(Closed) Cousin Singing at Wedding

posted 7 years ago in Music
  • poll: Should I let her do the song?
    Yes, Let her and this guy do the song. Who cares? : (3 votes)
    21 %
    No. The song does not fit. : (2 votes)
    14 %
    No. It's weird that she asked a guy you do not know to sing at your wedding. : (9 votes)
    64 %
  • Post # 3
    5993 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2010

    i dont see the difference between her singing a duet with someone she trusts/knows they are gifted or where people hire strangers/musicians for their weddings – its nice you want her to sing but the “honor” isnt life changing for her

    im not religous but i like the song (although Celine butchers it and her version is long) – maybe you can ask her for some options and pick the one you like

    Post # 4
    113 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    It’s Your wedding, and I think You get to say what music is played/sung at your wedding! Think about what message you want to convey to yourself, your partner, and your guests – the sentiments that You want to be the footprint of how you start your life together. It’s a sweet gesture that your family wants to bring something personal to the ceremony, but bottom line is it’s your decision to make. My two cents!

    Post # 5
    46607 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I would thank her so much for the offer, then give her a list of songs that I would like her to choose from.  You do not have to have  a Christian song just because that is her belief. There are lots of other lovely songs that should not be offensive for her to sing.

    If she wanted to sing a duet with this guy, she should have asked you first. You are under no obligation to invite him.


    Post # 6
    426 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    You are obviously uncomfortable about this whole thing (with good reason, imo), so I would suggest going over everything with them and telling them exactly what you’re wanting.

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