We’ve compiled 37 song ideas to help you choose a wedding song.

In the course of your relationship, there are some songs that naturally make way for sentiment in your memories and, for those situations, choosing a wedding aisle song – or a recessional song, or a first dance song – can be easy. Then there are some situations where nothing specific jumps out as the song that is personal to you. Those times actually make for great opportunities to choose a new song to become the anthem for your memories.

We’ve compiled a selection of wedding songs we love, from the popular ones that many can relate to, to the classics that are just timeless, to the unique ones that may sound fresh to your ears. If there are any that you absolutely love that we haven’t listed, share them with us in the comments below.

Popular love songs

Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Lovesong – Adele

All Of Me – John Legend

If I Ain’t Got You – Alicia Keys
James Bay did an amazing cover of this song at the 2015 Spotify Sessions in London.

No One – Alicia Keys

Kiss Me – Sixpence None the Richer

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Yellow – Coldplay

Better Together – Jack Johnson

You’ve Got The Love – Florence and the Machine

Love On Top – Beyoncé

Do You Remember – Jack Johnson

XO – Beyoncé
We especially love John Mayer’s acoustic version of this song.

XO – Beyoncé (Eclipse Acoustic Duo)

Thinkin Bout You – Frank Ocean

Heartbeats – José Gonzales

(There is) No Greater Love – Amy Winehouse

Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Tennessee Whiskey – Chris Stapleton
We can picture this one sung live in the late afternoon in summer, in a beautiful outdoor ceremony.

Classic love songs

There’s a reason why some of the oldies are considered timeless. Some of what we’ve listed below are around seventy years old and they are still able to hit you right in your heart.

Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley

Stand By Me – Ben E. King

The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra

Your Song – Elton John

Let’s Stay Together – Al Green

You’ve Got A Friend – James Taylor

At Last – Etta James

Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – Elvis Presley
Take inspiration from the wedding scene from Crazy Rich Asians.

Wonderful World – Sam Cooke

Body and Soul – Tony Bennet & Amy Winehouse

Dream A Little Dream Of Me – The Mamas and The Papas
This one is so magical, it’s like you’re floating on a cloud. We had to just cover it ourselves too.

Unique, lesser-known love songs

I Love You, Honeybear – Father John Misty

River – Leon Bridges

I Have Nothing – Whitney Houston

Beyond – Leon Bridges 
His voice is like a modern Sam Cooke’s and we adore it.

Love Me Now – John Legend

Lucky – Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat

Wait For The Moment – Vulfpeck

How Deep Is Your Love – P.J. Morton
The original version of this song is a complete classic but we’ve listed it here because of how creatively P.J. Morton has interpreted it. It’s like he breathed a new soul into this song.

Share with us your favourite love songs

No matter how obscure or how popular. What are your favourite love songs that we haven’t listed? Share it with us in the comment box below.


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