Sunday, July 4, 2010

Wedding Selections - Special Songs

Recently, Ambient DJs' mixologists convened to exchange ideas on special songs used at weddings. Specifically, DJs were asked to list traditional songs, as well as songs somewhat outside of the norm. Listed below is a sample of these selections. Clients of Ambient DJ get access to the full, comprehensive list of special song selections across numerous genres. Ambient DJ prides itself on a deep music knowledge and ability to expand beyond the traditional overdone wedding selections.

Listed below are the song selections, with the musical genre found in parentheses. Special thanks to DJ Iron Mike, DJ Greg Nice, DJ Spinz, DJ Jesse, DJ Nadine, DJ Extreme and DJ Jagged for their participation.


Thunderstruck (Dance Remix) - AC/DC (Classic Rock)
Viva La Vida - Coldplay (Alternative Rock)
Sirius - Alan Parson Project (Electronic)
Sunshine of Your Love - Cream (Classic Rock)
Lovely Day - Bill Withers (R&B)
Bodyrock - Moby (Electronic)
Pirates of the Carribbean Theme (Soundtrack)
Now that We Found Love - Heavy D. and the Boyz (90s)
Bring Em' Out - T.I. f/Swizz Beats (Hip Hop)
Life is a Highway - Rascal Flatts (Country)
Heavy Action (Monday Night Football) - Johnny Pearson (Soundtrack)
The Final Countdown - Europe (Glam Rock)
Let's Get Loud -Jennifer Lopez (Latin)
When Love Takes Over - David Guetta w/Kelly Rowland (Dance)
Destination Calabria - Alex Gaudino (Dance)
I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas (Pop)
Unspeakable Joy - Kim English (House)
Sandstorm - Darude (Electronic)
Enter Sandman - Metallica (Metal)
Austin Powers Theme Song - Quincy Jones (Soundtrack)
Dream Girl - Cynthia (Freestyle)
It Takes Two - Rob Base and DJ EZ Rock (90s)
Beautiful Day (Oakenfold Dance RMX) - U2 (Electronic)
For a Moment Like This - Kelly Clarkson (Pop)
Chank - John Scofield (Jazz)
Bittersweet Symphony - The Verve (Alternative)


Unthinkable - Alicia Keys (R&B)
2 Luv Birds - Robin Thicke (R&B)
Fade Into You - Mazzy Star (Alternative)
Lovesong - The Cure (80s/New Wave)
Someone Like You - Van Morrison (Crooner)
Do You Realize - The Flaming Lips (Alternative)
Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder (R&B/Soul)
Lost in This Moment - Big and Rich (Country)
Lifetime - Maxwell (R&B)
I Belong to You - Lenny Kravitz (Pop)
Bless the Broken Road - Rascal Flatts (Country)
The Light - Common (Hip Hop)
Refuge (Live Version) - John Legend (R&B)
Can't Help Falling in Love - Elvis Presley (Oldies)
Here and Now - Luther Vandross (R&B)
All My Life - KC & Jo Jo (R&B)
Amazed - Lonestar (Country)
Adore - Prince (R&B)
Nobody - Keith Sweat (R&B)
True Companion - Marc Cohn (Acoustic)
I Just Can't Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson (Pop)
Everything I Do (I Do it for You) - Bryan Adams (Pop)
At Last - Etta James (R&B/Soul)
All I Need to Know - Kenny Chesney (Country)
I'm Yours - Jason Mraz (Folk Pop)


I Loved her First - Heartland (Country)
Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion (Pop)
Look to the Rainbow - Astrud Gilberto (International)
If I Could - Regina Belle (R&B)
Daughters - John Mayer (Pop)
Angel Eyes - Jeff Healy Band (Rock)
In My Daughter's Eyes- Martina McBride (Country)
Hero - Mariah Carey (90s)
You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban (Crooner)
Daddy - Beyonce (R&B)
Thank You - Led Zeppelin (Classic Rock)
Isn't She Lovely - Stevie Wonder (R&B/Soul)
Ballerina Girl - Lionel Ritchie (Pop)
Daddy's Little Girl - Michael Buble (Crooner)
My Girl - The Temptations (Motown)


I'll Always Love My Mama - The Intruders (R&B)
Mama - Boyz II Men (R&B)
Precious Stone - The Fixx (80s)
To Zion - Lauryn Hill (R&B)
Singing a Song for My Mother - Bohannon (R&B/Soul)
The Man You've Become - Molly Basutti
The Perfect Fan - Backstreet Boys (Boy Bands)
You are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder (R&B/Soul)
Blessed - Elton John (90s ballad)
Forever Young - Rod Stewart (80s Rock)


Sugar, Sugar - The Archies (Oldies)
Ice Cream - Sara McLachlan (Chanteuse)
Spin Spin Sugar (Armand Helden RMX) - Sneaker Pimps (Electronic)
Gymnopedies No. 1 - Erik Satie (Classical)
Lips Like Sugar - Echo and the Bunnymen (80s/New Wave)
The Sweetest Love - Robin Thicke (R&B)
I Got You Babe - UB40 and Chrissy Hynde (Reggae)
Island in the Sun - Weezer (Alternative)
I Want Candy - The Bow Wow Wow (80s/New Wave)
By Your Side - Sade (R&B)
It Had to Be You - Harry Connick, Jr. (Crooner)
Cake - Lloyd Banks (Hip Hop)
Say Hey, I Love You - Michael Franti f/Spearhead (Dance)
1, 2, 3, 4 - Plain White Tees (Pop)
Everything - Mary J Blige (R&B)
Sugar - Flo Rida (Hip Hop)
Jaws Theme Song - John Williams (Soundtrack)
Super Mario Brothers Theme Song (Soundtrack)
Grow Old With You - Adam Sandler (Soundtrack)
How Sweet it Is - James Taylor (Folk)
Love and Marriage - Frank Sinatra (Crooner)
When I'm 64 - The Beatles (Oldies)
Truly, Madly, Deeply - Savage Garden (Pop)


Perfect Day - Lou Reed (Alternative)
Right of Way - Ferry Corsten (Trance)
Save the Last Dance for Me - Michael Buble (Crooner)
Don't Stop Believin' (dance RMX) - George LaMond (Dance)
In the Air Tonight - Phil Collins (80s)
Finished Symphony (DeadMau5 RMX) -Hybrid (Techno)
I've Had the Time of My Life - Jennifer Warnes/Bill Medley (Soundtrack)
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell (Motown)
Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In - The 5th Dimension (Soundtrack)
Good Times - Chic (Disco/Funk)
One More Time - Daft Punk (Electronic)
Always and Forever - Heatwave (R&B)
Time of Your Life - Green Day (Alternative)
Con Te Partiro (Time to Say Goodbye) - Andrea Bocelli (Opera)
Thank You for Lettin Me Be Mice Elf Agin - Sly & the Family Stone (Funk)
Family Tradition - Hank Williams, Jr. (Country)
Rock Your Body - Black Eyed Peas (Dance)
La, La, La - LMFAO (Dance)
Evacuate the Dancefloor - Cascada (Dance)
Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z w/Alicia Keys (Hip Hop)
It's the End of the World (and I Feel Fine) - R.E.M. (Alternative)
Closing Time - Semisonic (Rock)
Bye, Bye, Bye - N' Sync (Boy Bands)
New York, New York - Frank Sinatra (Crooners)
Sweet Caroline (techno remix) - Angelo Venuto (Electronic)

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