Backroads

 Singers For Hire

About Backroads

With a wealth of experience under their belts, Backroads bring professionalism and class to every event.

Backroads have spent many years perfecting their act, performing together at prestigious venues across the UK, as well as individually at venues and events that include Glastonbury Festival, Shepherds Bush Empire and Stamford Bridge.

Based in the North West, this acoustic duo combine the very best of classic pop, soul and contemporary music, with a dash of jazz, reggae or Christmas music when called upon. The duo are happy to work with your preferences creating a bespoke playlist for your wedding, corporate or private event.

With soulful vocals backed up by faultless rhythm guitar, Backroads promise to deliver a memorable performance at every occasion.

  • Repertoire

    Soul/Motown/Funk
    Cry To Me - Solomon Burke
    I Feel Good – James Brown
    Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
    Do You Love Me? – The Contours
    Having A Party - Sam Cooke
    Respect – Aretha Franklin
    How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You – Marvin Gaye
    I Heard It Through The Grapevine – Marvin Gaye
    Lets Get in On – Marvin Gaye
    Take Me To The River - Al Green
    The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
    Blame It On The Boogie – Jackson 5
    I Want You Back – Jackson 5
    At Last – Etta James
    Rather Go Blind - Etta James
    Stand By Me – B. E. King
    Mustang Sally – Wilson Pickett
    King Of The Swingers - Louis Prima/Jungle Book
    Dreams To Remember - Otis Redding
    Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay – Otis Redding
    Son of A Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
    You Can’t Hurry Love – The Supremes
    My Girl – The Temptations
    Proud Mary – Tina Turner
    Lovely Day – Bill Withers
    I Wish – Stevie Wonder
    Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
    Master Blaster (Jammn') - Stevie Wonder
    Signed Sealed Delivered – Stevie Wonder
    Superstition – Stevie Wonder

    Classic Pop
    Come Together – The Beatles
    Twist & Shout – The Beatles
    Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
    Change The World – Eric Clapton
    Lay Down Sally - Eric Clapton
    Easy – The Commodores
    December 1963 (Oh What A Night) – The Four Seasons
    Hotel California – The Eagles
    Faith - George Michael
    Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
    Wonderwall - Oasis
    9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
    Jolene - Dolly Parton
    Hound Dog – Elvis Presley
    Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
    Simply The Best - Tina Turner
    Dancing In The Moonlight - Thin Lizzy
    Modern/Contemporary
    Rolling In The Deep – Adele
    Say You Won't Let Go - James Arthur
    Let It Go - James Bay
    Love Yourself – Justin Bieber & Ed Sheehan
    Sorry - Justin Bieber
    September Song - J P Cooper
    Get Lucky - Daft Punk
    American Boy – Estelle
    We Are Young - Fun
    How Long Will I Love You? – Ellie Goulding
    Price Tag – Jessie J
    Man In The Mirror - Michael Jackson
    Ex’s & Oh’s – Elle King
    Fly Away - Lenny Kravitz
    All Of Me – John Legend
    Ordinary People – John Legend
    Ho Hey - The Lumineers
    Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
    Treasure – Bruno Mars
    You Give Me Something – James Morrison
    I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
    Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons
    Cheerleader – OMI
    Hey Ya! - OutKast
    Perfect - Ed Sheeran
    Shape of You - Ed Sheeran
    Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
    Cheap Thrills - Sia
    Dakota – Stereophonics
    Super Duper Love - Joss Stone
    Waterfalls - TLC
    Back To Black – Amy Winehouse
    Valerie – Amy Winehouse
    Can’t Feel My Face – The Weekend

    Ballads/Jazz
    Over The Rainbow – Arlen & Harburg
    Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
    Like A Star – Corrine Bailey Rae
    Songbird – Eva Cassidy
    Unforgettable - Nat King Cole
    To Make You Feel My Love – Bob Dylan (& Adele)
    Natural Woman – Aretha Franklin
    But Not For Me – George Gershwin
    As Time Goes By – Herman Hupfeld
    People Get Ready - The Impressions (& Eva Cassidy)
    Don’t Know Why – Norah Jones
    Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? – Carol King
    What Is This Thing Called Love – Cole Porter
    Night and Day – Cole Porter
    Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – Elvis Presley
    I Can’t Make You Love Me – Bonnie Rait
    Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra
    Fire and Rain – James Taylor

    Reggae
    Jammin’ – Bob Marley
    No Woman No Cry – Bob Marley
    Three Little Birds - Bob Marley
    Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
    I Can See Clearly - Johnny Nash
    Red Red Wine – UB40
    Christmas
    All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
    It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas – Perry Como
    Let It Snow
    Rocking Around The Christmas Tree
    Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
    White Christmas
    Winter Wonderland