10 classic wedding songs to add to your playlist

Are you busy creating your dream wedding playlist? Here are 10 classic wedding songs you need to include!

‘At Last’ by Etta James

This 1960 Etta James ballad deserves to be on every wedding playlist. Whether you use it for your first dance or your recessional song is up to you!

‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’ by Elvis Presley


Every wedding deserves a bit of Elvis Presley, and we reckon his 1961 ‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’ is perfect for a romantic first dance.

‘All You Need Is Love’ by The Beatles


Released in 1967, ‘All You Need Is Love’ by The Beatles is a must-have for every wedding. Use it for your wedding processional, recessional or during the signing of the marital paperwork!

‘Hallelujah’ by Jeff Buckley


Although originally released by Leonard Cohen in 1984, we absolutely love Jeff Buckley’s cover of the ballad. It’s an incredible song and deserves to be on every wedding playlist.

‘Your Song’ by Elton John


Released in 1970 by Elton John, ‘Your Song’ is perfect for a first dance. It’s just so romantic and slow and the lyrics – goosebumps!

‘The Way You Look Tonight’ by Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra’s ‘The Way You Look Tonight’ is ideal for a romantic first dance. The moment would be absolutely incredible!

‘I Say A Little Prayer’ by Aretha Franklin


Released by Aretha Franklin in 1968, ‘I Say A Little Prayer’ is the perfect choice for the wedding recessional or first dance. It’s a classic!

‘You Are The Best Thing’ by Ray LaMontagne


If you are after a classic recessional or first dance song, Ray LaMontagne’s 2008 song ‘You Are The Best Thing’ is the perfect choice.

‘This Will Be (An Everlasting Love’ by Natalie Cole

What better wedding song than 1975 ‘This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)’ by Natalie Cole? It’s a classic! Use it for your recessional or while signing the marital paperwork.

‘Come Away With Me’ by Norah Jones

If you want your guests to be in tears after your first dance, ‘Come Away With Me’ by Norah Jones is your go-to. We’re already crying!

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