Chocolate Charlie

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5-piece, male/female lead vocals, 2x1 hour or 3x40 minute sets. Recorded music during breaks.

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About Chocolate Charlie

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Chocolate Charlie is bursting with energy, excitement and attitude.  They are the must-have band at any function or party and will leave the audience euphoric.  Their intoxicating set comprises a spectrum of floor-filling pop, disco, funk and rock classics.  Founder member Charlotte Hodson has worked at the highest level of the British pop industry for many years.  Together with some of the hottest talent around, she has succeeded in creating one of the tightest and most professional covers bands in the country, making them the perfect party band for weddings, parties and corporate events.  Their corporate clients include The Princes Trust, 3M, Iconic Digital and St James' Wealth Management, all of whom have hired then again and again.  They have been booked by celebrities including Guy Chambers, Jonny Buckland (Coldplay) and Paul Hendy to perform at parties and weddings.  They were the resident band at Lords Cricket Ground for the 2009 Ashes Series.

Charlotte has performed worldwide since 1998 when she landed her first tour as a backing vocalist with Saint Etienne who she worked with for 4 years.  She went on to sing with Texas on their Greatest Hits tour and is featured on their “Texas Paris” DVD.  She worked alongside Belinda Carlisle for numerous tours, TV performances and international shows for a few years.  In 2003 – 2004 she was a lead vocalist with Brit award winners Basement Jaxx on their Kish Kash Tour.  Her vocals were featured on their 2005 single “You Don’t Know Me” with Lisa Kekaula.   Her writing skills and sultry vocals featured with Basement Jaxx’s MC Slarta John on a dance track remixed and released by DJ Roger Sanchez in 2007.  She has been singing with Altered Images since 2002 and continues to do so.  Charlotte has toured with and appeared on various singles, albums, DVDs and TV performances as a backing vocalist with countless other artists including Westlife, Dannii Minogue, Marti Pellow, Chemical Brothers, Kim Wilde, Midge Ure, Emma Bunton, Kelly Clarkson, Jewel, Sam Brown, Lesley Garrett, Lemar, Jamelia, Shayne Ward, Claire Sweeney, Betty Boo, Dinah Carroll, Chris Difford (Squeeze), Chris de Burgh, Mica Paris, China Crisis….  The list goes on.  She has worked as a session singer alongside such pop legends as Guy Chambers (Robbie Williams) and Skin (Skunk Anansie) and has co-written with Ricky Wilde (Kim Wilde).  A true rock chick at heart, Charlotte fronts Chocolate Charlie with a provocative attitude, vitality and true class.

Charlotte’s band comprise some of the top musicians in the country, between them having played with a huge array of artists including John Newman, Sophie Ellis Bextor, Duffy, Duran Duran, The Streets, Will Young, Mika, Nick Heyward, Purdy, Alexander O’Neal, St Etienne, Then Jericho, Corinne Bailey-Rae, Charlotte Church, Dizzee Rascal, James Brown, and many, many more!

Chocolate Charlie is bursting with energy, excitement and attitude.  They are the must-have band at any function or party, and will leave the audience euphoric – an experience not to be missed!

Songs List: 
2000s
Get Lucky – Daft Punk
Locked Out of Heaven – Bruno Mars
Waiting All Night – Rudimental
Shake It Off – Taylor Swift
Blame It On Me – George Ezra
Uptown Funk – Bruno Mars
Sex on Fire – Kings of Leon
Happy - Pharrell
Cee Lo  Green – Forget You
The Pretender – Foo Fighters
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke & Pharrell
A Thousand Years – Christina Perri
Madonna Medley (80s, 90s and 00s)
Sing – Ed Sheeran
Ho Hey – The Lumineers
We Found Love in a Hopeless Place – Rihanna
Mr Brightside – The Killers
Domino – Jesse J
Take Your Mama Out – Scissor Sisters
Mercy – Duffy
Use Somebody – Kings of Leon
Rule The World – Take That
Price Tag – Jesse J
I Gotta Feeling – Black Eyed Peas
Born This Way – Lady Gaga
Moves Like Jagger – Maroon 5
Kids – Robbie & Kylie
Steve McQueen – Sheryl Crow
Sing It Back - Moloko
Telephone – Lady Gaga
Poker Face – Lady Gaga
Chasing Cars – Snow Patrol
Toxic – Britney Spears
Rock DJ – Robbie Williams
Filthy Gorgeous – Scissor Sisters
Valerie  - Mark Ronson/Amy Winehouse
Hella Good – No Doubt
Move Your Feet – Junior Senior
Vertigo – U2
This Love – Maroon 5
Get the Party Started – Pink
Crazy in Love – Beyonce
Teenage Dirtbag – Wheatus
Can’t Get You Outta My Head – Kylie
Mrs Robinson – The Lemonheads
 
90s
Higher Ground – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Black or White – Michael Jackson
You and Me Song – The Wannadies
Groove is in the Heart - Deelite
Ain’t No Love – Sub Sub
Love Shack – B52s
Let Me Entertain You – Robbie Williams
I’m Outta Love – Anastasia
Song 2 – Blur
You Oughta Know – Alanis Morisstette
Ray of Light – Madonna
Fly Away – Lenny Kravitz
Are You Gonna Go My Way – Lenny Kravitz
Every Day is a Winding Road – Sheryl Crow
Red Alert – Basement Jaxx
What’s Up – 4 Non Blondes
You and Me Song – The Wannadies
Iris -  Goo Goo Dolls
Gold - Prince
 
80s
Walking on Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
Every Little Thing She Does – The Police
Walk This Way – Run DMC
Kids in America – Kim Wilde
Happy Birthday – Altered Images
Peach – Prince
1999 – Prince
We Are Family – Sister Sledge
Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper
Sweet Child of Mine – Guns n Roses
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
 
70s
Can You Feel It – The Jacksons
I Want You Back – The Jacksons
I Wish – Stevie Wonder
Carwash – Rose Royce
Le Freak – Chic
Lady Marmalade – Labelle
Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry
Mr Big Stuff – Jean Knight
Waterloo – Abba
Blame it on the Boogie – The Jacksons
Heart of Glass – Blondie
Hanging on the Telephone – Blondie
Pinball Wizard – The Who
Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen
You Can’t Always Get What You Want – The Rolling Stones
Sympathy For  The Devil – The Rolling Stones
 
60s
Son of a Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield
Jumping Jack Flash – Rolling Stones
Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrisson
Moondance – Van Morrisson
Higher & Higher – Jackie Wilson
I’m a Believer – The Monkees
I Feel Good – James Brown
Gimme Some Lovin – The Blues Brothers
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Travel and cost: 

Chocolate Charlie are based in Buckinghamshire. See Pricing for details of travel costs, etc

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