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Lullaby - Pure Paloma
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Jack Rabbits 24th March
A versatile, engaging singer, book Yzzy for a night you won't forget.
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Public liability insurance of £10 million
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
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Booked for 5 Encore gigs!
1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Cabaret, Blues, Jazz, Swing, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Easy listening, Pop, Covers, Acoustic, Tribute, Vintage, Soul, Disco, Motown, Rock, Alternative rock, Britpop, Classic rock, Power rock, Pop rock, Indie, Punk rock, Rock 'n' Roll, German music, Ska, Reggae
Actor, Musical comedy, MC, Fluent improviser
A small selection of my repertoire. For more information or any requests, please send me a message.
Pure Paloma Tribute:
Trouble With My Baby
Stone Cold Sober
Smoke and Mirrors
Never Tear Us Apart*
Let Me Down Easy*
I’d Rather Go Blind*
I’ve Gotta Be Me*
Something’s Got A Hold On Me*
I Can’t Stand The Rain*
Ready For The Good Life
Here Comes The Rain*
Moving Too Fast*
Can’t Rely on You
Picking Up The Pieces
Do You Want The Truth or Something Beautiful
Til I’m Done
Only Love Can Hurt Like This
Make Your Own Kind of Music*
Encore: Upside Down
**It’s Christmas & I Hate You
Cyndi Lauper Tribute:
Time After Time
I Drove All Night
Change Of Heart
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
All Through The Night
Hole In My Heart
Money Changes Everything
Maybe He’ll Know
Tainted Love - Imelda May
Good Thing - Fine Young Cannibals
Video Killed The Radio Star - The Buggles
Material Girl - Madonna
Call Me - Blondie
Kids in America - Kim Wilde
A Little Respect - Erasure
This Charming Man - The Smiths
Love Will Tear Us Apart - Joy Division
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Baggy Trousers - The Jam
Echo Beach - Martha & The Muffins
Blister in the Sun - Violent Femmes
The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
Rhythm Is Gonna Get Ya - Gloria Estefan
Conga - Gloria Estefan
Venus - Bananarama
One Way Or Another - Blondie
Holding Out For A Hero - Bonnie Tyler
Let's Hear It For The Boy - Denice Williams
Footloose - Kenny Loggins
Proud Mary - Tina Turner
I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston
Heaven is a Place on Earth
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Locked Out Of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Losing My Religion - R.E.M
Murder On The Dancefloor - Sophie Ellis Bextor
There She Goes - The La's
All That She Wants - Ace Of Base
Valerie - Amy Winehouse
Whats' Up - 4 Non Blondes
Shut Up And Dance
If you want Big Band, swing & Rhythm and Blues this is a firm favourite
Accentuate The Positive - Jools Holland & Rumer version
The Lady Is a Tramp - Lady Gaga version
Mambo Italiano - Rosemary Clooney
Fever - Peggy Lee
You Are My Sunshine - Ray Charles version
I Just Want To Make Love To You - Etta James
My Baby Just Cares For Me - Nina Simone
Que Sera Sera - Doris Day
Sway - Michael Buble version
It Don't Mean a Thing If It Aint Got That Swing - Lady Gaga version
Big Spender - Shirley Bassey version
Dr Wanna Do - Caro Emerald
Perhaps Perhaps Perhaps - Doris Day
Chain Of Fools - The Commitments version
Reet Petite - Jackie Wilson
Rock Around the Clock - Bill Haley
Great Balls of Fire - Gerry Lee Lewis
I Wanna Be Like You (King of the Swingers) - Robbie Williams version
The Boy Does Nothing - Alicia Dixon
Upside Down - Paloma Faith
Johnny B Goode - Chuck Berry
You Never Can Tell - Chuck Berry
Land of 1000 Dances - Commitments version
The Twist - Chubby Checker
Flip Flop Fly - The Blues Brothers version
Jailhouse Rock - The Blues Brothers version
Shake a Tailfeather - Ray Charles
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love - The Blues Brothers
Bye Bye Bye - Postmodern Jukebox
Stand By Me - Ben E King
At Last - Etta James
You Give love a bad name
I Believe In A Thing Called Love
Bye Bye Bye
Heart Of Glass
Don't Know Why
Mercy In the Third Degree
Call Me Maybe
Ex's & Oh's
Oops I did it Again
Really Don't Care
Feel It Still
Let's Do it Let's Fall in Love
Can't Help Falling In Love
What do your clients love most about your performances?
My Paloma Faith tribute is regarded by her fans and critics as the best Paloma Faith tribute there is. With my shows the feedback I get from my clients is the love how I tailor my performance to their needs. For dinner music I sing and make relevant formal announcements, for charity events & weddings I provide suitable hosting services. It's all about you!
Which venues have you performed at in the past?
P&O Cruises Hilton Hotels TUI Hotels Blackpool Pride Chester Pride LFest Bowlers Conference Centre Spalding Conference Centre
Which artists have you been most influenced by?
Paloma Faith (obviously) Cyndi Lauper Debbie Harry The Beautiful South Dusty Springfield The Cure Erasure Tori Amos B52s Moloko Fine Young Cannibals Alanis Morissette Postmodern Jukebox
What is the most high profile gig you've performed?
P&O Cruises or the Pride events
What if my timings change after I've booked you?
I always try my 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 me know. I'm transparent with all my clients. Sometimes I perform at 2/3 events in a day. If I have taken any other bookings on the same day of your event I will let you know to ensure logistics work out.
Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?
Absolutely. This is a really popular request, my partner is a very popular DJ on Encore. If you'd like a DJ service via our PA after the final set until the venue closes, we provide this for an additional £350. This includes a bespoke playlist tailored just for you and the options of a restricted or open request playlist.
How much time do you need to set up?
I'm usually set up about 1 to 1.5 hours before the performance time. As soon as our PA is set up I can provide a free playlist service to help set the atmosphere and get your guests ready for our live performance! Or if you've booked the DJ option my DJ will set the mood.
Can I pick the pieces you play from the set list?
For my tributes I base them on Paloma Faith and Cyndi Lauper's live performances. However, I'm definitely happy to chat through and make sure I find out what works for your event. When I'm singing I don't take on the spot requests, as lovely as it is, I'm not Spotify :)
Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?
Yes, absolutely! If you have an external sound crew coming in please put me in touch prior to the event so I can chat through everything with them to make sure it runs as smoothly as possible.
Can you learn specific pieces before the event?
If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like me to learn I'm happy to do this if I can. If the track already exists it is an extra charge of £30 for rehearsal time. If the track doesn't exist I need to speak to my music producer, bespoke tracks are £100 to make.
Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.
|Short performance (up to 15 min)||£250|
|Up to 1 hour||£565|
|Up to 2 hours||£650|
|Up to 3 hours||£775|
This includes music before the service begins, music during the signing of the register, and music as guests leave. Finish time no later than 3pm.
Wedding ceremony + Drinks reception + Dinner
- 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.
Cruise - 1 week
2 x 45 minute shows over one week, available with charts and click tracks for up to an 8 piece orchestra. Tracks are customisable too, just let me know the arrangement of the musicians.
Cruise - 2 weeks
4 x 45 minute shows: Week One: Pure Paloma (45 minutes of original hits from Paloma Faith) Paloma under the Covers (45 minutes of all Paloma's covers from single releases and live tour performances) Week Two True Colors - Cyndi Lauper Tribute (45 minutes of Cyndi Lauper's greatest hits) Back to the 80s - (45 minutes of none stop 80s)
Personalised Music Message
Book me to create a unique music video for you to send to a friend as a gift. This could be a birthday message, first dance song for a wedding anniversary, or just your friend's favourite song to cheer them up.
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Dancers - For Cyndi Lauper Tribute
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