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Welcome to the Phantoms video page (brought to you in conjunction with YouTube!)...
Over the years a shoddy collection of rough looking (& sounding!) video's have been captured by adoring Phans which have somehow found their way onto YouTube! These have now been brought together here for your viewing pleasure! Don't worry - you can't really smell us! Latest items added to this page marked *NEW*.
The Phantoms first gig, 280600, 20th Century Boy
A rare recording has finally been unearthed of the Phantoms first ever gig at the Marquee in Feltham on 28th June 2000. Here's the young looking band (featuring the bands founder, Rockin Johnny Phantom on bass) attempting to play 20th Century Boy by T-Rex. Actually it doesn't sound too bad considering the Phantoms formed only two weeks prior to this, their debut gig.
The Phantoms first gig, 280600, Baby One More Time
Another ultra rare clip of the Phantoms debut gig at the Marquee in Feltham on 28th June 2000. Playing a rousing encore of Britney's Baby One More Time. 'You're the best audience we have ever played to!'
The Phantoms first gig, 280600, That's Entertainment
Here's another long lost clip of the Phantoms debut gig at the Marquee in Feltham on 28/06/00 covering That's Entertainment by The Jam. Possibly an ironic choice of song to try at your first ever gig after only two weeks rehearsal!
The Phantoms, Feltham Marquee, 290601, Denis
A year after their debut gig the gargantuan new look 7 piece Phantoms (with founder member John replaced by Paul & Helen) played their third gig again at the Feltham Marquee on 29 June 2001. This clip features the bands glamorous new vocalist singing Denis by Blondie.
The Phantoms, Feltham Marquee, 290601, Never Ever
On 29 June 2001 the Phantoms were back again at the Feltham Marquee playing their third ever gig. Here they are, covering the All Saints classic, Never Ever. Check out the intro to this song. Phantom gold! Why did Simon Phantom never sing more I hear you ask?
The Phantoms, Bonga Wonga, 210902, God Save The Queen
21st Sept 2002. It's the night before the Phantoms historic 'Battle of the Bands' victory. Here they are warming up at the The Bonga Wonga Beach Club, Hafan y Mor Haven Holiday Park, N. Wales, playing God Save The Queen by the Sex Pistols.
The Phantoms, Caesars Cabaret Bar, 220902, Alright
3.13 of The Phantoms (with Brian on lead vocals) playing 'Alright' infront of 1200 delirious holiday makers at Caesars Cabaret Bar, Hafan y Mor Haven Holiday Park, North Wales on 22.09.02. On their way to winning the 'Battle of the Bands'. Pleasing.
The Phantoms, Caesars Cabaret Bar, 220902, Song 2
Two classic minutes of the Phants at the Battle of the Bands, Caesars Cabaret Bar, Hafan y Mor Haven Holiday Park, North Wales, 22.09.02. Playing Blur's Song 2. Check out Helens Maracas!
The Phantoms, Caesars Cabaret Bar, 220902, Wonderful World
The Phantoms finish up with a cover of Joey Remone's Wonderful World at Caesars Cabaret Bar, Hafan y Mor Haven Holiday Park, N. Wales, 22.09.02. Job done, thank you & goodnight. (3.02).
The Phantoms, Feltham Community Centre, 251002, My Favourite Game
Here's another rare clip of the Phantoms (minus sickly singer, Mark) playing at the 40th birthday party of Phans Julie, Sue & Lynne at the Feltham Community Centre, 25/10/02. Covering My Favourite Game by The Cardigans.
The Phantoms, London Victoria, 111102, Let's Stick Together
The Phantoms headline the CSSC Children in Need charity gig at Chadwick Street, Victoria, London on 11th Nov 02. Joined on stage by Simon Millington, Chilli D's horn player, for a rousing rendition of Brian Ferry's 'Let's Stick Together'.
The Phantoms, live in (Ph)eltham, 061202, Xmas Bohemian
Ho ho ho! What's that coming down your chimney? Its your phavourite phestive covers band performing a Christmassy version of Bohemian Like You by The Dandy Warhols at the Feltham Community Centre on 6/12/02. Nice hats Phantoms! This clip is especially notable for the super rare sight of Simon Phantom singing! Merry Christmas Everyone! (3.55).
The Phantoms, live in (Ph)eltham, 061202, Teenage Kicks
Here's Bri belting out an all time Phant classic, the Undertones Teenage Kicks. Feltham Community Centre, 6th December 2002. (2.23). Oi Bri, get yer hair cut!
The Phantoms, live in (Ph)eltham, 061202, Cant Get You Out Of My Head
More footage from the phants archives. Here the band perform Kylie's Cant Get You Out Of My Head at the Feltham Community Centre on 6th Dec 2002. (3.29). Shambolically assisted by Jim & Beast on the out of time story boards! Nice work boys!
The Phantoms, Feltham Marquee, 130603, Beautiful Day
It's the Phantoms 4th Summer gig in a row at the Feltham Marquee on 13th June 03. This clip captures the highlight of the evening, Brians first ever performance of 'Beautiful Day' by U2. Listen out for his local twist on the words in the middle 8 (that's the quiet bit half way through)! Warning - this video contains quite annoying flashing lights!
The Phantoms, Feltham Marquee, 130603, Ever Fallen In Love
Here's the Phantoms at the Feltham Marquee on 13/06/03 playing Ever Fallen In Love by the Buzzcocks. Acapella, Choreography & Cartography! Is there no end to this band's talents? Sorry, I lied about the cartography bit! Check out the Phants camouflaged stage outfits! Now, what was the point of that again?
The Phantoms, Cock Pit, 271104, Back in the USSR
The Phantoms, The Fighting Cocks Pub, Kingston, 27/11/04, with The Beatles Back in the USSR. (2.36) Cock Pit? Sound more like a cave!
The Phantoms, Cock Pit, 271104, Hate To Say I Told You So
It's your phavourite covers band getting hot & steamy at the The Fighting Cocks Pub in Kingston on 27th Nov 2004. This time covering the The Hives Hate To Say I Told You So. (3.26).
The Phantoms, live in Feltham, 031204, Beautiful Day
Here's Bri taking the lead on U2's Beautiful Day in a multi camera angled extravaganza filmed at (Ph)eltham Community Centre, 3rd Dec 2004. (4.15).
The Phantoms, live in Feltham, 031204, Mollys Chambers
The Phantoms covering the Kings of Leon's Mollys Chambers (both slow & normal versions) at Feltham Community Centre, 3rd Dec 2004. (3.59).
The Phantoms, live in Feltham, 031204, My Generation
It's your phavourite covers band having a crack at My Generation by The Who. Recorded at Feltham Community Centre on 3/12/04. (3.27). Featuring some great work from Paul Phantom on bass. Also listen out for the rogue tambourine player in the crowd!
The Phantoms, live in Feltham, 031204, Gay Bar
Its the Phantoms at the Gay Bar, Gay Bar, Gay Bar! Well, Feltham Community Centre to be exact, 3rd Dec 2004. (0.57). No wonder people think our singer is gay!
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 170905, Run
Here's the Phants back at the Lovely Grey Horse in Kingston playing Run by Snow Patrol to an incredibly up for it crowd. Check out their phantastic singing at the end. (5.20). Lighters out!
The Phantoms, Loughborough University, 210905, The One I Love
The Phantoms play The One I Love by REM at Loughborough University Student Union on 21/09/05. (3.05). Hope the camera man down the front was wearing ear defenders as it sounds LOUD!
The Phantoms, Loughborough University, 210905, Money
Here's the Phants on stage at Loughborough University Student Union (where Ash had played only the week before!) with a cover of the Beatles Money. Recorded on 21/09/05. (2.25). How professional of the band to play through the apparent earthquake!
The Phantoms - Grey Horse, Kingston 160906
Pheltham's Premiere Covers Band give it some London Phlash at Kingston's No1 Music Venue. Roughly translated that means - here's the Phantoms playing 'Monster' live at the Grey Horse, Sept 2006. Nice shirt Nov! If the above link does not work, click here for a version hosted locally.
The Phantoms - Grey Horse, Kingston 150907(01)
Another killa live effort from Pheltham's Phinest. Enjoy. This time it's the Phants playing 'All The Small Things', at the Grey Horse a year later in Sept 2007.
The Phantoms - Grey Horse, Kingston 150907(02)
Phants belt it oot. Stage Invasion! Your phavourite covers band playing 'Common People', the Grey Horse, Sept 2007.
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, Kingston, 150907, Take Me Out
More Phantom magic at the Grey Horse in Kingston. This time it's 'Take Me Out', again at the Grey Horse in Sept 2007.
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, Kingston, 011207, Chelsea Dagger
A rough one minute recording of the Phantoms belting out 'Chelsea Dagger', back at the Grey Horse in Kingston, Dec 2007. Featuring a rather excited looking front man!
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, Kingston, 011207, Common People
Another 60 second snippet of the Phants at the Grey Horse in Kingston, December 2007. Playing the intro to Common People.
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 061208, I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Here's a slimmed down Phantom foursome soldiering on at the Grey Horse in Kingston on 6th Dec 2008. Playing I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor by t'Arctic Monkeys. (2.37)
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 061208, Steady As She Goes
More Phantom magic & mayhem at the Grey Horse in Kingston on 6/12/08. Due to a last minute line up change (Bri had called in sick!) here's what was left of the band covering The Raconteurs Steady As She Goes with Al (Ringo) Phantom taking the lead. (1.27).
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 061208, Dakota
Gav from the Valleys (& support band FFP) lends a hand on the Phants cover of the Stereophonics Dakota (sounding much more authentic sung with a real Welsh accent)! Tidy! (0.41). 6th Dec 2008, The Grey Horse, Kingston.
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 061208, You're All I Have
One Phans late arrival at the Grey Horse in Kingston on 6th Dec 08. Arriving just in time to catch the Phantoms belting out You're All I Have by Snow Patrol. (1.10). Why are so many people still in the bar?
The Phantoms, The Marquee, Feltham, 120609, Cigarettes & Alcohol
It's the new look Phantoms entertaining the crowded Marquee at Phantom Central on 12th June 09. Opening their comeback gig with a great cover of Cigarettes & Alcohol by Oasis. (4.03).
The Phantoms, The Marquee, Feltham, 120609, Chelsea Dagger
Here's the view from the crowd of the new Phants belting out their version of the Fratellis Chelsea Dagger, at the Marquee, Phantom Central, 12/06/09. Apparently recorded by an over excitable small ginger woman & an inebriated minor! (1.56).
The Phantoms, The Marquee, Feltham, 120609, Heroes
Bowies Heroes performed by the shiny new Phants at the Marquee, Feltham, 12/06/09. (3.36).
The Phantoms, Garry Owen, Twickenham, 031009 , Does Your Mother Know
Here's the boys with their first public performance of Does Your Mother Know by ABBA. Recorded at the Garry Owen Pub in Twickenham on 3rd Oct 2009.
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 051209, I Predict A Riot
Here's The Phantoms back at the Grey Horse in Kingston for the (ph)inal time this decade, belting out 'I Predict A Riot' by the Kaiser Chiefs. (4.15)
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 051209, All These Things
Here's The Phantoms back at the Grey Horse in Kingston for the (ph)inal time this decade (5/12/09), with their phantastic crowd pleasing interpretation of 'All These Things I've Done' by The Killers. (5.52)
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 051209, Monster
Here's The Phantoms back at the Grey Horse in Kingston for the (ph)inal time this decade (5th Dec 09), with their cover of 'Monster' by the Automatics. (3.49)
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 051209, Take Me Out
Here's The Phantoms back at the Grey Horse in Kingston for the (ph)inal time this decade (5 Dec 09), performing 'Take Me Out' by Franz Ferdinand. (4.20)
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 051209, Run
Here's The Phantoms back at the Grey Horse in Kingston for the (ph)inal time this decade, 5th December 2009, with their epic rendition of Snow Patrol's 'Run'. (5.55). As usual, featuring some phantastic singing from the masses at the end! Pleasing...
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 051209, All I Know, pleasing...
Here's the emotional finale of the Phantoms phinal gig of the decade. Filmed on 5th Dec 2009 at the Grey Horse in Kingston, it's your phavourite covers band performing 'All I Know' by Angelfield, a song written by the sadly departed ex Phantom, Brian Spencer. Thanks to Bri's sister Lynne for helping out on the vocals (nice t-shirt Lynne!). As if Paul's intro wasn't moving enough, stay tuned for the outro. We will indeed meet again... (7.00)
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 110910, Ever Fallen In Love
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The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 110910, My Generation
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The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 110910, Daydream Believer
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The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 110910, Let Me Entertain You
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The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 4/12/10, I Gotta Feelin
Here's your fav covers band at their annual xmas gig at the Grey Horse in Kingston on 4th Dec 2010. Captured in arty black & white (doesn't make us sound any better!) playing I Gotta Feelin by The Black Eyed Peas. From the look of our bass player he wasn't overly impressed with the crowds attempts at backing vocals! "I Gotta Feelin, ooo OOOOOO"!
Phestive Phantoms, General Roy, 22/12/10, Last Night
The Phantoms belt out Last Night by The Strokes at the General Roy pub on 22/12/10.
Phestive Phantoms, General Roy, 22/12/10, Rocks
Here's a brief clip (36 seconds!) of the Phantoms playing the first ever gig at the General Roy pub on 22nd Dec 2010 with a cover of Rocks by Primal Scream. Again featuring special guest Tim Howard on the saxaphone.
Phestive Phantoms, General Roy, 22/12/10, Merry Christmas Everyone
It's Felthams favourite festive covers band at their historic ho-ho-homecoming gig in the General Roy pub on 22nd Dec 2010 with Shakys cheesy xmas classic, 'Merry Christmas Everyone'. Flashing santa hats & elf costumes! Nice. Featuring special guest, Tim 'six fingers' Howard on the sax.
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 11/06/11, One Way Or Another
The Phantoms cover Blondie’s One Way Or Another at the Grey Horse in
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 11/06/11, My Generation
It’s your (p)hav covers band back at the Grey Horse in
The Phantoms, Grey Horse, 11/06/11, Teenage Kicks
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The Phantoms, Gomstock, 28/08/11, Cars
The Phantoms (with Paul briefly back on the bass) cover Gary Newman's Cars at the lovely Gomstock Music Festival 2011.
*NEW* The Phantoms, Parklife, the Grey Horse, 3/09/11
Here's the Phants with a great rendition of Blur's 'Parklife' at the Grey Horse in
*NEW* The Phantoms, Pumping On Your Stereo, the Grey Horse, 3/09/11
The Phantoms cover 'Pumping On Your Stereo' by Supergrass for the first time at the Grey Horse in
*NEW* The Phantoms, Cars, the Grey Horse, 3/09/11
Your favourite covers band reprise their take on Gary Newman's 'Cars' at the Grey Horse in
'Newton' by ANGELFIELD
Underwater-indie-rock of the very highest calibre. 'Hey Newton!' That's all.
Angelfield, The Golden Age, featuring Brian Spencer
Brian Spencer, 1961-2009. He was a hugely talented songwriter and musician. And a good friend. Brian has left behind a rich legacy of songs and lyrics. A few lucky folk will have cherished memories of seeing him perform his music live in front of an audience. And some might listen to recordings of his music and maybe for a little while it will seem like he hasn't gone at all.
Al Phantom (& Lizzi) at Glasto in Little Boots backing band
One minute we were popping backstage (The John Peel stage at Glastonbury 09) to use the loo, the next we were live on TV playing in Little Boots backing band! Fantastic! Al Phantom on drums & Lizzi on the keys (nice wellies!).
The Phantoms, Lead Singer Audition #1
Its March 2000 and auditions are in full swing at the Red Lion in Twickenham to find a lead singer for the newly formed Pheltham Phantoms. Here's Beasts attempt to sing Dizzy by Vic Reeves. Needless to say, he didn't get the job! Thankfully this is only the first minute of his performance. We didn't think you could take any more!
The Phantoms, Lead Singer Audition #2
Let me entertain yow! Here's a short snippet of Gossers audition for lead singer of the newly formed Pheltham Phantoms. Recorded in March 2000 at the Red Lion in Twickenham singing Let Me Entertain You by Robbie Williams. As history was to show, Gosser didn't quite make the cut!
*NEW* The Phantoms, Lead Singer Audition #3
Recently unearthed! Here's Super Kev's try out! The full unedited 9 minute long agonizing Karaoke rendition of Don McLean's American Pie from way back in March 2000. As you are about to hear, it was indeed 'the day the music died'
Phantom in Training!
Ever wondered how the Phants get in shape for a busy gig weekend. Well, wonder no more!