The Crooks

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The Crooks
in Brief:

  • 4 Piece Band
  • Male and Female Vocals
  • Over 5 years of experience
  • Greater Manchester based, available nationwide
  • Rock, Pop, Funk, Soul and Motown
  • 2x60 or 3x40 minute sets as standard
  • Playlist DJ Service Included As Standard
  • High quality and fully PAT tested PA and lighting
  • Glowing references from many happy clients

The Crooks
Biography:

The Crooks are a feel-good 4-piece band made up of dedicated, experienced live musicians who specialise in getting a crowd in the party mood.

With tons of energy and a hard-hitting setlist, these funky musicians will entertain your guests with their extensive repertoire list full of dance-floor-fillers from the swinging 60s to modern chart hits. Every element of The Crooks’ performance is 100% live, and all members add vocals, allowing for a rich, full sound over a broad range of musical genres.

With over 50 years of live musical experience, your wedding, party or private event is in safe hands with this dynamic party band. Some of their previous clients include Adidas, Manchester City Council and RBS, and they have performed at well-known venues such as Old Trafford and Etihad Stadium. 

They will arrive at your venue with everything they need to perform their show, including a full PA suitable for events of up to 250 guests and stage lighting. They also provide a playlist DJ service to entertain your guests when they’re not playing live. 

Book this experienced party band for your event today!

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The Crooks
Repertoire:

  • 2010s
  • 2000s
  • 1990s
  • 1980s
  • 1970s
  • 1960s
  • Solo wedding songs (Emelia)
  • Sample of duo acoustic songs
2010s
Forget You – CeeLo Green
Runaway Baby - Bruno Mars
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Happy – Pharrell Williams
Budapest – George Ezra
Domino – Jessy J
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake
All About that Bass – Meghan Trainor
2000s
I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs
Have a Nice Day - Stereophonics
Take Me Out - Franz Ferdinand
I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor – Arctic Monkeys
Valerie - Amy Winehouse / The Zutons
Shine - Take That
New Shoes - Paolo Nutini
Mercy - Duffy
Sex On Fire - Kings of Leon
Love Machine – Arctic Monkeys
Rehab – Amy Winehouse
Dakota - Stereophonics
Last Nite – The Strokes
1990s
Hard To Handle - The Commitments
Mustang Sally - The Commitments
Kiss – Tom Jones & Art of Noise
Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin
She's Electric – Oasis
It Must be Love - Madness
Mrs Robinson - The Lemonheads
I’ll Be There For You (theme from Friends) - The Rembrandts
Common People - Pulp
Cum On Feel The Noize - Oasis
You Can Leave Your Hat On - Tom Jones
1980s
Baggy Trousers – Madness
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
Freedom – Wham
Enjoy Yourself – The Specials
Gimme Some Lovin’ - The Blues Brothers
Turning Japanese - The Vapors
Every Little Thing She Does is Magic - The Police
Just Can’t Get Enough – Depeche Mode
Tainted Love – Soft Cell
Town Called Malice - The Jam
Happy Hour - The Housemartins
Walk Like An Egyptian - The Bangles
Word Up – Cameo
The One I Love - REM
All Day And All Of The Night - The Stranglers
Love Shack – B-52’s
Faith – George Michael
Billy Jean – Michael Jackson
Merry Christmas - Slade
1970s
Get Ready – Rare Earth
Stuck In The Middle - Stealers Wheel
We are Family – Sister Sledge
Waterloo - Abba
Superstition – Stevie Wonder
Do You Love Me - Mud
Take Me To The River - Al Green
Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry
Don’t Stop - Fleetwood Mac
Lovely Day - Bill Withers
She’s Not There – Santana
Is This Love – Bob Marley & The Wailers
David Watts - The Jam
Down in the Tube Station at Midnight - The Jam
Ever Fallen In Love - Buzzcocks
Pump It Up - Elvis Costello
Teenage Kicks - The Undertones
My Sharona - The Knack
Monkey Man – The Specials
Knock on Wood – Amii Stewart
I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor
1960s
Stand By Me - Ben E. King
Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
I Saw Her Standing There - The Beatles
Twist and Shout - The Beatles
A Hard Day’s Night - The Beatles
You Really Got Me - The Kinks
Can't Explain - The Who
I Feel Good - James Brown
In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
It’s Not Unusual - Tom Jones
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye
Last Train to Clarksville – The Monkeys
I’m A Believer - The Monkeys
Back In The USSR - The Beatles
Revolution - The Beatles
The Snake - Al Wilson
Proud Mary – Tina Turner
Higher and Higher – Jackie Wilson
River Deep, Mountain High – Tina Turner
Solo wedding songs (Emelia)
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Amazed - Lonestar
Come Away With Me - Norah Jones
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones
Feels Like Home - Chantal
How Long Will I Love You - Ellie Goulding
I Won’t Give Up - Jason Mraz
Just The Way You Are - Bruno Mars
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Songbird - Eva Cassidy
Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
True Colours - Cindi Lauper
When You Say Nothing At All - Alison Krauss
Wherever You Will Go - Charlene
Sample of duo acoustic songs
A Little Respect - Erasure
Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
Budapest - George Ezra
Castle On The Hill - Ed Sheeran
Crazy - Gnarles Barclay
Dakota - Stereophonics
Dancing In The Moonlight - Toploader
Faith - George Michael
Forget You - CeeLo Green
Get Lucky - Daft Punk
Have a Nice Day - Stereophonics
Higher and Higher - Jackie Wilson
I’m A Believer - The Monkees
Kiss - Prince
Lucky Man - The Verve
Mardy Bum - Arctic Monkeys
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
Mr Brightside - The Killers
My Girl - Temptations
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
She's Electric - Oasis
Sit Down - James
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay - Otis Reading
Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
Stuck In The Middle - Stealers Wheels
Sweet Child Of Mine - Guns N Roses
Use Somebody - Kings of Leon
Valerie - Amy Winehouse

The Crooks
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4 Piece Band: Male Lead Vocals and Guitar/Keys, Backing Vocals and Guitar, Backing Vocals and Bass, Backing Vocals and Drums
Prices are based on a 5pm or later arrival and Midnight finish, including 2x60 or 3x40 minute sets of live performance. Approximately 60-75 minutes are required for the act to set up and sound check (depending on access to the performance area). Alternative timings also available.
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The Crooks
Reviews:

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"My wife and I were delighted with The Crooks performance, and we heard nothing but positive things from our guests. We were so pleased that they played our request Earth Angel for our first dance. But that they completely unbidden followed it with Johnny B. Goode was simply perfect! Great musicianship and vocals, prompt and friendly, sharply dressed. We would gladly book The Crooks again for any event. 5/5."
Wedding Band Review
"The band were really excellent, they had people dancing from the first song right through to the end and I saw people running onto the dance floor for certain songs. At least two dozen people told me how great they were and how they were the best band they have seen at a wedding and I must say I agree."
Live Band Review
"The band went down a storm. I wanted to do it all again the following weekend. They were fantastic!"
Birthday Party Band
"Paul and I would just like to thank you for performing at our wedding on Saturday. We had a great time, and you really made our night. Many of our guests have commented on how great you guys were, you really got people moving with your varied song selection. We would not hesitate to book you again in the future should we require a band for any occasion, and we will definitely be recommending you to friends/family. Many Thanks!"
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