The First Dance Song.
The Father Daughter Dance Song.
The Last Dance Song.
And all songs in between…
Wedding music must be one of the nicest parts of wedding planning, right? Well, not so much for the future bride that has already been loaded with endless tasks and important decisions to make like choosing her wedding style, the wedding venue, etc.
Here are some wedding music tips and ideas that will help you get out of the wedding music maze (almost) safe and sound:
Be as specific as possible
When it comes to dealing with musicians, DJs and the like, always have in mind that they are made of different dough. They are often absent minded and not paying much attention to details – after all, they are in the art sphere and know very well that they can get away with (almost) anything. To prevent any unpleasant surprises from happening, be specific about the music you want to be played. I am talking about “a-playlist-emailed-in-advance” specific. Unless you are a fan of surprises, that is.
Don’t throw all your efforts on the 1st dance song
If there’s one question, whose answer is more important than “Would you marry me?” it’s “What should our 1st dance song be?” Unless you are among the very few chosen couples who already have “their song”, you must already sweat a little just by the thought that you will have to make this important decision. Our advice is to approach this matter wisely and not spend the next few weeks in YouTube browsing though Billy Joel’s discography… Prepare a short list of your top 5 romantic songs instead and make the groom decide which one is his favorite among them and you’re all set!
Get some dance lessons
No matter how good (bad) you are at dancing, there’s always the possibility to embarrass yourself (and your spouse) in front of about a hundred of your closest friends and family members right there on the dance floor on the most memorable day of your life. Take this piece of advice and get some dance lessons before the big day. This may as well end up as the nicest part of your wedding planning!
Don’t underestimate your Never-Play-These-Songs list!
You may find it obvious that a person who is not a fan of Macarena will most likely not tolerate the Gangnam Style either, but your DJ may turn out to be oblivious to this logical conclusion. That’s why you should hand him your Do-Not-Play list way before the big day and even ask for his written confirmation that no song from this list will be played at your wedding.
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