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This is a snapshot of some of the tunes we currently play. We add new songs every week. To listen to our demos click/tap the “Tracks” tab
1.Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
2.Bad Case Of Loving You - Robert Palmer
3.Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
4.Stuck in the Middle - Stealer's Wheel
5.Rocks - Primal Scream
6.Shake Your Tailfeather - The Blues Brothers
7.Bye Bye Love - Simon and Garfunkel
8.Walking on Sunshin

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The Distance

We loved the music choices, Rhythm is a Dancer, inspired! See you againsoon!Lucy BarlowThanks so much for attending our showcase in The Leeds Hilton yesterday. Ittruly was a pleasure meeting the two of you and me and my business partneragree that you are a very talented and lively duo. We look forward to workingwith you in the future and here's to the throng of upcoming jobs we hope topass in your direction!Ferdinando Menezes, Managing DirectorWas great to meet The Distance last week. Fantastic act with a top classacoustic set covering a really versatile range of songs. Great voices thatreally compliment each other and lovely people too! Will definitely be going tosee them Lauren D WrightThe Distance's recent performance at Costa Coffee was an absolute delight,The soulful acoustic music at the start created a perfect atmosphere, and bythe end of the afternoon people of all ages were up dancing in the shop! All ofour customers and staff greatly enjoyed the show and we would highlyrecommend The Distance as the perfect accompaniment to any event.Brenda Smith (Costa Coffee)Big Thanks to The Distance for coming down to the Bull & Royal Preston tofor Stagehouse Live. A Very Talented Duo & would recommend them for anyvenue or client.John Mulcahy Great set on Tuesday at the Bull and Royal Jam Night, Could've happilylistened to you guys all night.Ric Berry Hi Sofiee and Mat. Just like to Thank You for playing at our Valentine'sDinner. It was fantastic entertainment for all our guests will some wonderfulpieces of music. Will be recommending you to many. Alistair Ball, AssistantManager, BEST WESTERN PREMIER Leyland HotelAlistair Ball - Assistant Manager (BEST WESTERN PREMIER)A Fantastic Duo! They first played at our First Beer Festival, and went down astorm, we then had them play at christmas 2012 and what an amazingPerformance!! Look forward to seeing you again at our Easter Beer Festivalon the 31st of March!!!Nathan Jone (Ring O'Bells Restaurant, Lathom) added this reviewTHANKYOU for entertaining us tonight! You guys were beautiful to listen to!Held off jumping to my feet to boogie but will definitely watch this space forfuture venues Cheryl Smith Another great gig from this very talented duo. Great takes on familiar tunes,clever arrangements well played and sung.Steve & Mercedes (Cafe Orange, Knustford) Dear Sophie and Mat, Thank you so much for your wonderful contribution toour Rugby Nations evening for the fans on Saturday. You really were the icingon the cake! The live music and acoustic sing along rugby anthems wereperfect and it was a pleasure to have you around. I will be recommending youto everyone I know.Gary Smith (6 Nations Rugby, Twickenham) An amazing duo, have used them twice for military functions and wouldrecommend them for any type of occasion, they was enjoyed by all thatattended the evenings.John Lomas (Briitsh Army) The Distance are a highly polished and professional duo and we weredelighted by their performance at the Windermere Motorboat Racing Societyannual members' dinner. Their excellent show was a perfect mix of songs thatmade the party so memorable. All in attendance were full of praise for TheDistance and we've booked them again for next year. Would highlyrecommend them to anyone who asks. Thank you once again Sophie andMattPaul Rodgers (WMBRC) Thank you for your performance at the Turkish Airlines celebration dinner - itwas a great night with fantastic entertainment. Our staff and directors hadnothing but praise for The Distance. We look forward to seeing you again!Julien Alder, Turkish AirlinesWe can only advise that if you want a great band for a special occasion thenyou chose "The Distance. Sofiee and Mat provided a bespoke service thatmade our wedding reception very memorable. They played a great acousticsession for the wedding breakfast and the evening entertainment wasfantastic; full of every and enthusiasm?. Our guests thought it waswonderful! A big thanks to Sofiee and Mat for making it so special.Keith & Jane MartinThought I should tell you that these two are excellent, both as people and asperformers. Despite rain of biblical proportions, they had the party totallyrocking. Would totally recommend to anyone.Richard WhiteheadWe booked The Distance after hearing them perform live. We were veryimpressed with their song choices and the way they interacted with theiraudience. They really helped create a fantastic atmosphere at the party andeverybody enjoyed their performance. We particularly enjoyed their acousticset which showcased the combination of guitar and their excellent vocals. Wewould definitely recommend The Distance and we would book them again forfuture events.Sally HolmesJust wanted to say how pleased we were to have The Distance for ourwedding at Rookery Hall. Mat and Sophie were fantastic. They put so muchenergy and enthusiasm into their performance and within two songs thedancefloor was full! I'm sure ther'll be more bookings from some of ourguests.Christine and Keith SmithOn behalf of Quickco/Pendragon I would like to thank you both for a splendidperformance on Saturday. The acoustic music during dinner was just right,and you certainly livened everyone up at the awards! Everybody I spoke tohad nothing but praise for The Distance and I would certainly recommend youto anybody who asks.Kevin BoyleHi there Matt & Sophie,Just wanted to say a massive THANKYOU for makingour night on the occasion of my Mum & Dads Diamond Wedding anniversary,I was concerned that because there were guests from every generation overthe last 10 decades, it would be difficult to please everybody but i knew allwas going to be just fine as soon as you arrived and introduced yourselves,then started practicing a few songs. Lots of guests approached methroughout the night to say how good & how professional you sounded, soonce again, huge thankyou, will recommend "The Distance" to all my friends& family, hope to see you at Neils 21st!!Carolyn & John Roe

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