Music can make or break a wedding party. Whether it’s a live band or surround sound, music will make magical moments come to life. If you’re looking for wedding party songs, we’ve got you!
From walking down the aisle to exiting the ceremony to the first dance. You’ll need floor fillers, slow and mushy ones, and karaoke classics. Music can be a tough one, looking to entertain a large group is always a tricky taste.
Our silver service singers have put their heads together to create an ultimate guide to wedding party songs. So look no further as we unpack the best entrance songs, atmosphere kings, and pop bangers.
Our Top 10 Bridal Entrance Songs
Picture the scene, seats are filled, everyone is nattering, the groom is nervous, the best man bigging him up and suddenly, the music starts. When your guests are standing to receive the bride, music can make a magical moment even more memorable.
Whether you’re opting for a live band, string quartet or classic organ, your entrance song should be a romantic telling of the story your share together. Here’s our list of the top ten bridal entrance songs:
1. Bridal Chorus by Richard Wagnar
We’re going to start off with the classics. If you don’t know this tune, well, you’re probably not ready for marriage! Adapted from his opera Lohengrin, this is the ultimate bridal chorus song. Here comes the bride!
2. Canon in D by Johann Pachelbel
Probably one of the most classic, traditional songs out there when it comes to bridal entrance songs. Canon in D is a beautiful symphony of strings that will bring tears to your gran’s eyes.
3. Wedding March by Felix Mendelssohn
Another classic, this one is much more extravagant and punchy! If you’re looking to make a grand entrance. This one is for you.
4. Claire De Lune by Claude Debussy
This one is emotional. A popular choice in Hollywood, this unforgettable tune will really make your entrance into a movie moment.
5. At Last by Etta James
This list wouldn’t be complete without a mention of the queen of soul herself. This one is a double whammy too as it’s the perfect choice for a romantic first dance.
6. Can’t Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley
One of his most iconic signature ballads, this one is sure to get the room swaying. The tune is officially Elvis’ most streamed song. So dreamy!
7. Sweet Disposition by Temper Trap
A modern choice, but a sweet and simple effect for a warming bridal entrance. Even more romantic when sung live!
8. Songbird by Fleetwood Mac
One of the most popular songs, Songbird is a true telling of the selflessness of love. And the songbirds are singing like they know the score.
9. I’m Yours by Jason Mraz
Give it your “bestest” with this sweet melody. A modern song for a modern romance.
10. Your Song by Elton John
A golden option for a dreamy day. The best part is there are tonnes of covers of Your Song too so you can make it unique to your wedding.
Find a dreamy bop to suit your style and music tastes. Next up you’ll want an upbeat recessional song to walk out with and celebrate your matrimony.
Our Top 5 Wedding Recessional Songs
There are so many upbeat bangers that bring together the whole family. Here are just a few of our favourite wedding recessional songs:
1. All You Need is Love by The Beatles
A British classic, from a Liverpudlian band, All You Need is Love opens with a heartwarming chant, ‘love, love, love!’ just perfect for
2. Marry You by Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars is a master of upbeat tunes, from Treasure to 24K Magic, there’s sure to be one of his songs to suit the special couple.
3. I Believe In a Thing Called Love by The Darkness
An alternate wedding wouldn’t be the same without this rock tune.
4. Mr Brightside by The Killers
Another no-brainer when it comes to feel-good vibes. This song everyone can sing to.
5. Mr Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra
You might recognise this one from Guardians of the Galaxy’s jampacked soundtrack, or maybe you had it on vinyl as a kid. This anthem is great for all ages and puts a smile on everyone’s face!
The transition from ceremony to reception is done, the wedding breakfast was delicious and now it’s time for our top 5 wedding first dance songs.
Our Top 5 Wedding First Dance Songs
It’s got to be romantic. It’s got to be slow. It’s got to be dreamy- scratch that! It can be anything you want it to be, whether you’re looking to choreograph your wedding first dance, learn a simple two-step or get everyone up freestyling, there are so many to choose from.
We’ve selected just a few wedding first dance songs for the traditional type. But you can choose from any of our bangers later down the post! Here are our top 5 songs for a slow wedding first dance.
1. Baby I’m Yours by Arctic Monkeys
This modern romance song is actually a cover from Barbara Lewis. But one things for sure, its a dreamy first dance bop. Until the end of time…
2. All of Me by John Legend
An emotional ballad. All about the ups and downs of your life together as one couple. “Give your all to me, I’ll give my all to you.”
3. How Long Will I Love You by Ellie Goulding
Another one on the slower side, but a sweet song to sway to if you’re not too good at dancing or a bit shy in front of the whole family!
4. Perfect Duet by Ed Sheeran and Beyonce
What’s better than a romantic Ed Sheeran song? Beyonce featured in a romantic Ed Sheeran song.
5. You and Me Song by The Wannadies
An old classic. This wholesome song is slightly more upbeat and can get the party up dancing.
Our Top 5 Wedding Party Songs to Sing-along!
Picture this, you’re at a wedding party enjoying a drink, or five? What is the one thing that will make you get up and start having a good old boogie? The best party sing along songs!
Here are the ultimate top five 5 party singalongs that you cannot help but have a sing and dance to… and trust me, we’ve tried! In no particular order, we have five classic party songs that will be sure to cause serious movement on the dance floor.
1. Lionel Richie – Dancing On The Ceiling
‘Oh what a feeling, when we’re dancing on the ceiling!’ This track is sure to have all generations in the family dancing. Maybe not on the ceiling, but dancing nonetheless.
2. Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
Tonight, you’re gonna have yourself a real good time! With the greatest frontman of all time smashing out the vocals, what can go wrong? Queen is the King of sing-along songs.
3. Kings Of Leon – Sex On Fire
Not a fan of the old-school classics? Don’t worry, this is a new school classic! From the first chord, everyone knows it. Could this be the king of modern rock sing-alongs?
4. Bryan Adams – Summer of 69
Did you know Bryan Adams got his first real six-string from the five and dime? Of course you did, he played it until his fingers bled! Nothing quite gets the party started like a classic, and the ‘Summer Of 69’ has classic written all over it.
5. Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline
We started with the classics, and that’s how we’ll end! Nothing quite gets folk singing like a blast from the past. With this track, good times will never seem so good!
A good old-fashioned sing-along, being tipsy, and these top 5 wedding party sing-along songs go hand in hand. You’ll have your guests up singing and dancing in no time. Trust us, we know!
Our Top 5 Floor Fillers
And if a sing-along doesn’t get them up, we’ve compiled our top five floor fillers that are sure to get toes tapping, hands drumming and smiles all around that everyone will have to get up. The videos are proof in the pudding!
1. Build Me Up Buttercup
2. What Makes You Beautiful by One Direction
3. 500 Miles by The Proclaimers
4. Wonderwall by Oasis
5. Love Train by The O’Jays
Our Silver Service Singers have a wide repertoire of songs to choose from, to make your special day that moment more memorable. From atmosphere kings, to floor fillers and karaoke classics.
If you’re looking for a good time, boogying, laughing and smiling, then give us a call! You’ll be happy to know we perform all of the above songs on request… plus many more bangers! If you want to see us in action, check out our super-talented singers blowing the socks off of this wedding party.
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