30 Unique Wedding Songs to Walk Down The Aisle

The walk down the aisle is a dream come true for lovers wanting to get hitched. And what better way to crown the start of a lifelong journey than the perfect song?

Music remains a universal language, so it’s crucial that, for this moment, you get it absolutely right! Granted, there are many traditional options to choose from, but they don’t really scream, “My wedding is the best wedding you’ll ever experience.”

That’s what we’re here for. We’ve looked at every nook and cranny, flipped over every rock, and unearthed the best collection of wedding songs for you.

Unique Wedding Songs to Walk Down The Aisle

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1. “Sweet Thing” by Van Morrison

Memorable Lyrics: “We shall walk and talk in gardens all misty wet, All misty wet with rain, down, And I will never, never, never grow so old again”

Characterized by a romantic and soulful melody, “Sweet Thing” by Van Morrison sets the tone for the rest of the day.

2. “Love Never Fails” by Brandon Heath

Memorable Lyrics: “Love is not proud, Love does not boast, Love after all, Matters the most”

“Love Never Fails” by Brandon Heath is a song that describes the enduring and unconditional nature of love. It’s the perfect song to walk down the aisle with. 

3. “Marry You” by Bruno Mars

Memorable Lyrics: “It’s a beautiful night, we’re looking for something dumb to do, Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you, Is it the look in your eyes or is it this dancing juice?, Who cares, baby, I think I wanna marry you”

A song that’s perfect for couples who share a distinctive fun style.

4. “All I Want Is You” by U2

Memorable Lyrics: “But all the promises we make, From the cradle to the grave, When all I want is you”

The lyrics to this song captures a sense of deep longing and commitment; a great way for couples to express their love for each other.

5. “My Favourite Book” by Stars

Memorable Lyrics: “How I know your face, all the ways you move, You come in, I can read you, You’re my favourite book”

This sweet song evokes a feeling of nostalgia, making it the perfect choice to celebrate your wedding. 

6. “XO” by John Mayer

Memorable Lyrics: “We don’t have forever, Baby, daylight’s wasting, You better kiss me, Before our time has run out”

“XO” by John Mayer combines a lethal dose of romance and melody – a perfect combination for any wedding.

7. “Fade Into You” by Mazzy Star

Memorable Lyrics: “Fade into you, Strange you never knew, Fade into you, I think it’s strange you never knew

The allure of this song is in its ability to create an enchanting ambiance for a walk down the aisle.

8. “Halo” by Beyoncé

Memorable Lyrics: “You’re everything I need and more, It’s written all over your face, Baby I can see your halo, Pray it won’t fade away”

The song expresses gratitude, admiration, and love for a partner.

9. “Lucky” by Jason Mraz feat. Colbie Caillat

Memorable Lyrics: “Lucky I’m in love with my best friend, Lucky to have been where I have been, Lucky to be coming home again, Ooohh ooooh oooh oooh ooh ooh ooh ooh”

The song expresses the joy that comes with finding luck and happiness in your partner.

10. “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele

Memorable Lyrics: “I know you haven’t made your mind up yet, But I will never do you wrong, I’ve known it from the moment that we met, No doubt in my mind where you belong”

This beautiful ballad speaks on love, comfort, and loyalty. It’s a great song to walk down the aisle to.

11. “Every Breath You Take” by Aaron Krause and Liza Anne

Memorable Lyrics: “Every breath you take, Every move you make, Every bond you break, Every step you take, I’ll be watching you”

This song perfectly mixes classic love songs with a fresh, acoustic sound. 

12. “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Haley Reinhart

Memorable Lyrics: “Oh, shall I stay?, Would it be a sin?, Oh, if I can’t help, Fallin’ in love with you”

A soulful and affectionate walk down the aisle song 

13. “Here Comes The Sun” by The Beatles

Memorable Lyrics: “Little darlin’, the smile’s returning to their faces, Little darlin’, it seems like years since it’s been here”

“Here Comes The Sun” by The Beatles signifies the start of this forever journey. 

14. “Over The Rainbow” by Eva Cassidy

Memorable Lyrics: “Someday I’ll wish upon a star, And wake up where the clouds are far behind me, Where troubles melt like lemon drops, Oh, way above the chimney tops, that’s where you’ll find me”

This song, like the previous one, also encapsulates all there is to marriage and commitment.

15. “Best Of My Love” by The Emotions

Memorable Lyrics: “Goin’ in and out of changes, The kind that come around each day, My life has a better meaning, Love has kissed me in a beautiful way”

“Best Of My Love” by The Emotions is a happy trendsetter for your walk down the aisle.

16. “How Long Will I Love You” by Ellie Goulding

Memorable Lyrics: “The way you love, It changes who I am, I am undone, And I thank God once again”

This beautiful symphony by Ellie Goulding describes the timeless nature of love. 

17. “I Get To Love You” by Ruelle

Memorable Lyrics: “One look at you, My whole life falls in line, I prayed for you, Before I called you mine”

This beautiful ballad speaks on love, longevity, and loyalty. It’s a great message to pass across while you walk down the aisle.

18. “All of Me” by John Legend

Memorable Lyrics: “What would I do without your smart mouth?, Drawing me in, and you kicking me out, You’ve got my head spinning, no kidding, I can’t pin you down

“All of Me” by John Legend is a timeless love song that’s perfect for your walk down the aisle. The lyrics convey deep love and devotion, setting the atmosphere for a romantic wedding.

19. “A Love That Will Never Grow Old” by Emmylou Harris

Memorable Lyrics: “Lean on me, let our hearts beat in time, Feel strength from the hands that have held you so long”

This beautiful ballad is a bit slower paced, but the lyrics will bring smiles to your wedding guests’ faces — and tears to their eyes.

20. “Truly Madly Deeply” by Savage Garden

Memorable Lyrics: “I wanna stand with you on a mountain, I wanna bathe with you in the sea, I wanna lay like this forever, Until the sky falls down on me”

This song captures the depth of the love couples have. It’s a great way to start the wedding.

21. “Little Things” by One Direction

Memorable Lyrics: “I know you never loved the sound of your voice on tape, You never want to know how much you weight, You still have to squeeze into your jeans, But you’re perfect to me”

The boy band issued an iconic release with this one. It speaks of appreciation, love, and care, and is one of the best walk down the aisle songs.

22. “I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing” by Aerosmith

Memorable Lyrics: “Don’t wanna close my eyes, I don’t wanna to fall asleep, ‘Cause I’d miss you baby

Legendary rock group Aerosmith delivered a beautiful ballad centered on living each moment to its fullest. It’s a choice you can’t go wrong with.

23. “I Want To Belong To You” by Katie Herzig

Memorable Lyrics: “The sun left me so quickly, I am stuck under the moon, I want to belong to you

This emotionally-charged song is great in setting the mood for a romantic wedding ceremony.

24. “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri

Memorable Lyrics: “I have died every day waiting for you, Darling, don’t be afraid, I have loved you for a thousand years, I’ll love you for a thousand more”

This iconic ballad remains one of the best wedding songs out there. It talks about a love that’s true and timeless, making it a great option.

25. “Higher Love” by James Vincent McMorrow

Memorable Lyrics: “Things look so bad everywhere, In this whole world, what is fair?, We walk blind and we try to see, Falling behind in what could be”

“Higher Love” by James Vincent McMorrow sets the ambience for a powerful walk down the aisle. 

26. “I’d Rather Be With You” by Joshua Radin

Memorable Lyrics: “Sittin’ here, on this lonely dock, Watch the rain play on the ocean top, All the things I feel I need to say, I can’t explain in any other way”

This beautiful love song encapsulates all there is to love and loyalty. 

27. “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS

Memorable Lyrics: “I, I was standing, You were there, Two worlds collided, And they could never tear us apart”

This song preaches the message of togetherness. One you’d want your spouse to know.

28. “Lucky Man” by The Verve

Memorable Lyrics: “But how many corners do I have to turn?, How many times do I have to learn, All the love I have is in my mind?

This reflective walk down the aisle song conveys gratitude and a sense of contentment, adding a thoughtful and introspective touch to the ceremony.

29. “Your Love Is King” by Sade

Memorable Lyrics: “Your love is king, crown you in my heart, Your love is king, never need to part”

Your Love Is King” by Sade is a masterful jazz song that’s sure to make your walk down the aisle an unforgettable experience.

30. “At Last” by Etta James

Memorable Lyrics: “At last, My love has come along, My lonely days are over, And life is like a song”

An iconic slow paced jazz song that stokes the feeling of love and longing.


Now that we’ve given you this playlist, all that’s left to do is complete your wedding preparations, and hand the playlist over to the DJ, and let the magic happen. 



Can I Use These Songs for Other Parts of the Wedding?

Absolutely! These songs aren’t tied to the walk down aisle. You can play them during the rest of the processionals, the first dance, and even the last dance. 

What Makes These Songs Unique?

These aren’t the most common wedding songs. That means that your guests get thrilled by a new, fresh wedding experience! 

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