Isnt as popular as you might have thought. FiveThirtyEight got real with a few wedding bands and DJs and asked them which songs couples most often ban from their wedding playlists.
And while we kinda understand why some of these tunes get the strike-through from soonlyweds theyre overplayed cheesy or the wrong vibe for their party.
Inappropriate songs to play at a wedding. Best Day of My Life. And The Cars My Best Friends Girl. To help you out here are 23 songs youll want to drop from your wedding playlist.
29052021 This song was controversial upon its release due to its questionable lyrics so it absolutely has no place within a funeral. A Thousand Years is a fantastic song but its been played at thousands of weddings says Dave. Youve probably never heard of Safetysuit but youll fall in love with Never Stop on your first listen.
By The Police Although it sounds romantic the song is really about a stalker Blurred Lines. By Robin Thicke The tune is catchy but the lyrics arent appropriate for when grandma is nearby. 10 Hinder Lips Of An Angel.
He then went on to explain some of his top picks for inappropriate wedding song title choices. Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. 09112011 Apparently Love Shack.
He sang snippets from Tina Turners Whats Love Got To Do With It REO Speedwagons Heard It From A Friend. Not sure if a radio version exists. 27062018 When it comes to choosing songs for your reception your wedding do-not-play list can be just important as your absolutely-must-play list.
Songs about breakups and affairs arent what we would consider perfect for a wedding. 21052012 The Top 15 Most Inappropriate Wedding Songs Caught Out There by Kelis screaming I hate you so much right nowarghhhhhhhh may not be the best start to married life. By Billy Idol Idol himself says that the song is about hating his sisters fianc Every Breath You Take.
20022020 Most overplayed song. 08012021 At this point Tim thought about how he could make this a wedding that everyone would remember. 09102015 Beyond removing overplayed songs that will make people roll their eyes Were looking at you YMCA make sure you pay attention to the lyrics too.
Of course there are cheesy songs like the Macarena that may make your guests groan but there are also tunes that have lyrics that are totally inappropriate for a weddingperhaps theyre about breaking up or death or another. 02082013 A lot of these songs could also be listed for high school dances as well but in any case these are the Top Ten Inappropriate Songs Played At Weddings. By Piano Guys or Christina Perri Better choice.
10032014 Additional ones to exclude at a wedding are Sam Smiths Too Good at Goodbyes breakup song Adeles Someone like you also a breakup song Rolling in the Deep inappropriate meaning and despite its catchy melody Krewellas Live for the Nights explicit lyrics. Thriller by Michael Jackson Thriller might be a classic but that doesnt mean you should play a song about dead people rising from the grave during a memorial service. Fk It I Dont Want You Back by Eamon remember when this song came out and we were all shocked at the amount of times Eamon used the F word.
But bear with me and youll see how they make the most sense for your big day. 14102016 Yes I know at first glance these songs may seem inappropriate. 15082016 If you wanna be happy for the rest of your life dont play this at your wedding.
If you got married in 2013 or. Wedding Version by Safetysuit Why. Mos Def depending on when youre reading this Yasiin Bey Ms.