Wedding Slideshow Songs

The wedding slideshow songs that you choose to play during the various parts of the slideshow can really make or break it.

Think of your wedding slideshow as a real movie, with a real soundtrack.

What song would fit best for showing the groom as a child and growing up?

Was he a naughty boy?

Or always the gentleman and your knight in shining armor?

And the bride? Was she a tomboy from the day she was born or a total lady? Choose wedding slideshow songs that describes each one as best as possible.

Wedding Slideshow Songs

Generally you will need about 2 - 3 songs, depending on which kind of slideshow you are making. For a slideshow of your wedding day you will need about 2 nice love songs - perhaps your wedding song?

For a slideshow of you two growing up and meeting each other, you will need 3 songs. One for the groom growing up, one for the bride growing up, and a love song for the photos showing the two of you together.

If the songs are a little long you can always fade them out at an appropriate point. Whatever you do, don't just fill all the music space for the sake of filling it. Use only the photos that really tell the story.

Click here for more tips and advice on putting together your wedding slideshow.

Below are some examples of good wedding slideshow songs to enhance your montage perfectly. Just scroll down the page for ideas for both the bride, the groom, unisex songs as well as great songs for the couple's life together:

The Bride Growing Up

The wedding slideshow song describing the bride growing up should fit the personality of the bride as best as possible.

Was and is she still known for her big brown eyes? Then perhaps Van Morrison's Brown-Eyed Girl would be perfect.

If she always posed for photos, then why not consider Roxette's The Look?

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Wedding Slideshow Songs for the Bride

Brown-Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

Beautiful Girl - INXS

You are so Beautiful - Joe Cocker

Butterfly Kisses - Bob Carlisle

Lady (Gap Commercial) - Lenny Kravitz

Daughters - John Mayer

Daughter - Loudon Wainwright III

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper

Happy Girl - Martina McBride

Little Miss Magic - Jimmy Buffet

I Loved Her First - The Heartland

I Think About You - Collin Raye

Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder

Just a Girl - No Doubt

Material Girl - Madonna

Miss Independent - Kelly Clarkson

My Girl - The Temptations

Pretty Girl - Eric Clapton

Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison

She's a Lady - Tom Jones

The Look - Roxette

She's Got A Way About Her - Billy Joel

She's Not Just a Pretty Face - Shania Twain

This One's For The Girls - Martina McBride

Uptown Girl - Billie Joel

Wild One - Faith Hill

You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker

Stealing Cinderella - Chuck Wicks

She's Everything - Brad Paisley

She's Country - Jason Aldean

She - Elvis Costello

If none of the wedding slideshow songs above really suit what you were looking for, then also have a look at the songs suggested for the Daddy Daughter dance. Many of those songs have appropriate lyrics that talk about a daughter growing up.

The Groom Growing Up

Now choose a great song for the photos of the groom as a boy. Again, choose a generic song or listen carefully to the lyrics to match the photos or the personality of the groom.

Has he always been a rebel? How about Bad to the Bone? 

Was he a bit of a ladies's man before he met you? Maybe Chicks Dig It is a good choice.

Have a look below for the perfect choice:

Slideshow Songs for the groom

83 - John Mayer

Back When - Tim McGraw

Bad to the Bone - George Thorogood

Beautiful Boy - Celine Dion

Beautiful Boy - Ben Harper

The Best Day - George Strait

Chicks Dig It - Chris Cagle

Godspeed (Sweet Dreams) - Dixie Chicks

I Go Back - Kenny Chesney

Lets Hear It For The Boy - Deniece Williams

My Guy - Mary Wells

The Boy I'm Gonna Marry - The Crystals

Young - Kenny Chesney

The Baby - Blake Shelton

Then They Do - Trace Adkins

Tough Little Boys - Gary Allan

Story Of My Life - Social Distortion

For more ideas on songs to use for the groom also have a look at some of the songs suggested for the Mother and Son Dance. Many of these songs talk about a little boy growing up and would make appropriate during wedding slideshow songs for the groom growing up.

Unisex Wedding Slideshow Songs:

Unisex Slideshow Music

The wedding slideshow songs in the list below can be used for either the bride or the groom's photos of growing up if none of the above options work, or you simply like one of these better:

Obla Di Obla Da (Life Goes On) - The Beatles (only available on Itunes)

I Knew I loved You Before I Met You - Savage Garden

Over The Rainbow - Isreal Kamakawiwo'ole

Let them Be Little - Billy Dean

Sunrise, Sunset - from Fiddler on the Roof

Circle Of Life - Elton John

Time Of Your Life (Good Riddance) - Green Day

ABC - Michael Jackson

In My Life - The Beatles (Only on Itunes)

What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong

My Wish - Rascal Flatts

Let Them Be Little - Billy Dean

100 Years - Five For Fighting

Their Life Together:

Couple songs for a slideshow

The wedding slideshow songs below can be used to show photos of the couple together after they met. They are also appropriate to use for a wedding picture slideshow of the actual wedding photos if you don't want to use your wedding song.

Better Together - Jack Johnson

Do You Remember - Jack Johnson

Northern Sky - Nick Drake

Where Are You Going - Dave Matthews Band

First Day of My Life - Bright Eyes

Soul Sister - Train

You and Me Song - The Wannabies

At Last - Etta James

Home - Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros

From This Moment - Shania Twain

How Sweet It Is - James Taylor

It Had to Be You - Frank Sinatra

I Will - The Beatles (only on Itunes)

L.O.V.E. - Nat King Cole

Look at Us - Vince Gill

Love Will be Our Home - Susan Ashton

Making Memories of Us - Keith Urban

This Will be an Everlasting Love - Natalie Cole

You and Me - Lifehouse

You Had Me from Hello - Kenny Chesney

Flying Without Wings - Westlife

All You Need is Love - Beatles (only in Itunes)

I Got You Babe - Sonny and Cher or UB 40

The Best is Yet to Come - Frank Sinatra

You'll Be In My Heart - Phil Collins

You're In My Heart - Rod Stewart

Everything - Michael Buble

A Moment Like This - Kelly Clarkson

You Are The Sunshine of my Life - Stevie Wonder

I Finally Found Someone - Barbara Streisand & Bryan Adams

Wrapped Up In You - Garth Brooks

Somebody Like You - Keith Urban

Forever - Ben Harper

Lucky - Jason Mraz

I'd Rather Be With You - Joshua Radin

Divide Me - Kalai

Love Story - Taylor Swift

Then - Brad Paisley

I Do - Colbie Caillat

Marry You - Bruno Mars

Marry Me - Train

Since I Found You - Christian Bautista

A Thousand Years - Christina Perri

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