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Weddings Update Your Wedding Playlist With Billie Eilish, Lana Del Rey, Hozier, Ra Ra Riot And More

Update Your Wedding Playlist With Billie Eilish, Lana Del Rey, Hozier, Ra Ra Riot And More

Photo: Mitchell Orr / Unsplash
Photo: Mitchell Orr/Unsplash
By Aina Izzah
By Aina Izzah
February 04, 2020
We have some cool alternatives to Ed Sheeran and Celine Dion for your first wedding dance

1/10 Love by Lana Del Rey

 

Taken from her acclaimed fifth studio album Lust for Life, Love was the stunning lead single that kicks off the album's narrative of shared lives with your soulmate.

2/10 Chateau by Angus & Julia Stone

 

Australian folk sibling duo has graced the alternative music scene with their melancholic covers of You're The One That I Want from Grease and The Beatles' Yellow Brick Road. This dreamy song tells of a couple reminiscing their time at the Chateau Marmont hotel with hints of a Hollywood fairytale romance.

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3/10 Work Song by Hozier

 

With lyrics like, "I'm so full of love I could barely eat", the Irish musician's ballad is an electrifying ode to the matters of the heart. The song was featured on the soundtrack of The Longest Ride, yet another film adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks' novel. 

4/10 Can You Tell by Ra Ra Riot

 

Can You Tell is a stellar baroque pop (a fusion of rock and classical orchestral music) that's perfect for letting loose on the dancefloor. 

5/10 Odetta by Rag'n'Bone Man

 

Imagine walking down the aisle to the powerful baritone vocals of Rory Charles Graham, better known as Rag'n'Bone Man. The song was written after his closest friend welcomed the birth of his daughter, making it apt to mark a life-changing event like marriage. 

6/10 To Build A Home by The Cinematic Orchestra

 

Marriage involves hard work and a commitment to build a home (life) together. If Patrick Watson's vocals don't move you, the video just might. 

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7/10 River by Leon Bridges

 

It's been called "the beautiful song to make up to after a fight". The gospel ebbs and flows in intensity, creating a raw but moving atmosphere for the reception.

8/10 Ocean Eyes by Billie Eilish

 

The song that skyrocketed then 14-year-old Billie Eilish to fame is a touching medley about falling deeply for someone. 

9/10 Simple Song by The Shins

 

This catchy tune was listed as one of the key musical moments from the sitcom, How I Met Your Mother. With lyrics like, "Love's such a delicate thing that we do, with nothing to prove", it's also a delightful dance number.

10/10 Gotta Have You by The Weepies

 

Another soundtrack featured in an episode of How I Met Your Mother , it is inspired by the husband-and-wife duo's courtship. 

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