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Choosing Your Wedding Songs

Wedding Songs

Your wedding songs will be one of the most remembered parts of your wedding day. The music stages every perfect moment and sets the tone for the entire event. Choosing your wedding songs and creating the perfect playlist requires a little thought and planning. Everything from culture and genre to the special lyrics must be considered to make it the unforgettable memory you envision. These tips will help you choose your wedding songs.

What is Important?

We sought out the finest wedding DJs in the industry to ask some important questions about choosing wedding songs. There is a consensus that culture, background and your relationship will be the most influential factors when it comes to choosing your wedding songs. You should consider your background, relationship and the music you love and want to hear. You and your partner should sit together and create a playlist that is meaningful and significant to your relationship.

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Wedding Songs for the Special Events

You will plan a few important events on your wedding timeline, such as the cake cutting ceremony and the first dance. Do not complicate every song on your playlist. Choose soft wedding songs for the romantic slow dances. Choose dance music to energize your celebration and get your crowd moving. Play fun songs during the guarder toss and bouquet toss. Take out your timeline and plan your music simultaneously with your events.

Make it Less Complicated

Your playlist does not need to be complicated. Think about what you want to hear when you walk down the aisle. Think about the grand entrance song, the first dance song, cutting the cake song and the wedding exit. Pay special attention to the highlight moments and carefully select the right music to match the moment and your relationship. A special song for whimsical moments is "I'm Yours," by Jason Mraz.

Top Voted Romantic Song

Nothing could say it better or with more feeling than this choice of wedding songs. If you are searching for a romantic song that says it right, the professionals in the industry suggest Ray LaMontagne's "You are the Best Thing." This song is appropriate to play at the grand entrance to the reception ballroom or as a first dance when the spotlight on.

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Diversify Your Wedding Songs

Create a diversified playlist that everyone will enjoy, while remembering this is your day. You will want to play your favorite songs, but do not forget to create a list that your party will enjoy. All your special moments and events beneath the spotlight should be filled with a meaningful playlist of wedding songs. Choose a different playlist for your filler songs to play between events. You might choose a space for music that will get your grandparents and parents on the floor. Also think about your younger audience and trending music.

Put Love in Your Wedding Songs

Make it a love letter and let the world know you finally got it right with the special person that made you believe in love. Let them all know with "I Choose You," by Sara Bareilles. If you are looking for wedding songs that are not overplayed, this is it.

Interview Your Entertainment

Whether you are considering a live band or a wedding DJ, always interview your wedding entertainment to make sure they can handle your special playlist. Booking entertainment without interviewing them is like buying a car without a test drive. There is a certain skill required to create an interactive experience that will define your celebration. You should interview more than one DJ and more than one band. Your wedding venue can usually help you find professional wedding entertainment.

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