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Essential Soul

Soul Band

Hire A Soul & Pop Covers Band

Essential Soul are a stylish and sophisticated band who perform soul and pop music for weddings, drink receptions, corporate events, private parties and dinners. 

Fronted by a female vocalist, the band’s repertoire is diverse. You can expect to hear 60’s and 70’s classics such as “A Natural Woman” and “Feeling Good”, alongside contemporary classics including “Havana” and “Ordinary People”.

The standard line-up of the band is a female vocalist, with piano/keyboard however, you can also add a saxophonist and/or bassist to the band for a fuller sound. 

The band has performed across the UK, with a whole host of corporate clients including Bentley, Next, Triumph, Royal Ascot and The music is designed to fit seamlessly into the background of your event, providing a splendid atmosphere whilst not getting in the way of networking and conversation. 

Essential Soul are also available alongside Swing and Soul; a sensational, award-winning party band that will keep you and your guests dancing all night! You can get a great deal when booking both bands together as part of an entertainment package.


Artist playlist

Al GreenLet’s Stay Together
Amy WinehouseValerie
Amy WinehouseLove is a Losing Game
Amy WinehouseYou Know I’m No Good
Aretha FranklinYou’re All I Need To Get By
Aretha FranklinSay A Little Prayer
Aretha FranklinYou Send Me
Aretha FranklinUntil You Come Back To Me 
Aretha FranklinNatural Woman
Ben E. KingStand By Me
Bessie SmithNobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out
Camilla CabellloHavana
Carole KingI Feel The Earth Move
DuffyWarwick Avenue
Etta JamesI’d Rather Go Blind 
Etta JamesAt Last
Etta JamesA Sunday Kind of Love
Gladys Knight And The PipsMidnight Train to Georgia
Jackie WilsonHigher and Higher
Jacob BanksSomething Beautiful
Jill ScottGolden
John LegendOrdinary People
Lionel RichieAll Night Long
Marvin GayeWhat’s Going On
Natalie ColeThis Will Be (An Everlasting Love)
Nina SimoneI Wish I Knew How it Would Feel to be Free
Nina SimoneFeeling Good
Otis ReadingSittin’ on the Dock of the Bay
Paloma FaithOnly Love Can Hurt Like This
Stevie WonderWe Can Work It Out
Stevie WonderAs
Stevie WonderWe Can Work It Out