Updated: Nov 17, 2020
The days of “Here comes the bride” are long over. With thousands of songs to choose from, brides are now getting creative with the song that accompanies them as they walk down the aisle.
Whether you want an original song that packs a punch, a tune that is meaningful to you and your partner, or simply just want to switch things up, we got you covered. Here are a few alternatives to the bridal waltz that will leave a lasting impression on your bride or groom, and command the attention of the entire venue.
1.) Songbird - Fleetwood Mac - A beautiful song that truly encapsulates many of the feelings you might be having on your Big Day.
2.) Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles - A pretty and light-hearted song that's still guaranteed to get those tears flowing.
3.) Canon in D Major - J.S Bach Orchestra - This is an arrangement that you can never go wrong with. It’s especially beautiful for a winter wedding, with a white backdrop.
4.) Make you Feel My Love - Adele - Adele is a great choice for anything romantic.
5.) Iris - The Goo Goo Dolls - Pulls at the heartstrings too (never-mind the pun)
6.) Tale as Old as Time - Beauty and The Beast - For the Disney fans. An instrumental take on this classic ballad is perfect for gliding down the aisle like a princess.
7.) All of Me - John Legend - Possibly the most heartfelt love song of all time, Legend packs this song with all the sweet lyrics you want to make a great impression. Although an instrumental version of this could be even more powerful.
8.) Amazing Day - Coldplay - Because this is the moment that sets the tone for your unforgettable, amazing Big Day.
9.) No One - Alicia Keys - No One can enhance your day quite like this soulful ballad from Alicia Keys.
10.) Halo - Beyonce - There is a Beyonce lover around every corner, and this is a superb way to incorporate your favorite popstar into your wedding.
11.) I’m Yours - Jason Mraz - Set the tone for a long and healthy marriage by letting your partner know you are all theirs.
12.) Come Away With Me - Norah Jones - Norah Jones’ comforting voice combined with her striking lyrics are sure to get the water works flowing.
13.) La Vie En Rose - Edith Piaf - This is a great choice for those going for a more classic, traditional wedding theme.
14.) The Luckiest - Ben Folds - It’s a day to celebrate just how lucky you both are to have each other, why not kick things off with a song that reminds us all why we’re here?
15.) Hey There Delilah - Plain White T’s - For all those who grew up in the early 2000’s, and couldn’t get enough of this jam. This is also pretty sweet for those named Delilah, of course.