Our favorite tunes for the big day

Wedding Advice

Apr 16, 2020

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Photo by: Geneoh Photography
As you are working through all of the plans and details for your special day, don’t overlook the importance of music! Whether it’s played live by a solo musician, live band, or mixed by a DJ, music can set the tone for your entire event. Selecting songs that are meaningful to you and your partner can also be a simple and impactful way to personalize your ceremony and reception. There are so many opportunities throughout your wedding day to make a statement with music. So today, we are here to share some of our favorites!
BRIDAL ENTRANCE  //
— Cannon in D (an absolute classic, but there are so many unique arrangements to choose from!)
— Can’t Help Falling in Love – Ingrid Michaelson
— The Story – Brandi Carlile
Photo by: Cait n Her Camera Photography
RECESSIONAL//
We love something fun & upbeat for newlyweds and their wedding party to walk out to! 
— Signed, Sealed, Delivered – Stevie Wonder
— Love on Top – Beyonce
— You Make My Dreams Come True – Hall & Oates
Photo by: Janelle Elise Photography
FIRST DANCE //
You can really go so many different directions with this- from moderns and upbeat to classic and timeless!
— At Last – Etta James
— Beyond – Leon Bridges
— Stay With You – John Legend
Photo by: Madison Delaney Photography
FATHER/DAUGHTER //
— My Girl – The Temptations
— What a Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
— First Man – Camila Cabello (Up and coming for 2020!)
Photo by: Geneoh Photography
MOTHER/SON //
— Forever Young – Rod Stewart
— In My Life – The Beatles
— How Sweet it is – James Taylor
Photo by: Cait n Her Camera Photography

GET THEM ON THE DANCE FLOOR WITH… //We love kicking off the dance with a few songs that will get guests of all ages moving and that the majority of guests will know! 

— Shout! – The Isley Brothers
— I Wanna Dance with Somebody – Whitney Houston
— Good as Hell – Lizzo (Maybe not for the older generation, but this hit filled the dance floor time after time this past summer!)
LAST SONG //
— Piano Man – Billy Joel
— Closing Time – Semisonic
— Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey

 

 

Let us know some of your all time favorites in the comments below! We would love to hear from you!

Xo,

The Peonies

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