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The Hit List

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About The Hit List

Premium function band, bringing together years of experience & expertise to get your party start and keep the dance floor filled all night.
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Colchester
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We are The Hit List; a professional four piece wedding and function band based in Essex. We pride ourselves on delivering an energetic and unforgettable show with every performance. We play 100+ shows a year, including weddings, birthday parties and corporate events throughout the country. With a repertoire of over 150 songs, we have something for everyone and are guaranteed to keep the dance floor packed all night! We have rock/pop/soul/funk covered with the likes of The Killers, Queen, Bruno Mars, Foo Fighters, Ed Sheeran and Stevie Wonder!

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Beth C
13 days ago, for a Private event in Tendring Rd
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5 out of 5

I genuinely will never get over how amazing The Hit List were when I booked them to play at my best friends hen!! They were the highlight of our weekend; so talented, friendly and fun. Not even the torrential rain could put us off - what was meant to be a garden party turned into a conservatory party but these guys were so flexible and accommodating. They even let the bride feel like a rockstar and got her up to do a solo. Myself and all the hens will be talking about this for years to come. I can’t thank you all enough. Already thinking about what event I can plan next just so I can book you!!

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Dez A
21 days ago, for a Charity event in Layer de la Haye
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5 out of 5

We booked The Hit List for a charity event in June, and from the first song they were absolutely amazing. The band got everyone up dancing and having a great time, and they do a wide range of songs from all decades from the 60s right through to modern chart music. If you’re looking for a function band that will get the party going, then we would highly recommend the Hit List.

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The Hit List's Song list

2010s & 2020s
Adventure Of A Lifetime - Coldplay
Anti-Hero - Taylor Swift
As It Was - Harry Styles
Blinding Lights - The Weeknd
Cake By The Ocean - DNCE
Can't Feel My Face - The Weeknd
Counting Stars - One Republic
Don’t Start Now - Dua Lipa
Flowers - Miley Cyrus
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Havana - Camila Cabello Ft. Young Thug
Human - Rag 'n' Bone Man
Juice - Lizzo
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Move Your Feet - Junior Senior
Radio Active - Imagine Dragons
Seventeen Going Under - Sam Fender
Shape Of You - Ed Sheeran
Shut Up And Dance - Walk The Moon
Sing - Ed Sheeran
Uptown Funk - Mark Ronson (Feat. Bruno Mars)
2000s
All The Small Things – Blink 182
Beat It - Fallout Boy (Michael Jackson)
Can’t Stop - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Dakota - Stereophonics
Everyday I Love You Less And Less - Kaiser Chiefs
Harder To Breathe - Maroon 5
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor -Arctic Monkeys
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
Love Machine - Girls Aloud
​Mr Brightside - The Killers
Murder On The Dance Floor - Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Naive - The Kooks
Numb - Linkin Park
Plug In Baby - Muse
Poker Face - Lady Gaga
Sex On Fire - The Kings Of Leon
So What - Pink
Smooth - Santana (Feat. Rob Thomas)
Smooth Criminal - Alien Ant Farm
Sugar, We’re Going Down - Fall Out Boy
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus
Time Is Running Out - Muse
Times Like These - Foo Fighters
Valerie - Mark Ronson & Amy Winehouse
1990s
All That She Wants - Ace Of Base
​Basket Case - Green Day
Boom! Shake The Room - The Fresh Prince & DJ Jazzy Jeff
Disco 2000 - Pulp
​Everybody (Backstreet's Back) - Backstreet Boys
Hard To Handle - Black Crowes
Hush - Kula Shaker (Deep Purple)
Livin’ La Vida Loca - Ricky Martin
Parklife - Blur
Place Your Hands - Reef
She's Electric - Oasis
Sweat (A La La La La Long) - Inner Circle
Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
The One and Only - Chesney Hawkes
Word Up - Gun
You Get What You Give - The New Radicals
Zombie - The Cranberries
1980s
A Little Respect - Erasure (Wheatus)
All Night Long (All Night) - Lionel Richie
Ain't Nobody - Chaka Khan
Baggy Trousers - Madness
Call Me Al - Paul Simon
Careless Whisper - Seether/George Michael
Come on Eileen - Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Dancing In The Dark - Bruce Springsteen
Dancing On The Ceiling - Lionel Richie
Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins
Don’t You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds
Don’t You Want Me? - The Human League
Easy Lover - Phil Collins
Everywhere - Fleetwood Mac
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic - The Police
Everybody Needs Somebody To Love - Blues Brothers
Foot Loose - Kenny Loggins
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Laupa
Get Down On It - Kool & The Gang
Gold - Spandau Ballet
Happy Hour - The House Martins
I Can Make You Feel Good - Shalamar
I'm Still Standing - Elton John
It’s My Life - Talk Talk (No Doubt)
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Karma Chameleon - Culture Club
Loco In Acapulco - Four Tops
Love Shack - B-52’s
Maniac - Michael Sembello
Never Too Much - Luther Vandross
Rebel Yell - Billy Idol
Rio - Duran Duran
Run To You - Bryan Adams
Summer Of 69 - Brian Adams
She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult
Sledgehammer - Peter Gabriel
Sweet Child O’Mine - Guns'n'Roses
Sweet Dreams - Eurythmics
Take On Me - Aha
The Boys Of Summer - Don Henley
The Power Of Love - Huey Lewis
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham!
Walk Like An Egyptian - The Bangles
Walk This Way - Aerosmith
We Built This City - Starship
You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi
You're The Voice - John Farnham
1970s
Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley
Disco Inferno - The Trammps
Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Good Times - Chic
Le Freak - Chic
Mr Blue Sky - ELO
My Sharona - The Knack
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Rosanna - Toto
Superstition - Stevie Wonder
Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Boys Are Back In Town - Thin Lizzy
You To Me Are Everything - The Real Thing
1960s
Day Tripper - The Beatles
December 1963 (Oh What A Night) - The Four Seasons
Do You Love Me? - The Contours
Get Ready - The Temptations
I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown
I Want You Back - Jackson 5
Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry
Jump In The Line - Harry Belafonte
Jumping Jack Flash - The Rolling Stones
Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
You Really Got Me - The Kinks

The Hit List's Prices

Last updated: 2024

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

Packages
Drinks reception (Afternoon Acoustic Duo)2 musicians
Two performances of up to 45 mins each during your drinks reception
£812.50
Drinks reception (Evening Band)4 musicians
Standard Wedding Package is an evenings entertainment including: An energetic selection of top party classics from the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, 00's and now, performed by a four piece live band. Performances are 3 X 45 minute sets (3 hours with breaks). We include a complimentary song request (we will learn your special song). Interval and setup music is provided. PA system and stage lighting is provided. Digital drum kit for sound limiter compliance. Fee is based on a 6pm (or later) arrival and 12am finish.
£1750
Customer questions

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Stoke by Nayland Golf Club, Yaxley Hall, Layer Marney Tower, Le Talbooth, Essex County Golf Club, Crabbs Barn, Brands Hatch, Wivenhoe House, Bentley Country Club, The Rose and Crown, Woodhall Manor, Ingatestone Hall, Colchester Town Hall, Hindlesham Golf Club and many more

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. We will always notify you in advance of in the video if there is a change to the video lineup.

Do you have different line-up options?

Our line-up is as follows: Vocals, Guitar, Bass & Drums. Everyone in the band sings and so we can cover female and male lead songs. We offer an acoustic duo option and we are also happy to include additional musicians such as Sax and Trumpet.

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. We can also offer a request DJ service for an additional fee depending on timings etc.

How much time do you need to set up?

We usually set up about within an hour but like to allow at least 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 5m by 3m 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.
Musicianship
Genres:
Pop rock, Rock, Classic rock, Britpop, Indie, Acoustic, Pop, Disco, Funk, Covers, 1990s era music, 1980s era music, 1970s era music, 1960s era music
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Event types:
Wedding, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Corporate event, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Christmas party, Concert
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