Indian weddings are all about the fun and festivity! One of their quintessential parts are the wedding songs that turn them into a party of absolute fun, frolic, dance and Masti. From the Sangeet and Mehndi to the cocktail, reception, Baraat, everything is about seizing the moment, just as your wedding photographer does, and dancing to the joyous beats of music, embraced by the feeling of pure joy.
While Bollywood rules any and every dance floor, there are some beautiful English wedding songs that you may want to add to that wedding playlist for a couple dance! Here are some great English wedding songs you can sway to:
1. Perfect by Ed Sheeran
Perfect for a bridal entry, whether on your engagement or the D-day itself. This song traps you in its soulful music and soothing voice of Ed Sheeran will deliver your love to your spouse-to-be. Also, a couple dance on this soulful tune is a great idea too. You can have your first dance as a couple on this slow song and your wedding guests won't be able to stop themselves from shedding a tear or two due to the overflow of your affection and love.
2. Young and Beautiful by Lana Del Ray
Ditch the cliché ‘Din Shagana Da’ track and add a special charm to the bridal entry with this absolutely beautiful song! It’s meaningful, mellow and definitely the perfect wedding song to welcome the bride. Or, create a mashup of these two tracks and add some electrifying vibes to you bridal entry. If you were looking for some courage to walk up to the aisle then this is it, ladies!
3. A Thousand Years by Christina Perry
A beautiful song to dance with your partner for life! The first dance or the couple dance at the Sangeet function; this is the song to sway to. Also, you can dedicate this song to your better half. There is nothing more romantic than telling your partner how much you love them and appreciate their presence better than a song dedication.
4. Marry Me by Train
Well, we know that’s exactly what’s happening but just listen to the song! You can dance to this number on your engagement day and make it a bit mushier and special. This definitely should be used as you get down on the knee and pop the most important question of both your lives. A little courage in the form of a song will do you good. Believe us!
5. All of Me by John Legend
A classic song that is truly the perfect wedding song! Twirl around in your glittery wedding gown to this meaningful and soulful song. A little love from you to your partner on your big day when she is torn about having to say bye to her parents. Comfort her with this song and promise how she will always have you no matter what. A little reassurance will do the trick!
6. You and Me by Lifehouse
This song brings you to that time of the night where it's just both of you who matter. When played as one of the marriage songs, you can feel the magic in the ambience. It’s meaningful and beautiful and has a lovely melody that you can dance to with your soulmate.
7. Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
If you know this song, you know why it had to be on the list! It truly is a great ‘first dance’ song. It’s fun and beautiful at the same time, what more could you ask for?
8. Can't Help Falling in Love by Elvis Presley
This classic takes you to a romantic place, making it a perfect selection for a couple dance. With dim lighting, the groom can even give a lip-dub performance.
9. Rewrite The Stars by Anne Marie and James Arthur
Starcrossed lovers? Rewrite your love story with this romantic song and remind each other why you chose each other in the first place.
10. Every Night In My Dreams by Celine
This is the quintessential romantic song that every couple must dance on. So, obviously, you need to add this to your romantic wedding playlist.
Making your own wedding songs playlist gives you the chance to add those ‘special’ songs that may hold significance for you or those that convey your feelings. Some of their lyrics should fit perfectly into your wedding invitations next to the bridal lehenga and sherwani images. If you are tired of all the ‘desi item numbers’ dance to your choice of English wedding songs.
Which one of these songs describe your story the best? Tell us through comments!