Chances are your wedding reception will be the biggest and most lavish party that you’ll ever host, so you want your guests to have the time of their lives. This means catering for all ages and musical preferences. You don’t want your aunties and uncles watching from their seats as the young ones tear up the dancefloor, nor do you want the young ones’ eyes glued to their screens whilst the oldies jive, jazz and boogie filled with Saturday Night Fever.
We’ve taken the stress out of ensuring all your guests are enjoying themselves by compiling a list of popular wedding songs that are bound to please all generations.
DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT - TOPLOADER
Okay, so this is a bit of an obvious choice, but your wedding playlist would be incomplete without it. Those opening electric piano notes are bound to get your guests rushing to the dancefloor to bask in the feel-good vibes that this popular wedding song delivers every time.
TREASURE - BRUNO MARS
Bruno Mars is one of those artists whose entire discography is funky enough to appeal to both teenagers and your parents. So make sure your wedding playlist is chockablock with some Bruno; ‘Treasure’ is a great place to start.
SEPTEMBER - EARTH, WIND & FIRE
Regardless of the month, ‘September’ is an instant mood lifter. The optimism and undeniable groove factor in this track will make you wish you were getting married on 21 September.
I’M COMING OUT - DIANA ROSS
Whether you’re a Diana Ross fan or simply recognise this song from Maid In Manhattan, ‘I’m Coming Out’ is one of those popular wedding songs that everyone knows, even if they don’t know how.
ALL NIGHT LONG - LIONEL RICHIE
Let this song predict the night’s proceedings and make sure it’s part of your custom wedding playlist. It’s one of the most common wedding songs for good reason; the always suave Lionel knows how to keep the party going… all night long. .
BLAME IT ON THE BOOGIE - JACKSON 5
Inject some disco into the proceedings with this Jackson 5 number. The infectious chorus will have everyone miming the ingenious dance moves to “Don’t blame it on the sunshine / Don’t blame it on the moonlight / Don’t blame it on the good times / Blame it on the boogie.”
SUNDAY MORNING - MAROON 5
This crowd favourite is for the latter end of the night when your guests are appropriately boozed up. Watch your family and friends merrily throw their arms around one another as everyone belts out their best Adam Levine impersonation.
COULD YOU BE LOVED - BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS
This one is another surefire winner as the night winds down; embrace the love in the air with the always beloved Bob Marley. The simple lyrics ensure everyone can sing along.
Find a DJ who knows how to please all ages from baby boomers to millennials; experienced Perth DJs Majestic Wedding DJs may be just what you’re looking for. They’ll create a custom wedding playlist of both lesser-known and common popular wedding songs that’ll ensure your dancefloor is packed the whole night through. Feel free to get in touch or browse our packages.
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