What Are The Worst Songs To Play At A Wedding?

Weddings are joyous occasions, and as we all know joyous occasions often involve pianos. The piano’s role in weddings is paramount, as marching down the aisle to the Star-Spangled Banner sets quite a different vibe than marching down the aisle to Bruno Mars’ Marry You. So what songs fit and what songs don’t for weddings? We’ve decided to find out and have concocted a list of the top 17 worst songs to play at a wedding. Kind reader, take our advice here, otherwise, expect a hurricane during the honeymoon, and not because of the weather…

1. “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” – U2

Kanye West

Son, you’ve just signed away your life in that case. Good luck enjoying that honeymoon with a song selection like that!


2. “What’s Love Got To Do With It” – Tina Turner

Tina Turner

Don’t say she never told you so.


3. “Every Breath You Take” – The Police

Heath Ledger

Because nothing says romance like hard-core stalking. Really, what were you thinking?


4. “Run For Your Life” – The Beatles

Run Away!

Not-so-subtle hint if we ever did see one.


5. You Give Love A Bad Name” – Bon Jovi

Runaway - Bon Jovi

You don’t know what I’ve been through, man! >:(


6. “Who Let The Dogs Out” – Baha Men

The Hangover - Who Let The Dogs Out

The surest way to get slapped, by the ENTIRE bridal party.


7. “Dude Looks Like A Lady” – Aerosmith

This is too much!

Sometimes, the truth is stranger than fiction, homie.


8.  “My Humps” – The Black Eyed Peas

My Humps - The Black Eyed Peas

Not wedding friendly. Not family friendly. Not even public friendly. Might be okay for the honeymoon though! 😉


9. “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover” – Paul Simon

Ryan Higa

Don’t go putting thoughts in his head now.


10. “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It” – R.E.M.

Car Driving Towards Missing Bridge

Just because you think it doesn’t mean it’s gotta be said out loud 😛


11. “Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now” – The Smiths

Leonardo Di Caprio - Miserable And Sad With Candles

This may have not happened if you had a better wingman/wingwoman. #InvestWisely


12. “Gold Digger” – Kanye West ft. Jamie Foxx

Goldigger - Kanye West

Yes, they do exist. A pity Kanye couldn’t heed his own words. Oh yes, we went there.


13. “Suspicious Minds” – Elvis Presley

Jake Gyllenhaal - Stressed

What doesn’t kill you, will probably drive you insane. If you don’t like it, DON’T put a ring on it!!


14. “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)” Journey


Escalated Quickly - Offensive Sign

Well, that escalated quickly.


15. “Maneater” – Nelly Furtado

Finding Out Secrets

The kinda stuff even Voldemort has nightmares about.


16. “Who’s Bed Have Your Boots Been Under” – Shania Twain

Puss In Boots

Probably a rhetorical question. Definitely an unwelcome phrase. This is why you have prenups!


17. “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” – Rolling Stones

Fate - Lord Of The Rings - Boromir

Everybody loses with this one. Not even the priest can save you now :-/

So reader, do you agree with these choices? Which songs did we miss? Let us know in the comments below!

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