Brandy
Dedicated June 2019

Songs

Brandy, on June 16, 2019 at 7:45 PM Posted in Wedding Ceremony 1 16
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How many songs do i typically need for a cermony? Bonus if you name a few for each part i need a song for. Also what do i walk down the isle to? I was thinking ryan darling I choose you but I'm not sure. Might use that for my unity sand cermony.

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  • Gen
    Master June 2019
    Gen ·
    We had 3 songs: one for bridal party processional, one for bride processional, one for recessional.
  • V
    VIP July 2019
    Veronica Online ·

    I am having 1 for the seating of the mothers/bridal processional, 1 for bride's processional, and 1 for the recessional. I am doing a sand ceremony, but never thought of doing a song during it.

  • B
    Devoted July 2017
    Becky ·

    We had:

    U2 "Beautiful Day" - Parent seating

    Jackie Wilson "Higher and Higher" - Groom, Groomsmen, Officiant

    The Beatles "Something" - Bridesmaids

    Israel Kamakawiwoʻole "Over the Rainbow" - Bride

    Jason Mraz "I'm Yours" - Recessional

  • Futuremrsk
    VIP August 2019
    Futuremrsk ·
    Following because I'm stuck on this!! I think we have our recessional.

    Queen: you're my best friend.
  • VIP September 2019
    ·
    We are having a song for the entrance of our moms and wedding party "A thousand years" piano/cello version, bridal procession "At last", and recessional "crazy little thing called love"
  • mrsaj2b
    Master October 2019
    mrsaj2b ·

    We are not having a wedding party but we are acting as if we are with the songs. There will be four songs for the ceremony: a pre-ceremony song to set the scene, a song for my groom to take his place at the altar, my song to walk down the aisle, and of course our recessional song. Still deciding on what those songs will be.

  • Kate
    Savvy October 2019
    Kate ·

    We're having 3: In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (Neutral Milk Hotel) for family seating and the bridal party (we only have BM and MOH).

    First Day of My Life (Bright Eyes) for our flower girl and then us walking down the aisle (we are walking in together)

    then a recessional but we haven't picked one we both like yet. Just tonight he shot down my suggestion of Joy to the World.

    (ETA I think we just decided on Birdhouse in your Soul by TMBG)

  • Cori
    Devoted June 2020
    Cori ·
    We are just having two. I don’t need my own song to walk down the aisle and FH and I are walking down together.

    Processional: how does a moment last forever by Celion Dion from Beauty and the Beast Live Action

    Recessional: something that I want by Grace Potter from Tangled
  • Lynne
    Super October 2020
    Lynne ·
    I'm trying to decide on the song for my bridal party. I chose the song for when we walk back up the aisle as husband and wife. Since our theme is Grease, I want the song We Go Together to play.
  • Peggy
    Master November 2019
    Peggy ·
    Here are mine: processional: Bless the Broken Road, Bridal entrance: Make You Feel My Love, unity: all I Ask of You, recessional: can’t take My Eyes Off You
  • Soon2Bmrsp
    VIP May 2019
    Soon2Bmrsp ·

    I had different songs and snipets were played for

    groom

    groomsmen

    bridesmaids

    bride

    unity candle

    jumping of the broom/recessional

  • Kristal
    Devoted February 2020
    Kristal Online ·

    I will be having 4 songs:

    1. Groomsmen & Groom escorting parents/grandparents: "I turn to you"-Christina Aquilera

    2. Bridesmaids entrance: "Drops of Jupiter"

    3. bride entrance: "I Swear"-George Strait

    4. exit: "From this Moment"-duet

    Plus there will be a mix playing before but usually that is not a specifically picked thing.

  • Jess
    Super September 2019
    Jess ·

    We are only having 2 songs, one for processional and one for recessional but some like to have different song just for the bride or a song if there will be some sort of unity ceremony like sand or a candle. It's completely up to you how many songs you would like in your ceremony.

    Our songs are "Me and You" by Kenny Chesney for processional and "L-O-V-E" by Nat King Cole for recessional.

  • Alli
    Devoted May 2020
    Alli ·

    Songs while guests are being seated (to set the mood/tone):

    Beautiful Crazy by Luke Combs
    Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Rey
    From the Ground Up by Dan + Shay and
    Love You True by Lydia Luce

    Parents processional:

    Nothing Else Matters cover by Brooklyn Duo

    Wedding Party processional:

    undecided

    My entrance:

    Can't Help Falling in Love cover by Daniel Jang

    Recessional:

    Here Comes the Sun by the Beatles


    Have you thought about your other songs during the reception? Dances, cake cutting, exit?

  • Kellie
    Super October 2019
    Kellie ·

    Depends. some people choose 4 songs; a song for the seating of parents/grandparents, bridal party, bride processional, and then recessional. Other people choose 3 songs; one song for the seating and bridal party processional, bride processional, and then recessional. Whatever works (and is important to you)


    I chose 4 and made a playlist for when the guests are arriving to set the mood.

  • Cristy
    Rockstar May 2020
    Cristy ·

    We are only doing two songs: for the processional (including me), Thank You by Led Zeppelin. For the recessional, Signed, Sealed Delivered, I'm Yours by Stevie Wonder.

    Before the ceremony starts, while guests are arriving, there will be a selection of classical pieces playing quietly. Claire de Lune, Canon in D, Bach Cello Concerto in G Major, etc.

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