(Closed) Walking down the aisle to one song?

posted 7 years ago in Music
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

Not strange at all. When I was my friend’s Maid/Matron of Honor two years ago, we both walked to Canon in D.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My Maid/Matron of Honor, Bridesmaid or Best Man, flower girls, ring bearer and I walked down the aisle to one song, Canon in D from Wedding Rock Anthems. I was concerned that the children (all 3 years old) would either walk fast or slow. I didn’t want to take the chance that I’d miss my que if we had a seperate song for me.

Usually the groom, best man and or groomsman enter from the side after the officient. I’ve also seen them walk down the aisle or even the groom escorting his mother to her seat. It’s your wedding and you can have anything you want.

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I used that song for my first dance! Love it!

I think that it totally works, but if there’s a peak moment in the song that is when the bride should come out. My entire processional was to an instrumental version of Love Story and I walked out when it gets to the “Marry me Juliet” part of the song. Hmm…going through your song now searching for the ‘moment’. Maybe around 3:10, when the last chorus kicks in? To me that seems like the moment for the bride to walk out.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We’re using Jon Schmidt’s cover of “Love Story”. We have a very small party and a short aisle, so it makes no sense to do two songs for us.

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

In my sisters wedding, everyone (bride, groom, minister, etc.) walked down to the same song. It was lovely and kept it uniform and nice. I don’t know why people want multiple songs?? I’m planning only one song for everyone to walk down the aisle to in my wedding.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

yes, pretty normal.that’s what I plan to do.

But traditionally the groom and best men are already at the front, they don’t do the processional.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

We are only going to do one song. I don’t think it is odd. 

And if the men aren’t walking with the women, they usually come in off the side with the pastor.

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

My three bridesmaids walked down to the same song as me.  It was a song that started out very calm and slow, and when I walked in it peaked and went into full instrumental.  It was really beautiful and everyone really liked it.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

I think I’ll just have one, I want my cousins to sing a duet of “God Bless the Broken Road.”

Post # 12
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011 - Sydney, Australia

We all (three bridesmaids & then me) walked down to one instrumental song. 🙂

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I’m doing just one, but we’re having a 50 person wedding so our aisle will be small…

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

@PrincessNali:  And the Winner Is by Devotchka.  It is the theme song from one of my favorite movies, Little Miss Sunshine.

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