Are you a 90s baby getting married soon? Tired of the usual songs from the previous generation? It’s time to update your wedding playlist to reflect the soundtrack of our lives!
Here’s a mix of the top 10 classic, romantic, upbeat weddings songs that should go into every wedding playlist!
- “Better Together” – Us The Duo
This song sounds like balmy palm tress, sun, surf and sea. We love the laid back vibes of this song and the fantastic chemistry between the pair. Makes you feel like you’re already on your honeymoon, no?
2. Ho Hey by The Lumineers
‘Ho Hey’ is a modern track for couples looking for an alternative music, which is famous and known for its’ pure and fun sound. The track gives off an authentic and raw feel to its’ listeners and is ideal for romantics as this song includes simple yet lovely and endearing lyrics such as, “I belong with you, you belong with me, you’re my sweetheart.”
3. Marry Me by Train
Marry Me by Train is a classic for lovers with its’ slow paced tune and beautiful lyrics which simply makes anyone fall in love. It is a perfect song for your first dance with your partner as it helps the both of you to escape into a special world with just the two of you in love. The sentimental lyric, “Marry me, today and everyday,” describes the sensation felt by couples that are deeply in love.
4. I Can’t Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley
This is truly a classic song by the legendary Elvis Presley. This track is a great choice for couples wanting a classic pop ballad from the 60’s. It is the ideal song for your special first dance with your significant other. The specific tender lyric, “Take my hand, take my whole life, too, for I can’t help falling in love with you,” truly represents the devotion for your partner as well as the promise to each other to continue and embark in their new step in their life together.
5. All Of You by John Legend
For all the romantics at heart, John Legend pours his love and devotion for his other half, Chrissy Teigen in this song which is just perfect for expressing your unconditional love to your partner with its’ heartfelt lyrics. You might find yourself tearing up a little with this emotional ballad as every lyric is meaningful and here’s just an example, “Give your all to me, I’ll give my all to you,” a great expression of the promise given by both lovers.
6. I wanna hold your Hand by Beatles
Making waves in the 60’s when it was released by the Beatles, I wanna Hold Your Hand continues to be an enduring classic. Its energy, innocence and everlasting youthful-ness makes it a favourite for everyone to dance to.
7. ‘I do’ by Colbie Caillat
This song demands you attention to its’ catchy upbeat tune and when the chorus kicks in, you will find yourself getting groovy to this beat. It is definitely a dance number for couples who just love to move their body. With the enormous grin on your face, it is impossible to feel your face when you are with your partner and you just love the feeling.
8. Marry Me by Jason Derulo
‘Marry Me’ is a pretty self-explanatory track that simply describes the desire of tying the knot with your soul mate. It is a modern upbeat song with beautiful lyrics such as, “The more I look, the more I find the reasons why you’re the love of my life.” This potential wedding song is current, relatable and definitely romantic for couples in love.
9. Happy by Pharrell Williams
Here’s a track filled with happiness radiating from its’ beat and lyrics, Happy by Pharrell Williams is sure to get you into a joyous mood and spreads the positivity of happiness. Nothing exclaims happiness like the lyric, “Because I’m happy, clap along if you feel like a room without a roof, because I’m happy, clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth.” It is also a reminder to couples that in life happiness is the truth and the most important factor for a healthy married life.
10. See You Again / Love Me Like You Do / Sugar
What do you get when you put sexy (50 shades of grey) with nostalgia (See You Again) and weddings (Sugar)? This amazing acoustic mash-up which brings out the best of each song, guaranteed to evoke memories and emotions of this special day.
By: Thanussha Priyah
*Featured image by Polka Dot Bride