Choosing the right wedding songs for your wedding ceremony and reception is one of the most important tasks during the wedding preparations. Music captures different kinds of emotions. Choosing the perfect songs will ensure that your wedding will be memorable for you, your spouse, and your guests.
Here are the top wedding songs that you can play during the different parts of your wedding ceremony and reception:
1. Bitter Sweet Symphony by the Verve
Bitter Sweet Symphony is one of the most popular pre-ceremony wedding songs because of its amazing melody and use of strings.
2. Birdy by Wings
This is a fascinating song that is perfect for the bridal march.
3. Angels by Robbie Williams
This song is one of the most intense and beautiful wedding songs. This song can be used for the wedding march. You can also use it for the pre-ceremony.
4. Five hundered miles by The Proclaimers
This is a classic song that is typically used for the wedding vows. This song is lively and it almost sounds like a novelty song. But, you can always go for the acoustic or string version of this song. This song has very beautiful lyrics. You can also use this song during the reception.
5. Marry You by Bruno Mars
This song has been a favorite wedding song since it was released in 2011. This can be a great processional song because of its upbeat melody.
6. Chapel of Love by The Dixie Cups/ Elton John
Chapel of love is also one of the most popular processional songs. If you can afford to hire a choir, then hire a choir for this song! This is a classic wedding song that almost everyone can relate to. This song will create a happy and joyful atmosphere in your wedding day.
7. Just The Way You Are by Bruno Mars
This is one of the most popular wedding songs nowadays. This is also the perfect song for the couple’s entrance during the reception. Thing song has great lyrics. It also creates a happy and joyful mood. Playing this song is a great way to start the wedding party.
8. Butterfly Kisses by Bob Carlisle
One of the hardest things that a father has to do is to give away his beloved daughter during her wedding day. This is a very emotional song that captures the love between the bride and her father. This song will surely make the bride, the groom, their parents, and even their parents cry. You can use this song during the Father/Daughter dance.
9. All of Me by John Legend
This is one of the most romantic modern songs. This is also the perfect song for the first wedding dance of the newlyweds. It has very touching lyrics. This song also captures what marriage is all about.
10. Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen
This song may not have piercing and romantic lyrics, but it has a great beat that your guests can dance to. Play this song during the reception when it’s time for your guests to heat up the dance floor. You, your spouse, and your guests will have a great time dancing to this song.