56 Unique Wedding Songs to Really Set the Mood

March 6, 2019 | juliette

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While we’re huge fans of the classic wedding reception songs that everyone loves to belt in the middle of the dance floor, we also know that a lot of couples are looking for more unique wedding songs to set their day apart from the rest. This playlist is a mix of deep tracks, songs from new films, and classics that somehow haven’t made it into the wedding song repository. No matter what mood you want to set, we guarantee you’ll find songs here to fit it perfectly!

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Music To My Eyes – Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga

I Will Marry You – Mean Lady

When Did You Leave Heaven – Pokey LaFarge

More Than This – Roxy Music

Heavenly Day – Patty Griffin

Ain’t That Fine – I’m With Her

Little Bitty Pretty One – Thurston Harris and The Sharps

Mystery of Love – Sufjan Stevens

Lady and Man – Khruangbin

Notion – Tash Sultana

Set My Soul on Fire – The War and Treaty

Truly Madly Deeply – Yoke Lore

Cherry Wine – Overcoats

This Must Be The Place – Iron & Wine and Ben Birdwell

Fool For You – Snoh Aalegra

Finding You – Kesha

Run Away with Me – Carly Rae Jepsen

Won’t You Come Over – Devendra Banhart

Fondly & Forever – Liz Cooper & the Stampede

You You – Odetta Hartman

No Matter Where We Go – Whitney

This Feeling – Alabama Shakes

What I Wouldn’t Do – A Fine Frenzy

When I’m with You – Best Coast

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Honey in the Sun – Camera Obscura

With You – Waxahatchee

Till the End of Days – Bermuda Triangle

Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship

Ooh You’re Gold – Wilson Phillips

Forever Your Girl – Paula Abdul

Crossfire / So Into You – Nai Palm

Nakamarra – Hiatus Kaiyote

Weak – SWV

Love Like This – Faith Evans

Who Can I Run To – Xscape

A Case of You – Joni Mitchell

Sweetest Devotion – Adele

Sweet Creature – Harry Styles

Moonlight – Ariana Grande

Us – Regina Spektor

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Sweet – Leighton Meester

All That I Know Is (I’m Your Baby) – Caroline Smith

Our Day Will Come – Amy Winehouse

All the Way – Clem Snide

Give You My Lovin’ – Mazzy Star

Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes) – Dinah Washington and Brook Benton

That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding

Always Forever – Cults

Seventeen – Sjowgren

Don’t Be Scared – Sophie Meiers and Michael Mason

Slow Dance – John Legend

Moon River – Frank Ocean

Unstoppable – Lianne La Havas

Crazy Over You – Smooth Hound Smith

The Story – Brandi Carlile

We Got the Love – Chaka Khan


Looking for more song ideas to round out your wedding day playlist? Be sure to follow these curated playlists:
Wedding Getting Ready Playlist to Dance to With Your Girls

This Wedding Reception Playlist is Guaranteed to Get Your Guests on the Dance Floor

80 First Dance Songs You Haven’t Thought of Yet

80 Last Dance Songs for 2018 to End Your Night Right

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One Comment

  1. Awesome list! Especially love ‘The Story’. :)

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