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Why Wedding March In Songs are Important?
Wedding March In songs are meant to be significant. It is the moment every couple dream of the phrase – Walking Down The Aisle.
If you are getting married, you must choose the two best songs to fit your theme and style.
There are many to choose from, and we at Musical Touch have decided to compile a list of the top 25 march-in songs to help you with your selection!
Most importantly, they must be of special significance to you.
Top 25 Wedding March In Songs
1) Beautiful In White - Westlife
This is one of the all-time popular wedding tunes. Originally sung by Shane Filan but made popular by Westlife, this song's lyrics best describe the whole scene of walking down the aisle with your going-to-be life partner!
2) Can't Help Falling In Love - Kina Grannis (Crazy Rich Asians)
If you are a fan of the movie Crazy Rich Asians, you will want to walk down the aisle with this. This version slightly differs from the original Elvis Presley's version. It uses just a simple acoustic guitar, bringing out a simple yet modern flavour to this. If you haven't watched the movie, this march-in scene took place at CHIJMES!
3) 最重要的决定 - 范玮琪
This translates to "The Most Important Decision". Indeed, your wedding is one of the most important decisions of your life. From describing the ups and downs to the smiles and tears in a relationship, its lyrics perfectly describe what everyone goes through in a relationship before leading up to tying the knot on their wedding day.
4) Perfect - Ed Sheeran
One of the best wedding songs, its lyrics describe how a man found a woman he loved and seeing the beauty in her. This goes well with simple acoustics, matching its simple yet profound lyrics. It also has a duet version with Beyoncé, You can get your live band to sing the duet version if there 2 singers!
5) A Moment Like This - Leona Lewis
Originally sung by Kelly Clarkson who made it a huge hit in 2003, it was later also recorded by Leona Lewis in 2006, who also made it a huge hit. With both versions achieving huge waves of listeners, it is no wonder why it is one of the most popular tunes to walk down the aisle!
6) 告白气球 - 周杰伦
Translated in English to a Love Confession Balloon, its lyrics speak about a man first sitting by the Seine River, while admiring the beauty of the woman he loves. He eventually confesses his love to her. This is one of the sweetest songs for those who can relate to it! How did you confess to your fiancee?
7) A Thousand Years - Christina Perri
Twilight Fans! This is one would love to have! A slow ballad, it does great with a small 3 piece band set up: 1 Singer + 1 Violinist + 1 Keyboardist. Literally, the lyrics talk about her waiting for her lover for a thousand years. Don't you wish you were a vampire to live that long too? LOL.
8) Marry Me - Train
The simplicity of this, just 1 vocal + 1 acoustic guitar, makes it suitable for some of the smallest and most intimate setting in a wedding. As the title suggests, the lyrics speak about a man picking his courage to pursue his love. How did you pursue your love before leading to both of you tying the knot?
9) 谢谢你爱我 - 谢和弦
If you have been following the stories relating to R-Chord (the singer himself), this tune was written by him for his wife. He thanks her for helping him and giving him the courage to put his life back on track. Though the real-life story didn't lead to a happy ending, this is still a great song, and definitely great to use to walk down the aisle!
10) You Are The Reason - Calum Scott
A slow but beautiful emotional ballad, this song is most suitable if you are looking for a soft intimate song to walk down the aisle. There is also a duet version with Leona Lewis, which you can get your live band to sing if there are 2 singers.
11) Thinking Out Loud - Ed Sheeran
What we love about this is the simple acoustic guitar accompaniment at the start, which very much suits the simple intimate setting of most weddings. We were hesitant to put 2 Ed Sheerans in this list, but we just couldn't help it because both his songs - Perfect and Thinking Out Loud are too popular to be left out!
12) 终于等到你 - 周兴哲
Translating the title as "I've finally gotten you after waiting long enough", the lyrics speak of the days a man was waiting for the love of his life to accept him. When he succeeded, he was glad he didn't give up waiting. This truly relates to the dating days of a man chasing the girl he loves. This will reminisce the early days of your relationship!
13) I Wanna Grow Old With You - Westlife
A great tune with powerful lyrics by one of the classic boy bands we grew up with, this speaks about one who can't live without his love and wants to be with her till death do them part. A stark reminder of the marital vows you are about to make, which we feel this song brings meaning down the aisle. It is also a popular dedication during weddings!
14) Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
One of the best classics with the unforgettable guitar intro, this is one song that many guitar boys learn to impress their loves. Written in 1976, this is one classic that resonates well with both your young and senior guests on your big day. Your parents will jump for joy when they hear this!
15) 小幸运 - 田馥甄
Translated as "My Little Happiness", this is from the Taiwanese drama "Our Times" Its lyrics speak about the times of having school day crushes and that she or he is the little happiness in life. We are sure you have found your little happiness!
16) L.O.V.E. - Olivia Ong
A re-make from the original Nat King Cole's version, this arrangement brings out a soothing Bossa Nova Jazz feel, suitable for as one of the mild upper beat tunes to walk down the aisle, compared to the usual slow ballads. She has other suitable classic tunes too like Fly Me To The Moon & Sometimes When We Touch, all in a similar soft intimate Jazz feel.
17) Marry You - Bruno Mars
If you are looking for an upbeat high-energy tune to walk down the aisle, this is for you! As simple as the lyrics were written, it brings along great vibes when it is played. If the mood is set right, you will see your guests clapping along with your live band!
18) 今天你要嫁给我 - 陶喆 vs 蔡依林
Translated directly to "You're marrying me today", this is a beautiful duet sung by David Tao and Jolin Tsai. Its upbeat tempo is suitable for a lively walk down the aisle, which you can consider. Our take is couples should have 2 different styles - 1st being slow, and the 2nd having an upbeat tempo. It brings up the whole atmosphere!
19) Rewrite The Stars - Zac Efron vs Zendaya
From the film "The Greatest Showman", its lyrics speak about one convincing the other that they're meant to be together despite their differences. No relationship is perfect and there are bound to be differences, but it is how we tackle the differences that make a relationship blossom. A good song to consider to walk down the aisle with.
20) Beauty and the Beast - Peabo Bryson vs Celine Dion
One of the greatest Disney classics - If you are getting married in this decade, you literally grew up with this! There is a new version by John Legend & Ariana Grande with a slightly more modern feel to it. Beauty and the Beast - A fairy tale that everyone hopes to experience its happy ever after ending!
21) 每天爱你多一些 - 张学友
This love song which translates to "Loving you more each day", has 2 versions - Cantonese and Chinese. Sung by one of the 4 heavenly kings of our era, it makes it to our list of top 25 because of its lyrics. If you are looking for a lively tune to walk down the aisle, you can count on this song due to its mild upbeat tempo.
22) A Whole New World - Peabo Bryson vs Regina Belle
A theme song from the film Aladdin, it is another classic Disney classic that we grew up with! Don't we wish to have a magic carpet to fly our date out for a ride? If you have 2 singers in your live band, and if you are a Disney fan, be sure to get your band to sing this!
23) It's You - Sezairi
What we love about this tune is its simple music arrangement, which starts with just the vocals and the piano. Its lyrics speak about how his (Sezairi the singer) life is complete with the presence of the woman he loves. This relates well to us on how our life partner completes our lives, just by being there for us. This is what marriage is all about, isn't it?
24) You Are My Everything - Gummy (Korean)
We decided to add in this Korean love song because we feel no one can miss this! K-pop and K-drama lovers who have watched this drama - don't you wish you are part of this love story between a soldier and a doctor? Well, you could by having this tune to walk down the aisle!
25) Falling Like The Stars - James Arthur
Another simple music arrangement that we love to use, it starts with a simple acoustic guitar accompanying the vocals. Released in 2019 and having great success in the UK, this tune is suitable for an intimate and classy style to walk down the aisle with. Oh, and we love its lyrics too!
Our Take on Wedding March In Songs
The above top 25 songs are not exhaustive, and there are many more beautiful tunes out there to pick for to accompany you down the aisle.
As mentioned earlier, don't just choose the tune because it sounds nice. The best memory will be created when you walk down the aisle with the song that holds special significance to both of you. It can be one that reminded you of a particular time in your relationship, when you first started, etc.
We hope this has helped you a little with the many things to plan for your big day.
Happy planning for your big day!
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