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  • Writer's pictureRuth

The Sound Track to your Big Day!

Music has become an integral part in a wedding celebration. From the walk down the aisle to entertaining your guests during the drinks reception, creating the right ambience for your wedding breakfast and of course the all-important first dance!

Ceremony music for example, you will need more music than you think! Our suggestions are -

A 20 minute playlist for while you guests are waiting -

1 Entrance Track

2 Tracks for signing your paperwork

1 Upbeat Exit Track

If you are providing your ceremony music on your phone, be sure to

  • Put the tracks on separate playlists so your Guests Waiting music doesn't flow into your aisle walk music

  • Download all tracks so the phone/tablet can be put on airplane mode so no notifications come through!

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Top 10 as per our recommended Wedding DJ Pete Holding of All Parties & Events

Number 1 is Perfect Ed Sheeran. And that is also the number one song requested by couples ………….in the world!

2: All of me - John Legend

3: Thinking out loud - Ed Sheeran

4: Amazed - Lonestar

5: How long will I love you - Ellie Goulding

6: At Last - Etta James

7: Elvis Presley – most often Can’t help falling in love (Michelle and I had this, but done on Caribbean Steel Drums)

8: James Arthur - Say you won’t let go

9: Ray Lamontagne - You are the best thing

10: Ed Sheeran - Tenerife Sea.

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Some couples just don’t have a ‘song’ so here are some suggestions that might fit the occasion…

Nina Schofield – The Gift

Emily Hackett – Take my hand

Johnny Stimson – Honeymoon

Matt Johnson – Beautiful in White

Ruthanne – The Vow

Ryann Darling – I Choose You

And for something more upbeat..

Hoku – Perfect Day

Thanks to All Parties & Events for their input into this blog.


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