
Wonderwall – Oasis
Iris – Goo Goo Dolls
Don’t Look Back In Anger – Oasis
Creep – Radiohead
Champagne Supernova – Oasis
Live Forever – Oasis
Save Tonight – Eagle-Eye Cherry
You do Something to me – Paul Weller
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Seventies and Eighties
Sweet Child O Mine - Guns & Roses
Town Called Malice – The Jam
Signed, Sealed Delivered - Stevie Wonder
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Message in a Bottle - Police
Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Wonderful Tonight – Eric Clapton
Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams
Free fallin’ – Tom Petty
Don’t Stop Believing - Journey
That’s Entertainment – The Jam
No Woman, No Cry – Bob Marley
More Than a Feeling - Boston
The Boys of Summer - Don Henley
Fifties and Sixties
Johnny B Goode – Chuck Berry
Tutti-Fruiti – Little Richard
Twist & Shout – The Beatles
Do You Love Me – The Contours
Hey Jude - The Beatles
I'm a Believer - The Monkees
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
Stand by Me – Ben E. King
Hard Days Night – The Beatles
Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
First Dance Recommendations
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Yellow - Coldplay
All of Me - John Legend
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Better Together - Jack Johnson
Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
Stand By Me - Ben E King
Chasing Cars - Snow Patrol
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day
Ho Hey - The Lumineers
Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
One Day Like This - Elbow
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
I Won't Give Up - Jason Mraz
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Rule The World - Take That
Tenerife Sea - Ed Sheeran
The One - Kodaline
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

High energy evening sets. Free DJ sets. Crowd participation. Professionalism. Laid back / sensitive ceremony & dinner performances. Full rocking' live band sets for all event types

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Amberley Castle in West Sussex Bovey Castle in Devon Braxted Park Estate in Essex Down Hall Country House Hotel in Hertfordshire Easton Grange in Suffolk Gaynes Park in Essex Gosfield Hall in Essex Manchester Town Hall in Greater Manchester Marks Hall in Essex Santa Pod Raceway - VW Action/BugJam The Shard in Barking & Dagenham - London. ...To name a few

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Various artists. Our favourite bands are Kings of Leon, Muse and Foo Fighters. Favourite solo artists are Ed Sheeran, James Bay and John Mayer.

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Bristish Club - Bahrain Amalfi Coast - Italy Riga - Latvia The Shard - London Bugjam 2012

Will the singer be the same as who I see in the videos?

“We strive to make sure the line-up you see is what you get on the night. We do have pre-audititioned 'dep' musicians available in case a band member falls ill or is unavailable. As a professional band our reputation means everything so you can be confident that all of our players are of a very high level.”

Do you have different line-up options?

“Our line-up is as follows: Vocals, Guitar, Keys, Drums. We also have a 5, 6 or 7 piece options that include Trumpet, Trombone, female vocalist.”

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

“We always try our best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let us know.”

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

“Absolutely. This is a really popular request and we actually offer this service for free. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £120.”

How much time do you need to set up?

“We usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up we can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance!”

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

“Our set lists are crafted from countless performances and learning what works best to ensure guests dance and have an amazing time. However, we're definitely happy to chat through and make sure we find what works for your event. ”

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

“Our PA and lighting system is included in your quote. We usually require a minimum of 2m by 4m space to perform”

Can you learn song requests before the event?

“If a song isn't included in our song list there may still be a chance we already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn we are happy to do this for you. There is a fee of £30 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc. We will perform your first dance free of charge

Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£799
Up to 2 hours£995
Up to 3 hours£1195
Packages
Wedding ceremony2 musicians
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. *solo / duo*
£195
Daytime Acoustic Sets4 musicians
3 or 4 piece acoustic sets
£595
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner4 musicians
- Music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. - 2 x 45 min performances at the drinks reception. - 2 x 45 min performances as dinner is being served.
£895
Evening Reception4 musicians
Full live sets, DJ, lighting and PA. From 3 piece to 8 piece band
£1195
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Reviews

From Encore customers:

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Tina D
24 days ago
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5 out of 5

Had 'Into the Sun UK' for my graduation party and they were absolutely brilliant! The communication beforehand was very good, they turned up early to set up and played two wonderful sets. My guests loved them. Would highly recommend.

Reply from Into the Sun - UK
24 days ago

Hi Tina, really pleased to hear you enjoyed the sets. It was a great event and a pleasure to be a part of it.

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Eleanor S
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Absolutely BRILLIANT band. They were so patient with the shift in the party timings, and were really flexible. Their music was fantastic, they got the crowd going for ages, and were just blooming phenomenal. Want to have the party all over again and get them to play for three hours!

Reply from Into the Sun - UK
1 month ago

Eleanor, thank you for the kind review - Was a fantastic evening and it was a pleasure to be a part of your amazing event. All the best.

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Becky B
1 month ago
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5 out of 5

Excellent. Everyone loved the music. Fab live. Will book again

Reply from Into the Sun - UK
1 month ago

Hi Becky, thank you soo much for a great evening. Had a superb time entertaining you all. Was great to see the dancefloor pumping and and everyone singing through the night!

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Luan L
2 months ago, for a Birthday party in Campsea Ashe
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5 out of 5

We had in to the sun play at a 40th birthday party and they were FANTASTIC! Everybody had a wonderful time and they were brilliant with reading the crowd! My father in law even got up to sing with them and they all took it in their stride! Would definitely recommend and wouldn’t hesitate to use them again. Luan

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Anita M
3 months ago, for a Wedding in Suffolk
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5 out of 5

I would just like to say a massive thankyou for being part of our big day on Friday. We thought your set was excellent, everyone commented on how amazing you were and it played a big part in ensuring we made it a day to remember! (10 / 10)

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