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The best wedding music by running order of yor wedding

The right wedding music can increase the fun, enhance memories and stir emotions on your special day.


Scroll down for a guide to the right wedding music to match the running order of your big day.

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Best wedding music to get ready to

Pop or R&B music will keep your nerves at bay and increase the energy/excitement for your day. Try to avoid sentimental ballads, to ensure your makeup stays put pre-ceremony. Getting ready is the perfect time to play all your pop guilty secrets and the songs that make you happy with no one else there except your bridal party to hear.


Perfect songs for when guests arrive

Instrumental music is a wise option to soften the silence in the ceremony room and encourage guests to have a chat amongst themselves. Instrumental versions of your favourite modern tunes will help get people talking as they recognise the melodies.


Related articles: creating a playlist - wedding entertainment- booking a band - hiring a DJ

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Sentimental wedding songs for the ceremony

Romantic ballads are a perfect accompaniment to walking the aisle that will have your nearest and dearest shedding a tear. Try to pick slower pace tunes, which will enable you and your bridesmaids to walk the aisle in un-rushed elegance. When signing the register and walking out, opt for more uplifting songs to capture the moment.


Background music for the wedding breakfast

The sit-down dinner is a perfect opportunity to play your favourite band music that would not suit the evening reception. Good options are indie, country and alternative bands. Having music softly in the background will keep everyone’s energy up and ensure guests feel more relaxed to chat.

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Toe-tapping disco and reception music

Pop, 80s/90s and House Music will all ensure that dancefloor stays packed. Try to opt for a right mix of modern music, recent classics and a few ‘golden oldies’ to ensure everyone has a song to dance too. If you need inspiration, it is worth asking guests for their favourite song to dance to on the RSVP.


Related articles: creating a playlist - wedding entertainment- booking a band - hiring a DJ