Research Associate | RCM, London

Repertoire

Simon Brown

I’m available for dep and session work on bass. Past gigs have included live, studio and television work. I play a Warwick FNA Jazzman 5-string bass, use a Markbass head and cab and have reliable transport. Please get in touch to discuss requirements.

Here’s my current repertoire that I’ve been playing with various lineups over the years:

Contemporary Pop/Rock

All About The Bass (Meghan Trainer)
American Boy (Estelle)
Bang Bang (Jessie J)
Boogie 2nite (Booty Luv)
Canned Heat (Jamiroquai)
Can’t Get You Outta My Head (Kylie Minogue)
Crazy In Love (Beyoncé)
Empire State of Mind (Alicia Keys)
The Fear (Lily Allen)
Feelin’ Good (Muse)
Forget You (Cee Lo Green)
Get Lucky (Daft Punk)
Halo (Beyonce)
Hold Back The River (James Bay)
I Believe In A Thing Called Love (The Darkness)
In Your Eyes (Kylie Minogue)
Just Looking (Stereophonics)
Locked Out Of Heaven (Bruno Mars)
Make You Feel My Love (Adele)
Mercy (Duffy)
Moves Like Jagger (Maroon 5)
Mr Brightside (The Killers)
Never Forget (Take That/Pixie Lott)
Never Forget You (Noisettes)
Next To Me (Emili Sande)
Night Like This (Caro Emerald)
No You Girls (Franz Ferdinand)
Put Your Records On (Corrine Bailey Rae)
Pricetag (Jessie J)
Rather Be (Clean Bandit)
Rehab (Amy Winehouse)
Rolling In The Deep (Adele)
Sex On Fire (Kings of Leon)
Someone Like You (Adele)
Start Me Up (The Rolling Stones)
Stone Cold Sober (Paloma Faith)
Suddenly I See (KT Tunstall)
Sugar (Maroon 5)
Supersoaker (Kings of Leon)
Take Me Out (Franz Ferdinand)
Treasure (Bruno Mars)
Uptown Funk (Bruno Mars)
Use Somebody (Kings of Leon)
Valerie (Amy Winehouse)
Warwick Avenue (Duffy)

Party Favourites

9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)
Ain’t Nobody (Chaka Khan)
Ain’t No Stopping (McFadden & Whitehead)
All Day And All Of The Night (The Kinks)
Are You Gonna Go My Way (Lenny Kravitz)
Back In Black (ACDC)
Beat It (Michael Jackson)
Billie Jean (Michael Jackson)
Blame It On The Boogie (Jackson 5)
Born To Be Wild (Steppenwolf)
Brown Sugar (The Rolling Stones)
California Dreamin’ (The Mamas & The Papas)
Call Me (Blondie)
Chain Reaction (Diana Ross)
Cigarettes And Alcohol (Oasis)
Cold As Ice (Foreigner)
Come Together (The Beatles)
Dakota (Stereophonics)
Dancing Queen (ABBA)
Day Dream Believer (Monkees)
Dude Looks Like a Lady (Aerosmith)
Fantasy (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Groove Is In The Heart (DeeLite)
I Want You Back (Jackson 5)
I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)
Johnny B. Goode (Chuck Berry)
Lady Marmalade (Labelle)
Oh What A Night (December ‘63) (Four Seasons)
One Vision (Queen)
Rebel Yell (Billy Idol)
Roxanne (The Police)
Sweet Child Of Mine (Guns N’ Roses)
Sweet Thing (Rufus/Chaka Khan)
Upside Down (Diana Ross)
Voulez Vous (Abba)
Walking On Sunshine (Katrina & The Waves)
Walk This Way (Aerosmith)
Who Are You (The Who)
You To Me Are Everything (The Real Thing)

Classic Pop/Dance

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You (Andy Williams)
Give Me A Little More Time (Gabrielle)
I’m Outta Love (Anastacia)
I Can’t Go For That (Hall & Oates)
Kiss (Prince)
Long Train Runnin’ (Doobie Brothers)
Lovefool (Cardigans)
Love Shack (B-52s)
Listen To The Music ’ (Doobie Brothers)
Midnight At The Oasis (Brand New Heavies)
Shackles (Mary Mary)
Sing It Back (Moloko)
Smooth Operator (Sade)
Teardrops (Womack & Womack)
This Love (Maroon 5)
Torn (Natalie Imbruglia)
Who Do You Think You Are (Spice Girls)

Classic Soul

Dock of The Bay (Otis Redding)
I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Marvin Gaye)
I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
I’m Every Woman (Chaka Khan)
Let’s Stay Together (Al Green)
Look Of Love (Dusty Springfield)
Lovely Day (Bill Withers)
Say A Little Prayer (Aretha Franklin)
Signed Sealed Delivered (Stevie Wonder)
Spooky (Dusty Springfield)
Streetlife (Randy Crawford & Crusaders)
Superstition (Stevie Wonder)
Tears Of A Clown (Smokey Robinson)

Latin

Mas Que Nada (Sergio Mendez)
Sway (Dean Martin/Pussycat Dolls)
Mambo Italiano (Dean Martin)

Jazz

I can call upon a wide repertoire of jazz standards
and contemporary jazz tunes including favourites such as:

Cry Me A River
Don’t Know Why
Fly Me To The Moon
Georgia On My Mind
Girl From Ipanema
I Put A Spell On You
Let There Be Love
Moondance
New York State Of Mind
Night & Day
My Baby Just Cares For Me
Skyfall
Watch What Happens
… and many more!