13 Best Daughtry Love Songs For Your Wedding

Chris Daughtry became popular after taking 4th place on American Idol in 2006. Since then, the band Daughtry has become a popular American rock band and released many studio albums.

From Daughtry’s discography, we compiled our favorite 4 Daughtry love songs perfect for weddings and list a few more popular hits. Daughtry is an American rock band that is named after its founder, Chris Daughtry. The band has become a fixture of the rock genre, and Daughtry has recorded many love songs that are used in modern weddings.

Daughtry Wedding Songs

Yes, there are only 4, sorry. However, you will also find other hits released by the band. If you want to learn more about Daughtry, you can visit the official Daughtry website.

Daughtry Love Songs List

Chris Daughtry and his band are a throwback to the days of 80s and 90s rock. The band has recorded many power ballads that can be used in a wedding ceremony or reception. Here is a list of the top Daughtry wedding songs that you might want to consider for your special day.

Waiting for Superman
Released in 2013 on the album Baptized

All young women are waiting for their own version of Superman to sweep them off their feet, and this Daughtry song explores the longing that has finally been fulfilled. Play this song as the wedding guests are seated, or save it as a special dance between the wedding couple.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

She’s dancing with strangers
Falling apart
Waiting for Superman to pick her up

Start of Something Good
Released in 2011 on the album Break the Spell

Our favorite Daughtry wedding song to play at any wedding. Start of Something Good makes for a unique first dance song or other wedding events.  Saying wedding vows is the beginning of a new journey in life, one that will take you and your spouse to many wonderful places. A good way to use this song at your wedding is to play it after the celebratory toasts have been offered by your bridal party.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And hope to God that it don’t scare you away
Don’t wanna be misunderstood
But I’m starting to believe that this could be the start

Life After You
Released in 2009 on the album Leave This Town

Another possible first dance song.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’m thinkin’ that all that still matters is love ever after
After the life we’ve been through
‘Cause I know there’s no life after you

Home
Released in 2006 on the album Daughtry

Depending on your circumstances, Home could be a recessional song or entrance song as you are coming home to celebrate your love for each other and with your family and friends.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

So I’m going home, back to the place where I belong
And where your love has always been enough for me

Here’s a list of other Daughtery hits that made their way into people’s lives and purchases – as part of their 8 million+ album sales.

As You Are
Released in 2018 on the album Cage to Rattle

It feels wonderful to be accepted as we are by our spouse, someone who celebrates all of our imperfections and insecurities. This song is a sweet reminder that being who you are is good enough to bring the love of your life to the wedding altar.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And when the whole damn world
Don’t know what they got ’til it’s gone
I love you
I love you as you are

Death of Me
Released in 2018 on the album Cage to Rattle

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Another day, another battle
We all have a cage to rattle
This just might be the death of me

Just Found Heaven
Released in 2018 on the album Cage to Rattle

This song helped to put Daughtry back into the spotlight after a five-year hiatus from recording, and it is a song that has the modern feel younger couples can relate to. A groom can play this for his bride at the reception, and some grooms even choose to sing it with the house band.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Sins washed away
Dark turns to light
If your body is a temple
So take me inside

Battleships
Released in 2013 on the album Baptized

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And I don’t wanna fight this war
Bullets coming off our lips
But we stick to our guns and we love like battleships

I’ll Fight
Released in 2013 on the album Baptized

If you want to include a power ballad or two in your wedding song playlist this one from Daughtry is a good choice. If you have it played as the wedding guests are starting to arrive the song can help you set the proper mood.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I’ll fight, stand and defend you
Take your side, that’s what I’m here to do
I’ll be there to be strong
Oh I’ll keep on, keep on the fight

Maybe We’re Already Gone
Released in 2011 on the album Break the Spell

Some say that the best love affairs are those that happen with blazing speed, and this song will remind you of love at first sight. Your guests will know that the two of you were meant to be with one another when you enter the reception hall to this song.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Down and down we go
Never felt so low
Can’t hear you callin’
So maybe we’re already gone

We’re Not Gonna Fall
Released in 2011 on the album Break the Spell

The day of your wedding is a day when you will promise to love your spouse through the good times and the bad times, and the promise in this song is that the two of you will make it together. It can be a good song to play after the wedding cake has been cut, but you could also play it while the two of you light a unity candle.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

It’s the hope in your eyes that I cling to
And I hope to God it never leaves you
After all this time

Never Die
Released in 2011 on the album Break the Spell

Immortal love is a theme of many weddings, and this song from Daughtry celebrates those love affairs that transcend a single lifetime. It can be used for the first dance between newlyweds, and many couples just add it to the reception playlist.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

We take away, take away
A piece of you and me and just walk away
But we’ll never die

Lullaby
Released in 2011 on the album Break the Spell

“Lullaby” is a poignant song that is sung from the perspective of a father to his unborn children, and it can be the perfect wedding song for the important dance between the bride and her father. Your guests will appreciate the meaning of the lyrics of this Daughtry wedding song.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

I know I’ll have trouble trying to explain
The things I don’t understand
And until I do
Since I won’t have a clue
I’ll just sing this song for you
Yeah, until I do

September
Released in 2009 on the album Leave This Town

This is a song that hearkens back to the memories of childhood and sweet summer days shared with an early love. It is a nice song for high school sweethearts who are saying their wedding vows, and it can also make a nice wedding song choice for anyone who is renewing their vows.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Of all the things I still remember
Summer’s never looked the same
The years go by and time just seems to fly
But the memories remain

No Surprise
Released in 2009 on the album Leave This Town

Lyrics To Inspire You:

It’s no surprise I won’t be here tomorrow
I can’t believe that I stayed ’till today
There’s nothing here in this heart left to borrow
There’s nothing here in this soul left to say

On the Inside
Released in 2009 on the album Leave This Town

Daughtry has recorded some music with very meaningful lyrics, and this love ballad could speak to you in a way that few other songs can. It is a song that is meant for dancing, but you can also play it as your wedding guests are beginning to arrive.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Said it to yourself, but you know it’s just a lie
Because it’s still just you on the inside
Still you on the inside

Call Your Name
Released in 2009 on the album Leave This Town

Let this wedding song by Daughtry remind you of the protective nature of your new spouse, and of how it feels to be sheltered from all the slings and arrows of the world. It is a song that you should dance to with your new spouse, and be thankful that the two of you found one another.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Calling out your name
I said I gave all my love to you
We dreamt a new house
Some place to be at peace

It’s Not Over
Released in 2006 on the album Daughtry

Lyrics To Inspire You:

‘Cause a part of me is dead and in the ground
This love is killing me, but you’re the only one

Over You
Released in 2006 on the album Daughtry

Lyrics To Inspire You:

Putting my heart back together ’cause
The day I thought I’d never get through
I got over you

What About Now
Released in 2006 on the album Daughtry

Many love affairs are born out of a sense of urgency that can’t be denied, and Daughtry sings of how important it is to live in the moment in this song. The song can be a reminder during your wedding ceremony to pause and enjoy the splendor of the day.

Lyrics To Inspire You:

What if you’re making me all that I was meant to be?
What if our love never went away?
What if it’s lost behind words we could never find?
Baby, before it’s too late,
What about now?

Feels Like Tonight
Released in 2006 on the album Daughtry

Lyrics To Inspire You:

And it feels like tonight
I can’t believe I’m broken inside
Can’t you see that there’s nothing that I wanna do
But try to make it up to you

Daughtry Highest-Charting Singles – U.S. Adult

  • #1 It’s Not Over, 2006
  • #1 Home, 2007
  • #1 Feels Like Tonight, 2007
  • #1 No Surprise, 2009
  • #2 September, 2010
  • #3 Over You, 2007
  • #3 What About Now, 2008
  • #4 Life After You, 2009
  • #6 Crawling Back to You, 2011
  • #11 Waiting for Superman, 2013
  • #20 Battleships, 2014

If you have a favorite Daughtry love song not on my list, or even a favorite Daughtry song not listed, be sure to comment below and tell me why it is your favorite!

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