The Best Wedding Getting Ready Songs for Your Perfect Day

Your wedding day is one of the most memorable and important events in your life. To make it even more special, having the right wedding getting ready songs to accompany you can make all the difference. As you put on your dress, apply your makeup, and spend time with your bridal party, the perfect background music will set the mood and help create an unforgettable experience.

The songs you choose for this portion of your wedding day can absolutely be on your list for the rest of the festivities of the day. Ultimately, this music is for YOU and the special friends and family you choose to be with you during this special time.

You may recognize some of these tracks from our Cocktail Hour Songs

We’ve compiled a list of the best wedding day getting ready songs.

Upbeat and Energetic Wedding Getting Ready Songs

When it comes to getting ready for the big day, having a song that will pump you up and give you energy is a must. Songs with upbeat and energetic beats will get you in the right mood for the day ahead. Some of our favorite upbeat and energetic songs for getting ready include:

  1. Love on Top” by Beyoncé
  2. “24K Magic” by Bruno Mars
  3. “Good as Hell” by Lizzo
  4. “Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake
  5. “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)” by Whitney Houston

These songs are guaranteed to get you dancing, singing, and in a good mood before your big day.

Slow and Romantic Songs to Set the Mood

If you prefer a more romantic and slow-paced song to accompany you as you get ready, there are many great options to choose from. Songs with a slower tempo and romantic lyrics will help set the mood for the day and create an intimate atmosphere. Some of our favorite slow and romantic songs for getting ready include:

  1. “At Last” by Etta James
  2. “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran
  3. “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri
  4. “Perfect Duet” (w/ Beyoncé) by Ed Sheeran
  5. “First Day of My Life” by Bright Eyes

These songs will help you relax and enjoy the moments leading up to your wedding day.

Classic Love Songs to Create an Unforgettable Atmosphere

If you are looking for a more classic approach to your wedding day getting ready music, classic love songs are the way to go. These timeless tracks have been loved for decades and will create an unforgettable atmosphere for you and your bridal party. Some of our favorite classic love songs for getting ready include:

  1. “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra
  2. “Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers
  3. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Elvis Presley
  4. “My Girl” by The Temptations
  5. “Moon River” (from “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”) by Andy Williams

These songs are sure to bring back memories and create a nostalgic atmosphere on your wedding day.

The Importance of Music on Your Wedding Day

Music has the power to evoke emotions and set the mood for virtually any occasion, and your wedding day is no exception. The songs you choose to play while getting ready can set the tone for the day ahead and create a memorable experience for you and your bridal party.

Take some time to choose the best wedding day getting ready songs for your perfect day. Your playlist will be an important part of your memories and help create an unforgettable experience.

Here is a Spotify playlist featuring the songs above and many, many more:

Last Update: February 2023

Rick T

Rick T

Rick has been consulting with and performing for brides and grooms on the right music for their wedding day since (gulp!) 1987.

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