The Rockets

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3-piece, male lead vocals, 2x1 hour or 3x40 minute sets. Recorded music during breaks.

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About The Rockets

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Get ready for blast off! The Rockets are here to take you into orbit with a payload of pop/rock anthems that will keep you dancing till you reach the moon – or at least, till you reach the dawn.With their broad spectrum of musical interests, the three band members love performing, and their vast repertoire of material allows them to adapt to any given scenario. Whether it's old favourites - the Beatles, Queen and Elvis - or current chart artists such as Coldplay, Keane and Maroon 5, they have something for everyone!

The Rockets comprise lead guitar/vocals, drums and bass guitar/backing vocals. These guys are top-class musicians and entertainers whose wide-ranging careers have included taking roles in the West End productions of Grease and Mamma Mia and appearing in television programmes and film productions. Bassist/vocals Vinzenz Benjamin has worked extensively as a session player and performed with many artists including Shayne Ward, Mel B, Shaznay Lewis and Go West. Between them, members of the band have also played throughout the UK and in Austria, Bosnia, Oman, Dubai, Kosovo, Singapore, Argentina, Cyprus and Ghana. Corporate clients have included Reebok, Adidas, Austin Reed and Levi's. Lead vocalist Nick was signed to Mercury records and completed a European arena tour in their originals band, performing in front of 15,000 to 20,000 people a night!

The Rockets have their own PA system and lighting system and can provide recorded music in their breaks. The band usually perform two one-hour sets or three 40-minute sets.

Songs List: 

60s and Rock'n'Roll
Alright Now (Free)
Blue Suede Shoes (Elvis)
Can't Buy Me Love (Beatles)
Gimme Some Lovin (Spencer Davis Group)
Hounddog (Elvis)
I'm A Believer (Monkees)
Jailhouse Rock (Elvis)
Keep On Running (Spencer Davis Group)
Light My Fire (Doors)
My Generation (Who)
Pretty Woman (Roy Orbison)
Rock Around The Clock (Bill Haley)
Satisfaction (Rolling Stones)
Saw Her Standing There (Beatles)
She Loves You (Beatles)
Susipicious Minds (Elvis)
The Wonder Of You (Elvis)
Twist And Shout (Beatles)
You Really Got Me (Kinks)

70s, 80s and Pop
A Little Help From My Friends (Wet Wet Wet)
Addicted To Love (Robert Palmer)
Ain't No Sunshine (Bill Withers)
Blame It On The Boogie (Jacksons)
Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Andy Williams)
Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)
Cosmic Girl (Jamiroqui)
Could You Be Loved (Bob Marley)
Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen)
Do Wah Diddy (Manfred Mann)
Don't Stop Me Now (Queen)
Everybody Needs Somebody (Blues Brothers)
Grease Lightening (Grease)
Hero ( Enrique)
Hi Ho Silver Lining (Jeff Beck)
I Feel Good (James Brown)
I'm Gonna Be (Proclaimers)
It's Not Unusual (Tom Jones)
Jammin (Bob Marley)
Jumpin Jack Flash (Rolling Stones)
Kiss (Prince)
Let's Groove (Earth, Wind And Fire)
Make Luv (Ollie Cheatham)
Mustang Sally (Otis Redding)
Never Too Much (Luther Vandross)
Play That Funky Music (Wild Cherry)
Purple Rain (Prince)
Sex Bomb (Tom Jones)
Sex Machine (James Brown)
Shake Your Body (Jackson 5)
Signed, Sealed, Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
Smooth (Santana)
Summer Of 69 (Bryan Adams)
Superstitious (Stevie Wonder)
Swee Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)
Sweet Dreams (Eurthymics)
Tainted Love (Soft Cell)
This Love (Maroon 5)
Time After Time (Cyndi Lauper)
Town Called Malice (Jam)
Walking On Sunshine (Katrina And The Waves)
We Are Family (Sister Sledge)
Wheather With You (Crowded House)
Word Up (Cameo)
You Can Leave Your Hat On (Tom Jones)

Indie and Modern
All The Small Things (Blink 182)
Beautiful Day (U2)
Blurry (Puddle Of Mudd)
By The Way (Red Hot Chilli Peppers)
Chelsea Dagger (Fratellis)
Clocks (Coldplay)
Dani California (Red Hot Chilli Peppers)
Don't Look Back In Anger (Oasis)
Fly Away (Lenny Kravitz)
Girls And Boys (Good Charlotte)
Hard To Handle (Black Crowes)
Have A Nice Day (Stereophonics)
I Believe In A Thing Called Love (Darkness)
I Predict A Riot (Kaiser Chiefs)
In My Place (Coldplay)
No Tomorrow (Orson)
Perfect Lovesong (Divine Comedy)
Place Your Hands (Reef)
Rocks (Primal Scream)
Run (Snow Patrol)
Seven Nation Army (White Stripes)
Smells Like Teen Spirit (Nirvana)
Somebody Told Me (Killers)
Somewhere Only We Know (Keane)
Song 2 (Blur)
Take Me Out (Franz Ferdinand)
Teenage Dirtbag (Wheatus)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
Wonderwall (Oasis)
Yellow (Coldplay)

First Dance Recommendations
Angels (Robbie Williams)
Better Together (Jack Johnson)
Can't Help Falling In Love (Elvis)
Can't Take My Eyes Off You (Andy Williams)
Chasing Cars (Snow Patrol)
Have I Told You Lately (Van Morrison)
Hero (Enrique)
More Than Words (Extreme)
When You Say Nothing At All (Ronan Keating)
Wonderful Tonight (Eric Clapton)
You And Me Song (Wannadies)
You Are So Beautiful (Joe Cocker)
You Do Something To Me (Paul Weller)
You're Beautiful (James Blunt)


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Price from: £895

Travel and cost: 

The Rockets are London-based. See Pricing for details of travel costs, etc

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