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Wedding Music Ideas: 40 Songs For Your Walk Down the Aisle

Mar 28 2015 - 3:05am

If you're planning a wedding [1] soon, one of the most daunting (but fun) details to figure out is the music. We've got a wedding music guide [2] so you know what you have to select tunes for, but as for those tunes, we can help. We have ideas for your first dance song [3] and the father/daughter dance [4], but what about the ceremony? Your walk down the aisle kicks off the celebration, but why settle for "Here Comes the Bride?" We have a collection of processional song suggestions that span genres, from traditional and instrumental to indie and eclectic.

"A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri

"Hallelujah" by Jeff Buckley

"La Vie en Rose" by Andrea Bocelli

"I Was Married" by Tegan and Sara

"Hoppípolla" by Sigur Rós

"Magic" by Colbie Caillat

"Wedding Song" (Acoustic) by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

"Everyday" by Buddy Holly

"Canon in D" by Pachelbel

"Flightless Bird, American Mouth" by Iron & Wine

"Somewhere Only We Know" by Lily Allen

"Love" by Matt White

"Heartbeats" by Jose Gonzalez

"Use Somebody" by Vitamin String Quartet

"Sweet Disposition" by The Temper Trap

"Real Love" by Beach House

"I Will" by The Beatles

"Can't Help Falling in Love" by Ingrid Michaelson

"All I Want Is You" by U2

"Skinny Love" by Bon Iver

"Wonderwall" by Ryan Adams

"Dream a Little Dream of Me" by The Mamas and the Papas

"Marry Song" by Band of Horses

"Sea of Love" by Cat Power

"Turning Page" (Instrumental) by Sleeping at Last

"Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space" by Spiritualized

"Appalachia Waltz" by Yo-Yo Ma

"Make You Feel My Love" by Adele

"Kiss Me" by Ed Sheeran

"Angels" by The XX

"Chapel of Love" by The Dixie Cups

"Such Great Heights" by Iron & Wine

"First Day of My Life" by Bright Eyes

"Marry Me" by Train

"Somewhere Over the Rainbow" by Israel "Iz" Kamakawiwoʻole

"Falling Slowly" by The Swell Season

"Clair de Lune" by Claude Debussy

"Your Song" by Elton John

"Kissing You" by Des'ree

"Here, There, and Everywhere" by The Beatles

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