Posts tagged Wedding Music
Posts tagged Wedding Music
The cake-cutting is one of the most romantic times during the wedding. The very first undertaking the couple will handle as husband and wife will be to cut the cake! Most brides and grooms wish to have special songs played during the cake-cutting ceremony. The music sets the tone for the scene and will create a lasting memory in the hearts of the couple and their guests. Here are some of the most popular cake cutting songs of all time.
‘Sweet’ and Sentimental
Some brides and grooms choose to play sweet and touching music during the cake cutting ceremony. There are many different songs which would be fitting for this moment, but these are without a doubt the most popular.
Funny and Humorous
It’s very important that the wedding music (including the cake-cutting music) fits the personality of the bride and groom. If you and your soon-to-be spouse are a pair of jokesters and enjoy a good laugh, perhaps these funny cake-cutting songs will appeal to you.
If you’re looking for some upbeat songs that are known by most people, there are some fun options available. Take a look at the songs below to find some inspiration:
Whether you want a funny song which will have your guests rolling in laughter or a sentimental song that will bring a tear to their eyes - there are definitely plenty of songs for every personality. Choose something that is special to you and your fiancé and that you will remember for years to come.
I’m not saying that these are terrible songs (okay…I’m not a fan of the “Chicken Dance”), but you might want to put these 10 songs on your do-not-play list.
1. “Celebration,” Kool & The Gang
Why to Skip It: Unless you want your wedding to have something in common with every eighth grade graduation that’s ever taken place in a dingy school gym, tell your DJ to skip this one.
2. “Cha Cha Slide,” DJ Casper
Why to Skip It: I’m guessing you and your guests have the ability to come up with your own dance moves, so let’s nix this step-by-step group dance lesson.
3. “We Are Family,” Sister Sledge
Why to Skip It: It’s your wedding…we know your family is there. Plus, it’ll be stuck in your head for weeks and weeks after the wedding (and not in a good way).
4. “Hot in Herre,” Nelly
Why to Skip It: This is a stand-in for all the overplayed, inappropriate club songs that have a tendency to creep into weddings. As a general rule, avoid songs with references to “juice” and stripping (unless you have the world’s most open-minded grandparents and ultra-mature flower girls).
5. “I Gotta Feeling,” The Black Eyed Peas
Why to Skip It: After two years of being played at every Sweet 16, bar mitzvah, and prom, I’m betting even Fergie would agree that it’s time to put this one to bed.
6. “YMCA,” Village People
Why to Skip It: The fact that everyone knows the words, everyone knows the dance, and that this song fits lots of occasions — between innings at a baseball game, for instance — does not automatically qualify it as a must at your wedding.
Why to Skip It: At a wedding, everyone’s dressed to the nines and feeling festive. Is this really the best time to flap your arms like a chicken in front of that cute bridesmaid/groomsman/new spouse? Don’t think so.
8. “Macarena,” Los Del Rio
Why to Skip It: You may know how to do the dance — but do you really want to? Besides, everyone has a few certain relatives they’d rather not see get down with that hip-swivel move.
9. “Stayin’ Alive,” Bee Gees
Why to Skip It: There aren’t too many people who know more than one line and one dance move to this song — leave “Stayin’ Alive” to the Saturday Night Fever reruns.
10. ”Love Shack,” the B-52s
Why to Skip It: If the super-repetitive chorus of this song isn’t enough of a reason to put this song squarely on your blacklist, its “overplayed to death” status definitely will.