Planning a wedding? Take some celebrity inspiration!
Every part of your big day is meticulously planned. From the dress to the flower arrangements, the desire to create the perfect day can leave those involved feeling stressed out and lacking in inspiration.
Many people take a look at some celebrity weddings for that much needed inspiration boost. In the wedding fashion stakes celebrities are always working the best looks, but how are they for inspiration in the music stakes?
It can be easy to leave the music for the first dance until last minute, but it’s a really important part of the big day. Take the opportunity not just to enjoy your first dance with your new partner, but to reflect your personality to the guests.
If you’re a little lost as to what song would be best for your wedding, let’s take a look at some of the celebrity choices…
Traditional vs. Alternative
You’ll need to decide if you’re looking for the traditional romantic number, or want to dance to something a little different.
Lots of celebrities decided to celebrate their marriage with ‘At Last’ by Etta James, including Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed, and Chelsea Clinton and Marc Mazvinsky. Likewise, the royal couple went for a romantic classic with ‘Your Song’ by Elton John, which was performed by Ellie Goulding.
Some alternative songs were ‘Last Night on Earth’ by Green Day, which was chosen by Facebook mogul Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan; meanwhile Kate Moss and Jamie Hince danced to ‘If There is Something’ by Roxy Music.
It’s all about you…
McFly singer Tom Fletcher took the wedding music to a new level by re-writing some of the bands songs and turning them into his groom’s speech. This is a great example of what can be done with music, and even big wedding names like Diamond Manufacturers see that video as a great example of how to bring music into every part of your wedding.
If you’re still grasping at straws trying to decide what your magical musical number should be, the diamond company also suggest some great songs which can make up your wedding playlist. Everything from Foo Fighters to Stevie Wonder are included in this list, which is sure to please you and your guests all night long.