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Wedding Songs For Every Part Of Your Day

Wedding Songs For Every Part Of Your Day | CHWV

Plan a playlist to make hearts flutter then pack the dance floor with these 20 wedding songs.

Wedding Songs For Every Part Of Your Day | CHWV

Wedding music for your wedding morning

Marry You - Bruno Mars
An upbeat tempo and adorable lyrics make this the perfect song for your wedding morning playlist. You'll be singing along with your favourite people around you as you prepare for the big moment.

Lucky - Jason Mraz
Laid-back couples will love this song from start to finish. With a chilled out vibe and simple, yet heartfelt, lyrics, channel the romance without the cheese.

I Do - Colbie Caillat
If you picture a wedding morning where the bubbly is popped and you dance around the room in silk robes with your best girls, add 'I do' by Colbie Caillat to your wedding music now. Toe-tapping, feel good, rom-com worthy tunes at their best.

Wherever You Will Go - The Calling
Plan this into your wedding songs line-up for pre-makeup application. Trust us, as the butterflies and excitement ramp up, the romance of this song will have you in happy tears.

Wedding Songs For Every Part Of Your Day - Morning | CHWV

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Wedding songs to walk down the aisle to

Pachelbel’s Canon in D
Arguably one of the most popular wedding songs for church or civil ceremonies, Pachelbel's Canon in D will ground your celebrations in a sense of tradition.

A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Traditional couples will love this song to walk down the aisle to. Tinkling piano creates a truly timeless feel, with a floating melody that floods the room with romance.

Marry Me - Train
If there's one wedding music choice that screams fun, it's this one! Make an entrance and set the tone for an epic party by walking down the aisle to this iconic track, with your guests standing up and singing along.

I Was Made For Lovin’ You - Tori Kelly featuring Ed Sheeran
Country-loving couples or those planning a barn big day should make a beeline for this song. This song features dreamy acoustic guitar, soft vocals and a low-key approach to a loved-up vibe.

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Soundtracks for your newlywed exit

Sugar - Maroon 5
One watch of the music video for this tune will have you firmly set on including it in your wedding songs line-up. This one's a great choice for fun-loving and energetic couples who can't wait to get the party started.

On Top of the World - Imagine Dragons
For a less conventional recessional song, how about this hit by Imagine Dragons? You'll be feeling on top of the world!

The Best Day of My Life - American Authors
A classic choice that is particularly popular when it comes to alternative wedding music ideas, this song will bring back beautiful memories for many years to come.

I’m Yours - Jason Mraz
Elegant, sweet and oh-so romantic, walk up the aisle hand-in-hand to this hit and then invite roaming jazz musicians to take to the stage for a super smooth transition into cocktail hour.

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Wedding song ideas for your first dance

Perfect - Ed Sheeran
Of course, the master of wedding music had to be top of our list for first dance song ideas. Ed Sheeran's 'Perfect' is a match made in heaven for a romantic first dance when you only have eyes for each other.

Sky Full of Stars - Coldplay
Give your first dance song ideas a modern twist by opting for Coldplay's 'Sky Full of Stars'. Team it with twinkling up-lighting and make sure your videographer is ready to capture the moment.

Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
For a less conventional first dance, how about choosing 'Iris' by the Goo Goo Dolls? The pace is easy to slow dance to, but the feel is far from cheesy.

The One - Kodaline
Proof that first dance songs don't always have to be soppy, this indie track is a great choice for alternative couples and rock and roll weddings.

Wedding Songs For Every Part Of Your Day - First dance | CHWV

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Playlists for the party

Paper Rings - Taylor Swift
The fast tempo of this Taylor Swift tune guarantees it'll fill the dance floor in seconds. Coupled with cute, very wedding-relevant lyrics, it's a great choice for your wedding reception playlist.

Castle on a Hill - Ed Sheeran
Add a folky twist to your barn or tipi reception with this upbeat Ed Sheeran wedding song.

Mr Brightside - The Killers
A classic that will get every generation up and dancing, no wedding songs playlist is complete without it!

Ho Hey - The Lumineers
With a toe-tapping acoustic vibe, this track works equally well whether it's one of the first or last of your wedding songs. Either way, make sure you're on the dance floor, because your guests will be and the atmosphere will be epic.

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