Rachel Stracey-Long

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About Rachel

Soul diva presenting you with an eclectic mix from jazz standards, to 60s and 80s's soul to rnb and acoustic and current pop.
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Rachel began singing from a young age and is a classically trained mezzo- soprano. Rachel has featured tracks with a couple of uk rap artist, whilst also releasing her own debut track in 2015, whilst doing pa's around the uk Rachel performed at Under the Bridge with legendary soul singer Omar. Most recently reached the London and Essex area finals of the open mic uk.

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Rachel's Reviews

From Encore customers:

Steve H
4 months ago
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5 out of 5

Rachel was fantastic and made our evening, thank you for a great night Kind Regards Dean

Reply from Rachel
2 months ago

Thank you. It was a pleasure.

From other customers:

Corporate -
1815 years ago

She was good. Entertained the crowd. Mission accomplished

Alex H
5 years ago

Sung at our wedding in Italy. Varied set list, lovely strong vocals. Would recommend.

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Rachel's Song list

Reception Drinks/ Bar
Don't Know Why - Norah Jones
Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa
Midnight Train to Georgia - Gladys Knight and the Pips
My Love is your Love - Whitney Houston
You Make me Feel ( like a natural woman) - Aretha Franklin
If I Ain't Got You - Alicia Keys
Right to be Wrong - Joss Stone
Killing me Softly - Robert Flack
Ordinary People - John Legend
Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey
All Of Me - John Legend
Don't Look Back in Anger - Carleen Anderson
Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Jolene- Dolly Parton
Crazy - Patsy Cline
Save the Last Dance for Me - The Drifters
Valerie (acoustic) - Amy Winehouse
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Saving All My Love - Whitney Houston
Will you still love me tomorrow - The Shirelles
Say you love me - Jessie Ware
Wish I Didn't Miss You - Angie Stone
As - George Michael
Is This Love - Bob Marley
Three Little Bird - Bob Marley
Tears Dry On Their Own - Amy Winehouse
Love Is A Losing Game -Amy Winehouse
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Where did our love go - The Supremes
You Can't Hurry Love - The Supremes
My Guy - Mary Wells
Perfect - Fairground Attraction
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye, Tammy Terrell
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Be my Baby - The Ronettes
Do you Love Me - The Contours
Build me up Buttercup - The Foundations
Can't Take My Eyes off You - Frankie Valli
Hit the Road Jack - Ray Charles
Twistin the Night Away - Sam Cooke
Lets twist again - Chubby Checker
I Only Want to be With You - Dusty Springfield
My Boy Lollipop - Millie Small
Suspicious Minds - Candi Staton
Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson
Take Another Little Piece of My Heart - Dusty
Cry Me a River - Natalie Cole
My Funny Valentine - Ella Fitzgerald
Cheek to Cheek - Ella Fitzgerald
Lady is a tramp - Lady gaga/ Tony Bennett
Feeling Good - Nina Simone
Quando Quando Quando - Michael Buble / Nelly Furtado
Summertime - Ella Fitzgerald
The Way you Look Tonight - Frank Sinatra
Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
Fly me to the Moon - Julie London
Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps - Doris Day
At Last - Etta James
American Boy - Estelle
Can't Stop this Feeling - Justin Timberlake
Rather Be - Clean Bandit
Cold Heart - Elton John and Dua Lipa
Don't Start Now - Dua Lipa
Bad Habits - Ed Sheeran
Flowers - Miley Cyrus
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Higher Love - Kygo ft Whitney Houston
Mercy - Duffy
Million Dollar Bill - Whitney Houston
This Girl (Remix) - Kungs feat Cookin on 3 Burners
Super Duper Love - Joss Stone
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars
Soul and Motown / Classics
A Night To Remember - Shalamar
Ain't No Stopping us Now - McFadden & Whitehead
All This Love That I' Giving - Gwen McRae
Car Wash - Rose Royce
All Around the World - Lisa Stansfield
The Real Thing - Lisa Stansfield
Teardrops - Womack Womack
Street Life - Randy Crawford
What's Love Got to Do With It - Tina Turner
Ain't Nobody - Chakka Khan
Master Blaster - Stevie Wonder
Never Too much - Luther Vandross
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
I Love Music - The O'Jays
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
Lady Marmalade - Patti LaBelle
Last Dance - Donna Summer
Love Come Down - Evelny Champagne King
Never Knew Love Like This Before - Stephanie Mills
September - Earth Wind and Fire
Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Stevie Wonder
For Once in My Life - Stevie Wonder
Somebody Else's Guy - Jocelyn Brown
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
The Love I Lost - West End & Sybil Lynch
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
Thinking of You - Sister Sledge
You Can't Hurry Love - The Supremes
Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Station
You To me are Everyting - The Real Thing
Customer questions

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

I am very flexible regarding timings and am happy to adapt to the needs of the guests and event.

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

Yes music is played before and during my breaks and after if required for an extra charge.

How much time do you need to set up?

20 minutes.

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

I am happy to cater my set list to accommodate ithin reason and if it’s not on my list am happy to learn a couple of tracks prior to the event.

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?


Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

Soul, R&B, Disco, Acoustic, Pop, Motown, 1960s era music, 1970s era music
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