Daughtry Wedding Songs

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 5 studio albums (through 2018).

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.

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Daughtry Love Songs

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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
2013, 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 being seated, or save it as a special dance between the wedding couple.

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


Start of Something Good
2011, 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.

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
2009, Leave This Town
Another possible first dance song.

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
2006, Daughtry
Depending on you 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.

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


Popular Daughtry Hits

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
2018, 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 was good enough to bring the love of your life to the wedding altar.

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
2018, Cage to Rattle

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


Just Found Heaven
2018, 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.

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


Battleships
2013, Baptized

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
2013, 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.

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
2011, Break the Spell
Some say that the best love affairs are those which 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.

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
2011, 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.

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
2011, 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 the newlyweds, and many couples just add it to the reception playlist.

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


Lullaby
2011, Break the Spell
“Lullaby” is a poignant song that is sang 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.

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
2009, 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 that are saying their wedding vows, and it can also make a nice wedding song choice for anyone that is renewing their vows.

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
2009, Leave This Town

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
2009, 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.

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
2009, 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.

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
2006, Daughtry
It’s not over

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


Over You
2006, Daughtry

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


What About Now
2006, 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.

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
2006, Daughtry

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


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

Daughtry Highest-Charting Songs – 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

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