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The music you choose for your wedding ceremony depends on you as a couple and your personal music styles.  Below are examples of songs and music you can use as a guide or for ideas. 

Entrance:

  • A Thousand Years 

  • Bridal March (Here Comes The Bride) 

  • Can’t Help Falling In Love 

  • Pachelbel’s Canon in D 

  • Perfect by Ed Sheeran: 

  • Wedding Version instrumental with Pachelbel’s Canon

  • This I Promise You 

Lighting of the Candles: 

  • Falling Slowly

  • For The Love of a Princess 

  • Photograph 

  • Sky Full of Stars 

  • Portuguese Love Theme 

  • The River Flows In You 

A Standalone Song:

  • Feels Like Home 

  • Can’t Help Falling In Love 

  • Sanctuary 

  • Songbird 

  • This I Promise You 

Remembrance Candle:

  • The River Flows In You 

  • Sky Full of Stars 

Signing of the Register:

  • Always Remember Us This Way 

  • Can You Feel The Love Tonight 

  • Feels Like Home 

  • From This Moment 

  • I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) Sleeping At Last version♪

  • Songbird 

  • The Voyage

  • This I Promise You 

  • Your Song (Ellie Goulding) 

  • Your Song (Elton John) 

Other Music Examples

Classical Wedding Processional Songs:

  • Canon in D - Pachelbel

  • Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart

  • Bridal Chorus - Wagner

  • Pie Jesu - adapted by Andrew Lloyd Webber

  • Nella Fantasia (or Gabriel's Oboe) - Ennio Morricone

  • Jesu, Joy of Man Desiring - Bach

  • The Swan (Le Cygne) - Saint Saens

  • The Flower Duet from Lakmé (Viens Mallika Sous le Dome) - Léo Delibes

  • Romance Classical Guitar - folk piece

  • The Four Seasons: Spring 1 - Vivaldi, Recomposed by Max Richter

  • Cello suite No. 1 - Bach

  • Una Furtiva Lagrima - Gaetano Donizetti

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream Op. 61: IX. Wedding March - Felix Mendelssohn

  • Ave Maria - Bach/Gounod

Recessional:

  • A Million Dreams 

  • All About You (McFly) 

  • Better Place (Rachel Platten)

  • Grow Old With Me (Tom Odell)

  • Higher & Higher 

  • I Wanna Dance With Somebody 

  • I’m A Believer 

  • Marry You (Bruno Mars) 

  • Stand By Me

  • Take My Hand (Picture This) 

  • You Make My Dreams Come True (Hall & Oates)

Alternative Processional Songs:

  • Falling Slowly - Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova

  • Higher Love - James Vincent McMorrow

  • The Blowers Daughter - Damien Rice

  • Work Song - Hozier

  • Growing Up Beside You - Paolo Nutini

  • Skinny Love - Bon Ivor

  • Ho Hey - The Lumineers

  • First Day Of My Life - Bright Eyes

  • To Be Alone With You - Sufijan Stevens

  • 'Cello Song - Nick Drake

  • Wicked Game (Instrumental) - Chris Isaak

  • All This Love - Angus & Julia Stone

  • Wedding Song - Bob Dylan

  • Sweet Disposition (Acoustic) - Temper Trap

  • Wedding Song (Acoustic) - Yeah Yeah Yeahs

  • Hoppipolla - Sigur Ros

  • Sea of Love - Cat Power

  • Angels - The XX

  • Feelin' Good - Nina Simone

  • Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer

  • Quelqu'un m'a dit - Carla Bruni

  • Good Riddance (Time of your Life) - Greenday

  • Riptide - Vance Joy

  • When I Go - Slow Club

  • Another Love - Tom Odell

  • A Waltz for a Night - Julie Delpy

Wedding Reception

Romantic Processional Songs:

  • Songbird - Eva Cassidy

  • She - Elvis Costello

  • At Last - Etta James

  • Your Song - Elton John

  • I'm Kissing You - Des'ree

  • I've Got A Crush On You - Ella Fitzgerald

  • Can't Help Falling In Love With You - Elvis Presley

  • Not About Angels - Birdy

  • Blackbird - The Beatles

  • She's Always a Woman - Fyfe Dangerfield

  • La Vie En Rose - Louis Armstrong

  • One Day Like This – Elbow

Irish Processional Songs:

  • My Lagan Love

  • Carolan's Concerto

  • She Moves Through the Fair

  • Midnight Walker - Uilleann Pipes

  • The Parting Glass

Upbeat Processional Songs:

  • Here There and Everywhere - The Beatles

  • Wouldn't It Be Nice - The Beach Boys

  • Everyday - Buddy Holly

  • In My Life  - The Beatles

  • Here Comes The Sun - Nina Simone

  • Be My Baby - The Ronettes

  • Fly Me To The Moon - Julie London

  • Waterloo Sunset - The Kinks

  • Can't Smile Without You - Barry Manilow

Planning music for your wedding ceremony can be a very fun part to plan together.  Here we see your personalities come out as this is the music that you both like as a couple.  Have fun with this part, plan an evening together, a nice meal, your favourite tipple and just let the music play and have FUN and ENJOY! x