Wedding

100 Celebratory Wedding Recessional Songs

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2018

The kiss—the ultimate moment of your ceremony that friends and family can’t wait to cheer for. To match this excitement, you need a recessional song that will spread even more joy. Should you go classic instrumental with Bach or Beethoven? Or celebrate signed, sealed, delivered with Stevie Wonder?

We’ve compiled over 100 recessional songs you can choose from for your big day. From upbeat love songs like The Beach Boys’ “Forever” to the classic Love, Actually recessional with The Beatles’ “All You Need Is Love”—you’ll find just what you’re looking for. Use the helpful filtering options below and don’t forget to preview the song lyrics so you pick the best wedding recessional song. Once you’re done, browse our wedding reception decor to add a personalized touch to your festivities.

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Click on the buttons below to sort songs by decade and genre.

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The Postal Service

Such Great Heights

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Beatles

All You Need Is Love

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Vitamin String Quartet

Use Somebody

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Jonathan Coulton

I\'m Your Moon

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Ray Lamontagne

You Are The Best Thing

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Natalie Cole

This Will Be

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Regina Spektor

Us

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Feist

Mushaboom

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Muse

Madness

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Wolfmother

Vagabond

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Jem

Maybe I\'m Amazed

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Florence + the Machine

You’ve Got The Love

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The Beach Boys

Forever

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George F. Handel

Allegro Maestoso

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Johann S. Bach

Brandenburg Concerto No. 1

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Johann S. Bach

Brandenburg Concerto No. 4

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Sir William Walton

Coronation March

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Johann S. Bach

Fugue in E-Flat Major

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George F. Handel

Hallelujah Chorus

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Ode to Joy

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Antonio Vivaldi

Spring

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George F. Handel

The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba

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Charles-Marie Widor

Toccata

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Craig Sellar Lang

Tuba Tune in D

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Felix Mendelssohn

Wedding March

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Suzanne Ciani

Anthem

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U2

Beautiful Day

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Vince Guaraldi

Linus & Lucy

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Allman Brothers Band

Little Martha

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David Bowie

Oh! You Pretty Things

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Stevie Wonder

Signed, Sealed, Delivered

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Exultate Jubilate

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George Winston

Joy

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The Monkees

I\'m a Believer

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Queen

You\'re My Best Friend

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The Bellamy Brothers

Let Your Love Flow

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Hall & Oates

You Make My Dreams Come True

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The Monkees

Daydream Believer

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The Marvelows

I Do

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Aretha Franklin

Baby, I Love You

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Jean-Joseph Mouret

Fanfare-Rondeau

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James Blunt

Bonfire Heart

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The Lumineers

Ho Hey

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Death Cab for Cutie

Marching Bands of Manhattan

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A Fine Frenzy

What I Wouldn\'t Do

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Amos Lee

Sweet Pea

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Phillip Phillips

Gone, Gone, Gone

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Feist

1234

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James Morrison

You Give Me Something

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Bon Iver

Skinny Love

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The Decemberists

O Valencia!

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Joss Stone

L-O-V-E

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Josh Ritter

Lantern

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Barry Louis Polisar

All I Want Is You

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Tristan Prettyman

You Got Me

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Howie Day

Collide

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Parachute

She Is Love

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James Vincent McMorrow

Higher Love

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Tom Odell

Real Love

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Vance Joy

Riptide

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Fun.

We Are Young

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Tim McMorris

Overwhelmed

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Lenny Kravitz

I Belong To You

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George Michael

First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

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Van Morrisson

Sweet Thing

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Pretty Lights

Finally Moving

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Marvin Gaye

Mercy Mercy Me

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Aloe Blacc

Wake Me Up

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Of Monsters and Men

Little Talks

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Bob Marley

One Love

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Randy Travis

For Ever and Ever, Amen

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UB40

I Can\'t Help Falling in Love with You

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The Darkness

I Believe In a Thing Called Love

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George Harrison

Here Comes The Sun

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Sonny and Cher

I Got You Babe

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Weezer

Island In The Sun

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OneRepublic

Counting Stars

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Olivia Newton John

You\'re The One That I Want

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Modern English

I Melt With You

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Kylie Minogue

Love At First Sight

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Rascal Flatts

Love You Out Loud

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Faith Hill

This Kiss

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Chad Brock

Yes!

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Keith Urban

Once In a Lifetime

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Martina McBride

I Love You

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Allen Stone

LOVE

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Tina Turner

The Best

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Justin Timberlake

Mirrors

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The Troggs

Wild Thing

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Talking Heads

This Must Be The Place

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Ben Howard

Only Love

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Chris Isaak

Two hearts

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Camera Obscura

I Love How You Love Me

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Beyonce

Love on Top

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Maroon 5

Sugar

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Bruno Mars

Treasure

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Michael Buble

Feeling Good

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The Cure

Just Like Heaven

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Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell

You\'re All I Need to Get By

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American Authors

Best Day of My Life

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Capital Cities

Safe & Sound

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