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Recessional Songs

The music played as the newlywed couple descend down the aisle followed by their guests.

Top Recessional Songs Chart

  • 1
    Stevie Wonder
    From 55 votes
  • 2
    Bela Banafalvi & Budapest Strings
    From 38 votes
  • 3
    The Beatles
    From 33 votes
  • 4
    Harry Connick, Jr.
    From 21 votes
  • 5
    Hall & Oates
    From 19 votes
  • 6
    Barrymoore Chamber Orchestra
    From 17 votes
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
    U2
    From 15 votes
  • 10
    Joseph Williams, Nathan Lane, Ernie Sabella & Jaso
    From 14 votes
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After the nuptials have been read, the register has been signed and the couple have been pronounced husband and wife the celebrations can begin. The newlywed couple will walk out of their wedding ceremony to a recessional song or piece of music that is usually upbeat and happy. The recession song chosen by the bride and groom should reflect on their relationship, and can be something they associate their lives with, or something more traditional, but familiar to their wedding guests. Some couples choose to walk out of their wedding ceremony to a love song, or a song where the words have a meaning to their relationship. It would be advisable at this point to choose a recession song that is a little bit longer than the other songs chosen during the ceremony. During the recession it’s not just the bride and groom that need to leave the ceremony, but all of the guests will follow them out of the church or ceremony room, making this song choice one that needs to keep flowing.

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Top 5 Wedding Songs

  • 1
    Aerosmith
    From 577 votes
  • 2
    Pachelbel Orchestra
    From 529 votes
  • 3
    Lonestar
    From 441 votes
  • 4
    Charlene Soraia
    From 379 votes
  • 5
    Etta James
    From 269 votes

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