(Closed) What are you walking down the aisle to?! And……

posted 6 years ago in Music
Post # 46
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

I’m walking down to, “Close to you” by The Carpenters. Me and my dad loved singing to theit songs when I was a kid and he’s no longer here.

Also my Fiance has hair of gold and eyes of blue so it fits. Also he loves the Simpsons and they use it often in their episodes.

Debating using it for whole party and we only have one person each? Any one else do this?

Our first dance is “Everything” by Michael Buble.

Uncle niece dance for me is “My Little Girl” Tim McGraw then cut to “You Should be Dancing” by the BeeGees

Post # 47
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

I walled down the aisle to Kiss Me by Sixpence None The Richer and I’ll never forget that moment and every time I hear the song I tear up 😢 

Post # 48
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2016

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fromsmithtodavis:  We’re doing all parts of the processional before the bridesmaids to whatever is playing on the prelude CD.  The first 2:17 of Concerning Hobbits will be for my bridesmaids, and the last 38 seconds will be for me.  Our recessional is the Star Wars theme, and our first dance will be a violin instrumental of “I Won’t Give Up” by Jason Mraz.

Post # 49
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2016 - Miami

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fromsmithtodavis:  

I haven’t 100% figured out the ceremony, but I know I’d like to use this instrumental version of Bob Marley’s One Love that I found. Not sure if I’ll change to another song for when I (the bride) walks out… thinking Somewhere Over the Rainbow by Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole.

We’re also thinking of playing The Beach Boys Wouldnt It Be Nice while we walk back down the asile together after the ceremony.

And our first dance will be John Legend All of Me.

Haven’t figured out the dances with our parents yet. I want Aerosmith Don’t Want to Miss a Thing for Father-Daughter but my dad is worried you can’t dance to it. We’ll see… 🙂

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Post # 50
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2015

I walked to the acoustic version of “hysteric” by the yeah yeah yeahs.  

Our recesssional was “all you need is love” Beatles.

our first dance was “pistol” by Dustin Kensrue 

Post # 51
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

The bridal party walked down to “marry me” by train. Iwalked down to “Thousand years” by christina perri. Our first dance song was “seat next to you” by bon jovi. Fath daughter song was “i loved her first” by heartland. Mother son dance was “my wish” by rascal flatts. I was really happy woth our choices, but definitely go with songs that mean something to you and your soon to be husband.

Post # 52
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

I walked down the isle to Corinne Bailey Rae’s “Like a Star”.  

Post # 53
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

I actually picked every single song at our wedding except for the mother – son dance. I love music! 🙂 Here are the important songs:

Parents: The Piano Guy’s – 5 secrets (Mashup of Beethoven’s 5th symphony and OneRepublic’s Secrets)

Bridal Party: Pachelbel – Canon in D Major

Bride: The Piano Guy’s – A Thousand Years

Recessional: The Drifter’s – This Magic Moment 

Entrance: Bruno Mars – Marry You

First Dance: Michael Buble – Close Your Eyes

Father – Daughter: The Beatles – In My Life

Mother – Son: Rascal Flatts-My Wish

Anniversary Dance: The Flamingo’s – I only Have Eye’s For You

Cake: Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Last Dance: The Drifter’s – Save The Last Dance For Me

Post # 54
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2017 - Not sure

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fromsmithtodavis:  It’s a beautiful song to walk down the aisle too, dear bee!!! Tear jerker to start! Love it! 

I’m not sure what we will walk down to. We are walking together, so “Here comes the bride” won’t work… Lol! We are talking about Hall and Oates “You Make My Dreams (come true)” as the song we walk to, so we’ll see! We don’t have a wedding party so no song for them. Our first dance is from a Shawn Lee called Happiness. Its a strange song, but it’s fun and makes us giggle all the time. We might throw in the hussle for fun! Lol! 

Post # 55
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

I love to see what everyone has chosen! We did mostly big band, swing and swing revival music and our wedding had a retro/vintage theme.

Family and bridal party processional : Cowboy Bebeop – Cat Blues

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_bfVQ1S5Vx0

Bride processional: L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJBgQfnRFus

Recessional: Love You Madly – Cake

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uwjsG0cRf0

Bridal Party Entrance at Reception: Cowboy bebop – Tank!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6jCJZEFIto

First Dance – Fly Me to the Moon – Frank Sinatra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhZ2X9znPxM

Cake Cutting: Just Like Heaven – The Cure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4gO7RUN4v8

 

Post # 56
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Busy bee

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fromsmithtodavis:  walking down the aisle (ALL SONGS LISTED ARE TOTALLY A FANASY SINCE I HAVE NOT SET A DATE)

aisle song – ave maria by katie boeck

first dance – most likely Us Against The World cover since my Fiance and I have said “us against the world” as our motto since we  met each other, it in all our bday cards, valentines card etc

 

i plan to include a thousand years and feels like home in the wedding for like the slow dances i guess.

I cant wait to start planning. been engaged for a month now but Fiance is in the states and im in canada so i cant start planning until im there.3 more days <3 

 

Post # 57
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Newbee

We have a string quartet for the ceremony so all of these will be modified to a quartet.

Guests will sit down to traditional celtic wedding songs. 

Wedding party : No Ones Gonna Love You Like I Do – Band of Horses

Bride Enterance : Hoppipolla – Sigur Ros

Exit – Over The Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole (grooms little sister will accompany quartet on the ukulele)

Reception is a DJ and the songs are:

Wedding party and Bride and Groom entrance – Final Countdown – Europe

First Dance – First Day Of My Life – Bright Eyes (favorite band of mine since I was 14)

Groom Dance – TBD

Father/Daughter Dance – My Girl – The Temptations faded into Gettin Giggy With It – Will Smith (dads choice)

 

I am loving everyones ideas!!

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