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The Always

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he Always, the electric wedding & party band spanning across Devon, Cornwall, and the South West region
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The Always, the electric wedding & party band spanning across Devon, Cornwall, and the South West region. Prepare for an unforgettable evening filled with crowd-pleasing singalong favourites infused with infectious indie rock & pop vibes from bands such as Busted, McFly, The Killers, Sam Fender & more. Renowned as one of the premier party bands, we’re among the top choices for weddings throughout the South West! Fun fact: The manager of The Always James has played on many top 10 albums including Busted’s “A Present For Everyone.” & Matt Willis’s Keeping Me Up All Night.

The Always' Reviews

From customers:

1 year ago

Thank you to Joe and the band for making our evening so special! Honestly couldn’t have wished for a better wedding band! Forever grateful!

1 year ago

Just watching back our wedding video and we cannot thank the Laurels enough for making our evening a night to remember. From start to finish the dance floor was full! The flexibility in their setup was a big selling point for us and they fully met the brief. Their communication was excellent throughout – could not recommend these guys enough!

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The Always' Song list

Arctic Monkeys – I Bet That You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Arctic Monkeys – When The Sun Goes Down
Bastille – Pompeii
Billie Eilish – Bad Guy
Blink 182 – All The Small Things
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark
Bruno Mars – Marry You
Busted – 3am
Busted – Air Hostess
Busted – Crashed The Wedding
Busted – What I Go To School For
Busted – Year 3000
Coldplay – Yellow
DNCE – Cake By The Ocean
Ed Sheeran – Castle On The Hill
Ed Sheeran – Perfect
Ed Sheeran – Shape Of You
Feeder – Buck Rogers
Feeder – Just A Day
Foo Fighters – Learn To Fly
Foo Fighters – My Hero
Foo Fighters – Best Of You
George Ezra – Blame It On Me
George Ezra – Budapest
George Ezra – Shotgun
Harry Styles – Watermelon Sugar
Harry Styles – As It Was
Incubus – Drive
Jake Bugg – Lightning Bolt
James Bay – Hold Back The River
Jason Mraz – I Won’t Give Up
Jason Mraz – I’m Yours
Jet – Are You Gonna Be My Girl
John Mayer – New Light
Kasabian – Fire
Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire
Kings Of Leon – Use Somebody
McFly – All About You
McFly – Five Colours In Her Hair
McFly – Love Is Easy
McFly – Obviously
McFly – Star Girl
Mumford & Sons – I Will Wait
Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man
Nirvana – Come As You Are
Nirvana – Heart Shaped Box
Nirvana – In Bloom
Nirvana – Lithium
Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit
Oasis – Champagne Supernova
Olly Murs – Dance With Me Tonight
Outkast – Hey Ya
Paolo Nutini – 10/10
Paolo Nutini – Last Request
Paolo Nutini – New Shoes
Paolo Nutini – Pencil Full Of Lead
Paul Simon – Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes
Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Ray Lamontagne – Trouble
Ray Lamontagne – You Are The Best Thing
Rusted Root – Send Me On My Way
Sam Fender – Hypersonic Missiles
Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under
Sam Fender – Will We Talk
Semisonic – Closing Time
Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars
Snow Patrol – Run
Stereophonics – A Thousand Trees
Stereophonics – Have a Nice Day
Stereophonics – Just Looking
Stereophonics – Dakota
T.Rex – 20th Century Boy
T.Rex – Get It On
Take That – Greatest Day
Taylor Swift – 22
Taylor Swift – Shake It Off
Taylor Swift – Style
Tenacious D – Tribute
The 1975 – Sex
The Beatles – Come Together
The Beatles – Get Back
The Black Keys – Gold On The Ceiling
The Black Keys – Howling For You
The Black Keys – Lonely Boy
The Clash – Should I Stay Or Should I Go
The Fratellis – Chelsea Dagger
The Hives – Hate To Say I Told You So
The Killers – Mr Brightside
The Killers – All These Things I’ve Done
The Killers – Human
The Killers – When You Were Young
The Kooks – Naive
The Lumineers – Ho Hey
The Strokes – Last Nite
The Weeknd – Blinding Lights
The White Stripes – Seven Nation Army
The Zutons – Valerie
Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
U2 – With Or Without You
Walk The Moon – Shut Up & Dance
Wet Leg – Wet Dream
Wheatus – Teenage Dirtbag

The Always' Prices

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

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£1375
Up to 2 hours£1475
Up to 3 hours£1750


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Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

We are a versatile party trio with a huge repertoire. We can take requests on the night!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Most of the wedding venues in the South West!

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

Currently, probably Sam Fender & The 1975!

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

One of our bassists James played Sydney Opera House!

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?

No. Our sole line up is drums, bass, guitar with male vocals. We have 3 frontmen involved who are extremely talented that they can play both bass & guitar, so we have multiple options for who the bassist & guitarist is.

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?

We provide manned playlist service whilst we are not playing.

How much time do you need to set up?

45-60 minutes.

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

Yes! Please get in touch which what you like.

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

Yes. Professional grade PA & lighting.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

Yes, as long as we have enough time to do so.
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