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Choosing wedding music is a long task (so many songs! so much research!) but really worth it, because you get to rock out all night to your ultimate favourite songs, and all your wedding guests have no choice but to listen to the music you chose for an entire 6+ hour event.

Walking down the aisle.

I don’t know if anyone at the wedding noticed that the song we walked down the aisle to was Disney? It’s from Tarzan.

Reception.

Josh and I found the cheapest DJ company we could. They sent a fresh 18-year-old who said to us, on the day, “I’m really nervous – I’ve never been to a wedding”. This was reassuring.

But he was the best ever. Props to the 18-year-old from Moby Disc.

Wedding Waltz.

We were very indecisive over what song to choose for our wedding waltz because Josh and I have very different music tastes. Josh likes what I like to call “death metal” and I enjoy “normal music”.

But we secretly both enjoy “One Thousand Years” by Christina Perri, and it’s dramatically ruined for us because….

It’s the Twilight song.

While we don’t think our friends watch Twilight and we COULD have got away with it, there was one person, one person, who would immediately know.

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Badke.

Hopeless Wanderer, Mumford and Sons it is.

Complete list

We gave guests an option to “choose their favourite song” during RSVP.

CEREMONY
Walking down the Aisle You’ll be in my heart – instrumental by Sebastian Winter
Signing the registry Ed Sheeran – Kiss Me
Leaving Ceremony Coldplay – Magic
RECEPTION
Enter Bridesmaids All the Single Ladies – Beyonce
Enter Groomsmen I’m bringing sexy back – Justin Timerberlake
Enter Bridal Couple Happy – Pharrell Williams
Wedding Waltz Hopeless Wanderer – Mumford and Sons
Father – Daughter Dance A Little Ray of Sunshine – Axiom
Dance Tracks There She Goes – The WombatsKill the Director – The WombatsI believe in a thing called love – The Darkness

Waka Waka – Shakira

Fader – The Temper Trap

Happy – Pharrell Williams

Let’s Dance to Joy Division – The Wombats

Techno Fan – The Wombats

Party Rock – LMFAO

Oasis – Don’t look back in Anger

Lonely Boy – The Black Keys

You Make Me Feel – Cobra Starship

The Time – Black Eyed Peas

Here it goes again – Ok Go

A little party never killed nobody

Tracks to be played at any time Clocks – ColdplayLove Love Love – Avalanche CityRuby – Kaiser Chiefs

Some Postman – Presidents of the USA

Toto – Africa

Love Lost – The Temper Trap

Need your Love – The Temper Trap

Bitter Sweet Symphony – The Verve

All I want is you – Ball Park Music

Calvin Harris – Feel so close

I will wait for you – Mumford and Sons

All of me – John Legend and Lindsey Stirling

Hey Boys and Girls – Evermore

When you say nothing at all – Ronan Keating

Beautiful Day – U2

The way you look tonight – Elton John

Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey

Locked out of Heaven – Bruno Mars

Everything – Michael Buble

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    Delia @ Wedding Music
    July 20, 2016 at 4:18 pm

    I love something dramatic for my walk down the aisle. So I should list some wedding processional songs which can help me to make beautiful moments in my wedding.

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    Lucy
    August 4, 2016 at 5:49 am

    Thank for sharing! I really love guitar and wondering to have some nice piece of guitar play too in my wedding reception.
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