The song to be played as you make your grand entrance during your wedding day should be special and meaningful. Your wedding is probably the most important event in your life, so it’s crucial to pick a beautiful song that will make your big day a truly unforgettable one. But if picking the best song gives you a little headache, then here are some of the alternative and modern bride entrance songs you can consider:
1. A Thousand Years
“A Thousand Years” is a pop/love song popularized by Christina Perry, an American singer-songwriter. It was released on October 2011 and became the official soundtrack for the box office film, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1. It was composed by Christina Perry and David Hodges. This lovely song was a worldwide hit, selling over 3 million digital downloads as of July 2013. It is also one of the popular modern songs that is often played at weddings.
2. Chasing Cars
“Chasing Cars” is an alternative rock music performed by Snow Patrol. It was released in July, 2006 as part of the band’s fourth album, Eyes Open. After being featured on Grey’s Anatomy, a popular medical drama, the song gained popularity and became the biggest-selling single of the band. Today, the song is often played at wedding celebrations.
“Endlessly” is a soft rock song performed by Green River Ordinance. It was originally released on February 2009 from the album, Out of My Hands. The song is about how much the guy loves the girl. It talks about a love that is endless — perfect for weddings.
4. (Everything I Do) I do It For You
Almost everyone is familiar with this song from Bryan Adams. This song was the official soundtrack of the movie Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. After its release, it became #1 on many Billboards, including on the US Billboard Hot 100. This lovely ballad was a worldwide success, selling over 8 million copies worldwide. This is a perfect bridal entrance song as the beautiful bride walks towards her prince!
5. I Do, Cherish You
“I Do, Cherish You” is a country music originally sung by Mark Willis, an American country music artist. It was first released on February 1998 as the first single for his second album, Wish You Were Here. In 1999, the American boy band, 98 Degrees, revived the song and included it in their second album, 98 Degrees and Rising. The boy band’s version reached at number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became an official soundtrack of the movie Notting Hill.
6. Make You Feel My Love
Fall in love with this beautiful song, which was first recorded by Billy Joel for his album, Greatest Hits Volume III. “Make You Feel My Love” was originally released on September 1997. After its release, the song received rankings on Billboards and used an official soundtrack for different romantic films, including Hope Floats and When in Rome. Different recording artists revived the song, such as Garth Brooks, Kelly Clarkson, and Adele.
“She” is a pop romantic song revived and performed by Elvis Costello in the film, Notting Hill. It contains beautiful words of love and adoration for a woman – a song that will truly touch anyone’s heart.
8. This I Promise You
“This I Promise You” is a pop, R&B, and soul ballad recorded by ‘N Sync. It was released on September 2000 from the boy band’s second album, No Strings Attached. The song was written by the popular pop singer, Richard Marx. After its first release, the song has received multiple rankings on Billboards, including being number 5 on the 2000’s Billboard Hot 100 chart and number 1 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
9. This I Swear
Show your love for your lovely wife-to-be with this beautiful song sung by Nick Lachey. “This I Swear” was commercially released on September 2003 for Nick’s debut album, SoulO. After its release, the song was charted at number 11 on the Billboard Under-Babbling. This ballad is, indeed, a great choice as one of the bride entrance songs for your wedding.
10. You Are So Beautiful
“You Are So Beautiful” is a pop/love song originally sung by Preston and popularized by Joe Cocker. It was first released in 1974 from Preston’s 1974 album, The Kids & Me. It was written by Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher, and Dennis Wilson. After its first release, this beautiful ballad was charted on higher positions on Billboards. This song has been covered by numerous music artists, including Westlife, Diana Ross, Kenny Rogers, and Doris Day.
So there it is – the top 10 alternative and modern bride entrance songs for your wedding! Which one is your favorite?