Favourite Wedding Processional Songs

Classic Wedding Processional Songs
From Happy Wife Happy Life 

No two weddings are ever exactly the same! Some couples want a classic wedding, some want theirs to be a call back to their heritage, some just want their wedding to be a ton of fun! It all starts with the processional.

Here Is Our List Of Favourite Processional Songs:

Classic Wedding Processional Songs

Although you may not be familiar with the names of classical pieces, most are instantly recognizable when you hear them. 

  • Canon in D – Pachelbel
  • Ave Verum Corpus – Mozart
  • Bridal Chorus – Wagner
  • Pie Jesu – adapted by Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Nella Fantasia (or Gabriel’s Oboe) – Ennio Morricone
  • Jesu, Joy of Man Desiring – Bach
  • The Swan (Le Cygne) – Saint Saens
  • The Flower Duet from Lakmé (Viens Mallika Sous le Dome) – Léo Delibes
  • Romance Classical Guitar – folk piece
  • The Four Seasons: Spring 1 – Vivaldi, Recomposed by Max Richter
  • Cello suite No. 1 – Bach
  • Una Furtiva Lagrima – Gaetano Donizetti
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream Op. 61: IX.
  • Wedding March – Felix Mendelssohn
  • Ave Maria – Bach

Irish Processional Songs

Add a little Celtic romance to your processional.

  • My Lagan Love
  • Carolan’s Concerto
  • She Moves Through the Fair
  • Midnight Walker – Uilleann Pipes
  • The Parting Glass

Alternative Processional Songs

Looking for something a little different or more personalized for your processional song? Look no further than these cool indie and alternative tunes…

  • Falling Slowly – Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova
  • Higher Love – James Vincent McMorrow
  • The Blowers Daughter – Damien Rice
  • Work Song – Hozier
  • Growing Up Beside You – Paolo Nutini
  • Skinny Love – Bon Ivor
  • Ho Hey – The Lumineers
  • First Day Of My Life – Bright Eyes
  • To Be Alone With You – Sufijan Stevens
  • ‘Cello Song – Nick Drake
  • Wicked Game (Instrumental) – Chris Isaak
  • All This Love – Angus & Julia Stone
  • Wedding Song – Bob Dylan
  • Sweet Disposition (Acoustic) – Temper Trap
  • Wedding Song (Acoustic) – Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • Hoppipolla – Sigur Ros
  • Sea of Love – Cat Power
  • Angels – The XX
  • Feelin’ Good – Nina Simone
  • Kiss Me – Sixpence None The Richer
  • Quelqu’un m’a dit – Carla Bruni
  • Good Riddance (Time of your Life) – Greenday
  • Riptide – Vance Joy
  • When I Go – Slow Club
  • Another Love – Tom Odell
  • A Waltz for a Night – Julie Delpy

Upbeat Processional Songs

Many of you might think a processional song should be slow and paced, but add a retro lilt and these upbeat songs would make a cool entrance…

  • Here There and Everywhere – The Beatles
  • Wouldn’t It Be Nice – The Beach Boys
  • Everyday – Buddy Holly
  • In My Life  – The Beatles
  • Here Comes The Sun – Nina Simone
  • Be My Baby – The Ronettes
  • Fly Me To The Moon – Julie London
  • Waterloo Sunset – The Kinks
  • Can’t Smile Without You – Barry Manilow

Romantic Processional Songs

Are you and your other half a pair of hopeless romantics? Then these are the processional songs for you!

  • Songbird – Eva Cassidy
  • She – Elvis Costello
  • At Last – Etta James
  • Your Song – Elton John
  • I’m Kissing You – Des’ree
  • I’ve Got A Crush On You – Ella Fitzgerald
  • Can’t Help Falling In Love With You – Elvis Presley
  • Not About Angels – Birdy
  • Blackbird – The Beatles
  • She’s Always a Woman – Fyfe Dangerfield
  • La Vie En Rose – Louis Armstrong
  • One Day Like This – Elbow

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