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“Here Comes the Bride” alternatives for ALL kinds of processionals

I saw this post, “Here Comes the Bride” alternatives for ALL kinds of processionals, earlier today and wanted to share it with you. If you have not visited  Offbeat Bride yet, I invite you to do so. They are by far my favorite Bridal or Wedding Site on the Internet.  I encourage you to use them as a resource for unique and alternative Wedding ideas and forums. They are smart and lots of fun, while making sure you get all kinds of neat Wedding advice and recommendations!

Many of the songs they have listed for “Here Comes the Bride” alternatives for ALL kinds of processionals, I have had requested by my Brides as well, and they have been perfect for them. I think that is the key to finding the right Wedding Processional Songs, or any songs for that matter for your Wedding; they have to be the prefect songs for you.

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“My fiancee and I are going to be walking into the ceremony together and then meeting in the middle, so the traditional “Here Comes the Bride” wouldn’t really fit us too well.

That being said, does anyone know of any alternatives to that song?”

-Shell

Here we go! We’ve already rounded up AWESOME first dance songs and non-sappy father/daughter dance songs, now it’s time to put our Offbeat Bride spin on the processional. Here are our favorite Here Comes the Bride alternatives, ranging from the classic, the modern, and the totally nerdy (of course).

Classical Alternatives

Satie’s “Gymnopédie No. 1”

Gustav Holst’s “Jupiter, The Bringer Of Jollity”

“Ode to Joy” from Beethoven’s Symphony 9

Vivaldi’s “Spring Allegro”

Handel’s Air From “Water Music

Mussorgsky’s “Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade”

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Variations on a Theme of Traditional

Queen’s wedding march — I had to!

Canon In D Remix by Ronald Jenkees

Etta James’ At Last

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Subtly (and sometimes nerdy) Alternatives

“Concerning Hobbits”

The Princess Bride’s “Storybook Love”

The Turret Opera from Portal 2

“The Shape of Things to Come” from Battlestar Galactica

Sigur Rós’ “Hoppípolla”

“Romantic Flight” from the movie How to Train Your Dragon

“Neville’s Waltz” from Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire

The Skyrim theme

The theme from Braveheart

Triumphal March from Aida

Game of Thrones theme

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Goth and Metal

Amhran by Leaves’ Eyes — an operatic metal band from Norway

Apocalyptica’s version of “Nothing Else Matters”

Suite Gothique by Leon Boellmann

Anything from Gothic Wedding Collection by Vitamin String Quartet

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Silly

The theme from James Bond

The theme from the Pink Panther

The theme from Mission impossible

“A Cadence to Arms” by Dropkick Murphy

The Jurassic Park theme

The Throne Room/End Title song from Star Wars

The Muppets’ Somebody’s Getting Married/He’ll Make Me Happy

Europe’s “The Final Countdown”

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Pop and Rock

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Colbie Caillat’s “I Do”

Adele’s “One and only”

The Beatles’ “In My Life”

Pearl Jam’s “Just Breathe”

Cat Power’s version of “Sea of Love”

Tesla’s Love Song

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Indie

Thirteen by Elliot Smith

Phone Call by Jon Brion from Eternal Sunshine

Jeff Buckley’s Hallelujah

We Are Gonna Be Friends by the White Stripes

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Megan Finley is the Associate Publisher for the Offbeat Empire. When she’s not slaving away for the Empire, she’s sharing her dork side on her own blog and on Twitter @meganfinley.

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Jeff Buckley’s “Hallelujah” is one of my favorite songs of all music and a great alternative for those who find equal enjoyment inits words, melody and beauty.

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