Song list

The vast majority of songs the choir sings are taken directly from suggestions made by our singers. Here's a list of everything we've sung, organised by which season we sang it in, along with the name of the big event that season.

2022 Autumn

We Need A Little Christmas

  • We need a little Christmas (from the Broadway show Mame)

  • Grown-up Christmas list (Amy Grant)

  • Mary, did you know (The Gaither Vocal Band)

  • Christmas Valentine (Ingrid Michaelson & Jason Mraz)

  • Where are you, Christmas? (from How The Grinch Stole Christmas)

  • Sleigh ride (Leroy Anderson)

  • Walking in the air (from The Snowman)

  • Remember Christmas Day (an original song by BeVox's musical director, Timothy Allen)

  • A winter's tale (David Essex)

  • A winter's tale (Queen)

  • A spaceman came travelling (Chris de Burgh, as performed by Celtic Woman)

  • O holy night (traditional)

2022 Spring


  • We are family (Sister Sledge)

  • Soon may the Wellerman come (traditional whaling song/sea shanty)

  • Only you (Yazoo)

  • Caravan of love (The Housemartins)

  • Make your own kind of music ("Mama" Cass Elliot)

  • Stand up (Cynthia Erivo, from the motion picture Harriet)

  • Bring the music back home (Timothy Allen)

  • Alone (Heart)

  • Sweet child o' mine (Guns 'n' Roses - stripped back version)

  • I've got the music in me (The Kiki Dee Band - based on Deke Sharon's arrangement for The Sing-Off)

2021 Summer

Musicals (medleys)

  • Jesus Christ Superstar medley (including Heaven on their minds, Pilate's dream, Everything's alright, I don't know how to love him, Gethsemane and Superstar)

  • Beauty & The Beast medley (including Belle, Be our guest, If I can't love her, Beauty & the Beast and Transformation)

  • Mary Poppins medley (including Chim chim cher-ee, Jolly holiday, Feed the birds, Let's go fly a kite and Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious)

  • The Greatest Showman medley (including The greatest show, A million dreams, Never enough, Come alive and This is me)

  • Les Misérables medley (including Look down, I dreamed a dream, The Thenardier waltz of treachery, Stars, One day more, Bring him home, The death of Valjean and Do you hear the people sing?)

2021 Spring

Number Ones

  • Bohemian rhapsody (Queen)

  • Dancing queen (ABBA)

  • Like a prayer (Madonna)

  • Mad world (Gary Jules)

  • Rock around the clock (Bill Haley and his Comets)

  • Without you (Harry Nilsson)

  • Unchained melody (Jimmy Young)

  • The final countdown (Europe)

  • (Everything I do) I do it for you (Bryan Adams)

  • Someone you loved (Lewis Capaldi)

  • Hey Jude (The Beatles)

2020 Autumn

Together We Are One

  • Keeping the dream alive (Freiheit)

  • I'll be there (The Jackson 5)

  • Any time you need a friend (Mariah Carey)

  • Count on me (Bruno Mars)

  • Together we are one (Delta Goodrem)

  • Stand by me (Ben E King)

  • Love can build a bridge (The Judds)

  • I'll stand by you (The Pretenders)

  • Thank you for the music (ABBA)

  • You'll never walk alone (from Carousel)

2020 Spring

BeVox Does Broadway

  • Another openin', another show (from Kiss Me, Kate)

  • Close every door (from Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)

  • I have dreamed (from The King And I)

  • Bui doi (from Miss Saigon)

  • The wizard and I (from Wicked)

  • Tell me it's not true (from Blood Brothers)

  • Oklahoma! (from Oklahoma!)

  • What's inside/Opening up (from Waitress)

  • Memory (from Cats)

  • Hear my song (from Songs For A New World)

  • Les Misérables medley (from Les Misérables)

2019 Autumn


  • A Christmas medley (includes "Carol of the bells", "Silent night", "The first noel", "We three Kings", "Once in royal David's city", "O come all ye faithful" - and just a hint of "O Fortuna" from Carmina Burana!)

  • He lives in me (from the stage musical The Lion King)

  • Sleigh ride (Johnny Matthis)

  • I believe (Jane Froman)

  • Keeping the dream alive (Freiheit)

  • River deep, mountain high (Tina Turner)

  • The Christmas song (Nat King Cole)

  • Deck the halls

  • Gaudete

  • Imagine

2019 Summer


  • Don't stop me now (Queen)

  • California dreamin' (The Mamas & The Papas)

  • Fields of gold (Sting)

  • I won't give up (Jason Mraz)

  • You're the voice (John Farnham)

  • Skid row (from Little Shop of Horrors)

  • The windmills of your mind (from The Thomas Crown Affair)

  • These dreams (Heart)

  • Blue skies (Irving Berlin)

  • You raise me up (Secret Garden/Josh Groban/Westlife)

  • The Greatest Showman medley (includes "The greatest show", "A million dreams", "Never enough", "Come alive" and "This is me")

2019 Spring


  • Firework (Katy Perry)

  • Fire medley (includes "Light my fire", "Relight my fire", and "St Elmo's Fire")

  • I see fire (Ed Sheeran)

  • Eternal flame (The Bangles)

  • I can see clearly now the rain has gone (Johnny Nash)

  • Singin' in the rain (Gene Kelly)

  • Let the river run (Carly Simon)

  • Bridge over troubled water (Simon & Garfunkel)

  • In the air tonight (Phil Collins)

  • Ride the wild wind (Queen)

  • Blowin' in the wind (Bob Dylan)

  • Wind beneath my wings (Bette Midler)

  • Down to Earth (Peter Gabriel)

  • For the beauty of the Earth (John Rutter)

  • I am the Earth/Earth song (Glen Lehmann/Michael Jackson)

  • Ain't no mountain high enough (Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell)

  • What a wonderful world (Louis Armstrong)

2018 Autumn

It Feels Like Christmas

  • Do you hear what I hear?

  • Away in a manger

  • Mary, did you know?

  • Veni, veni Emmanuel

  • White Christmas

  • O holy night

  • Merry Xmas everybody

  • O Tannenbaum/Stille Nacht

  • Christmas medley (includes The holly and the ivy, Joy to the world, What child is this?, and In the bleak midwinter)

  • That's Christmas to me

  • Santa's coming for us

  • Carol of the drum

2018 Summer

Musical Mystery Tour

  • Magical Mystery Tour (The Beatles)

  • Waterloo sunset (The Kinks)

  • (There'll be bluebirds over) The white cliffs of Dover (Vera Lynn)

  • Scarborough Fair/Canticle (Traditional/Simon & Garfunkel)

  • Leaving on a jet plane (John Denver)

  • Belfast child (Simple minds)

  • Summer holiday/Beside the seaside (Cliff Richard/Reginald Dixon)

  • Ferry cross the Mersey (Gerry & The Pacemakers)

  • Skye boat song (Traditional)

  • The long and winding road (The Beatles)

  • Solsbury Hill (Peter Gabriel)

  • Barcelona (Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé)

2018 Spring

Sounds Of The Sixties

  • Everybody needs somebody to love (Solomon Burke)

  • I only wanna be with you (Dusty Springfield)

  • Locomotion (Little Eva)

  • In my room (The Beach Boys)

  • Sugar sugar (The Archies)

  • Runaway (Del Shannon)

  • He ain't heavy, he's my brother (The Hollies)

  • Space oddity (David Bowie)

  • Substitute (The Who)

  • 59th Street Bridge song - Feelin' groovy (Simon & Garfunkel)

  • Build me up buttercup (The Foundations)

  • Whiter shade of pale (Procul Harem)

  • Do you love me? (The Contours)

  • With a little help from my friends (The Beatles, as performed by Joe Cocker)

2017 Autumn

Rock The Engine Shed

  • We built this city (Starship)

  • Rocket man (Elton John)

  • The voice within (Christina Aguilera)

  • The living years (Mike & the Mechanics)

  • Roar (Katy Perry)

  • Love it when you call (The Feeling)

  • I don't wanna miss a thing (Aerosmith)

  • Creep (Radiohead - as adapted by Scala & The Kolacny Brothers)

  • The final countdown (Europe)

  • "Beatles Rock" medley (includes I Am The Walrus, Strawberry Fields, Helter Skelter, Hard Day's Night, Back In The U.S.S.R & Twist And Shout)

2017 Summer


  • "Summer party" medley (includes Hot hot hot, Walking on sunshine, Blame it on the boogie and Don't stop movin')

  • Never be lonely (The Feeling)

  • The wind beneath my wings (Bette Midler)

  • True colours (Cyndi Lauper)

  • Beauty and the Beast medley (includes Belle, Be our guest, If I can't love her, Transformation, and Beauty and the Beast)

  • I can see clearly now (Johnny Nash)

  • Love song for a vampire (Annie Lennox)

  • Viva la vida (Coldplay)

  • Golden Slumbers medley (The Beatles - includes Golden slumbers, Carry that weight and The End)

  • Always look on the bright side of life (from Monty Python's Spamalaot)

2017 Spring

Tonight's The Night

  • Fever (Little Willie John/Peggy Lee)

  • Jolene (Dolly Parton)

  • Up on the boardwalk (a mash-up of Up on the roof and Under the boardwalk, by The Drifters)

  • I say a little prayer for you (Burt Bacharach)

  • Heal the world (Michael Jackson)

  • The "Good Night" medley (including I've gotta feelin' by The Black Eyed Peas, Moves like Jagger by Maroon 5, Somebody that I used to know by Gotye, and Bad romance by Lady Gaga)

  • Africa (Toto - reworked from its previous appearance in our Autumn 2012 season)

  • All of me (John Legend)

  • Jesus Christ Superstar medley (returning from our Spring 2014 season)

  • You'll never walk alone (from Carousel)

2016 Autumn

Christmas: Impossible!

  • Kiss from a rose (Seal)

  • Swing low/Abide with me

  • When you wish upon a star (from Disney's Pinocchio)

  • Christmas: Impossible! (including Hodie Christus natus est, Little donkey, We three kings, Angels from the realms of glory, Once in royal David's city, Good King Wenceslas, Deck the halls, Ding dong merrily on high, and Hark the herald angels sing, all woven together with the theme from Mission: Impossible!)

  • Price tag (Jessie J)

  • Handbags and gladrags (Rod Stewart/Stereophonics)

  • Seasons of love (from the Broadway musical Rent)

  • That's Christmas to me (The Pentatonix)

  • Merry Christmas everyone (Shakin' Stevens)

  • Mary, did you know? (The Gaither Vocal Band)

  • Jingle bell rock (Bobby Helms)

  • Auld lang syne (traditional setting of a poem by Robert Burns)

2016 Summer

The BeVox Show

  • The Muppet Show theme tune (The Muppets)

  • Somewhere only we know (Keane)

  • Down by the riverside (traditional spiritual)

  • Happy together (The Turtles)

  • Wild horses (The Rolling Stones)

  • Come what may (from Moulin Rouge)

  • River of dreams (Billy Joel)

  • Summertime (Gershwin)

  • The girl from Ipanema

  • Dirty Dancing medley (including Do you love me?, Hey! Baby, Bésame mucho, Lisa's hula, She's like the wind, & The time of my life)

  • I wish I knew how it would feel to be free (Billy Taylor)

2016 Spring

Let Us Entertain You

  • The show must go on (Queen)

  • All I have to do is dream - a capella (Everley Brothers)

  • Life on Mars (David Bowie)

  • Rule the world (Take That)

  • Something inside so strong (Labi Siffre)

  • Let me entertain you (Robbie Williams)

  • Here comes the sun (The Beatles)

  • Les Misérables medley (including Look Down, I Dreamed A Dream, The Thenadier Waltz Of Treachery, Stars, One Day More, Bring Him Home, The Death Of Valjean & Do You Hear The People Sing?)

  • James Bond medley (including The James Bond Theme, Thunderball, You only live twice, Diamonds are forever, Nobody does it better, Skyfall & Writing's on the wall)

2015 Autumn

One Night At The Albert

  • Climb every mountain (from The Sound of Music)

  • I wish it could be Christmas every day (Wizzard)

  • White winter hymnal (Fleet Foxes/Pentatonix)

  • We need a little Christmas (from the Broadway show Mame)

  • For the beauty of the Earth (John Rutter)

  • Sleigh ride (Johnny Mathis)

  • Hallelujah anyhow (Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir)

  • Little donkey (Traditional)

  • One voice (The Wailin' Jennys/Kerry Ellis & Brian May)

  • Christmas Medley 2015, featuring The holly and the ivy, Joy to the world, What child is this?, and In the bleak midwinter

  • Stay another day (East 17)

  • Wombling merry Christmas (The Wombles!)

2015 Summer

The First Five Years

Celebrating five years of BeVox, this programme features the choir's favourite song from each of our previous seasons, as voted for by our singers.

  • The rose (from our 2010 Autumn season)

  • Motown medley (from our 2011 Spring season)

  • Is this the world we created..? (from our 2011 Summer season)

  • The Phantom of the Opera medley (from our 2011 Autumn season)

  • Fix you (from our 2012 Spring season)

  • Total praise (from our 2012 Summer season)

  • One day like this (from our 2012 Autumn season)

  • The circle of life (from our 2013 Spring season)

  • World in union (from our 2013 Summer season)

  • When I grow up (from our 2013 Autumn season)

  • Heaven help us all (from our 2014 Spring season)

  • You raise me up (from our 2014 Summer season)

  • Frozen heart/Let it go (from our 2014 Autumn season)

  • Let me go (from our 2015 Spring season)

  • Lean on me (our signature song)

2015 Spring

BeVox Rocks

  • Livin' on a prayer (Bon Jovi)

  • Forever autumn (from Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds)

  • It must be love/All you need is love (Madness/The Beatles)

  • Mad world (Tears for fears/Gary Jules)

  • You took the words right out of my mouth (Meatloaf)

  • Let me go (Gary Barlow)

  • True colours (Cyndi Lauper)

  • Don't look back in anger (Oasis)

  • Who wants to live forever? (Queen)

  • Stadium Rock medley - featuring:

    • Rock & roll all nite (KISS)

    • Jump (Van Halen)

    • Poison (Alice Cooper)

    • Since you've been gone (Rainbow)

    • We built this city (Starship)

    • Photograph (Def Leppard)

    • We are the champions (Queen)

2014 Autumn

Christmas At The Cathedral

  • Christmas medley 2010 - updated! (including The Twelve Days Of Christmas, Rocking Carol, Ding Dong Merrily On High, Jingle Bells, Good King Wenceslas & We Wish You A Merry Christmas)

  • It feels like Christmas (from The Muppet Christmas Carol)

  • O Tannenbaum/Stille Nacht

  • O holy night

  • Frozen heart/Let it go (from Frozen)

  • Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer

  • Wonderful Christmastime (Paul McCartney)

  • Do you hear what I hear? (Bing Crosby)

  • I believe in Father Christmas (Greg Lake)

  • Carol of the drum (traditional Czech carol - also known as The Little Drummer Boy)

2014 Summer


  • You raise me up (Westlife)

  • I'm still standing (Elton John)

  • Close to you (The Carpenters) - brought back from our 2011 Spring season

  • Marry you (Bruno Mars)

  • Bicycle race (Queen)

  • Songs of Hope - a medley of songs dedicated to the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War (includes Goodbye-ee, There's a long, long trail a-winding and Keep the home fires burning)

  • Wherever you are (Paul Mealor - commissioned for Gareth Malone and the Military Wives)

  • Shona malanga - brought back from our 2012 Spring season

  • Up where we belong (Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes, from the film An Officer and a Gentleman)

  • Happy (Pharrell Williams)

  • All that jazz (from the musical Chicago)

2014 Spring

Voices At The Lakeside

  • Heaven help us all (Stevie Wonder)

  • Over the rainbox (from The Wizard of Oz)

  • The rivers of Babylon (Boney M)

  • Pack up (Eliza Doolittle)

  • Mr Blue Sky (Electric Light Orchestra)

  • Man in the mirror (Michael Jackson)

  • I love the Lord (Richard Smallwood)

  • Hushabye mountain (from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang)

  • Jesus Christ Superstar medley (including Heaven on their minds, Pilate's dream, Everything's alright, I don't know how to love him, Gethsemane & Superstar)

2013 Autumn

A Circle Of Life

  • Away in a manger (Traditional)

  • When I grow up (from the musical Matilda)

  • School's out/Another brick in the wall (Alice Cooper/Pink Floyd)

  • She's leaving home (The Beatles)

  • 9 to 5 (Dolly Parton)

  • I'll be there for you: Theme from "Friends" (The Rembrandts)

  • Wonderful tonight (Eric Clapton) - men only

  • Love on the rocks (Neil Diamond)

  • I will survive (Gloria Gaynor) - women only

  • Money, money, money (ABBA)

  • Do you know where you're going to? (theme from Mahogany)

  • When a child is born (Johnny Mathis)

  • Cabaret (from the musical Cabaret)

Additionally, for the A Circle of Life concert only: Swing low/Abide with me

2013 Summer

Music For Life

  • Nothing's gonna stop us now (Starship)

  • He ain't heavy, he's my brother (The Hollies)

  • The Lord is my shepherd (Howard Goodall - theme from The Vicar of Dibley)

  • The lion sleeps tonight (The Tokens)

  • When I fall in love (Nat King Cole)

  • Rat Pack medley (including Lady Is A Tramp, Ain't That A Kick In The Head, I Gotta Be Me, Me & My Shadow, and New York New York)

  • Queen medley (including We Will Rock You, Bohemian Rhapsody, We Are The Champions, Radio Ga-Ga and I Want It All)

  • Weather with you (Crowded House)

  • Downtown (Petula Clark)

  • World in union (theme from Rugby World Cup, adapted from "Jupiter" from Holst's The Planets)

2013 Spring

Music At The Minster

  • Can you feel the boogie? (Mash up of Can You Feel It? and Blame It On The Boogie by The Jackson 5)

  • The circle of life (From The Lion King)

  • Shine (Take That)

  • Think/Respect (Aretha Franklin)

  • You've got a friend (Carole King)

  • Higher and higher (Jackie Wilson / ACM Gospel Choir)

  • Somebody to love (Queen)

  • The sound of silence (Simon & Garfunkel)

  • Les Misérables medley (including Look Down, I Dreamed A Dream, The Thenadier Waltz Of Treachery, Stars, One Day More, Bring Him Home, The Death Of Valjean & Do You Hear The People Sing?)

2012 Autumn

BeVox At Buxton With Brass

  • Africa (Toto)

  • Benedictus from The Armed Man (Karl Jenkins)

  • The Christmas Song (Nat King Cole)

  • Christmas medley 2012 (including O Fortuna, Carol Of The Bells, Silent Night, The First Noël, We Three Kings, Once In Royal David's City & O Come All Ye Faithful)

  • Fly me to the moon (Sinatra)

  • Viva la vida (Coldplay)

  • One day like this (Elbow)

  • Run (Snow Patrol)

  • Most wonderful time of the year (Andy Williams)

  • High and lifted up (Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir)

2012 Summer

Voices At The Cathedral

  • Take a chance on me (ABBA)

  • Amazing grace (traditional)

  • Qonqgotwane (traditional African, sung in the Xhosa language)

  • Rosé (The Feeling)

  • Do you know the way to Amarillo?! (a mash-up of Do You Know The Way To San José? and Is This The Way To Amarillo?)

  • Flying without wings (Westlife)

  • Selections from "Animal Crackers" - The Panther, The Canary and The Kangaroo (Eric Whitacre)

  • One voice (Barry Manilow)

  • Total praise (Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir)

  • West Side Story medley (including Jet Song, Maria, Tonight Quintet, Somewhere & America)

2012 Spring


  • I'm a believer (The Monkees)

  • Les Misérables medley (including Look Down, I Dreamed A Dream, The Thenadier Waltz Of Treachery, Stars, One Day More, Bring Him Home, The Death Of Valjean & Do You Hear The People Sing?)

  • Creep (Radiohead / Scala and the Kolacny Brothers)

  • Always on my mind (Elvis Presley)

  • Fix you (Coldplay)

  • Lovely day (Bill Withers)

  • Firework (Katy Perry)

  • Sheffield medley (including Don't you want me by The Human League, Photograph by Def Leppard, When the sun goes down by Arctic Monkeys, and Common people by Pulp)

  • Shona malanga (traditional African)

2011 Autumn


  • Phantom of the Opera medley (including Music of the Night, All I Ask Of You, Prima Donna & Phantom of the Opera)

  • A foggy day (Gershwin)

  • Moon river (Mancini)

  • Adiemus from Songs of Sanctuary (Karl Jenkins)

  • Where my heart will take me (Russell Watson)

  • What the world needs now is love (Bacharach)

  • Summer nights (from Grease)

  • Let's face the music and dance (Irving Berlin)

  • Christmas medley 2011: Traditional vs Modern (including All I Want For Christmas Is You, Ding Dong Merrily On High, Rocking Around The Christmas Tree, Deck The Halls, A Spaceman Came Travelling, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Mistletoe And Wine, The Hallelujah Chorus, Merry Christmas Everybody, Frosty The Snowman, Santa Claus Is Coming To Town & Merry Xmas: War Is Over)

2011 Summer


  • Beach Boys medley (including California Girls, Surfin' USA, Barbara Ann & God Only Knows)

  • Chasing cars (Snow Patrol)

  • Dancing queen (ABBA)

  • Don't stop me now (Queen)

  • Perfect day (Lou Reed)

  • California dreamin' (The Mamas & The Papas)

  • Is this the world we created..? (Queen)

  • Beatles Rock medley (including I Am The Walrus, Strawberry Fields, Helter Skelter, Hard Day's Night, Back In The U.S.S.R & Twist And Shout)

  • Don't stop believin' (Journey/Glee)

2011 Spring


  • 59th Street Bridge song - Feelin' groovy (Simon & Garfunkel)

  • Close to you (The Carpenters)

  • Fields of gold (Sting/Eva Cassidy)

  • Hallelujah (Leonard Cohen)

  • Motown medley (including Stop In The Name Of Love, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, Dancing In The Street, Reach Out I'll Be There, and Ain't No Mountain High Enough)

  • My favourite things (from The Sound of Music)

  • Never be lonely (The Feeling)

  • The voice within (Christina Aguilera)

  • The wind beneath my wings (Bette Midler)

2010 Autumn


  • Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow! (Sinatra)

  • Silver bells (Bing Crosby)

  • Everybody hurts (R.E.M.)

  • Lean on me (Bill Withers)

  • White Chistmas (Michael Bublé)

  • Veni veni Emmanuel (traditional, as arranged by Anne Dudley)

  • The rose (Bette Midler)

  • Baby, it's cold outside (Tom Jones & Cerys Matthews)

  • Have yourself a merry little Christmas (Judy Garland)

  • Christmas medley 2010 (including The Twelve Days Of Christmas, Rocking Carol, Ding Dong Merrily On High, Jingle Bells, Good King Wenceslas & We Wish You A Merry Christmas)