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Wedding Music: 50 Upbeat Recessional Songs

Jul 31 2016 - 6:00am

Need some help planning out the music for your wedding [1]? Not only do we have a complete guide [2], but we also have suggestions for songs for all aspects of the wedding [3]. We gave you ideas for the processional [4], which is when you walk down the aisle. Now it's time for the companion piece: recessional songs! Also known as when you walk back up the aisle after saying "I do," the recessional signifies that it's time to celebrate. We have 50 ideas that will work for you, whether you want a classic or modern feel, whether you love Dean Martin or Beyoncé.


"Love on Top" by Beyoncé

"You Make My Dreams Come True" by Hall & Oates

"Sugar" by Maroon 5

"Love Never Felt So Good" by Michael Jackson featuring Justin Timberlake

"You're All I Need to Get By" by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

"Best Day of My Life" by American Authors

"You Are the Best Thing" by Ray LaMontagne

"Mirrors" by Justin Timberlake

"Do You Believe in Magic" by The Lovin' Spoonful

"I'm Into Something Good" by The Bird and the Bee

"Crazy in Love" by Beyoncé and Jay Z

"This Will Be Our Year" by The Zombies

"Happy Together" by The Turtles

"Feel Again" by OneRepublic

"With a Girl Like You" by The Troggs

"I Do" by Colbie Caillat

"Could You Be Loved" by Bob Marley

"Everlasting Love" by Carl Carlton

"Boom Clap" by Charli XCX

"Let My Love Open the Door" by Pete Townshend

"Treasure" by Bruno Mars

"I Melt With You" by Modern English

"Little Talks" by Of Monsters and Men

"Heaven" by Los Lonely Boys

"Safe and Sound" by Capital Cities

"Is This Love" by Bob Marley

"Breakfast" by Kelis

"Can't Take My Eyes Off You" by Frankie Valli

"Best of My Love" by The Emotions

"Feelin' Good" by Michael Bublé

"For Once in My Life" by Stevie Wonder

"Home" by Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros

"Electric Love" by Borns

"Got to Be Real" by Cheryl Lynn

"Go Outside" by Cults

"(This Will Be) An Everlasting Love" by Natalie Cole

"Everlasting Light" by The Black Keys

"Home" by Phillip Phillips

"Just Like Heaven" by The Cure

"Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)" by Stevie Wonder

"Gimme Some Lovin'" by The Spencer Davis Group

"Baby I Need Your Loving" by The Four Tops

"The Way You Make Me Feel" by Michael Jackson

"Wild Wild Love" by Pitbull featuring G.R.L.

"Dog Days Are Over" by Florence + the Machine

"Ain't That a Kick in the Head" by Dean Martin

"Good Life" by OneRepublic

"Ho Hey" by The Lumineers

"You've Got the Love" by Florence + the Machine

"Marry You" by Bruno Mars

"On Top of the World" by Imagine Dragons

"I Believe in a Thing Called Love" by The Darkness

"Lovely Day" by Bill Withers

"Mint Car" by The Cure

"All You Need Is Love" by The Beatles

"Tenderness" by General Public

"Here Comes the Sun" by The Beatles

50 Recessional Songs For Your Wedding

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