With so many wedding plans to remember, choosing the music for your wedding might be the last thing on your mind. But this seemingly small detail is actually very important—music helps to set the tone for your special day, and will leave a lasting impression on both you and your guests. Not sure where to begin? Read on for 8 tips that will help you choose the wedding songs for your big day.
- Make a Playlist
A Playlist is important as you will need different songs for each moment of your wedding day. You will need a few songs for your first and second march in during your wedding. Listing the different moments in order will help to ensure that you have a meaningful and special wedding song for each important moment during the wedding as it will let you and your guest remember these moments
- Don’t be constrained by traditional choices
We all want to be safe and keep with traditional choices of songs like “Canon in D” and “Here comes the bride”. These two classic songs are usually playing during the first or second march in at the wedding. There is no real reason on why you should choose these or any other traditional wedding songs for your wedding.
The important part is to choose songs that aren’t too fast so that you do not have to rush during your march in. If you are unsure on the tempo of the song, put it on, and try to walk as you would on your wedding day. You should get a good feel of whether or not you’re moving too quickly.
- Decide on if you want a live band/DJ during your wedding
With so many different directions to go in when it comes to wedding music, you’ll be having a headache just deciding on how you want your wedding music to be. Thus you will have to decide on what kind of live music do you want for your big day.
Personal preference and budget will play the biggest part in helping you decide to go with live music or not. There is no one way to do it as long as you do it your way.
- Consider hiring an emcee
Having an emcee for your wedding is a great way to keep your guest entertained and the whole flow of the wedding running smoothly. It will save you the time and trouble of having to manage everything yourself especially on your big day. It is advisable to have a conversation with your emcee before your big day to go through the details of your wedding.
- Have a thorough discussion with your fiancé
You should never made all of these decisions without talking to your partner first. Even if he may not be as involved as you in the planning process, selecting songs for your wedding is personal and should portray both of you equally.
One of the most important song that you will have for your wedding day is one played during the first march in with your husband, this song should bring back the wonderful memories that you have experienced together. It will be a night to remember.