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The Top “Do Not Play” Wedding Songs

The Top “Do Not Play” Wedding Songs


If you’re choosing a list of songs for your big day, it means that you’ve more than likely handled all the big planning parts and you’ve come to the fun details. While this is your day, and you may have a lot of favorite songs, you need to be careful with your choice because some are simply unsuitable for such an occasion. So, let us help you make your list and avoid all those “do not play” wedding songs!

What songs should you avoid on your special day?

When creating your list, you should consider that many of the songs that might come to your mind are considered breakup or cliche. Some of them are even overplayed tunes. Therefore, let’s see which wedding songs to avoid while celebrating your love story.

Overplayed Tunes

Tracks that people have listened to over and over again are mood breakers. These “do not play” wedding songs can easily ruin the atmosphere, therefore, it’s better to avoid them if you want to keep your guests happy. Some of the most overplayed wedding songs include:

  1. Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive
  2. Gloria Estefan – Conga
  3. Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You 
  4. Tina Turner – Simply The Best 
  5. Beyonce – Single Ladies

Cliche Songs

Well, there are just some songs wedding guests expect because they are dancy and upbeat. However, the dancy features do not mean that your guests at your wedding reception will enjoy them. So, make sure that you don’t include these cliche dance songs on your wedding playlist:

  1. ABBA – Dancing Queen 
  2. Vanilla Ice – Ice Ice Baby 
  3. Gloria Gaynor – I Will Survive 
  4. Los Del Rio – Macarena 
  5. Chicken Dance

Breakup/Inappropriate Songs

It goes without saying that breakup songs are completely inappropriate. They are usually sad, and their lyrics match neither the setting nor the occasion. Examples of tunes that will ruin the good vibes on the dance floor include:

  1. U2 – Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For 
  2. Echo & the Bunnymen – Nothing Lasts Forever
  3. Greg Kihn Band – The Breakup Song 
  4. Adele – Someone Like You
  5. Phil Collins – Easy Lover

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