You did it! What a joyous moment as you’ve said I do, and are now ready to face your closest family and friends for the first time as a married couple! The music should reflect the moment as you walk back up the aisle, ready for the celebration to begin!

Recessional Song Ideas

112 – Cupid

3 Doors Down – When I’m Gone

98 Degrees – I Do (Cherish You)

Aaron Tippin – For You I Will

Ace of Base – Beautiful Life

Alamid – Your Love

Album tusmo – Cawaale Adan

Alicia Myers – I Want to Thank You

All 4 One – I Swear

Amel Larrieux – No One Else

Andrae’ Crouch – Let the Church Say Amen

Andre Rieu – Funiculi Funicula

Andrea Bocelli – Romanza

Anita Baker – You Bring Me Joy

Anthony David Feat. Algebra & Phonte – 4Evermore

Anthony Hamilton – Charlene

ATC – So Magical

Avenged Sevenfold – Dear God

Avril Lavigne – Innocence

Babyface – I Said I Love You

Bee Gees – Wedding Day

Beethoven – Ode To Joy

Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 5 E Flat Major Op. 73: Rondo

Beethoven/Words: Henry Van Dyke – Joyful Joyful, We Adore Thee

Ben Harper – Happy Ever After In Your Eyes

Ben Rector – Brand New

Better Than Ezra – Crazy Lucky

Beyonce – 1+1

Beyonce – Crazy In Love

Beyonce – Sweet Dreams Lyrics

Beyonce and Stevie Wonder – So Amazing

Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes (Dirty Dancing) – (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life

Blake Shelton – Footloose

Blossom Dearie – Deed I Do

Blue October – 18th Floor Balcony

Blues Traveler – Just Wait

Bob Marley – Is This Love

Bob Marley – One Love

Bon Jovi – I’ll Be There For You

Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer

Bon Jovi – Thank You For Loving Me

Boyz II Men – Four Seasons of Loneliness

Brandy – He is

Brian Crain – A Walk in the Forest

Brian McKnight – The Only One For Me

Brian Mcknight – Your Love Is ooh

Bryan Adams – All For Love

Bryan Adams and Sarah McLachlan – Don’t Let Go

Capital Cities – Safe & Sound

Captain & Tennille – Love Will Keep Us Together

Carl Carlton – Everlasting Love

Carrie Underwood – Ever Ever After

Carrie Underwood – I’ll Stand By You

Cascada – Everytime We Touch

Cascada – Truly Madly Deeply

Celine Dion – Because You Loved Me

Celine Dion – The Greatest Reward

Celine Dion – Then You Look at Me

Chaka Khan – Angel

Cheryl Cole featuring WILL.I.AM – 3 words

Chris Cagle – I’d Find You

Chris LeDoux – Look At You Girl

Chris LeDoux – When I Say Forever

Chris Tomlin – Not to Us

Chrisette Michele – I Don’t know Why But I do

Christina Aguilera – Beautiful

Ciara – Promise

Cinderella – Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone)

Colbie Caillat – Brighter Than the Sun

Colbie Caillat – Fallin’ for you

Colbie Caillat – I Do

Coldplay – Clocks

Corinne Bailey Rae – Like a Star

Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose – It’s Too Late to Turn Back Now

Creed – Higher

D’ Angelo – Lady

Dashboard Confessional – Even Now

Dashboard Confessional – For You to Notice

Dashboard Confessional – Stolen

Dave Matthews – You and Me

Dave Matthews Band – #34

Debbie Gibson – Lost In Your Eyes

Devotchka – How It Ends

Disney – A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes

Don McLean – American Pie

Dondria – You’re The One

Donnell Jones – Knocks Me Off My Feet

Dragonette – Easy

Dream Girls – We Are A Family

Dru Hill – 5 steps

Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros – Home

Elbow – Starlings

Eli Young Band – Always The Love Songs

Elton John – The Heart Of Every Girl

Elvis Presley – A Little Less Conversation

Elvis Presley – Fools Rush In

Elvis Presley – You’ll Never Walk Alone

Enrique Iglesias – Be with you

Enya – Book Of Days

Enya – Flora’s Secret

Erasure – Always

Etta James – At Last

Explosions in the Sky – First Breath After Coma

Felix Mendelssohn – A Midsummer Night’s Dream Wedding March

Finger Eleven – Change the World

Flyleaf – All around me (acoustic)

Foo Fighters – Miracle

Francisco Tarrega – Lagrima

Frank Sinatra – As Time Goes By

Fred Hammond – Best Thing that Ever Happened

Freddie Jackson – You Are My Lady

Frederic Chopin – Polonaise in G minor, Op. posth

Fritz Kreisler – Liebesfreud

Gary Allen – Her Man

Gary Valenciano (Philippines) – How Did You Know

Gavin Degraw – Chariot

Gavin Degraw – Follow Through

Georg Philipp Telemann – Concerto For Viola, Strings And Harpsichord In G Major: Presto

George F. Handel – Allegro Maestoso

George Frideric Handel – Lasia Ch’Io Pianga

George Frideric Handel – Let the Bright Seraphim

George Harrision – If Not For You

Gerald Levert – Made To Love Ya

Giuseppe Verdi – La Traviata

Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova – Falling Slowly

Glenn Miller – Moonlight Serenade

Graham Colton – Best Days

Guns ‘n Roses – November Rain

Gwen Stefani – The Sweet Escape

Handel – Hallelujah Chorus

Handel – Hornpipe from Water Music

Heatwave – Always and Forever

Hello Goodbye – Here in Your Arms

HIM – Right Here In My Arms

India.Arie – Ready For Love

Ingrid Michaelson – The Hat

Jack Wagner – All I Need

Jagged Edge – Let’s Get Married

Jagged Edge – Promise

Jaheim – Forever

Jake Owen – Don’t Think I Can’t Love You

James Baskett – Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah

James Brown – I Feel Good

Jason Michael Carroll – Livin’ Our Love Song

Jason Mraz – I’m Yours

Jason Vieaux – Julia Florida

Jason Wade – You Belong To Me

Jay Sean ft. Lil Wayne – Down

Jeffrey Osborne – We’re Going All The Way

Jennifer Hudson – If This Isn’t Love

Jessica Simpson – Take My Breath Away

Jessica Simpson – Where You Are

Jewel – Stay Here Forever

Jill Scott – He Loves Me

Jim Brickman – Beauty and the Beast

Jim Brickman – My Destiny

Joe Nichols – I’ll Wait For You

Joe Satriani – Always With Me, Always With You

Johann Sebastian Bach – Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, Allegro

Johann Sebastian Bach – Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

Johann Sebastian Bach – Prelude In C Major

John Denver – Annie’s Other Song

John Mayer – Your Body is A Wonderland

John Pringle – So Sincerely

Johnny Cash – I Walk the Line

Jonathan Rice (Walk The Line soundtrack) – You’re My Baby

Josh Groban – When You Say You Love Me

Josh Turner – Baby, I Go Crazy

Josh Turner – Would You Go With Me

Joss Stone – Super Duper love

Julia Lane – All in a Garden Green

Justin Nozuka – After Tonight

Justin timberlake – (Another Song) All over Again

Justin Timberlake & Beyonce – Until The End Of Time

Kanye West – Good Life

Karen Childers – Father We Commit To You

Katrina and The Waves – Walking On Sunshine

Katy Perry – The One That Got Away

K-Ci & Jojo – Love Ballad

K-Ci & Jojo – All My Life

Ke$ha – Your Love Is My Drug

Keith Urban – Better Life

Kelly Nelon Thompson – Only God Could Love You More

Kenny G – By The Time This Night Is Over

Kessler – Perfect

Kevin Sharp – Nobody Knows

Kid Rock – All Summer Long

Kip Moore – Something About a Truck

Kyle Park – Day By Day

Led Zeppelin – Whole Lotta Love

Led Zepplin – All my Love

Leeland – Hey

Leona Lewis – Here I Am

Lionel Richie – Stuck on You

Little Big Town – A Little More You

Lorrie Morgan – Something In Red

Louis Armstrong – Bout Time

Louis Armstrong – What A Wonderful World

Luther Vandross – Here & Now

Luther Vandross with Cheryl Lynn – If This World Were Mine

Madonna – Cherish

Malo – Suavecito

Mandy Moore – Cry

Many, incl. Mormon Tabernacle Choir – Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

Mariah Carey – Forever

Marianas Trench – Good To You

Mario – How Do I Breathe

Mark Knopfler – Storybook Love

Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell – Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing

Mary J. Blige – Stay Down

Mary J. Blige – Stronger

Maurette Brown-Clark – The One He Kept For Me

Maxwell – Fortunate

Maxwell – Whenever, Wherever, Whatever

McBride & The Ride – Can I Count On You

McFadden and Whitehead – Ain’t No Stopping Us Now

McFly – Love is Easy

Meatloaf – Paradise by the dashboard light

Melissa Etheridge – I’m The Only One

Mendelssohn – Wedding March

Michael Buble – For Once In My Life

Michael Buble – My Funny Valentine

Michael Buble – You and I

Michael Jackson – Butterflies

Michael McDonald – Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Mika Nakashima – Yuki No Hana

Miley Cyrus – Party In The U.S.A.

Moldy Peaches – Anyone Else But You

Monica – For You I Will

Monica – Why I Love You So Much

Mozart – Eine Kleine Nachtmusik

Musiq Soulchild – Don’t Change

Musiq Soulchild – Love

Nappy Roots – Good Day

Natalie Cole – This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)

Needtobreathe – Something Beautiful

Newsboys – Something Beautiful

Newsong – When God Made You

Newton Faulkner – Dream Catch Me

Nick Lachey – This I Swear

Nickelback – Gotta Be Somebody

Nora Jones – Don’t know why (Instrumental)

Oasis – Champagne Supernova

Of Monsters and Men – Little Talks

Old Man Luedecke – This May Hurt a Bit

One Direction – Little things

Patrizio Buanne – You’re My World

Pete Townsend – Let My Love Open the Door

Peter Hollens and Mike Tompkins – On Top of the World

Phil Vassar – Love is a Beautiful Thing

Plain White T’s – 1, 2, 3, 4

Poison – Nothin’ But a Good Time

Puccini – Nessun’ Dorma (Nobody Sleeps)

Purcell – Trumpet Voluntary

Pure Soul – We Must Be in Love

R. Kelly and Celine Dion – I’m Your Angel

Randy Montana – 1,000 Faces

Randy Rhoads – Dee

Rascal Flatts – Bless The Broken Road

Rascal Flatts – Here

Ray Lamontagne – You Are The Best Thing

Rebecca St. James – Wait For Me

Red Sovine – Teddy Bear

Regina Spektor – The Call

Relient K – Best Thing

Rent Soundtrack – Finale B

Richard Elliot – You Make Me Feel Brand New

Richard Marx and Donna Lewis – At the Beginning

Rihanna – Russian Roulette

Robyn – Show Me Love

Rome – The Rest Of Our Life

Ruben Studdard – Amazing Grace

Ryan Adams – Dance All Night

Santo and Johnny – Sleepwalk

Sarah McLachlan – Angel

Sarina Paris – Look At Us

Sega – Dreams Dreams

Shaggy – Angel

Shania Twain – From This Moment On

Sheri Miller – Right Here, Right Now

Sir William Walton – Coronation March

Sister Hazel – Sweet Destiny

Skillet – A Little More

Slow Club – Christmas TV

Smash Mouth – I’m A Believer

Social Distortion – Ball and Chain

Sonny & Cher – I Got You Babe

Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed Delivered

Sugarland – Stuck Like Glue

Taio Cruz – Dynamite

Taylor Swift – Love Story

Taylor Swift – State of Grace

Taylor Swift – You Belong With Me

Teddy Pendergrass – When Somebody Loves You Back

Teitur Lassen – You Get Me

The Allman Brothers Band – Little Martha

The Association – Cherish

The Avett Brothers – I and Love and You

The Beatles – I’ve just seen a face I can’t forget

The Beatles – Love Me Do

The Irish Guard – Endearing Young Charms/Bells Of Shannon/The Wild Rover Medley

The Jackson 5 – (You Were Made) Especially For Me

The Juliana Theory – Constellation

The Liverpool Band (The Beatles) – Good Day Sunshine

The O’Neill Brothers – Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring

The O’Neill Brothers – Ode to Joy

The O’Neill Brothers – Rondeau

The O’Neill Brothers – Trumpet Tune

The Platters – With This Ring

The Ronettes – Do I Love You

The Royal Irish Regiment – Highland Cathedral

The Temptations – At Last

The Verve – Bittersweet Symphony (instrumental)

The Whispers – I’m Gonna Make You My Wife

Theory Of A Deadman – All Or Nothing

Three Dog Night – Shambala

Tommy Makem & Liam Clancy – Red Is The Rose

Train – For Me, It’s You

Train ft. Martina McBride – Marry Me

U2 – Beautiful Day

U2 – With or Without You

UB40 – Can’t Help Falling in Love

Uncle Kracker – You make me smile

Us The Duo – No Matter Where You Are

Utada Hikaru – Passion (Sanctuary)

Van Halen – Feels So Good

Vangelis – Conquest of Paradise

Victoria Beckham – I.O.U.

Victoria Justice – You’re the Reason

Vince Guaraldi Trio – Linus and Lucy

Vitamin String Quartet – Clocks

Vivaldi – Autumn

Vivaldi – The Four Seasons: Spring

WestLife – No Place That Far

Wet Wet Wet – Love Is All Around

Whitney Houston – There Is Music In You

Wilbur Hatch – I Love Lucy Theme Song

Wreckless Eric – (I’d Go)The Whole Wide World

Xscape – The Arms Of The One Who Loves You

Yiruma – A River Flows In You

Zac Brown Band – Free

Zac Brown Band – Whatever It is

Zakk Wylde – Sold My Soul


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