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Music is one of the most beautiful things in our life. It fills vibrant colors in our life. Music breathes life, and it makes everything filled with living and an enigmatic aura.
Maybe that’s the reason why music holds such a chief role in our weddings. The beats, the rhythm, the melodies, the tunes make everything alive. And that’s why we are here with tips that will help you in planning your wedding music.

Music and Wedding

Besides florist, wedding dress designers, caterers, and photographer, which plays a pivotal role in setting the tone of a wedding, is the choice of music. You put lots of efforts into everything, but do you put the same efforts when it comes to planning your wedding music?
Not really!
Always remember to give yourself full permission to plan your wedding music, just like a professional DJ or orchestra. So without doing further ado, let’s start planning your wedding music and fill the moments with happy tunes, and make your big day energetic, and melodious.

With these awesome tips for planning your wedding music, we guarantee you to kick start your nuptial day with full energy.

Music and Wedding

Plan an Outline

The first and foremost step towards planning your wedding music is to outline an entire day and then identify the right song that suits each part of the day.
For example, you can plan a song for your entrance time when you and your partner reach the reception, or you can plan a melody when you and your partner do the couple dance at the reception. 
Here are a few songs that fit every moment of your wedding:
For the Guest Arrival 

  1. I don’t know any better – Johnny and Heidi,
  2. Inevitable – Jodie Chan
  3. Mairi’s Wedding – Caroline McCaskey
    For Wedding Party Entrance & Processional
  4. Loving you – Mahogany Lox
  5. All I wanted – Voyageur
  6. So Will I – Ben Platt
    Bride Entrance & Processional
  7. I love you more – Dionne Carole
  8. Walk-in a Room – Muscadine Bloodline
  9. Holy/H.O.L.Y – Charlotte Ave
    For Wedding Vows
  10. I Found A Love – Jose James
  11. Beginning Middle End – Leah Nobel
  12. Tough Ones – Cooper Alan
    Guest Exiting Ceremony
  13. Anyone/ Still the One – Charlotte Ave
  14. Glad you exit – Dan+Shay
  15. Without You – Otis Kane

Talk to You Partner for Wedding Music

When it comes to planning your wedding music, do not forget to take into consideration your partner’s choice just like you choose wedding invitations, caterers, wedding venues, etc. Together, in the same way, we suggest you plan your wedding music together.
Share your outline plan with your partner, and share with your partner. You both can go for the instrumental versions of the music.
Here are the names of some of the best instrumental songs for weddings:
Make Ice – Aline Smolina
The Prayer – Andrea Bocelli feat. Celine Dion
Song Without Words – Yo-Yo Ma & Kathryn Slott
Fall On Me – Andrea Bocelli
A Thousand Years – The Piano Guys
Such Great Heights – The Section Quartet
Nothing Else Matters – Scott D Davis
Marry Me – United Guitar Players
I Won’t Give Up – O’Neill Brothers Group
Without You – Josh Vietti

Do It Yourself Wedding Music

Are you planning for a wedding with close-knitted family members or a large gathering? No matter what your choice is, you can always go for planning your wedding music by making your personalized music list that will carry a unique vibe for the evening.
Provide your DJ with the best of our wedding music that they will play at every moment of your nuptial and make it more personalized.

To elevate the wedding experience, you should always hire a wedding professional or music expert. It will guarantee you the easy flow of personalized music at every stage of the ceremony and wedding day.

Live Band

Having a live band play your favorite melodies will be an extraordinary experience. The aura of live music will excellently capture everyone’s mood across the spectrum.
While you are planning your wedding music, you can do thorough research and find an ensemble that fits the style of your wedding.
You can make a playlist of your choice and handover to the band people prior. In this way, you need not have to worry about the music that plays on your wedding day.
Never afraid to ask the band group to accommodate your taste, after all, it is your special day.

Keep What You Like

A wedding is a time where one can have a potpourri of the music of a different genre. Well, just remember, it is your day, and you need not have to make everyone happy.
You have been planning your wedding music for so long and having your favorite songs played during your wedding is something you have earned.
Be it jazz or R&B hits, choose whatever you want, as long as you know it is making you happy.
Here are some of the evergreen songs from a different era that you can include and make your day memorable.

There must be wedding guests who are from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. You can serve them the finest songs from their era and elevate their wedding experience.

Wedding Songs from the 1960s

  1. Chain of Fools by Aretha Franklin, 1967
  2. Respect by Aretha Frankin, 1967
  3. Stand by me Ben E King 1961
  4. The Twist by Chubby Checker, 1967
  5. Bad moon rising by Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1969

Wedding Songs List from 1970s

  1. Dancing Queen by Abba 1976
  2. Highway to hell by AC/DC 1979
  3. Walk this way by Aerosmith, 1975
  4. Staying Alive by Bee Gees, 1977
  5. Old Time Rock and Roll by Bob Seger, 1979

Wedding Songs List from 1980s

  1. Come on Eileen by Dexys Midnight Runners, 1982
  2. I Melt With You – Modern English, 1982
  3. Take on Me by A-Ha by 1984
  4. The Safety Dance by Men Without Hats, 1982
  5. Funkytown by Lipps, Inc, 1980

Wedding Songs List from 1990s

  1. This is how we do it by Montell Jordan
  2. I Don’t want to miss a thing by Aerosmith
  3. I want it that way by Backstreet boys
  4. All my life by k-Ci & Jojo
  5. Friends in Low Places by Garth Brooks

Wedding Songs List from 2000s

  1. Stan – Eminem
  2. Beautiful day – U2
  3. Rehab – Amy Winehouse
  4. Maps – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  5. Seven Nation Army – The White Stripes

Wedding Songs List from 2010s

  1. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars
  2. Can’t Stop The Feeling! – Justin Timberlake
  3. Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
  4. Marry You – Bruno Mars
  5. All Of Me – John Legend

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Myself Mr. Atul Gupta is the co-founder of 123WeddingCards. I have years of experience in wedding card designing and have expertise in writing wedding niche blogs. My online portal contains the latest collection of wedding invites with amazing designs. I am passionate about my services. I am a genuine wedding columnist with immense writing skills on wedding related topics, my profound ideas have been signature of many weddings all across the world.

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