Music Choices 2018

  1. Elton John- your song
  2. Vanessa Carlton-1000 miles
  3. Alicia Keys- Fallin’
  4. John Legend- All of me
  5. Stevie Wonder- Isnt she lovely
  6. Adele- Someone like you
  7. Christina Perry- 1000 years
  8. Sam Smith- Too good at goodbyes
  9. Bruno Mars- Just the way you are
  10. Robert Myles- Children
  11. Greatest Showman- Never Enough
  12. Greatest Showman- this is me
  13. Greatest Showman-  Rewrite the stars
  14. Ed Sheeran- Thinking out loud
  15. Michael Jackson- I just cant stop loving you
  16. Lion King- Circle of Life
  17. Phil Collins- You’ll be in my heart
  18. Frozen- Let it go
  19. Passenger- Let her go
  20. Snow Patrol- Chasing cars
  21. Pharrell Williams- Happy
  22. Emile Sande- Read all about it
  23. James Blunt- Beautiful
  24. Aladdin- Whole new world
  25. David Bowie- Life on Mars
  26. -Lean on me
  27. Jackson 5- I want you back.
  28. Beyonce- Halo
  29. Lionel Richie- Endless love
  30. Bryan Adams- Everything I do
  31. Abba- winner takes it all.
  32. Daft Punk- Get Lucky

December 2018 – Olde Bell









November 2018 – The Elvetham

Bridesmaids walking in:
So Close from Enchanted – start when Mum walks in and then stop for when I’m about to come in

Bride walking in:
Ed Sheeran – Perfect

Signing of the register:
Elvis: Can’t help falling in love
Oasis: Don’t look back in anger
Eric Clapton: Wonderful tonight

Bride and groom exit:
The Beatles – Here comes the sun

Other songs to play for the rest of the time:
Aladdin music
Game of Thrones theme
Wiz Khalifa – See you again
Zedd ft Alessa Cara – Stay
Drake – One dance
Drake – Hold on we’re going home
James Bay – Let it go
Toy Story – Friend like me
Lion King – Can you feel the love tonight
Tangled – I see the light
Bryan Adams – Everything I do
Etta James – At last
Hercules – I can go the distance
Jurassic Park Theme
Lord of the rings – concerning hobbits

November 2018 – Olde Bell

Violin for the ceremony (ceremony starts at 1.30pm)

Piano for drinks reception – initially we said until 4pm but our timing schedule now is that we go in for the wedding breakfast at 3.40 with the speeches starting at 5.20-30ish.

Piano drinks reception 1400-1600

Leave 1230

Prior to ceremony – 4-5 tracks
Ed Sheehan – Perfect
Gladys Night and the Pips – You’re the best thing that ever happened
First time I ever saw your face – (various artists!)
Eine Klein Nachtmusik and Posthorn serenade – Mozart
Ave Maria

Any other classical suggestions would be great too.

Entrance of bridal party – 1 track
Barbra Streisand Evergreen

Signing of the register – 2 tracks
Elgar: Salut D’amour
Clair de Lune – Claude Debussy

Exit Music – 1 track
I do, I do, I do, I do, I do – ABBA (mainly for our daughters as a surprise and also Mark proposed when we were holidaying in Skopelos which is where the film Mamma Mia was based!).  Hope this is ok…

For the drinks reception and wedding breakfast we’d love a mix of contemporary, modern, and classic tracks to suit everyone from traditional well-know classical to pop music / jazz happy songs.   I’m sure you can help and advise on this one.

October 2018, Stoke Park

Guests arriving/taking seats

Anything by Ludovico Einaudi

Marry You–  Bruno Mars

Say a little prayer – Aretha Franklin

Into my arms – Nick Cave

Bridal Procession

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay– Something just like this

Signing the register

Make you feel my love – Bob Dylan

Yellow – Coldplay

My Baby Just Cares for Me – Nina Simone

The Recessional

I only want to be with you – Dusty Springfield

Other songs

Other songs to be played at some point either during drinks on violin or wedding breakfast on piano

A case of you – Joni Mitchell

I’m your man  – Leonard Cohen/Michael Buble jazzier version!

Wicked game – Chris Isaac

Man in the mirror – Michael Jackson

I believe in a thing called love – The Darkness

Anything from La La land – Another day of sun is a must! Also City of Stars, Start a fire

China girl – David Bowie

Despacito – Luis Fonsi, ft Justin Bieber

Pulp – Something changed

James Bond movie themes – Various inc. Goldfinger

Alanis Morrisette – Head over feet

Dusty Springfield – Son of a Preacher Man

Beyonce – Halo

A little sugar in my bowl  – Nina Simone

Feeling good – Nina Simone

Fever – Peggy Lee

Anything by coldplay

Anything by Ed Sheeran

Elton John – Tiny Dancer

Sinatra melody – jazzy. Fly me to the moon etc

Nat King Cole melody – Unforgettable, when I fall in love

Tony bennet – Blue velvet, for once in my life

Neil Diamond – Sweet Caroline

Police – Every breath you take

Anything by Tori Amos

October 2018, Olde Bell, Hurley

3pm- ceremony

3.30- 5pm Reception drinks and photos

5.10 Bride and Groom announced into room

5.15 speeches

5.50 dinner service

7.50 room reset


Katy to walk down the aisle to Pachelbel, Canon in D

Elton John, Daniel (we thought this might be nice immediately prior to Katy’s walk down the aisle but happy to be advised by you)

Des’ree, I’m Kissing You

When You Wish Upon a Star

Songs we’d really like to have played when Daniel and I are around (so probably during wedding breakfast):

The Godfather theme (maybe an odd choice but we got engaged in Sicily and it’s one of Daniel’s favourite films so if there’s a chance to fit this in somewhere, great!)

Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)

Elton John, Your Song

Jurassic Park theme

Think of Me and/or  All I Ask of You (Phantom of the Opera)

One Day More (Les Miserables)

Come What May (Moulin Rouge)

City of Stars (La La Land)

Hotel California

Emeli Sande, I’ll Be Your Clown

Lana del Rey, Young and Beautiful

Falling Slowly (from movie Once)

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Free Bird

Other songs we’d really like to include somewhere (in no particular order at the moment):

Elton John, No Sacrifice

Love Actually Theme

Counting Crows, Colourblind

Snow Patrol, Chasing Cars

Snow Patrol, Run

Say a Little Prayer

Air on a G String

Pink, Just Give Me a Reason

Bette Midler, From a Distance

Christina Perri, A Thousand Years

Frank Sinatra, I’ve Got You Under My Skin

Frank Sinatra, Beyond the Sea

Bach (sample that’s on Simon’s website)

Wind Beneath My Wings

Sweet Child of Mine

John Legend, All of Me

James Morrison, You Give Me Something

Eric Clapton, Wonderful Tonight

Note: Katy loves Disney so anything from Disney films is great except please avoid The Lion King if possible as unfortunately it has some sad associations for some family members. Some favourites:

The Distance (Hercules) – this will be our first dance later on

You’ll be in my heart (Tarzan)

Reflection (Mulan)

Part of Your World (The Little Mermaid)

A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes

October 2018, Rivervale Barn

– Civil ceremony starts at 12:00pm so would you set up and play around 11:30am?

– Reception drinks will be 12:30pm to 3:00pm

– Wedding breakfast starts 3:15pm – 5:30pm

Setup in the ceremony room 11:00am (Upstairs?)

Start playing at 11:45am

Song 1: Blue and white porcelain – Jay Chou

Song 2: 10 years – Eason Chan

Song 3: Tornado – Jay Chou

Song 4: Years in Song / Triumph in the sky – Eason Chan

Song 5: Ed Sheeran – Perfect (Wedding Version) featuring Pachelbel’s Canon

Sorry, I don’t have a song sheet for song 4. Can only find this.

If ceremony doesn’t start at 12:00pm please play this song:

Song 6: Bruno Mara – Marry you

Civil ceremony starts at 12:00pm  

– Bride comes in (Song to play: A Thousand Years – Christina Perri)

– When we both leave the ceremony room (Song to play: Greatest day – Take That) Note: Beginning part is quite long. Maybe best to play from 10secs in.

Reception drinks at 12:45pm to 2:45pm (Not sure where you play, indoors or outdoors? Where do you usually set up to play at Rivervale Barn?)

Please see list of songs to play below. I’ll try and find song sheets for these but it will be good if you can note down which song sheets you already have so I don’t need to go looking for them.

Break and setup in the dining room area 2:45pm to 3:15pm

– Wedding breakfast starts 3:15pm – 5:15pm

Repeat same songs again.

All of me – John Legend

Somewhere only we know – Keane

Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Beauty and the beast theme song

Chasing cars – Snow Patrol

A whole new world – Aladdin

Games of thrones theme song

Jurassic Park main theme

Pachelbel – Canon D

River flows in you – Yiruma

Spring Waltz – Chopin

Watermark – Enya

Greatest Day – Take That

Path of the wind – My Neighbour Totoro

Tonari no totoro – My Neighbour Totoro

You are not alone – Michael Jackson

Bad – Michael Jackson

Black or White – Michael Jackson

Truely Madly Deeply – Savage garden

Endless love – Lionel Richie

Every breath you take – Police

Don’t stop me now – Queen

Girls – Maroon 5

Shape of my heart – Backstreet Boys

As long as you love me – Backstreet Boys

Bruno Mara – Marry you

Blue and white porcelain – Jay Chou

10 years – Eason Chan

Tornado – Jay Chou

Truely Love You – Beyond

Years like a song – Eason Chan

September 2018, Olde Bell, Bucks

1545-1645, after ceremony

A Thousand Years by Christina Perri

All of me by John Legend

The Piano Soundtrack – Main theme song

Bruno Mars – Marry You

Ellie Goulding – How long will I love you

Etta James – At Last

Lionel & Diana – Endless Love

Nina Simone – Here comes the sun

Robin Hood – Everything I do

Madness – It must be love

Stevie Wonder – Signed, sealed, delivered

Over the Rainbow

September 2018, Hedsor House, Bucks

CEREMONY MUSIC: In Centre Hall, violinist + pianist to set up on balcony overlooking.

2:15pm: Start playing background music as guests are seated etc.

2:30pm: Ceremony starts.

CANAPES: Outside if good weather, violinist + pianist can set up just inside either way.

3:15pm: Approx start time; whenever the instruments can be relocated.

For the ceremony:

– Some classical background music while guests are being seated.

– Canon in D for the processional.

– Some more music for the signing of the register – not specified so your choice.

– One Day Like This (Elbow) for the recessional.

For the canapes:

– A mix of music to include some recognisable tunes.

September 2018, Winkfield

Background music for when guests arrive

Ave Verum Corpus – Mozart (Latin) – once guests have been seated

Ave Maria – Schubert as I walk up the aisle

Hymn – Be Thou my Vision

O Del Mio Dolce Ardor (Paride ed Elena) – Gluck (Italian) – for when we sign the register

August 2018, Taunton, Hestercombe Gardens

On reflection we thought the following tunes during our ceremony might be better.

  1. Pachelbel
  2. Brindisi
  3. Bach – March in D Major

August 2018, Hengrave Hall

Bridal Processional Entrance Music–

Eternal source of light divine– George frideric handel

Exit music after ceremony –

Love train – The Ogradys


Those are our only set specifications ( if possible)

While guests are arriving, during the drinks reception and for the wedding breakfast we are happy with a mixture of what you can play from the following and similar styles if you have any you like to play that fit in well –

Beyonce – Halo

Beyonce – Smash into you

The Beatles – All you need is love

Jason Mraz – Im yours

Ed Sheeren – Perfect

Ed Sheeren – Thinking out loud

Lionel Richie –Signed sealed delivered

Lionel Richie –Say you say me

Bruno Mars – Marry You

Bruno  Mars – Just the way you are

John Legend – All of me

John Legend – Ordinary People

The Beachboys – God only knows

Ben Howard – Only love

Hayley Reinhart – Cant help falling in love

Ellie Goulding – How long will I love you

Frankie Valli – Cant take my eyes off you

James Taylor – How sweet it is

Lonestar- Amazed

Alicia Keys – If I aint got you

Take that – A million love songs

James Arthur – Say you wont let go

Adelle – Make you feel my love

Christina Perri – A thousand years

Benjamin Nelson – Stand by me

The Goo Goo Dolls – Iris

Elvis Presley – The wonder of you

Savage Garden – Truly madly deeply

Eric Clapton – Wonderful tonight

Aretha Franklin – Say a little prayer

Barry White – You’re the first my last my everything

Love Affair – Everlasting love

Luther Vandros – Never too much

Brian Adams – Everything I do

Al Green – Lets stay together

Etta James – At last

Elton John – Can you feel the love tonight

Nat King Cole – When I fall in love

The Temptations – My girl

Sam Smith – Latch ( Acoustic )

Eva Cassidy – Song bird

Classical music –

Craig Armstrong – Me before you orchestral ( the film)

Claire De Lune – Nina postolovskaya

Hanz Zimmer – Iris and Jasper – the holiday ( the film)

Hanz Zimmer  Maestro – the holiday ( film)

Craig Armstrong, Paul Bateman – Romeo and Juliet

Ludovico Einaudi – La nascita delle cose segrete

Baby Lullaby – love actually

London music works – Love actually

August 2018, Chartridge Lodge, Bucks

Piano requests

Ceremony requestsGuest arrive 1Chopin- Spring waltzGuest arrive 2Beethooven- fur eliseGuest arrive 3celine dion- how does a moment last foreverProcession songromantic wedding march by miranda wong for bride. cant help falling in love with you – Elvis Presly for bridemsaids and page boysRecessionjohn ledgend – all of meChurch hymn 1N/AChurch hymn 2N/AChurch hymn 3N/ASigning of the registerwestlife- Beautiful in whiteSigning of the register 2Christina perry- thousand yearsDrinks ReceptionDrinks Reception Request 1ellie golding – love me like you doDrinks Reception Request 2Chain smoker & coldplay – something just like youDrinks Reception Request 3Michael B – EverythingDrinks Reception Request 4James arther – Say you wont goDrinks Reception Request 5 Drinks Reception Request OthersI am happy for Simon to play anything that is kind of along these lines.Music genres you likePop, ClassicalWedding breakfastWedding breakfast request 1Take that – Back for goodWedding breakfast request 2  John Ledgend – All of meWedding breakfast request 3  the weekend – i feel it coming 

August 2018, Goring Heath, Oxon


Your song – Elton John

Firestone – Kygo

Chasing cars – Snow Patrol

Love Actually – Glasgow love theme

Little things – One Direction

Beauty and the Beast theme tune

All of me – John Legend

Just hold on we’re going home – Drake

Even my dad does sometimes – Ed Sheeran

Only love – Ben Howard

Thinking out loud – Ed Sheeran

She will be loved – Maroon 5

Adele – Make you feel my love

Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Forever Autumn – War of the worlds

Halo – Beyonce

Africa – Toto

All I ask of you – Phantom of the Opera

Moon river

Runaway – The Corrs

I’m yours – Jason Mraz

Marry you – Bruno Mars

God only knows – Beach boys

Anything Disney!


It’s all about you – McFly

Canon in D – Pachabel

A whole new world – Aladdin

One day like this – Elbow

Kiss from a rose – Seal

The Sound of Silence – Simon and Garfunkel Violin

Just give me a reason – Pink

Viva la vida – Coldplay

Somewhere over the rainbow

Can you feel the love tonight – Elton John

A thousand years – Christina Perri

Rather be – Clean bandit

Cirlce of life

Somewhere only we know – Keane

Concerning Hobbits – Lord of the Rings

Someone like you – Adele

Air on the G string – Bach

Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring – Bach

July 2018, Wilton Music Hall, London

Music to include Michael Jackson’s “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You” and Jack Johnson’s “Better Together”

July 2018, Stokenchurch (Bucks)

Gathering of congregation:      Selection of suitable music for violin & organ.

Entrance of bridesmaids & ushers:       Canon in D (Pachelbel) violin & organ

Entrance of bride:        A thousand years (Christina Perri)

Hymns:            Morning has broken. 3 verses.

                         Give me joy in my heart. 4 verses + refrain. (printing order needs correction)

                         All things bright & beautiful. 4 verses + refrain.

“Kiss the bride”:                         A short appropriate piece for violin & organ.

Signing of Register:      This may be an anthem sung by the choir with organ, otherwise violin & organ.

Exit of the bridal party:  CD (Bitter Sweet Symphony)

July 2018, That Amazing Place (Essex)

Ceremony requestsGuest arrive 1John Legend – All of meGuest arrive 2Bruno Mars – Just the way you areGuest arrive 3Etta James – at lastProcession songChristina Perri – A Thousand yearsRecessionElton John – Can you feel the love tonightChurch hymn 1N/AChurch hymn 2N/AChurch hymn 3N/ASigning of the registerNat King Cole – L-O-V-ESigning of the register 2Ed Sheeran – Thinking out loudDrinks ReceptionDrinks Reception Request 1 Drinks Reception Request 2 Drinks Reception Request 3 Drinks Reception Request 4 Drinks Reception Request 5 Drinks Reception Request Others Music genres you likeModern, Chart, Jazz, Swing, Musicals & Films, Indie, Motown, Garage, Cheese

June 2018, Danesfield House Hotel

CEREMONY (1200), Versailles Suite

While guests assemble

Elbow – One day like this

Jason Mraz – Lucky

The Beatles – Till there was you

Etta James – At last

Dess'ree – Kissing you

Claude Debussy – Clair De Lune

Entrance procession

Christina Perri – A Thousand Years

While register is signed

Elton John – Can you feel the love tonight

Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole – Somewhere over the rainbow


Louis Armstrong – What a wonderful world

Take That – Greatest day

1230 drinks – violin outside on terrace

1430-1630 Wedding Breakfast Playlist Versailles Suite

Andy Williams – Speak Softly Love

Ben E King – Stand By Me

Percy Sledge – When A Man Loves A Woman

Dean Martin – That’s Amore

Frank Sinatra – Young At Heart

Frank Sinatra – You Make Me Feel So Young

Frank Sinatra – Fly Me To The Moon

Simon & Garfunkel- Bridge Over Troubled Water

Nat King Cole – When I Fall In Love

Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald – Dream A Little Dream Of Me

Fleetwood Mac – Songbird

Andy Williams – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

The Beatles – Here Comes The Sun

Nat King Cole – L-O-V-E

Nat King Cole – Unforgettable

Frank Sinatra – Love And Marriage

Elvis Presley – Love Me Tender

Minnie Ripperton – Lovin’ You

Nat King Cole – Orange Colored Sky

Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl

Seal – Kiss From A Rose

Percy Sledge – When A Man Loves A Woman

Sonny & Cher – I Got You Babe

The Monkees – I’m A Believer

The Drifters – This Magic Moment

The Beach Boys – Wouldn’t It Be Nice

John Legend – All Of Me

Adele – Make You Feel My Love

Tom Walker – Just You And I

Alicia Keys – If I Ain’t Got You

Tom Odell – Grow Old With Me

Alicia Keys – No One

Cyndi Lauper – True Colors

Stevie Wonder – I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)

Van Morrison – Moondance

Sia – Chandelier

John Lennon – Imagine

Train – Marry Me

Ray Charles – Come Rain Or Come Shine

Billy Joel – Just The Way You Are

The Temptations – My Girl

Jagjit Singh – Hoshwalon Ko Khabar Kya

Jagjit Singh – Hothon Se Chhu Lo Tum

Jagjit Singh – Tera Chehra Kitna Suhana Lagta Hai

Jagjit Singh – Mujhe Ghussa Dikhaya Jaa Raha Hai

Jagjit Singh & Asha Bhosle – Jab Samne Tum As Jate Ho

Lata Mangeshkar – Lag Ja Gale (Won Kaun Thi Song)

June 2018, Royal Horseguards Hotel

1Latch AcousticSam SmithBridal procession
2Don’t stop till you get enoughMichael JacksonAnnouncement of Husband & Wife
3Chaiyya ChaiyyaA. R. RahmanBride and Groom exit after ceremony
PerfectEd ShereenDuring wedding ceromony
HaloBeyonceDuring wedding ceromony
All of meJohn Legend
Thinking out loudEd Shereen
Just the way you areBruno MarsDuring wedding ceromony
Your SongElton John
Use SomebodyKings of Leon
Love me like you doEllie GoldingDuring wedding ceromony
SorryJustin Bieber
YellowColdplayDuring wedding ceromony
Too good at goodbyesSam Smith
One DanceDrakeDuring wedding ceromony
StarboyThe weekend ft. Daft Punk
P.Y.T.Michael JacksonDuring wedding ceromony
This is what you came forCalvin Harris ft. Rhianna
Shape of youEd Shereen
Don’t you worry childSwedish House Mafia
SugarMaroon 5
The ScientistColdplay
Love on topBeyonce
UmbrellaRhiannaDuring wedding ceromony
We found loveRhianna ft. Calvin Harris
A sky full of starsColdplayDuring wedding ceromony
At lastEtta James
Viva la vidaColdplay
The way you make me feelMichael Jackson
Rather beClean bandit & Jesse Glynn
Mr BrightsideThe KillersDuring wedding ceromony
Bittersweet SymphonyThe VerveDuring wedding ceromony
With or wothout youU2
Wonderful tonightEric Clapton
Cheap ThrillsSia
New RulesDua Lipa
One KissDua Lipa and Calvin Harris
Man in the mirrorMichael Jackson
Earned itThe weekend
Somewhere only we knowKeane
Shake it offTaylor Swift
Take me to churchHozierDuring wedding ceromony
NumbLinkin Park
When you were youngThe Killers
Candy shop50 CENT
You’re The First, The Last, My EverythingBarry WhiteDuring wedding ceromony
I want your loveChicDuring wedding ceromony

June 2018, Easthampsted Park, Surrey

Bride entrance:         Canon in D Pachelbel  

Signing of Register:      Next to Me by Imagine Dragons   paper

Everlong by Foo Fighters

Bride & Groom exit:     Here Comes the Sun by The Beatles

Ceremony starts at 1:30pm

Drinks Reception from 2pm

Meal at 4pm

June 2018, West Reservoir Centre, London N4

Drinks reception, violin and piano

– Frank Sinatra – Moon River

– Luis Armstrong – What a wonderful world

– Stevie Wonder – Isn´t She Lovely

– Let´s Stay Together – Al Green

– Beatles – Here comes the sun

– Beatles – Eleanor Rigby

– Kate Bush – Wuthering Heights

– Guns & Roses – Sweet Child of mine

– David Bowie – Life on Mars

– David Bowie – Space Oddity

– David Bowie – Starman

– Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah

– Nirvana – Smells like teen spirit

– Chris Isaac – Wicked Game

– Adele – Rolling in the deep, or

– Adele – Someone like you

– Queen – Don’t stop me now

– Desree – Kissing you

– Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow – Amy Winehouse

– Radiohead – Creep

– Preacher Man – Dusty Springfield

– Britney Spears – Toxic

– Queen – Bohemian Rapsody

June 2018, Olde Bell, Hurley

These are the songs we would like played during the ceremony:

Yiruma – River flows in you
qLudovico – I Giorni
Joe Hisashi – Howls moving castle
Ludovico – Nuvole Bianche walking down the aisle
La La Land – City of Stars this as we are signing if there is a break
La La Land – Another day of sun song

Here are some songs we would like playing during the drinks:

Childish Gambino – Redbone
Justin Beiber – Love yourself
Luis Fonso ft Daddy Yankee – Despacito
Bare necessities – Jungle book
Toy Story – You’ve got a friend in me
Aristocats – everybody wants to be a cat
kanye west – all of the lights
mix mash up – pop current songs
mix mash up – pop current songs

The last 2 mash ups are just some examples of songs we would like playing in terms of genre. ideally if we can keep away from anything too “romantic” that would be great!

May 2018, Tortworth Court, Gloucestershire

Palladio and any other pieces from around 4:45 whilst guests are arriving/waiting, till 5pm.

Pashelbel Canon in D for when the bride is walking into the room (5pm)

After the service till around 5:40pm latest –

Handel Sarabande

Vivaldi Spring, Summer, Autumn & Winter

and some other fillers of your choice if needed.

May 2018, Benenden, Kent

entrance – can’t help falling in love, singalong stand by me and exit I gotta feeling

May 2018, Marlow, Bucks

3.30 ceremony piano

Entry: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Handel

Signing: Arabesque No 1, Debussy

Exit: Wedding day at Trollhaugen, Grieg

We had originally agreed you would play the violin for the ceremony, and the piano from thereafter but as you can see we have chosen pieces that may well be better played on the piano. What would your advice be as I’m sure you’re far better at knowing which will work,  better than us!

For the rest of the time we would like a selection of classical piano pieces, show tunes and pop tunes so that everyone can recognise and relate to something – the age range of the guests is mostly higher than might be the usual (probably 40+) as we ourselves are not a young couple 🙂

4.15 drinks violin

6.00-8.00 meal piano

May 2018, Cobham Hall, Kent

Guest arrival music (piano)

Lumineers – Ho Hey

Tangled (film) – I see the light

Elvis – Can’t help falling in love with you

Rudimental – These days

*Mumford & Sons – I will wait (relaxing version –

Tom Odell – Another Love

7 years – lucas Graham

Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something just like this

Forrest Gump- Feather Theme

Bridesmaid and flower girl entrance (piano)

Train – Hey, Soul sister

Bridal entrance (piano)

Metallica – Nothing else matters

Signing of the register (piano)

Married life – Up (the movie)

Bride and groom exit (piano)

OneRepublic – Good Life

April 2018, Maison Talbooth, Colchester

Pachelbel’s Canon for my walk down the aisle, All of Me – John Legend and Always – Bon Joni during the signing of the register and Jump – Van Halen (unusual choice we know!) for our exit. Before the ceremony and during the drinks reception we would just like an assortment of contemporary music please.

March 2018, Hedsor House, Maidenhead

Piano songs

All of me – piano version

Firestone – kygo

Man in the mirror – Michael Jackson

Shape of you – ed Sheeran

Perfect – ed Sheeran

Thinking out loud – ed sheeran

Little things – one direction

Thousand years – Christina perri

You are not alone – Michael Jackson

Beauty and the beast – theme tune

Lala land theme song

Flashlight – Jessie j

Only love Ben Howard

Just the way you are Bruno Mars

Chasing cars snow patrol

Something just like this – chainsmokers

Game of thrones theme song – later in the day not when people enter

Love me now – John legend slow version

You’re beautiful – James blunt

Drake – hold on we’re going home (slow)

Mirrors – Justin timberlake

Nathan Sykes – famous

She will be loved – maroon 5

Back at one – Brian McKnight

Halo – Beyoncé

I feel it coming – the weeknd

Let me love you – DJ snake ft. Justin bieber

Latch sam smith (slow version)

Hero Enrique iglesias

Cold water- Major lazer fest Justin bieber


Love me like you do – Ellie goulding slow version – to play when kids start walking in followed by bridesmaids and groomsmen

Bridal entrance – Tbc!! Possibly over and over again by Nathan Sykes or All of me John legend

or latch Sam smith ( will decide soon!)

Signing register – Little things one direction

I’m yours – Jason mraz when walking out together as a couple

March 2018, Rose and Crown, Colchester

For the entrance: here comes the bride

For signing registrar: thunder road with Bruce Springsteen and lay me down with Sam smith

For when we walk out: wedding march

January 2018, Lillibrooke Manor, Maidenhead

“A Thousand Years” – Christina Perri for the brides entrance

“Fresh Feeling” – Eels for the signing of the register

“One Day Like This”- Elbow for the bride and groom’s exit

We also liked – “All Of Me” – John Legend

“Make you Feel My Love” – Adele

“Hoppipolla” – Sigur Ross