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August 3, 2022

Wedding Day Songs for the Perfect Background Music

There’s nothing quite like a sweet melody to showcase the beautiful love a couple of shares. That’s why it’s essential that the music you play at your wedding day ceremony not only uplifts everyone’s mood but also accurately portrays the bond you have with your partner.

With so many tunes to choose from, selecting the right songs for your special day can feel like a hassle, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. Keep reading to discover some of the best songs to play in the background at your wedding!

Wedding Day Songs for the Perfect Background Music

Here Comes the Bride                                                        

“Here Comes the Bride” is a must for those wanting to keep a traditional theme. Initially composed by Richard Wagner, there are dozens of different renditions of this classic tune. You can play this tune in the background or when the bride walks down the aisle.

Canon in D Major                                                    

Another classic tune is Johann Pachelbel’s “Canon in D Major.” Even though this song was not initially intended for weddings, it has become one of the most popular selections for many couples. The melody is customarily arranged with violins, but many other renditions include instruments like the piano or the organ.                                    

Air on the G String                                                  

Light, airy, and easy on the ears, Bach’s “Air on the G String” is a traditional piece of music played at many weddings. Keep this tune on repeat as guests arrive, mingle, and find their seats.

L-O-V-E by Nat King Cole                                                 

Keep spirits high while guests eat dinner and mingle with this uplifting tune at cocktail hour.                                             

Perfect by Ed Sheeran                                                        

Younger couples are sure to fall in love with this famous love song. An award-winning tune with a tender melody, “Perfect” is an excellent selection for those wanting a more modern wedding playlist.

At Last by Etta James                                                         

“At Last” is a timeless tune that speaks to the two people finally finding their lifelong partner. It’s also a sweet selection for LGBTQ+ weddings!                                                     

Why I Love by Major                                                          

Perfect storytelling of the reasoning of why you love one another. When perfection meets perfection.                                                 

Wedding Day Songs for the Perfect Background Music

I’ll do anything by Ledisi.                                                   

Powerful love song, the words say it all, when you pray and dream for the impossible to love you for you come true.                                                

Stay with You by John Legend                                                     

Another excellent choice for those looking for more modern songs, “Stay with You,” speaks about lifetime lovers and finding beautiful love.                                       

No matter what you choose, be sure to find the song that portrays the special bond you have with your partner. Instrumentals and songs with soft lyrics are excellent choices and can be great additions to your wedding day atmosphere.                                             

One of the main reasons An Event Lady Production only works with professional entertainment DJs when it comes to your love story, the right love song must be told thru your song choice.

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