Song Selections from Our DJ Besties

Hi Lovely People,

This week we wanted to share some ideas to help all the wonderful couples getting married this wedding season find the perfect songs for their special moments. We know that some of the music you choose to feature on your day will be extremely personal, such as the tune you choose to have to play when you walk down the aisle or for your first dance. But sometimes you just need a little extra help in brainstorming options for what melodies could work. In order to help you in this endeavor, we turned to the experts for a bit of advice. We reached out to three of our favorite DJ’s for their suggestions to pass along to you all!

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Meet The Experts

Let us introduce some of our fabulous DJ’s besties who know the best song choices around.  Here we have suggestions from Wyatt of Supermoon DJs, who has been the lead DJ for over 200 weddings, Robert from Vox DJs who is from England and loves DJing Weddings and events on the weekends, and Jesse from Dart Collective, who released his EP, “Content”, in 2017 and started the DJ and band collective in 2013 with Michael David. Let’s see what their suggestions are!

Supermoon DJs

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Vox DJs

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Dart Collective

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Ceremony Recessional Selections

Each of the DJ’s provided us with some song choices for different parts of the wedding that are commonly used and highly suggested! But keep in mind that these are just options, its ultimately your day and you can choose any song you want. But you heard it here first! Check out some of the options below from Wyatt, Robert, and Jesse:

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Choices from Wyatt of Supermoon DJs

  • “Electric Love (Oliver Remix)” – Borns
  • “Firestone” (starting at 3:35) – Kygo
  • “We Belong (Odesza Remix)” – RAC

Choices from Robert of Vox DJs

  • “Higher and Higher” – Jackie Wilson
  • “Marry You” – Bruno Mars
  • “Love on Top” – Beyonce

Choices from Jesse from Dart Collective

  • “I’ve Never Found A Girl” – Al Green
  • “Just Like Heaven” – The Cure
  • “Age Of Consent” – New Order

Key Reception Moments (Grand Entrance and Cake Cutting)

These are some big parts of your night! You definitely want songs that are memorable for your grand entrance and cake cutting. Wyatt informs us that, “this sets the tone for the rest of the reception. I recommend picking a celebratory song that would go well with cheering’”. But for your cake cutting, choose “something sweet and upbeat”.

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Choices from Jesse from Dart Collective

Grand entrance

  • “Rebel Rebel” – David Bowie
  • “Fell in Love With A Girl” – The White Stripes
  • “Dance Yrself Clean” – LCD Soundsystem

Cake Cutting

  • “This Must Be The Place” – Talking Heads
  • “Sugahdaddy” – D’angelo and The Vanguard
  • “Cissy Strut” – The Meters

Choices from Wyatt of Supermoon DJs

Grand entrance

  • “Indian Summer” – Jai Wolf
  • “Hearts on Fire” – Cut Copy
  • “1901” – Phoenix

Cake Cutting

  • “After The Moment” – Craft Spells
  • “Do You Believe” – Poolside
  • “The Sweetest Thing” – Camera Obscura

Choices from Robert of Vox DJs

Grand entrance

  • “Feel It Still” – Portugal the Man
  • “Can’t Stop the Feeling” – Justin Timberlake
  • “One Foot” – Walk the Moon

Cake Cutting

  • “Sugar” – Maroon 5
  • “Cake by the Ocean” – DNCE
  • “How Sweet It Is” – James Taylor

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Dance Selections (Parent Dances and Last Dance)

For your parent dances, we heart Wyatt saying to keep it “a classic that is both family-appropriate and meaningful”, while your last song should be a time to “play your party anthem”. There are very different options for both of these times and we know choosing just one song is tough, so check out our fav DJ’s options below:

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Choices from Robert of Vox DJs

Parent Dances

  • Mother/Son Dance: “Into the Mystic” – Van Morrison
  • Father/Daughter Dance: “I Loved Her First” – Heartland

Last Dance

  • “Don’t Stop Believing” – Journey
  • “One More Time” – Daft Punk
  • “All Night Long” – Lionel Richie

Choices from Jesse from Dart Collective

Parent Dances

  • Mother/Son Dance: “Mother/Child Reunion” – Paul Simon
  • Father/Daughter Dance: “Ooh La La” – The Faces

Last Dance

  • “Under Pressure (feat. David Bowie)” – Queen
  • “All My Friends” – LCD Soundsystem
  • “All Night Long” – Lionel Richie

Choices from Wyatt of Supermoon DJs

Parent Dances

  • Mother/Son Dance: “God Only Knows” – Beach Boys
  • Father/Daughter Dance: “Landslide” – Fleetwood Mac

Last Dance

  • “All My Friends” – LCD Soundsystem
  • “Midnight City” – M83
  • “I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)” – Jamie xx

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Thanks for joining us on this musical journey! We know that with suggestions from these all-stars you will definitely find the perfect tune for your moment.

 

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