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It can be pretty overwhelming to choose that perfect wedding song. For one, there are so many beautiful wedding songs to choose from. There are also music tastes to consider. But it's something you and your significant other can decide on. If you want to discover the perfect wedding aisle song for you, we've got some great suggestions.
What Is an Aisle Song?
In a nutshell, it's any song that will play when you're walking down the aisle. Depending on your tastes and who you are as a couple, aisle songs can be traditional or classic wedding songs.
The song for your bridal entrance can also be something that holds a special meaning for you and your future spouse. If you don't have particular wedding love songs in mind, that's fine. You can pick a song that speaks about your dreams as husband and wife.
Should You Go for a Live Band or Digital Recording for your Wedding?
Again, this boils down to preference and personal tastes. Your wedding budget can also play a part in your decision-making. Don't make this decision lightly, though. Music plays a big part in your bridal entrance, wedding march, and the rest of your wedding festivities.
To help you decide, know what kind of vibe you want your wedding to have. Live music usually creates a tasteful and sophisticated ambience. Hiring a professional DJ is also a good option, especially if you have a small wedding venue and the DJ has state-of-art equipment and good taste in wedding love songs.
What Should Be the Pace of Your Wedding Song?
The pace should be slower than your normal pace so that you and your wedding entourage can walk elegantly and comfortably down the aisle. If you've picked an upbeat wedding song, see if you can have it arranged to something a bit slower. The goal is to have a beautiful wedding love song you'll love!
What are the Best Classic Wedding Songs to Walk Down the Aisle?
There's a reason they're called a classic: they never go out of style. When you choose classic wedding songs, you'll never go wrong. These songs are ultimate crowd pleasers, and they can instantly elevate the mood and tone of your wedding. Here are some classic wedding songs you can consider, plus some of their most romantic lines.
At Last - Etta James
"And then the spell was cast, and here we are in heaven, for you are mine at last."
Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley
"Take my hand. Take my whole life, too, for I can't help falling in love with you."
Close to You - Carpenters
"On the day that you were born, the angels got together and decided to create a dream come true. So they sprinkled moon dust in your hair of gold and starlight in your eyes of blue."
Songbird - Fleetwood Mac
"And the songbirds keep singing like they know the score. And I love you, I love you, I love you like never before"
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder
"I can't believe what God has done; through us, he's given life to one."
Here, There, and Everywhere - The Beatles
"I want her everywhere, and if she's beside me, I know I need never care. But to love her is to need her everywhere."
Crazy Love - Van Morrison
"The heavens open every time she smiles. And when I come to her, that's where I belong."
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong
"I see trees of green, red roses, too. I see them bloom for me and you, and I think to myself, what a wonderful world."
That's All - Nat King Cole
"I can only give you love that lasts forever and a promise to be near each time you call, and the only heart I own for you and you alone. That's all."
That Sunday, That Summer - George Benson
"If I had to choose just one day to last my whole life through, it would surely be that Sunday. The day that I met you."
What are Some Fun Wedding Songs to Light Your Wedding Aisle?
Sometimes, you just want to break from tradition and play some really fun wedding songs instead. That's fine, too, especially if you and your other half have fun and easygoing personalities. Check out these upbeat wedding songs you can include in your wedding playlist.
Marry You - Bruno Mars
"Is it the look in your eyes, or is it this dancing juice? Who cares, baby? I think I wanna marry you."
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz
"There's no need to complicate; our time is short. This is our fate―I'm yours."
Kiss Me - Sixpence None The Richer
"Strike up the band and make the fireflies dance. Silver moon's sparkling, so kiss me."
You Make My Dreams Come True - Hall and Oates
"What I've got full stock of thoughts and dreams that scatter, and you pull them all together. And how I can't explain―you make my dreams come true."
Il mondo - Jimmy Fontana
"Soltanto adesso, io ti guardo. Nel tuo silenzio io mi perdo. E sono niente accanto a te"
It Must Be Love - Madness
"I've got to be near you every night, every day. I couldn't be happy any other way."
There She Goes - La's
"There she goes again, racing through my brain. And I just can't contain this feeling that remains."
You & Me Song - The Wannadies
"The week's not yet begun. And everything is quiet, and it's always you and me."
Best of My Love - The Emotions
"My life has a better meaning. Love has kissed me in a beautiful way."
I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers
"And when I grow old, well, I know I'm gonna be, I'm gonna be the man who's growing old with you."
Can You Use R&B Wedding Songs for Your Wedding March?
Definitely! These are some popular wedding songs that younger couples like to pick. Here are some great R&B tracks you may want to add to your wedding songs list.
Ribbon in the Sky - Stevie Wonder
"This is not a coincidence and far more than a lucky chance. But what is that was always meant is a ribbon in the sky for our love."
Kiss of Life - Sade
"When I was led to you, I knew you were the one for me. I swear the whole world could feel my heartbeat."
A Couple of Forevers - Chrisette Michele
"Me and you are built like armor. Nothing can stop love from loving on us. And I'm not asking for much, just a couple of forevers."
If It Wasn't for Your Love - Heather Headley
"And oh, the wonderful surprise to have a light so bright it blinds. It blinds my eyes, but finally, I see how it feels to live a dream."
At Your Best (You Are Love) - Aaliyah
"But at your best, you are love. You're a positive, motivating force within my life."
So Beautiful - Musiq Soulchild
"I don't wanna waste no time. If I had to choose, I know I'm gon' always choose to be with you."
Forever - Jason Nelson
"Because forever is a long time; that's how long I'll love you."
Saving Forever for You - Shanice
"You are the only one I'd ever give forever to."
Best Part - Daniel Caesar featuring H.E.R.
"Where you go, I follow no matter how far. If life is a movie, oh, you're the best part."
You Put a Move on My Heart - Tamia
"And these special feelings won't ever fade 'cause I knew from the start. You put a move on my heart."
Top 10 Most Popular Wedding Songs That Are Bride and Groom-Approved
When you and your future spouse have the same taste in music, that's already a big win. Check out some of the best wedding songs that will instantly get a yes from any bride or groom.
A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
"Darling, don't be afraid. I have loved you for a thousand years; I'll love you for a thousand more."
You Are My Lady - Freddie Jackson
"You are my lady. You're everything I need and more."
Beautiful in White - Shane Filan
"In that very moment, I found the one, and my life had found its missing piece."
Perfect - Ed Sheeran
"But darling, just kiss me slow. Your heart is all I own, and in your eyes, you're holding mine."
Make You Feel My Love - Adele
"I could make you happy, make your dreams come true. Nothing that I wouldn't do, go to the ends of the earth for you to make you feel my love."
Save the Best for Last - Vanessa Williams
"But now we're standing face-to-face. Isn't this world a crazy place? Just when I thought our chance had passed, you go and save the best for last."
Masterpiece - Atlantic Starr
"Sometimes I wonder what I'd be, had I not found you. A least and lonely soul, this world could show me nothing new."
She - Elvis Costello
"I'll take her laughter and her tears and make them all my souvenirs. For where she goes, I've got to be. The meaning of my life is she."
All of Me - John Legend
"Give your all to me; I'll give my all to you. You're my end and my beginnin'; even when I lose, I'm winnin'."
Better Together - Jack Johnson
"It's not always easy, and sometimes life can be deceiving. I'll tell you one thing―it's always better when we're together."
What Country Songs Can You Play When You're Walking Down the Aisle?
Haven't made your choice yet from these options of top wedding songs? Perhaps you're looking for a bit of country flavor. And why not when country songs have the most heartfelt lyrics and the most beautiful melodies?
Never Saw Blue Like That - Shawn Colvin
"You're giving me all you have and more. And no one else has ever shown me how to see the world the way I see it now. Oh, I never saw blue like that."
I Love the Way You Love Me - John Michael Montgomery
"And I could list a million things I love to like about you. But they all come down to one reason: I could never live without you."
When You Say Nothing At All - Alison Krauss
"The touch of your hand says you'll catch me if ever I fall. You say it best when you say nothing at all."
I Love You - Martina McBride
"I never knew that I could feel like this. Can hardly wait till our next kiss."
Making Memories of Us - Keith Urban
"And I'm gonna make you this promise: if there's life after this, I'm gonna be there to meet you with a warm, wet kiss."
Bless the Broken Road - Rascal Flatts
"This much I know is true, that God blessed the broken road that led me straight to you."
God Gave Me You - Blake Shelton
"Half of what I could be, I can't do without you. We are stitched together, and what love has tethered, I pray we never undo."
Me and You - Kenny Chesney
"Like a perfect scene from a movie screen, we're a dream come true. Suited perfectly for eternity, me and you."
From This Moment On - Shania Twain
"From this moment, I have been blessed. I live only for your happiness."
Forever After All - Luke Combs
"They say nothing lasts forever, but they ain't seen us together. Or the way the moonlight dances in your eyes."