Mad World

Mad World Blues Band, based in Brisbane Australia, is Australia's premier Joe Cocker Tribute band. It is a seven-piece band specialising in blues, soul, funk, classic rock and rhythm & blues. The band are also able to draw on a wealth of songs to suit any occasion and tailor a show to suit your needs. With each member of the band bringing a wealth of skill and experience, the overall result is a tight sound full of soul and attitude that is certain to get any audience tapping their feet and headed for the dance floor. Putting on an energetic visual show is every bit as important as the professional sound produced by the band. Mad World Blues Band is available for clubs/bars, functions, major events, festivals and a variety of other occasions.




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The band are currently presenting a combined tribute show - Joe Cocker and The Commitments Experience, which combines the fabulous classic Cocker songs with the soul and R&B sounds of famous Irish band, The Commitments.

The band has headlined local festivals including the Blue Water festival and has performed widely in pubs and clubs in SE Queensland

Setlist

  • AFTER MIDNIGHT(Clapton)
  • AINT NO SUNSHINE (Cocker version)
  • ALRIGHT NOW (Free)
  • A NEW DAY YESTERDAY (Jethro Tull)
  • BACK IN THE USSR (Beatles)
  • BADGE (Cream)
  • BEFORE YOU ACCUSE ME (Clapton)
  • BITCH (Stones)
  • BLACK MAGIC WOMAN (Santana)
  • BORN UNDER A BAD SIGN (Cream)
  • BROWN SUGAR (Stones)
  • CAROL (Stones)
  • CHAIN OF FOOLS (Commitments)
  • COCAINE (Clapton)
  • COLD SHOT (Stevie Ray Vaughan)
  • COME TOGETHER (Beatles)
  • CROSSROADS (Clapton)
  • CRY ME A RIVER (Cocker)
  • DELTA LADY (Cocker)
  • DESIRE (U 2)
  • DON’T LET ME BE MISUNDERSTOOD (Cocker)
  • EVIL WAYS (Santana)
  • EVERYDAY I HAVE THE BLUES (BB King)
  • FEELIN ALRIGHT (Cocker)
  • FOXY LADY (Hendrix)
  • GET BACK (Beatles)
  • GIVE ME ALL YOUR LOVIN (ZZ Top)
  • GIVE ME SOME LOVIN’ (Steve Winwood)
  • GIVE ME ONE REASON (Joe Bonamassa)
  • GLORIA (Van Morrison)
  • HARD TO HANDLE (Black Crows)
  • HEART OF GOLD (Neil Young)
  • HELP ME (Sonny Boy Williamson/ Van Morrison)
  • HELP THE POOR (BB King)
  • HEY JOE (Hendrix)
  • HIGH LONESOME BLUES (Cocker)
  • HIT THE ROAD JACK (Ray Charles)
  • HOW BLUE CAN YOU GET (BB King)
  • HOLD ON I’M COMIN’ (Sam and Dave)
  • HONKY TONK WOMAN (Cocker)
  • I NEED A DOLLAR (Aloe Black)
  • IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR (Commitments)
  • I SAW HER STANDING THERE (Beatles)
  • JUMPIN JACK FLASH (Stones)
  • LA GRANGE (ZZ Top)
  • LOCOMOTIVE BREATH (Jethro Tull)
  • LOVE AND HAPPINESS (Al Green)
  • LOUI LOUI/WILD THING
  • MAD WORLD (Gary Jules)
  • MISS YOU (Stones)
  • MOONDANCE (Van Morrison)
  • MUSTANG SALLY (Commitments)
  • NEVER TEAR US APART (INXS)
  • PRIDE AND JOY (Stevie Ray Vaughan)
  • REBEL REBEL (David Bowie)
  • ROADHOUSE BLUES (Doors)
  • ROCK ME BABY (BB King)
  • SATISFACTION (Stones)
  • SHAKEY GROUND (Al Green)
  • SHAME SHAME SHAME (Buddy Guy)
  • SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW(Cocker)
  • STONE FREE (Hendrix)
  • SUGAR SWEET (Freddie King)
  • SULTANS OF SWING (Dire Straits)
  • SUMMER IN THE CITY (Cocker)
  • SUMMERTIME (Gershwin)
  • SON OF A PREACHER MAN (Dusty Springfield)
  • SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE (Cream)
  • SWEET HOME CHICAGO- Blues Brothers
  • TAKE ME TO THE RIVER (Al Green)
  • TAXMAN (Beatles)
  • TEXAS FLOOD ((Stevie Ray Vaughan)
  • THE BOOGIE MAN (Bernard Alison)
  • THE LETTER (Cocker)
  • THE MESS AROUND (Ray Charles)
  • THE THRILL IS GONE (BB King)
  • TORE DOWN (Clapton)
  • UNCHAIN MY HEART (Cocker)
  • WATCH YOURSELF (Buddy Guy)
  • WHEN LOVE COMES TO TOWN (U 2)
  • WHERE DID YOU SLEEP LAST NIGHT (Nirvana)
  • WITCHY WOMAN (Eagles)
  • WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS (Cocker)
  • YOU CAN KEEP YOUR HAT ON (Cocker)
  • YOU REALLY GOT ME (Kinks)
  • YOU UPSET ME BABY (Joe Bonamassa)

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