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10 Songs NOT To Play At Your Wedding


Just saying… 😕

Kaiser Chiefs – Every Day I Love You Less And Less

Hint: Song title is a giveaway here!

Kanye West Gold Digger

Hint: Awkward if true.

Ludadris – Area Codes

Hint: It is not appropriate for the groom to have ‘hoe’s in different area codes”

Chris Brown Loyal

Hint: It’s a bit cynical isn’t it?

Lil Wayne Lollipop

Hint: I might be doing this song a disservice… maybe it actually is about lollipops.  In which case, include it.

Police Every Breath You Take

Hint: It’s about stalking.

John Mayer Your Body Is A Wonderland

Hint: “one pair of candy lips and your bubblegum tongue” 🤢

Taylor Swift Look What You Made Me Do

Hint: Be wary of approx. 50% of Tay Tay’s back catalogue.

Adele Someone Like You

Hint: Might make you paranoid that someone has actually turned up out the blue uninvited.

AC/DC Highway to Hell

Hint: Marriage is a good thing, right?

Honourable Mentions:

Bonnie Rea – I Can’t Make You Love Me

Beautiful South – Don’t Marry Her..

Elvis – Suspicious Minds

Shaggy – It Wasn’t Me

Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart

The Beatles – You’re Gonna Lose That Girl

Eminem – Kim

If you’d like to find an amazing live band to NOT play any of the above songs at your wedding, create an enquiry at encoremusicians.com.

Good luck!  Oh.. and there’s a Prodigy song worth avoiding as well.. 🧐

This article is part of our Wedding Advice series. For more advice, take a look at our comprehensive guide: Ultimate Guide to Hiring Wedding Musicians: Everything You Need to Know and FAQs


Joel Vincent

Our Sales & Partnerships Lead, Joel, plays guitar and is obsessed with 90s R&B.

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