Unique Wedding Songs + Non Traditional Wedding Songs

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Are you on the lookout for wedding songs that you haven’t heard a thousand times before? If you’re looking for something a little different then you’ve come to the right place.

To save you hours and hours of trawling through Youtube listening to the same cheesy tunes over and over again, we’ve compiled the ultimate list of unique weddings songs for all those special moments throughout your big day.


Non Traditional Processional Songs For Your Walk Down the Aisle

The walking down the aisle music, otherwise known as bridal entrance or processional music, is by far one of the hardest tracks to choose, especially if you are not a traditional ‘Here Comes The Bride’ kind of gal!

There are numerous questions to ask yourself before selecting the perfect track:

Do you want to make a grand entrance?

Do you want a song that starts off slow and then builds up to a crescendo?

Do you want instrumental or something with lyrics?

To help you make that decision here are a collection of beautiful yet quirky options for you to walk down the aisle to:

1. Can’t Help Falling In Love - Ingrid Michaelson

2. Reign Of Love - Coldplay

3. She - Elvis Costello

4. Longing To Belong - Eddie Veder

5. Halo - One Republic

6. Heartbeats - Jose Gonzalez

7. I Do - Marie Digby

8. Here Comes The Sun - The Beatles

9. Back To You - John Mayer

10. Feels Like Home - Chantal Kreviazuk

11. Whatever It Is - Zac Brown

12. I Won’t Give Up - Landon Austin

13. Heartstrings - Clara C

14. I Choose You - Ryan Leslie

15. Angel - Jack Johnson

16. The Luckiest - Ben Fold

17. The Adventure - Angles And Airwaves

18. Bless The Broken Road - Rascal Flatts

19. Grow Old With Me - John Lennon

20. I Am You - Kim Taylor

21. At Last - Etta James

22. Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley

23. We Are Gonna Be Friends - White Stripes

24. Sea Of Love - Cat Power

25. One And Only - Adele

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First Dance Songs That Won’t Make You Cringe

Picking the soundtrack to that all important first dance with your new hubby can be daunting. You want it to be classic and beautiful yet you don’t want to leave your guests cringing at your chosen track. Forget Michael Buble and start your wedded life to one of these cool tunes instead:

26. You Are The Best Thing - Ray LaMontage

27. First Day Of My Life - Bright Eyes

28. We Found Each Other In The Dark - City And Colour

29. I’ll Follow You - Jon McLaughlin

30. We Could Happen - AJ Rafael

31. Just Like A Star - Corrine Bailey Rae

32. So Here We Are - Bloc Party

33. We Found Love - Boyce Avenue

34. Songbird - Eva Cassidy

35. Grow Old With Me - Tom Odell

36. I Was Made For You - She & Him

37. Only Love - Ben Howard

38. Ho Hey - The Lumineers

39. Make You Feel My Love - Adele

40. When The Stars Go Blue - Ryan Adams

41. Never Let Me Go - Florence And The Machine

42. Baby I’m Yours - Arctic Monkeys

43. Someone Like You - Van Morrison

44. Loving You - Paolo Nutini

45. I Walk The Line - Johnny Cash

46. Love On Top - Beyonce

47. Everything - Ben Harper

48. Come Away With Me - Norah Jones

49. Better Together - Jack Johnson

50. All I Want Is You - Barry Louis Polisar

Original Songs For All Those Big Moments

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Original Songs For All Those Big Moments

From the father daughter dance and the cake cutting to the bouquet toss, you’ll want to relive all these big moments for years to come which is why it’s essential to choose songs that you won’t ever get tired of listening to. Choosing music to accompany every cherished moment on your wedding day is no easy feat so get stuck into our selection:

51. Father And Daughter - Paul Simon

52. My Girl - The Temptations

53. I Loved Her First - Heartland

54. Just The Way You Are - Billy Joel

55. When You Need Me - Bruce Springsteen

56. Isn’t She Lovely - Stevie Wonder

57. I Wish You Love - Frank Sinatra

58. Walk With You - Eddie McCain

59. To Sir With love - Lulu

60. My Darling - Wilco

61. Silly Love Songs - Paul McCartney

62. When I’m 64 - The Beatles

63. Cut The Cake - Average White Band

64. Chapel Of Love - The Dixie Cups

65. Lips Like Sugar - Echo And The Bunnymen

66. Marry You - Bruno Mars

67. Love And Marriage - Frank Sinatra

68. Little White Church - Little Big Town

69. Hollaback Girl - Gwen Stefani

70. American Woman - Lenny Kravitz

71. Independent Woman - Destiny's Child

72. Short Skirt, Long Jacket - Cake

73. Girls - Beastie Boys

74. Need You Tonight - INXS

75. Girls, Girls, Girls - Motley Crue

Reception Dance Songs You Won’t Hear At Every Other Wedding

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Reception Dance Songs You Won’t Hear At Every Other Wedding

It’s tough to cater for everyone’s taste at a wedding, and even more so if your personal music preferences aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. If you’re having trouble putting together a wedding reception playlist that suits your style and still speaks to your attendees, then take a cue from our list which is guaranteed to get your guests up and grooving on the dance floor.

76. Into the Groove - Madonna

77. Black Betty - Ram Jam

78. Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top

79. Get Up Offa That Thing - James Brown

80. Bella - Angus And Julia Stone

81. Because The Night - Patti Smith Group

82. Kiss Me - The Frey

83. I See Love - Passenger

84. Dance With Me - 112

85. Yours And Mine - Brooke Annibale

86. Hey Ya! - Outkast

87. Take My Heart - Soko

88. Nothing Like You And I - The Perishers

89. I Wanna Dance With Somebody - Whitney Houston

90. I Wont Let You Go - James Morrison

91. I’m Yours - The Script

92. Snap - Rhythm Is A Dancer

93. Wild Horses - The Sundays

94. The Luckiest - Ben Fold Five

95. I Will Wait - Mumford And Sons

96. You And Me - Lifehouse

97. All Right Now - Free

98. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - James Taylor

99. (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew

100. Crazy Love - Van Morrison

Still haven't found what you are looking for?

Check out our list of 101 First Dance Songs.

Top 5 Places For Wedding Day Music Inspiration On The Web

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Top 5 Places For Wedding Day Music Inspiration On The Web

Want to check out what some of the above songs actually sound like to see if they resonate with you as a couple and deserve to be featured on your special day? Or perhaps you want to delve a little deeper in your search for a unique wedding day playlist?

Whether you simply want to sit back and listen to some tunes, find similar artists to all your favorites, or actually start putting your playlist to paper (or should I say iPod..?) check out the following top five places on the web for all the wedding day music inspiration you’ll ever need:

Your Turn...

Are you on the hunt for unique wedding songs that will make you stand out from the crowd? What songs have already made the grade for your wedding playlist? Share with us in the comments below and help other non conventional couples get inspired...