Recessional Wedding Songs

Recessional wedding songs are played as the bride and groom walk back down the aisle, after taking being pronounced man and wife. Check some romantic, and appropriate suggestions.
Wedessence Staff Nov 23, 2018
Recessional ceremony song is played as the bride and the groom walk down the aisle after the wedding ceremony has concluded. Since it is a very sensitive moment, with the couple being married, both the sides of the family are emotional, and family and friends are all praises about the couple.
The songs played at this moment need to be uplifting and joyful. All the wedding jitters have finally passed you, and you are officially tied into holy matrimony. The songs have to present the similar reflection of the happiness in everyone's hearts.
There are no specific rules as to which wedding songs should be selected to play at this moment, many couples like to play their favorite songs. So, if you wish to try something different than the traditional "Wedding March" song, take a look at the list mentioned here to help you make the decision smoothly.

Popular Songs to Play

While picking the songs, you might want to avoid funny or comical songs. It's an emotional and happy time for all, and you really don't want to ruin it. Here's to an upbeat and celebratory wedding that will make the newlyweds, as well as the guests excited for the party. Bridge the gap between the recessional walk and the reception ceremony with these songs.
  • American Authors ~ Best Day Of My Life
  • Coldplay ~ A Sky Full Of Stars
  • Jason Derulo ~ Marry Me
  • Pharrell Williams ~ Happy
  • Justin Timberlake ~ Can’t Stop The Feeling!
  • Train ~ Marry Me
  • Maroon 5 ~ Sugar
  • Imagine Dragons ~ On Top Of The World
  • Bruno Mars ~ Just The Way You Are
  • Alicia Keys ~ No One
  • Black Eyed Peas ~ I Gotta Feeling
  • Coldplay ~ Hymn For The Weekend
  • Kelly Clarkson ~ A Moment Like This
  • James Taylor ~ How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
  • Bee Gees ~ Wedding Day
  • Enya ~ Book of Days
  • Alicia Keys ~ If I Ain't Got You
  • Firehouse ~ Love of A Lifetime
  • Elvis Presley ~ A Little Less Conversation
  • Skillet ~ A Little More
  • Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle ~ A Whole New World
  • Justin Nozuka ~ After Tonight
  • Bryan Adams ~ All For Love
  • Katrina and The Waves ~ Walking on Sunshine
  • Barry White ~ Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe
  • Etta James ~ At Last
  • Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli ~ The Prayer
  • Louis Armstrong ~ What a Wonderful World
  • George Strait ~ I Cross My Heart
  • Natalie Cole ~ This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)
  • Frankie Valli ~ Can't Take My Eyes Off You
  • Starship ~ Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
  • Barry White ~ You're the First, the Last, My Everything
  • Randy Travis ~ Forever and Ever, Amen
  • Kool & The Gang ~ Celebration
  • Elvis Presley ~ Only Fools Rush In
  • James Brown ~ I Feel Good
  • Natalie Cole ~ Inseparable
  • Josh Groban ~ Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
  • Elvis Presley ~ Love me Tender
  • Bon Jovi ~ Thank You For Loving Me
  • Jessica Simpson ~ With You
  • Jesse Powell ~ You
  • Frank Sinatra ~ As Time Goes By
  • Lenny Kravitz ~ Believe
  • Rascal Flatts ~ Bless the Broken Road
  • The Corrs ~ Breathless
  • George F. Handel ~ Finale
  • The O'Neill Brothers ~ May Flowers
  • Nacio Herb Brown ~ Singin' in the Rain
  • J.S. Bach ~ Now Thank We All Our God
  • The O'Neill Brothers ~ The Dance of Youth
  • Coldplay ~ Clocks
  • Gwyneth Paltrow and Huey Lewis ~ Cruisin'
  • Bob Marley ~ One Love (People Get Ready)
  • R.E.M. ~ It's The End of The World As We Know It
  • Ottawan ~ Hands Up
  • Van Halen ~ Happy Trails
  • Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams ~ Heaven Must Have Sent You
  • The Beatles ~ In My Life
  • 311 ~ Love Song
  • Al Green ~ Love Is a Beautiful Thing
  • Amy Grant ~ That's What Love Is For
  • Antonio Vivaldi ~ Spring
  • B-52's ~ Roam
  • The Beatles ~ Till There Was You
  • Billy Idol ~ White Wedding
  • Bob Dylan ~ Forever Young
  • Bon Jovi ~ Thank You for Loving Me
  • Case ~ Happily Ever After
Stroll with husband or wife, hand in hand as you walk back down the aisle to make your way towards the reception hall. These suggestions can be a part of your wedding, and the everlasting sweet memories.