Song lyrics can make or break a moment at a wedding A song can capture exactly what the wedding couple is feeling on their wedding day. When choosing songs for your wedding, review the lyrics to verify you want the same sentiment for your wedding day.
Wedding Song Lyric Quotes
Dear True Love – Sleeping At Last (2011)
One of our favorite music genres, singer/songwriter, makes it to our list of great wedding songs again. Even though the band started with three members, Ryan O’Neal is the only current member while hanging on to the name.
Dear True love would make for a great first dance song or a specialty ceremony song.
You’re holy, holy, holy, holy
I’m high on loving you, high on loving you
H.O.L.Y. – Florida Georgia Line (2016)
Country music duo Florida Georgia Line is known for their pop-country sound. While these “bro-country” musicians typically sing about women, partying and alcohol, H.O.L.Y. makes for a great love song for weddings. They have teamed up with other musicians to create hits as well including Luke Bryan (This Is How We Roll) and Nelly (Cruise). However, H.O.L.Y. needs no featuring artists.
H.O.L.Y. will go down as a great country piano song for weddings and country wedding songs.
Isn’t she lovely?
Isn’t she wonderful?
Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder (1976)
Isn’t She Lovely makes for a great father-daughter dance song.
In all the world
You’ll never find
A love as true as mine
I Cross My Heart – George Strait (1992)
I Cross My Heart by country superstar George Strait fits right into any wedding theme!
Out of the back
you fall in time
I somehow find
You and I collide
Collide – Howie Day (2003)
Why are singer-songwriters loved here on My Wedding Songs? Well, because they are multi-talented. Singer-songwriters write the song, compose the song and also perform the song. The song Collide is one of those songs by Howie Day! In a music genre considered pop-rock or indie rock, Collide was released in July 2004. Collide is a wedding song selection ever since.
Welcome to my house
My House – Flo Rida (2016)
The words “Welcome To My House” are blaring on the sound system. Why? What a great callout as a bride and groom enter into the reception venue. Yes, it’s your wedding day and technically because you paid for the wedding, it really is your house for the day. Flo Rida is known for producing Dance Hip Hop songs played at weddings like Low, Good Feeling, and Club Can’t Handle Me.
If all I got is
your hand in my hand…
I can die a happy man
Die A Happy Man – Thomas Rhett (2015)
Released September 2015, Die A Happy Man by Thomas Rhett made its way into Country fans’ hearts all across America. But how could a song titled Die A Happy Man be a wedding song? It’s about dying! Wrong! The lyrics tell the real story. So this is why so many brides and grooms are having Die A Happy Man as their First Dance song.
My gift is my song
and this one is for you
Your Song – Elton John (1970)
When selecting music for your wedding, most bridal couples want popular songs. However, having instrumental versions of popular songs may fit better with particular wedding styles and moments. A popular song played at weddings is Elton John’s song “Your Song”. Michal Marc released an instrumental version to “Your Song” with a Spanish acoustic guitar. Check it out as it would be great for wedding ceremonies or dinner background music.
Take my hand
Take my whole life, too
For I can’t help
Falling in love with you
Can’t Help Falling in Love – Elvis Presley (1961)
Haley Reinhart (2015)
Normally we don’t mention cover songs but every once in a while one or two catch our attention. Originally released in 1961 by Elvis Presley released the song Can’t Help Falling. In October 2015, Haley Reinhart released her cover version titled Can’t Help Falling in Love With You. The song is categorized as Indie Pop but first made popular on American Idol.
We’ll give all that we have
And we’ll build this love
from the ground up
From the Ground Up – Dan + Shay (2016)
Sometimes you just know when a particular song will become a wedding song mega-hit. Past songs include God Bless The Broken Road by Rascal Flatts and I Loved Her First by Heartland. In early 2016, Dan + Shay released the song From The Ground Up. From The Ground Up describes a love story of finding your true love and building a life together.
Take my hand in this empty room
You’re my girl, and I’m your groom
Come To Me – The Goo Goo Dolls (2013)
The newly released song in 2013 by the rock band The Goo Goo Dolls titled Come To Me makes for a great wedding song. The song is featured on their album Magnetic. It is quite a catchy tune. Come To Me would make a great first dance song by the bride and groom.
Love for all my life
to have and to hold
Oh and I want a
Sunday kind of love
A Sunday Kind of Love – Etta James (1960)
Etta James is known for her extremely popular wedding song At Last. It is a wonderful song for the Bride and Groom’s first dance. However, today we are going to promote the song “A Sunday Kind Of Love”. The song is not on many wedding playlists and therefore makes for a romantic setting for a very special romantic dance. Not everyone will know the song but everyone will know Etta’s soulful voice.
If you want to research more musician songs, check out our musician song lists.