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Modern Wedding Songs
Are you looking for some romantic, modern love songs to play at your wedding? Wedding is a special occasion and the first dance as a couple is more than just special.
Batul Nafisa Baxamusa
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2018
Joyful Bride And Groom Singing Together
The most important day in your life has finally arrived. You are going to walk down the aisle, take the vows and begin a new life journey with the love of your life. After the ceremony, it is time to attend the reception, be greeted by people who care and enjoy the evening. But, before you get set to begin your new life, you need to do a lot of planning. You need to decide your venue, the number of guest to be invited, decorations, centerpieces, etc. You also need to plan the best party of your life that includes the best DJ in town playing the best songs.

Yes, you can play songs to get the party grooving. You need to sit down and go through a list of modern wedding songs for the ceremony. You need to choose the numbers that are exciting, interesting and romantic. The first dance is a very special dance for the newly weds and help you connect with your spouse for the first time after the wedding. If you are searching for some cool, fun and enjoyable dance numbers, the following list will prove to be helpful
Wedding Songs for the Ceremony
The ceremony is divided into a number of sections that are full of varied emotions for the bride and groom, family, friends and guests invited. You begin a wedding ceremony with the pre-ceremony, then move on to the bridal entrance. Then, comes in the bride and the recessional. So, each section requires a specific mood to be set and you need to play the tunes accordingly. The pre-ceremony is the time when guests enter the venue and you need to play some music while they are being seated. You can try the following themes for modern wedding songs for ceremony to be played at the pre-ceremony.
Pre-Ceremony Wedding Songs
pre wedding songs
• Water Music ~ Handel
• Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring ~ Bach
• Here, There and Everywhere ~ The Beatles
• In My Life ~ John Lennon and Paul McCartney
• The Wedding Song ~ Paul Stookey
• Bitter Sweet Symphony ~ The Verve
• A Day Without Rain ~ Enya
• By Your Side ~ Sade
• Theme for Chariots of Fire ~ Vangelis
• Primavera ~ Vivaldi
• Clocks ~ Cold Play
• Rainbow Connection ~ Sarah McLachlan
Songs for Bridal Party Entrance
Bridal party entrance songs
• Forrest Gump Suite ~ Forrest Gump Theme
• Now We Are Free ~ Zimmer and Gerald
• Sunrise, Sunset ~ Fiddler on the Roof
• Wedding Processional ~ The Sound of Music
• Clair de Lune ~ Debussy
Songs for Bride's Entrance
Bride's entrance songs
• Arrival of the Queen of Sheba ~ Handel
• Have You Ever Been In Love ~ Celine Dion
• My Heart Will Go On ~ The Titanic
• You Raise Me Up ~ Josh Gorban
•The Prayer ~ Bocelli and Dion
Recessional Wedding Songs
Recessional Wedding Songs
• Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring ~ Bach
• Breathe ~ Faith Hill
• Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours ~ Stevie Wonder
• Beautiful Day ~ U2
• All You Need Is Love ~ The Beatles
Couple's Entrance During the Reception
Recessional Wedding Songs
• JGrand March ~ Verdi
•Love's Theme ~ Barry White
•Chariots of Fire ~ Vangelis
•Chantal Kreviazuk ~ Beyoncé/ Jay-Z
Wedding Songs for First Dance
Songs for the first dance
• Come Away With Me ~ Norah Jones
• Today ~ Joshua Radin
• I Could Not Ask For More ~ Edwin McCain
• Truly Madly Deeply ~ Savage Garden
• I Love You ~ Sarah Mclachlan
• Sun Is Shining ~ Bob Marley
• You Belong to Me ~ Bob Dylan
• Forever ~ Chris Brown
• The Prettiest Star ~ David Bowie
• Can't Take My Eyes Off You ~ Andy Williams
• Can't Help Falling in Love ~ Elvis Presley
• Love Me Tender ~ Elvis Presley
The most emotional moment a couple shares after the wedding vows is the first dance. You both will looking into each others eyes and rest of the eyes around will be fixed on you two. This is 'your' song and will have a significant meaning in your life. This can be the couples favorite song. You can try the following numbers to make your first dance special with the following sweet numbers.
Popular Modern Wedding Songs
Popular wedding songs
• I Got You (I Feel Good) ~ James Brown
• You Give Me Something ~ Jamiroquai
• Rose of My Heart ~ Johnny Cash
• It's You, It's Me ~ Kaskade
&bulI Was Made for Loving You ~ Kiss
• Breathless ~ Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
• Maybe I'm Amazed ~ Paul McCartney
• This Is Love ~ PJ Harvey
• I'm Sticking With You ~ Velvet Underground
• Woman ~ Wolfmother
• Our Way to Fall ~ Yo La Tengo
• Can You Feel the Love Tonight ~ Elton John
These were just a few songs that you can ask the DJ to play at the various ceremonies in your wedding. If you still ain't satisfied, then try to choose some popular modern love songs from the following list.

I hope the above modern love songs list help you choose the perfect songs for your wedding. The ceremony, the reception, the father-daughter dance, the mother-son dance and the first dance all have a significant emotional meaning attached to it. You can set the mood and wedding theme on the basis of the music played in the venue. You can make your wedding the most memorable one for yourself and your guests by playing the right music.