(Closed) Have/Will you walk down the aisle to a traditional song? Or non traditional song

posted 6 years ago in Ceremony
  • poll: What kind of song did you walk down the aisle to?
    A traditional song : (54 votes)
    22 %
    A non-traditional song (with lyrics) : (60 votes)
    24 %
    A non-traditional song (instrumental version) : (83 votes)
    33 %
    My bridal party also walked down the aisle to a non tradition song : (51 votes)
    21 %
  • Post # 17
    198 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @pixiecat:  ours was an acoustic guitar version of The Princess Bride theme. Those who picked up on the song loved it ๐Ÿ™‚

    Bridesmaids processional was instrumental of A Thousand Years.

    Post # 18
    1226 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @hazyleyedbeauty: We did a Beatles themed ceremony ๐Ÿ™‚

    The DJ played Beatles music leading up to it (we didn’t even ask him to do this, he just did – it worked out perfectly for setting the tone)

    Flower girl and bridal party walked down the aisle to an instrumental version of All You Need is Love (by Vitamin String Quartet)

    I walked down the aisle to Here There and Everywhere, the original by The Beatles.

    Played Something for during the signing and for the big finally (The kiss!), we use the Across the Universe’s (movie) version of All You Need is Love where the song really picks up, so all you heard was ”All you need is love, all you need is love etc etc until we walked out ๐Ÿ™‚

    Later on, we used Here Comes the Sun to announce us as Mr & Mrs Love for the first time ๐Ÿ™‚ !


    Post # 19
    9544 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @ajillity81:  I would count Here Comes The Bride, Pachebel’s Cannon in D and Trumpet Voluntary as “traditional”.

    I’m walking to Here Comes the Sun, which isn’t traditional, but certainly not super unusual either!

    Post # 20
    777 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    I walked down to the acoustic instrumental version of The Eagles “Best of my Love” and looooooooved it. It was perfect.

    Post # 21
    488 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    So I actually was just talking this over with the church and Fiance this weekend:)

    I am going the traditional route with this.  My bridesmaids will walk out to Canon D and I will walk out ot here comes the Bride. 

    The Organist at the church though keeps trying to get me to change my song and walk out to Canon D as well but she said she will make it so people will know the diffrence when I walk out.  My mom regrets being talked out of walking into here comes the bride at her wedding and Fiance gave me a funny look when I told him the whole conversation with the organist.  So Im not sure why she wouldnt want to play that for me but I think Im sticking to my guns on this one and walking out to her comes the bride.

    Post # 22
    815 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @hazyleyedbeauty:  We had bagpipes playing traditional music for the processional then as soon as I walked out it switched to an all piano verson of Faithfully by Journey. That may sound a little strange and I’m not sure how it worked out so well, but it’s probably one of my favorite moments of the whole day.  Bagpipes are my husbands heritage and Journey has always been one of our favorite bands.  It was actually one of the first things we bonded on when we met so I felt like it had to hapen :).  

    I think it’s would be pretty to have the trainsong first, but if you want to keep a little traditional music in there, there is something really cool about the shift of style or tone when you walk out.  It sets your entrance aside from all the others.

    Post # 23
    47 posts
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I walked down to the traditional bridal march. However, everyone else walked to Train’s Drops of Jupiter with the lyrics.

    Post # 24
    297 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    Joshua Radin – “Today” (regular version)

    Post # 25
    503 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    The bridal party will be coming in to Vitamin String Quartet’s version of “Can’t help falling in love” which is instrumental if anyone doesn’t know. I’ll be coming into the bridal chorus which is obviously very traditional.

    Post # 27
    924 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles

    Post # 28
    293 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    BM’s walked down to slightly stoopid’s mellow mood. I walked down to instrumental guitar version of the princess bride’s theme Storybook Love. Recessional was g. Love and the special sauce’s Peace, love and happiness.

    Post # 29
    189 posts
    Blushing bee

    Ive chosen traditional. Pachebels Cannon and Bridal March. But Im hoping I can get some of my and fi amazingly talented musical friends to play. It would be guitar, bass, dobro which i love! and maybe mandolin. Were bluegrass fans. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 30
    23 posts
    • Wedding: July 2013

    A Thousand Years played on the harp

    Post # 31
    3400 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    I’m not going to say what I walked down to as I’m afraid it will catch on or something, & I want to be special lol.

    But the whole bridal party walked to the same song & it did have lyrics.

    It was absolutely beautiful & very sentimental to us, & so far I’m the only person I have ever hear of using it as their wedding walk song.

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