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“You guys are simply AWESOME. Any function band that can get me pogoing in a corseted dress is OK by me!”  Kitty Dimbleby – The Mail on Sunday – October 2009

“Something Borrowed were brilliant.”  Bel Mooney - Daily Mail - Somerset - October 2011

“We hired Something Borrowed for a second time for our New Year Party. Once again they really added atmosphere and made the event memorable. Thanks very much.”  Ellie Kirk - Head of Operations Orange - London - January 2017

"The band were a lovely group of guys and girl. A pleasure to work with and fantastic musicians. A great band. Thank you!" Emily Thomas - Event Coordinator - Aylesbury - June 2017

“Something Borrowed were fantasic. Their rendition of our first dance, John Legend's All of Me, instantly set a welcoming party atmosphere which we, and all our guests, enjoyed. Thanks for a great evening.”  Bjorn Conway - The Groom - Bath - September 2016

“I just wanted to say a big thank you to Something Borrowed and DJ for playing for us on Saturday night. We had a wonderfull time and all the music was amazing!”  Tamsin Fitzpatrick - The Bride - Bath - July 2016

"On behalf of the Parents’ Association at Shiplake College I wanted to thank you and your band for the most fantastic show. By the looks of everybody dancing everybody had a great evening and we have had amazing feedback from our guests."  Dawn Greenaway - Shiplake College Parents’ Association - Oxfordshire - June 2016

“Thank you so much for being such an fantastic band. You guys were amazing and loads of people said so.”  Laura Blainey - The Bride - Berkshire - May 2016

“We hired Something Borrowed for our company party this year having seen them play a few years previously at a wedding - and they were once again fantastic.Their effortless mixing of older classics and new modern tunes got everyone dancing immediately – and people didn’t stop until the early hours. From planning the event to managing things on the day, Something Borrowed are easy to work with and accommodating to special requests. 85% of our guests rated them ≥8 out of 10 which says it all. These guys are the best at making your event stand out from the crowd – don’t miss out on their talent.”  Laurel Bowler - Head of Central Operations - Orange Group in UK - January 2016

"I just wanted to drop you a line to thank you for all your help in the run up to Saturday and to thank Something Borrowed for a fantastic night. We had so many comments on how good you were and the absolutely perfect set list. Jen and I loved every second of it. Particular thanks for the first dance. Thanks for taking the time to put it together – it was exactly what I had hoped and the arrangement was amazing."  Tom Briston - Groom - Hertfordshire - August 2015

"Picking a live band is never easy. There are so many to choose from and will they be a highlight of the day or a disappointment? As important, with everything else on the “to do” list, how simply will they be to organise? Look no further - Something Borrowed are brilliant on all fronts. Graham was a delight to deal with and we sorted out all of the details quickly and efficiently. The band turned up, set up and made the evening -including a fantastic light show. The dance floor was full all night and everyone agreed that the music was fantastic! Make your life easy – give them a call then enjoy all the compliments that follow for a job well done!"  Neil Robertson - Party Host - Surrey - July 2015

"Thank you Something Borrowed! Everyone absolutely loved the music, you were all fab."  Sophie Ouacel - Party Host- Hertfordshire - July 2015

"I just wanted to say a massive thank you to you and Something Borrowed for the fantastic music at our wedding. Lots of our friends and family commented on the great band. Everyone really enjoyed themselves including both of us so thank you so much for putting on a great show! We will recommend you to everyone we know."  Jo & Jason - Bride and Groom - Berkshire - June 2015

"We just wanted to say a big "thank you" for your performance last Saturday; the guests and we really enjoyed it a lot! We'd be delighted to hire and/or recommend you for future occasions."  Sascha Wilkens - Groom - London - May 2015

"We just wanted to say a massive thank you! Everyone loved you guys! People still talk about you now! You got everyone dancing with a great choice of songs, you all sounded amazing and definitely made the evening! We wouldn't hesitate to recommend you!"  Katie & Andy - Bride and Groom - Berkshire - January 2015

"Many thanks to you and the band for Saturday night, you were brilliant!! Couldn't have been happier with the setlist etc and your fab sound. Lots of guests also commented on how great you were. Livin' on a prayer & jonny b Goode were particular highlights."  Laura Binne - Bride - Berkshire - November 2014

"Graham, a huge heartfelt thanks to you and the band for a great night on Friday. You guys were the talk of the after wedding party all day on Saturday."  Martin le Grice - Best Man - Norfolk - July 2014

“We booked Something Borrowed for our wedding in July 2014. From first contact, to final song, the band were truly professional. Without question, one of the best wedding bands you will find, and our wedding certainly wouldn’t have been the same without Something Borrowed. Top band, Top Music… Top Marks!!”  Tim George - Wedding Reception - Oxfordshire - June 2014

"Something Borrowed are an amazing wedding / function band. Easy to deal with and they rounded off our wedding better than we could have ever imagined. If you are thinking of booking them just do it."  Jon and Anna - Wedding reception - Surrey - May 2014

"We checked out many wedding bands in our area (Surrey) and were delighted to have found Something Borrowed. With amazing levels of professionalism and musicianship they had all our guests hitting the dance floor from the off. What a band! Without a doubt the best Surrey wedding band you'll find."  John Stevens - The Groom - Surrey - April 2014

"Sorry, not a booking, but just praise for a brilliant set played at Julie & Stuart's wedding. You guys really are a terrific wedding band and I am happy to spread the word about how good you are."  Alan Pollock - Wedding reception guest - Surrey - January 2014

"For the last 5 years or so I've wanted to get married just so I could have an excuse to book Something Borrowed... And now I can, hurrah!!"  Laura – Bride to be in August 2014

"Thanks to you and the rest of the band for an excellent performance last night. I received many comments about the quality of your music and you certainly got people up dancing, which is what it is all about."  Justin Peckham - Wedding Reception - Berkshire - October 2013

"Brooke and I just wanted to express our gratitude for the performance that you guys gave at our wedding on Sunday, the dance floor was absolutely packed and swinging all night, which was really excellent! Brooke and I had a blast, as did all the guests. Thanks as well for letting me have a go on the drums, I really, really enjoyed it! Apologies I got a bit lost throughout the song and forgetting the ending - You'd never tell that I'd been practicing for months!! I don't think anyone noticed though!"  Matt & Brooke - Wedding Reception - Bath - August 2013

"I just wanted to say a big ‘Thank You’ to all the band. Everyone really enjoyed the music – there were people dancing who I have never seen on a dance floor before! The set list was just right and your whole set-up was very professional and well organised. We would definitely recommend ‘Something Borrowed’ to anyone else looking for live music. I hope you enjoyed the evening even half as much as we did!"  Steve Walter - Wedding Reception - Surrey - May 2013

"Something Borrowed were fantastic on our wedding day, they got everyone up and dancing all night long with a great range of songs to suit all our guests. Weare so glad we booked them"  Sarah baulcomb - Wedding Reception - Gloucestershire - March 2013

"When we looked for a band for our wedding the main thing we wanted was one that would get everyone up and dancing all night – Something Borrowed definitely did that! We had the best night of our lives and Something Borrowed played a huge part in making that happen. We have had so many compliments from guests on the band; the choice of songs, the length of time they played and the fact the dancefloor was on fire all night. They helped us have the rowdiest wedding we've ever been to which is just what we wanted! Added to that, they were the nicest and easiest supplier we dealt with when planning our wedding. Book them!"  Lorna Catling – Wedding reception – Reading – February 2013

"Chaat Magazine recommends Something Borrowed for any occasion."  Chaat Magazine – January 2013

“I just wanted to thank you and the rest of the band very much indeed for playing at my birthday party. You were absolutely brilliant - everyone said so. The choice of songs was just right and it was quite a feat to get all us old codgers up and dancing. You really made the evening.”   Lindsey Sharpe – 60th Birthday Party – Reading – September 2012

“Something Borrowed were brilliant. Great professionalism beforehand and great music during. The dancefloor was on 'fire' with an age range of some 65 years. Thanks for helping make it such a special day for us.”  Matt & Abi – Wedding reception – Bath - August 2012

“A huge thank you from Stacey and I for making our wedding so special, we wouldn’t even dream of using another function band! All of our guests commented on how great a band you are – a testament to your professionalism!"  Matt Alexander – Wedding reception – Reading - July 2012

“Something Borrowed were amazing on our big day. Very professional, flexible and creative on the day and we thank you all for your wonderful music. You really got the party started and judging by the dancefloor being packed all night you guys did a fantastic job.”  Sam Dance – Wedding reception – London – June 2012

“Just wanted to say thanks for playing at our wedding last month, and for all your help in sorting everything for it during the build up! We had a great time and the band sounded amazing - there's been alot of good reviews from the guests of you guys!”  Mal Rimmington – Wedding reception – Oxfordshire – May 2012

“What a fantastic, friendly band! Something Borrowed Band played for our Wedding reception in April and we would recommend them to anyone. The songs got everybody up dancing and our guests commented on how great the band were. The communication and correspondence leading up to our wedding was very efficient, professional and personable. Thank you for a great party, we both loved every minute!”  Suzanne and Mark - Wedding reception – Hampshire - May 2012

“We just wanted to say a very heartfelt thank you for the fantastic music you provided at our wedding. The fact that the dance floor was packed from start to finish is testament to how much everyone enjoyed your set, and so many people have commented on how brilliant you were. We’ll certainly be recommending Something Borrowed to our friends and family and hope that that means we’ll get to hear you play again soon!”  Lucy and James - Wedding reception – Surrey - April 2012

"Something Borrowed were brilliant. The band learnt Park Life for our wedding so that we could continue the tradition of playing the song (expected by some guests!). Not only did we get it once, we also got the song again for our encore - to much cheering!! Our first dance to Chasing Cars was also magical. Everyone enjoyed themselves and many of the guests have commented to us about how good Something Borrowed were. Thank you! Many thanks for a great performance!"  Viv & Neil Peacock – Wedding reception – Hampshire – April 2012

“Just a quick line from our honeymoon to say thanks to you and the band and the DJ for the fantastic entertainment on our wedding day. Everybody really enjoyed your sets and the dancefloor was always full.”  Paul Hogarth – Wedding reception – London – October 2011

“You guys were fantastic at the weekend, thanks very much! Everyone was loving it from the first song, hope you enjoyed it too.”  Joseph Hartley – Wedding reception – Berkshire – October 2011

“Many thanks for the Band’s excellent performance on Saturday. You where all incredible.” 
Bill Swanson – Wedding reception – London – October 2011

“Thank you for entertaining us so well. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening and many of our guests have commented on how good the band was! Certainly, the dance floor was always full.”
Christina Asprey – Wedding reception – Hampshire – August 2011

“The main reason for choosing Something Borrowed was your approach when we spoke about what we needed. I had every confidence in what you would do, which made the decision easy. Meeting you on the night just confirmed my expectations and I would be very happy to recommend you to others, and indeed hire you again myself.”  Gareth Thomas – 50th Birthday Party – Hampshire – August 2011

"You were so good you kept me dancing all night long in 3 inch heels. Just an amazing wedding band!"  Kate Fuller - Wedding Reception - Hampshire - August 2011

“Thanks for a brilliant evening, you guys made it for us!! Jamie is so proud that he was able to crowd surf at his own wedding!”
Natalie and Jamie – Wedding reception – Surrey - July 2011

“The Band were amazing and we received lots of positive from the guests at the wedding. The choice of the songs from the band were spot-on. Living On A Prayer is now firmly embedded in our family folklore! Thank you so much for putting the icing on our wedding reception.”  Marc Pussard - wedding reception - South Wales - July 2011

“We were blown away by your setup. We loved the band and were really impressed with the DJ too. The music was fantastic, pitched perfectly to the audience and totally meeting our requirements. The transition between the band, DJ and back again was perfect as demonstrated by the completely full dance floor all night. We have had some many rave reviews from our friends and family – it’s made us feel quite smug. We wish you every continued success.”  Daniel and Victoria Weil – Wedding reception – Bath – June 2011

"You and your band were brilliant! I have no hesitation in recommending "Something Borrowed" to anyone! A superb evening!"
Roger Harvey – Wedding reception – Avon – June 2011 

"You guys were fantastic, having a band of such high quality really made our reception very special. Everyone who was at the wedding sang your praises. We'll definitely be recommending you to friends and family. Many thanks!"  James and Charlotte – Wedding reception – Avon – May 2011

“Something Borrowed entertained Naace conference delegates into the small hours at Naace Conference 2011. Everyone delighted in the quality of sound, excellent choice of material and audience engagement and several had to be dragged from the dance floor at the end of the night, after a resounding encore from this very talented group of musicians. In addition to the great music and fabulous lead singing, dealing with the band was a joy from first introduction, through to planning and delivering the event at Wokefield Park, Reading. We feel so lucky to have found this band and would not hesitate to recommend them in the future.”  Bernadette Brooks - General Manager – Naace - May 2011

“Something Borrowed were efficient ,organised and co-ordinated well with the venue during the planning for our wedding. Visiting one of the rehearsals gave us lots of confidence that it would be a great performance for our wedding. The range of the playlist is awesome and kept the dance floor busy all night, ranging from the Beatles to the Arctic Monkeys. Our guests, some of whom are in bands, were really impressed. Something Borrowed were the perfect wedding band.''
Chris and Hester – Wedding reception – Hampshire – March 2011

"Something Borrowed played at our wedding in December and we cannot praise them highly enough. They were fantastic. Their playlist was perfect and kept our guests dancing the whole evening. We had so many positive comments from friends and family. We would recommend Something Borrowed for any wedding or party. They were talented, professional and great entertainment."  Nancy and Darren - Wedding reception – Somerset – December 2010

"Would just like to say a big thank-you to you all for making our party at the Pump Room so enjoyable. We had a lot of feed-back from our guests to say how much that they enjoyed the music. We will certainly recommend you to others."  Anne & James Burmester - Wedding reception – Somerset – October 2010

"We would like to say a massive thank you to Something Borrowed as they truly made our wedding evening! They accommodated our first song request and we agreed that it actually sounded better than the original. They are supremely talented musicians and were professional from first call to the email ensuring we were happy with their service we couldn't have had a better evening. A perfect band for any occasion!"
Emily and James - Wedding reception – Kent – September 2010

“You were all terrific and everybody (yes everybody!) said so.”
Eileen Bartley – Party – Berkshire – September 2010

“Something Borrowed were fabulous and kept the dance floor full all night, even managing to inspire a dance-off! The band was really organised and took the initiative with contacting the venue directly, confirming timings, music, providing us with various options etc which was very helpful and took a lot of pressure off us. The violinist playing "Come on Eileen" was particularly awesome”!   Anjali Sukhtankar - Wedding reception – Essex – August 2010

“Something Borrowed are simply the best band I have heard and danced to at a corporate or social event. They gave our customers a great evening, and were highly professional and organised so that we were able to enjoy the evening ourselves as well, with no hassles about set up, breakdown or timings.”  John Bagshaw - Strategic Marketing Manager - bioMerieux UK Ltd – August 2010

"You were fantastic from the first phone call to the event itself. We had such positive feedback from our guests"  Lucy Perry - David Barnes Testimonial Events Coordinator – February 2010

“I was so impressed with Something Borrowed at our wedding at the Pump Rooms. The music was perfect and we had loads of guests comment to us how good the band was. I was also amazed at how easy you made it for us, which meant we could focus on enjoying the event. Thanks again.”  Robert and Emma D'Aubyn - Wedding reception – London – November 2009

“Thanks Something Borrowed, everyone we spoke to at the wedding loved you! Thanks for entertaining us all and making our day so very special.”  Kat & Phil - Wedding reception – Somerset – October 2009

"Something Borrowed is one of the finest function / wedding bands working in the UK today. This five-piece guitar-based ensemble of talented young musicians plays floor-filling repertoire in a creative and original way. They’ll leave a lasting impression on you and your guests.”  Phil Castang - International Guitar Foundation - October 2009

“Something Borrowed are the by far the best covers / wedding bands I’ve ever seen. Their energy and musicality is infectious keeping everybody on the dance floor all night long.”  Laura Moretto - Sales and Marketing – Dingwalls, Camden - September 2009

“A huge thank you for being so brilliant and contributing towards making our wedding day so special. We had so many comments from guests saying how great you were. Thanks also for accommodating our special song requests and guest vocalist! We couldn't have asked for more from you - it was all perfect!”   Natalie & Paul - Wedding reception – Berkshire – August 2009

"Seeing other function bands since Something Borrowed has only confirmed what we had been told before we booked them for our wedding: they are the best band providing the best service at the best price. They even managed to incorporate a couple of requests for us and did their best to give us a competitive quote. They are also very easy on the eye."   Sandra Diaz - Wedding reception – London – August 2009

"We wanted to write to say thank you for your fantastic performance at our wedding. You were all absolutely fantasitc - great song choices that kept everyone dancing all night! We had such a fabulous day and feel really lucky to have had such a great band."   Zoe and Paul - Wedding reception – Oxfordshire – August 2009

“Thank you so much to everyone in Something Borrowed - you were fantastic! The mix of songs were great and you had everyone dancing and having a great time. We are still talking about 'how great the band was' now when we meet up with friends and family!”  Gemma and Ian - Wedding reception – London – May 2009

“I could tell straight away from seeing you at rehearsal that I wasn’t dealing with a typical wedding band! Your talent and professionalism shone through. The feedback I’ve got from everyone on the day was that you were genius!”  Andrew and Anna Cordwell - Wedding reception – Lancashire – April 2009

”Just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you for a fantastic performance at our wedding yesterday - the band definitely made our night, and everyone had a great time as I'm sure you could tell!”   Colin & Sophie Mann - Wedding reception – Somerset – March 2009

"Just wanted to write and thank you for the wonderful performance at our daughter’s wedding reception. We had so many compliments on the music, from the fantastic guitar music during dinner to the great dance music, which had so many of us on our feet for most of the evening. Thanks again for contributing to a very enjoyable and successful occasion."   Anne White - Mother of the bride - Wedding reception – Somerset – March 2009

“Thank you so much for the fantastic set that you played at our wedding. The music was brilliant and we had a great time dancing to it. So many of our guests came up to ask how we found you and to say how fantastic you were!Thank you for helping make our day so special.”  Lucy and Adam - Wedding reception – London – February 2009

“Black Sheep Marketing's Christmas event was all the better after booking Something Borrowed. They were fantastic and really made the evening something to remember. The mix of songs was spot on and they certainly know how to get the crowd going. Many bands claim to have great musical talent, but as a musician myself, the talent in this band was unbelievable. They even let me sing with them at the end of the night...what a rush.”  James Scott - Managing Director - Black Sheep Solutions Ltd - February 2009

“I would like to thank Something Borrowed for their excellent performance at our charity ball. Something Borrowed were fantastic from set up to finish, they complimented the evening perfectly with an excellent range of music to keep the guests dancing the night away. I’ve no doubt that Something Borrowed helped make the evening as enjoyable and successful as it was.”  Adam Holmes – QinetiQ - February 2009

“Once again may I thank you and the band for a brilliant day on Saturday. Everyone was saying how good you guys were. We are off on our honeymoon in an hour and back in a few weeks (lucky us!).”  Jim Moreton - The Groom – Bath – January 2009