Anyone else having trouble picking a recessional song? Any suggestions? :/

posted 2 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 2
242 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I don’t have any R&B suggestions (aside from maybe “Happy” if you aren’t sick of it by now, lol) but I just wanted to commiserate. FI and I had the worst time picking the recessional song, even though every other song was a breeze. We’ve currently landed on “Everything is Awesome” from the Lego movie since we couldn’t agree on anything else!

Post # 3
8680 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

We are using “You & Me” by lifehouse, but obviously that’s not R&B.

I kind of like some of the verses from Jagged Edge “Let’s Get Married”, but it’s not really upbeat.


Post # 4
70 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

We’ll be using “I Want You” by Luke James. Originally we were thinking Happy but we’re both kinda over the song. lol

Post # 7
528 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2014 - Columbia, SC

ahough2:  I just started going through all my songs I have saved on Youtube until I stopped on one I thought was fitting. Not R&B but I like it. 

Tie It Up by Kelly Clarkson

Post # 8
142 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

ahough2:  I choose “God only knows” by the Beach Boys

Post # 9
3836 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

ahough2:   We had Linus and Lucy from A Charlie Brown Christmas.   It was perfect for how we felt!!  

Post # 10
1400 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

We used the theme from Game of Thrones. Not at all traditional, I don’t think we could call it upbeat, more victorious, but it was perfect for us.

Post # 11
4 posts
  • Wedding: May 2014

We used Signed, Sealed, Delivered by Stevie Wonder (just the chorus).  It is an older song, but I had never heard it at a wedding ceremony before so it was unique for us. 

Post # 12
331 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

We are having a string trio play music for our ceremony, and have chosen Craig Armstrong’s “PM’s Love Theme” from Love Actually, which is my favourite movie. 

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Post # 13
228 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2015

Im planning on using feel the love by rudimental. So upbeat! 

Post # 14
266 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

We have had the same problem. We don’t really “have” any songs and find most of the popular pop songs a bit too young for us.

Our recessional is going to be “If I Could Give You More” by Harry Connick Jr. Its super peppy and fun and all the lyircs are perfect, plus its a perfect kick off to our cocktail hour that starts immediately after we say “I do”

Post # 15
407 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

our song is old school… But our song is A Night To Remember by Shalamar (very old) but that is us we love old school R&B it was fun music. We also dancing down the aisle

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