(Closed) Songs for Garter Toss and couples entrance music – Reception music help

posted 9 years ago in Music
Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

For the bouquet toss, I think I would like to do Girls Just Wanna Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper. I’m still thinking about the garter toss. I think I might let my FH pick that one.

Post # 6
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Newbee
  • Wedding: May 2009

Music can be overwhelming, so if you’re not having fun picking out songs, I’d say leave it to the DJ or band (if you’re not having an Ipod wedding). You can also pick his/her brain for suggestions as he/she has done this a million times. I originally thought it would be too stressful to pick out songs (another minute decisions to make!) and I was planning on letting the DJ decide on everything except the first song but it has actually been a lot of fun, though we haven’t decided on the grand entrance song or garter so can’t help you there. I’d ditto googling them or checking the wiki out:

http://wiki.weddingbee.com/Reception_music

Post # 7
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Barry Polisar "All I Want is You" (opening song from Juno) is super fun for an entrance song.  I think we’re going to use it for our cake cutting though.  Good luck… just have fun with it!

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2018

I posted this song on another thread but listen to Mike Dought’s "I hear the bells" to me it just sounds like something is starting! It is our reception entrance song 🙂

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2009

our garter toss song is "you can keep your hat on"  – no idea who sings it.  For our entrance, we’ll be playing "let’s get it started" by the black eyed peas

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2007

Entrance Song for Bridal Party: AC/DC’s live version of Thunderstruck

Entrance Song for Us: Franz Ferdinand’s Do You Want To

Bouquet Toss: Cindi Lauper’s Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Garter: Dirty Water (I can’t remember who it’s by)

Cake Cutting: Sarah McLachlan’s Ice Cream

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

@ loralie – the song you are referring to is "leave your hat on" by joe cocker. i’m not sure where else it appears, but it is definitely on the 9 1/2 Weeks soundtrack.  it is a great choice for the garter song!

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

haha loralie – i just noticed you got married this past saturday.  congratulations!  i assume you found the song.  

Post # 13
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Newbee
  • Wedding: February 2010

We’re playing “Take It Off” by the Donnas for the garter removal then “Enter Sandman’ by Metallica for the toss.  We’re playing “Single Ladies” for the bouquet toss.  

My flower girl/ring bearer are walking into the theme from America’s Next Top Model, the bridal party “I Got a Feeling” and we’re walking into “Run This Town” by Jay-Z.

I think someone already mentioned the website www.WeddingMuseum.com  it’s a great resource for every part of the wedding. 

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010 - Philippe Park

When we were planning on the bouquet/garter toss we were going to do “Glamorous Life” by Shelia E. for the bouquet and “Dress You Up” by Madonna for the garter. We didn’t want to do any song you can find by googling “bouquet toss music” or “garter toss music”. We wanted to it be less generic and more us, and we love 80s music, can you tell?

Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I’ve always wanted to come into the reception to the Jefferson’s Theme .

 We are HUGE Blackhawks Fans so we will be using Chelsea Dagger

 

Post # 17
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

Since we’re doing an Ipod wedding I’m sure we can time the music right to HAVE an entrance song. If we can figure out the logistics, Mr. C would Love if we could walk into Orinoco flow by Celtic Woman.

 

But for the bouquet toss we’re doing “Girls just wantto have fun”.

We have a minor understated star trek thing going on with a few wedding elements, and so for the garter removal we’re doing the original star trek voice theme song.

Then for the Garter toss itself (since the theme song is less than a minute long), we’re doing “Another One bites the dust”.

Post # 18
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

“Under the Boardwalk” for garter. 

“This One’s for the Girls” for bouquet.

“I Gotta Feeling” for entrance.

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(Closed) Songs for Garter Toss and couples entrance music – Reception music help

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