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A costumed royal Renaissance affair with a sword in the stone cake(!)

Renaissance wedding playlist

Renaissance themed weddings naturally need a Renaissance wedding playlist, but some of the most beautiful wedding music comes from the 1500s to 1700s. From Pachelbel’s “Canon” to saucy madrigals, you can find some awesome music here.

The perfect gender-neutral wedding playlist

Even in 2021, it’s hard to find gender-neutral wedding songs, let alone a gender-neutral wedding playlist. The world is so binary, especially in the mainstream media. But you’re on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum and as such, you want/demand/hope for something that is a bit more unique. As a transhuman, I want to help others find ways to celebrate their love and commitment together, while not feeling awkward as your first dance song plays, singing about a gender that neither you nor your partner identify with!

poly-friendly wedding songs

Finding poly-friendly wedding songs (that AREN’T about forsaking all others)

My fiancé and I practice ethical non-monogamy. We prefer this term to polyamory, but sure, you can call us poly if you want to. We had a discussion of how many songs are out there are about “forsaking all others,” something we definitely are not including in our vows. It’s a common theme in popular songs: now that I’m with you, I promise not to look at anyone else, think about anyone else, etc. Here is how we’re including poly-friendly wedding songs in our playlists…

Not-too-mushy sibling wedding songs for brothers and sisters

Not-too-mushy sibling wedding songs for brothers and sisters

I went on a hunt for less trite sibling wedding songs and definitely ran into some. Although in some cases, those sappy songs are actually kind of perfect? For instance, I LOVE “When We Grow Up” even those it’s schmaltzy as hell. Here are some of our favorite sibling wedding songs for brothers and sisters…

Here's the trick to making wedding music choices SO much easier

Here’s the trick to making wedding music choices SO much easier

Raise your hand if you’re already overwhelmed trying to build your wedding playlist. You know you’ve got some favorite songs, but can’t for the life of you remember what they are or which ones would make a good processional, first dance, and a billion other moments where music just makes the moment. That’s why we are SO pumped that we partnered with My Wedding Songs to make playlist building so.much.easier.

12 wedding dance songs NOT about love

12 wedding dance songs NOT about love

My partner’s mother was emotionally abusive for most of his life, but now they are trying to make amends, and very much wants to do a special mother-son dance. Problem is, all the other wedding websites recommend cheesy love songs. Any help for dance songs NOT about love?