(Closed) Nerdy/Geeky/Video Game music for ceremony?

posted 4 years ago in Music
Post # 2
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Sugar bee

I don’t have any specific songs in mind, but if you’re into video games – look up songs from Zelda. There’s some awesome music in the games!

Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

We used Neville’s Waltz from Harry Potter 4 as the song during signing the wedding certificate

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Helper bee

Concerning hobbits is really pretty. It would at least be nice for playing while guests sat down.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

We used “sore feet song” from the anime “Mushishi” for our first dance, worked beautifully for us.

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Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

kkfirerose:  We used Final Fantasy Symphonic Suite III for the wedding party processional. Subtle and orchestral.

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Bumble Beekeeper

kkfirerose:  we played “Mario Kart Love Song” during our cake cutting. It might be too upbeat for the ceremony though. 

Post # 9
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2016 - Blue Devil Golf Club

Vitamin String Quartet has an entire album on geeky/vidoe game wedding songs.

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2017 - City, State

We’re using a Minecraft song. Yup, it’s as ridiculous as it sounds and I love the idea of it anyway. We met on a Minecraft server so it seemed appropriate. All the music in the game is instrumental, and outside of people who play it, no one would recognize the music, and anyone who would recognize it knows that’s how we met and probably wouldn’t be that surprised. 

Also, Elder Scrolls games have some really nice pieces as well.

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2016

We are planning to use Tale as Old as Time (Beauty & the Beast) instrumental string version as the processional and the Cantina Band Song from Star Wars for the recessional. Neither of these are very subtle though lol. There’s a lot of cool music in Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and Zelda that people wouldn’t necessarily recognize. 

Post # 12
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

I’m using lots of music from Homestuck, a couple of the softer Halo 3 pieces (Choose Wisely, and Never Forget), a decent chunk of the Heroes of Might and Magic IV soundtrack (fight me, haters who think 4 wasn’t the best), the Royal London Philharmonic Orchestra version of Can You Feel the Love Tonight and the Disney Fairytale Weddings album, a few softer selections from the Dungeon Siege 1 / Legends of Aranna OST, and the extended version of Aniron by Enya (from LOTR) for background music during cocktail hour, the meal, and when everyone is taking their seats before the ceremony itself. We’re having an enchanted forest theme, so some of the more medieval/magical stuff definitely fits. Also if you like Homestuck the soundtracks are a damn goldmine… take Lotus (Bloom) for example. Pretty sure it’s gonna be my processional. Either that or the Can You Feel the Love Tonight mentioned above.

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Bumble bee

kkfirerose:  We had a string quartet and the bridal party walked in to Concerning Hobbits, and we walked out to Star Wars Throne Room (I walked down to A Thousand Years by Christina Perri). Not all that subtle but it was a huge hit!

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

I’m trying to find an instrumental version of Still Alive from Portal for our cake cutting (there’s a running joke about cake in the game).

Lindsey Stirling has done violin versions of a few video games songs now – the Skyrim opening song, the theme from Assassin’s Creed 3, the Zelda melody, and the theme from Dragon Age: Inquisition are all ones I know of off the top of my head.

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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

kkfirerose:  Our first dance song is the Dead Island Trailer theme by Giles Lamb. It’s beautiful, just instrumental, and no one will know it’s from a video game trailer!  Check it out!

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