Song Ideas For Your Ceremony Recessional

You’ve just shared your first kiss a married couple, and the wedding ceremony is over. The excitement is through the roof and you’re both beaming with happiness. Now you’re ready to party!

Countless hours of planning and months of waiting have culminated to that big kiss, which launches you into a new chapter in your lives. It’s a life-changing moment, marked by huge smiles, a few happy tears and, of course, some music! The big question is – what’s the first song you’ll hear together as newly-joined lifelong partners? Get ready, because it’s time to walk it out back down the aisle!

Here, some songs I recommend for you and your dearly beloved as you take your first steps together as newlyweds.

Traditional:
“Sonata for Trumpet and Strings ” – Peter Hurford
“Trumpet Voluntary ” – Wynton Marsalis
“Eine Kleine Nachtmusik ” – Academy of St. Martin In the Field
“Ode to Joy ” – Beethoven, Symphony #9
“Wedding March ” – Mendelssohn

Modern Songs

Soulful Songs

Indie Songs

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Modern:
“In Your Eyes ” – Peter Gabriel
“Beautiful Day ” – U2
“Just Like Heaven ” – String Quartet Tribute to The Cure
“Just A Kiss ” – Lady Antebellum
“One More Time” – Daft Punk
“When I’m Away” – The Colourist
“Verge” – Owl City feat. Avicii
“Feeling Electric” – Parade of Lights
“Love Me Badder” – Elliphant
“Hearbeat” – Mat Kearney
“Lo-Fi Children” – Wild Party

Soulful:
“I Got You (I Feel Good) ” – James Brown
“Signed, Sealed, Delivered ” – Stevie Wonder
“Spend My Life With You ” – Eric Benet
“I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) ” – The Four Tops
“Get Ready ” – The Temptations
“Coming Home” – Leon Bridges
“Budapest” – George Ezra
“From Eden” – Hozier

Indie:
“Hold You in My Arms ” – Ray LaMontagne
“Home ” – Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
“I Was Made For You ” – She & Him
“Love Me Like The World Is Ending ” – Ben Lee
“Neighborhood 1 (Tunnels) ” – Arcade Fire
“Ends of the Earth” – Lord Huron
“Never Let You Down” – The Weepies
“I’ve Got You” – Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors
“Vintage” – High Dive Heart

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