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35 Awesome Songs To Play At Your Wedding

Choosing appropriate music can be one of the trickiest elements of wedding planning. Sometimes the biggest challenge is knowing where to begin. Unless you’re having a traditional church ceremony, you can walk down the aisle to virtually any song in your iTunes library. And then there’s cocktail hour, dinner and the dance party to consider. You want to choose a selection of music that everyone from your college roommates to Great Aunt Tildy will enjoy. Strike the right chord, from your walk down the aisle to the final party anthem, with these awesome wedding song selections. Launch the playlist on iTunes.

For Your Walk Down the Aisle

“Falling Slowly” by Alternative Wedding Collection Cover of The Frames

“Heartbeats” by Jose Gonzalez

“Untitled #3 ” by Sigur Ros

“Tender” by Blur

“She” by Elvis Costello

For the Wedding Party’s Walk Down the Aisle

“Today I Met The Boy I’m Gonna Marry” by Darlene Love

“All You Need Is Love” by The Beatles

“Marry Me” by Train

“At Last” by Beyonce

“Till The Morning Comes” by Neil Young

For the Couple’s First Dance

“L-O-V-E” by Michael Buble

“That’s How Strong My Love Is” by Otis Redding

“Can’t Help Falling In Love With You” by Ingrid Michaelson

“Offering” by The Avett Brothers

“I Love How You Love Me” by Camera Obscura

For the Father-Daughter Dance

“What A Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong

“Songbird” by Fleetwood Mac

“My Girl” by The Temptations

“God Only Knows” by The Beach Boys

“Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder

For the Young’uns

“Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke ft. T.I. and Pharell Williams

“I Love It” by Icona Pop

“Get Lucky” by Daft Punk

“Some Nights” by Fun

“Happy” by Pharrell Williams

For the ’80s Lovers

“Express Yourself” by Madonna

“Thriller” by Michael Jackson

“1999” by Prince

“Once in a Lifetime” by Talking Heads

“Livin’ On A Prayer” by Bon Jovi

For the Old Timers

“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

“Under My Thumb” by The Rolling Stones

“Baby Love” by The Supremes

“I Want To Hold Your Hand” by The Beatles

“I Heard It Through the Grapevine” by Marvin Gaye

Launch the playlist on iTunes.

As featured in the premiere issue of 2life Weddings digital magazine!

Image: Elisabeth Millay Photography

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