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We’ve had a few people ask us, “why is it so hard to pick a song to walk down the aisle to?” – so we are here to help. From the walk down the aisle to the moment everyone leaves, the songs you select to play a significant part in your special day. Whether you prefer more modern ballads or a good old fashion classic, the music is undoubtedly the most important thing in terms of setting a mood.
We understand that everyone’s wedding day is different – with an array of different styles and themes and the music will be chosen due to personal preference. But if you are looking for a bit of inspiration to help you along when selecting your wedding playlist, we have gathered 10 of our all-time favourite romantic wedding day songs to help you along:
Sang by British musicians Labyrinth and Emeli Sande and released in 2012, this song gained a massive buzz when it reached number one in October. This song is perfect for your first dance, or even to walk down the aisle.
Favourite Lyric: “Would you let me see beneath your beautiful, tonight?”.
If you’re into soul music, then this classic is perfect for your big day. Released in 1964, this song was the temptations first number-one hit and was ranked in the Rolling Stone’s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time”. We love this song and think it is definitely a must-have for any wedding.
Favourite Lyric: “I guess you could say, what could make me feel this way – my girl”.
Debuted on singer/songwriters Paolo Nutini’s debut album “These Streets” in 2006. Although this track didn’t reach number 1, we believe it was definitely worth a place on our list.
Favourite Lyric: “Grant my last request, and just let me hold you”.
This song is definitely one of the most popular during wedding season, and without a doubt, we can see why. Recorded in 1960 by Etta James for her debut album, this feels good song is ideal for the wedding meal playlist. Versions of this song have also been charted by divas Celine Dion and Beyoncé!
Favourite Lyric: “And here we are in Heaven, I found my love at last”.
Light-hearted and fun, this beautiful duet definitely deserves a place on this list. Mixing the stunning tones of the wonderful Jason Mraz and Colbie Caillat results in a perfect harmony that deserves a place on any wedding playlist.
Favourite Lyric: “I’m lucky I’m in love with my best friend”.
With there being so many amazing songs, we struggled to pick a top five – so we have added in some honourable mentions that you should also consider when pulling together the playlist for your special day:
Can’t Take My Eyes off of You – Andy Williams
Can’t Help Falling in Love with You – Elvis Presley
Angels – Robbie Williams
Make You Feel My Love – Adele
Always – Jon Bon Jovi
Lucky – Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat
Saving All My Love for You – Whitney Houston
Everything – Michael Buble
Thinking out Loud – Ed Sheeran
A Moment Like This – Kelly Clarkson
Fields of Gold – Sting/Eva Cassidy
Love on Top – Beyoncé
All of Me – John Legend
Because You Loved Me – Celine Dion
A Moment Like This – Leona Lewis
The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
Do you think there’s a song that deserves to be on this list? Get in touch and let us know your thoughts in the comments section below – we are always open to listening to your thoughts!