Set list

  • A Little Less Conversation | Elvis Presley
  • Ain’t Nobody | Chaka Khan
  • As | Stevie Wonder
  • Billie Jean | Michael Jackson
  • Blame It On The Boogie | Jackson 5
  • By The Way | Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • California Gurls | Katy Perry
  • Canned Heat | Jamiroquai
  • Come Together | The Beatles
  • Crazy Little Thing Called Love | Queen
  • Dancing In The Street | Martha Reeves
  • Do I Do | Stevie Wonder
  • Domino | Jessie J
  • Do You Love Me | The Contours
  • Don’t Look Back In Anger| Oasis
  • Don’t Stop Believing | Journey
  • Don’t Stop Me Now | Queen
  • Dreaming Of You | The Coral
  • Forget You | Ce Lo Green
  • Get Back | The Beatles
  • Gimme Some Lovin’ | Spencer Davis Group
  • Grenade | Bruno Mars
  • Happy Birthday | Stevie Wonder
  • Happy| Pharrell
  • Hey Jude | The Beatles
  • Higher And Higher | Jackie Wilson
  • Ho Hey| The Lumineers
  • Hot Stuff | Donna Summer
  • I Feel Love | Donna Summer
  • I Feel Good (I Got You) | James Brown
  • I Love To Boogie | T Rex
  • I Kissed A Girl | Katy Perry
  • I Only Want To Be With You | Dusty Springfield
  • I Want To Hold Your Hand | The Beatles
  • Johnny B. Goode | Chuck Berry
  • Kiss | Prince
  • Knock On Wood | Eddie Floyd
  • Lady Marmalade | Patti LaBelle
  • Let Me Entertain You | Robbie Williams
  • Locked Out Of Heaven | Bruno Mars
  • Loco Motion | Little Eva
  • Long Train-Running | Doobie Brothers
  • Love Machine | Girls Aloud
  • Mama Mia | ABBA
  • Marry You | Bruno Mars
  • Mercy | Duffy
  • Message In A Bottle | Sting & The Police
  • Mr Brightside | The Killers
  • Moves Like Jagger | Maroon 5
  • Mustang Sally | The Commitments
  • My Sherona | The Knack
  • Next To Me | Emeli Sande
  • No Good Advice | Girls Aloud
  • Nutbush City Limits | Tina Turner
  • Pinball Wizard | The Who
  • Place Your Hands | Reef
  • Play That Funky Music | Wild Cherry
  • Price Tag | Jessie J
  • Proud Mary | Tina Turner
  • Purple Haze | Jimi Hendrix
  • Respect | Aretha Franklin
  • River Deep Mountain High | Ike & Tina Turner
  • Rolling In The Deep | Adele
  • Roxanne | Sting & The Police
  • September | Earth Wind & Fire
  • Seven Nation Army | The White Stripes
  • Sex On Fire | Kings of Leon
  • Single Ladies | Beyoncé
  • Sir Duke | Stevie Wonder
  • Shine | Take That
  • Signed, Sealed, Delivered | Stevie Wonder
  • Sledgehammer | Peter Gabriel
  • Song 2 | Blur
  • Summer of 69 | Bryan Adams
  • Superstition | Stevie Wonder
  • Suspicious Minds | Elvis Presley
  • Take Me Out | Franz Ferdinand
  • Teenage Dreams | Katy Perry
  • The Way I Are | Timbaland/Kerry Hilson
  • Think | Aretha Franklin
  • Treasure | Bruno Mars
  • Twist & Shout | The Beatles
  • Umbrella | Rihanna
  • Underneath It All | No Doubt
  • Valerie | The Zutons
  • Virtual Insanity | Jamiroquai
  • Waterfall| The Stone Roses
  • Wanna Be Startin’ Something | Michael Jackson
  • We Found Lovel | Rihanna
  • What Makes You Beautiful | One Direction
  • Won’t Get Fooled Again | The Who
  • Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher| Jackie Wilson
  • You Really Got Me | The Kinks
  • You Should Be Dancing | The Bee Gees
  • You’ve Got The Love | Florence & the Machine
  • 9 to 5 | Dolly Parton
  • 60's Medley| Various


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Alexandra Stanley

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Alexandra Stanley – Vocals

Alex has always been musically orientated, singing from a young age and throughout school and college where she stood out performing lead roles in a variety of shows that enabled her to gain a great deal of experience. Alex graduated in Performance from Northumbria University where she was able to further her experience as a singer. Highlights included performing at the award winning ‘Sage’ in Gateshead. Since leaving University, Alex has continued on various musical paths within her career; such as performing live music abroad and at some of the most famous live venues in and around London. Alex’s career now focuses on writing and recording new material. She works in collaboration with various signed Artists and Producers across an eclectic range of genres. She also performs live gigs in and around Leeds with numerous artists and DJ’s in addition to her incredible work with The Beat Collective. Alex’s powerful vocal tone; along with her charismatic performance style make her a superb front woman in every sense.


Andy Gallagher

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Andy Gallagher – Guitar

As an alumnus of the Leeds College of Music, Andy holds both a BTEC (ND) in Popular Music and a Degree (BA HONS) in Popular Music, with over 10 years experience in rock and pop music.  Since graduating, Andy has set up his own private guitar tuition business (, teaching guitar to pupils of all ages and abilities in York and Leeds, as well as setting up and running The Beat Collective. His other projects involve playing bass in The Total Stone Roses and Oaysis, tribute bands to two of Manchester’s leading bands (See links page). Andy also plays weddings and functions as a classical guitar player, as well as being involved in studio work as a guitarist.


Chris Young

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Having graduated with a BA(Hons) Music Production degree from Leeds College of Music, Chris is the Course Leader for Music Practice at Doncaster College and lecturer on the Music Practice / Music Technology National Diplomas. He also works amongst the programming team at Leeds-based radio station ‘Radio Aire’ and produces the JK & Joel Reloaded Show. Chris also finds the time to run a successful recording and production company ( Having trained as a pianist from the age of 7, Chris has grown up playing in bands and ensembles. He loves combining his enthusiasm for music with his knowledge of technology; utilizing them fully whilst playing keys with The Beat Collective.


Tom Hobbs

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Tom Hobbs – Drums

Tom has been drumming for over a decade, his talent underlined by the First he received in his performance module during his Degree (BA Hons) at the Leeds College of Music. As well as playing for the Beat Collective, Tom also performs as a pit drummer for local theatre ensembles in the Blackpool area. When not performing, Tom teaches Drums and Percussion privately around Lancashire, and is also a full time secondary school music teacher. Tom recently got married to long term girlfriend Leanne; it was a cracking wedding, and we should know, we’ve played a fair few.


Phil Hepworth

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Phil Hepworth – Bass / BV’s

Although a bass player for The Beat Collective, Phil earns his living as a guitarist. Specialising in classical guitar, Phil is not only an avid performer at weddings, restaurants and functions, but also finds the time to teach classical guitar to young pupils in Yorkshire. He also teaches guitar and bass privately in the Leeds area. A fellow graduate of the Leeds College of Music, Phil also does session work; his talent and professionalism reflected in the studio work he has been involved with since graduating.