Wedding Ceremony

The Best Wedding Ceremony Music

Some of the most popular options for your wedding ceremony music.

It can be a difficult task to choose the correct music for your wedding ceremony. You can hire a DJ, a pianist, or even a violinist to perform and provide sound. Most importantly the songs you play at your wedding ceremony really set the tone for your wedding day. Whether you want to walk down the aisle to a traditional song, a modern number, or something completely alternative that means a lot to you both as a couple, there are plenty of options for you to make this moment your very own.

Pro Tip: Some brides choose a popular song and request the instrumental version. 

Classical wedding ceremony songs

‘Bridal Chorus’ by Wagner: The most famous and traditional bridal entrance song, ‘Bridal Chorus’ is often known as ‘Here Comes The Bride’ or ‘Wedding March.’
‘Canon in D’ by Johann Pachelbel: Another classic wedding tune, ‘Cannon in D’ is bound to bring tears to the eyes of your wedding guests.

‘Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring’ by Johann Sebastian Bach

‘Clair de Lune’ by Claude Debussy

‘Butterfly Waltz’ by Brian Crain

‘Chanson de Matin’ by Edward Elgar

‘The Flower Duet’ by Lakme

‘Ave Verum Corpus’ by Mozart

‘Glasgow Love Theme’ by Craig Armstrong: This song is on Love Actually Soundtrack

Contemporary wedding ceremony songs

‘Over the Rainbow’ acoustic version by Amber Leigh Irish or ukulele cover by Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole

‘Everyday’ by Buddy Holly

‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’ by Elvis

‘All You Need Is Love’ by The Beatles

‘Can You Feel The Love Tonight’ by Elton John

‘Hallelujah’ by Leonard Cohen

‘First Day Of My Life’ by Bright Eyes

‘I’m Kissing You’ acoustic version by Kevin Simm

‘The Luckiest’ by Ben Folds

‘Wonderwall’ solo acoustic guitar version by The O’Neil Brothers Group

‘Everybody’s Free (To Feel Good)’ by Quindon Tarver

‘Come Away With Me’ by Nora Jones

‘I’m Yours’ by Jason Mraz

‘At Last’ acoustic version by Kina Grannis

‘Heartbeats’ by Jose Gonzalez

‘All Of Me’ by John Legend

‘You Raise Me Up’ by Westlife

‘Better Together’ by Jack Johnson

‘Hoppipolla’ by Sigur Rós

‘Thinking Out Loud’ by Ed Sheeran

‘We Found Love’ accoustic cover by Philmont

‘Make You Feel My Love’ By Adele

‘A Thousand Years’ by Christina Perri

Wedding Recessional Songs

‘Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours)’ by Stevie Wonder

‘This Will be (An Everlasting Love)’ by Natalie Cole

‘Happy Together’ by The Turtles

‘Love Is In The Air’ by John Paul Young

‘Beautiful Day’ by U2

‘Love On Top’ by Beyonce

‘Love Is All Around’ by Wet Wet Wet

‘It Had To Be You’ by Harry Connick Jr.

‘(Your Love Keeps Lifting me) Higher & Higher’ by Jackie Wilson

‘Clocks’ by Coldplay

‘Love Story’ by Taylor Swift

‘Accidently In Love’ by Counting Crows

‘Do You Realise’ by The Flaming Lips

‘I Believe In A Thing Called Love’ by The Darkness

‘Walking On Sunshine’ by Katrina & The Wave

‘Best of My Love’ by The Emotions

We hope this information helps you in the planning process. Make sure to check out our other blogs.

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