6 Piece band
High Energy pop soul and funk.
Backstreetsoul are a phenomenal 6-piece band performing over 2 hours of electrifying pop soul and funk. Their dynamic stage show includes party classics from the 70's to present day performed by some of the UK's finest musicians.
The band features six highly professional performers who have worked with some of the best in the business including: George Michael, Shakespeare's Sister, All Saints, Boyzone, Seal, Daryl Hall, Prefab Sprout, Ruby Turner and Tom Jones.
Formed in 1998 Backstreetsoul have fast become one of the UK's most exciting live bands and have already performed worldwide for many high profile companies including: DISNEYLAND PARIS, SAINSBURY'S, VISA, DEUTSCHE BANK, ARSENAL FC, BP and THE BRITISH OLYMPIC COMMITTEE. ASTRAZENECA and SIR PAUL Mc CARTNEY
The band carries a compact and powerful PA system as well as stage lighting and is available for all types of events including corporate entertainment, weddings and private parties.
Ian Harrison - Vocals - Ian has been a performer for most of his life. He has a successful career both as a backing singer and lead vocalist. He has sung alongside (and behind) Nik Kershaw, Seal, Daryl Hall, Lulu, Jimmy Nail and Manfred Manns Earth Band and well as the infamous Spinal Tap.
Graham Dee - Vocals - When you hear Graham sing it is impossible to ignore his astonishing vocal talents, always treating the audience to a flurry of jazz licks, funked up soul lines and ragga rhythms. He has been a professional vocalist and vocal coach for many years in a wide range of situations
Nick Clow - Vocals - Nick is one of the most sought after vocalists in the country. He has established himself as a fresh and exciting performer working with artists such as Boyzone, All Saints, Robbie Williams, Artful Dodger and Full Intention with whom he has had three top 40 hits in the UK, and a Number 1 both in Canada and the US.
Andy Carr - Bass - Andy has vast experience as a session musician, lending his bass playing skills to Bruce Dickinson's Top 10 Tattooed Millionaire album, which sold over half a million copies world-wide. He has performed with Shakespear's Sister, Tony Hadley, Toby Bourke (including the duet single with George Michael), as well as Stax soul legend William Bell.
Paul Harvey - Guitar - Paul was a member of 80's chart bands Then Jerico and Ellis Beggs & Howard. He has also worked with Prefab Sprout, Thomas Dolby Kool And The Gang, Cliff Richard and Boy George. Paul has written hit songs with Tom Robinson, and is renowned for his funky, 'in the pocket' guitar-playing.
Rob Hughes - Saxophone and Backing Vocals - Rob is one of the UK’s exciting new young talents. He has played with the rock group Magnum and recently recorded for the new All Saints album. He has an extensive list of live appearances to his credit including Ronnie Scotts in Birmingham, Cork Jazz Festival and a tour of Holland, and featured as saxophonist in the 'Official Tribute To The Blues Brothers' Musical.
Jamie Little - Drums and Backing Vocals - Jamie is in demand as one of the UK's finest session drummers, but still finds time to regularly appear with the band. He has performed with some of the biggest pop, soul and funk acts in the UK including A1, Boyzone, B*witched, 911, Ruby Turner and Jaki Graham to name but a few.
Jason Silver - Keyboards and Backing Vocals - Jason is the youngest in the band, yet still an experienced musician, having toured Europe and the USA and performed with Taka Boom (sister of Chaka Khan). As well as extensive live performance, Jason is a busy session musician and has played on many recordings including the top 10 single Why by Mis-teeq in January 2001.
Some of the songs performed by the band are...
Groovejet - Spiller, Sing It Back - Moloko, Rock DJ - Robbie Williams, Disco Inferno - The Tramps, Sex Machine - James Brown, Boogie Wonderland - Earth Wind and Fire, Good Times - Chic, Ladies Night - Kool and The Gang, Smooth - Santana, and Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson.