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the shades

The Shades are a pop/rock two piece band consisting of Martin Burton (Guitar and Vocals) and Jilly Bean (Percussion and Vocals).


The two have sung and performed together on and off for well over 25 years in bands such as The Gents, Lip Service and The Soul Men and The Girl.


Now with a change of pace and an ever widening variety of musical influences Jilly and Martin have become "The Shades" and are currently delighting audiences both young and old with their unique blend of guitar based music with a large helping of dual/harmony vocals.



Shout to the Top – The Style Council

Every Breath you Take – The Police

Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

Take it Easy – The Eagles

Friday Night – The Shires

That’s Entertainment, Town Called Malice – The Jam

Don’t Want to Talk About it – Rod Stewart

Band on The Run – Paul McCartney and Wings

Heaven Sent You – The Elgins

It Takes Two – Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston

Echo Beach – Martha and Theo Muffins

Valerie – Amy Winehouse

Hanging on The Telephone – Blondie

Happy Hour – The Housemartins.


sample set list

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