Wedding Ceremony Readings Inspired By Song Lyrics

If you are on the search for inspirational wedding passages with a difference, then a song may be your best bet. Everyone is getting inspired these days and are turning to music. As a result, there are millions of songs with awesome lyrics that can take the place of a traditional reading.

Choosing your wedding ceremony reading is not an easy ordeal, because this is an avenue to tell your loved one how much they mean to you. You want the perfect lyrics and this puts pressure on you. Most times, it could even lead to writers block.

It’s time to get creative

Put on your creative cap and spin unique and heartfelt marriage readings. Readings which are original to you and touches the soul without leaving you looking stupid or sounding cheesy. Get inspired by lyricists, poets and songwriters whose lyrical prowess have touched our souls

This section speaks to you if you and your spouse to be are lovers of music. Or you wish to take your wedding vows from music lyrics. But you are not finding the right words for your wedding ceremony readings.

Extract a line or two, adopt a whole chorus or even switch the whole verses, the idea of going lyrical for your wedding is unique, romantic and satisfying. This is something that will remain ever green, because this marriage reading will bring back memories, whenever the song is played.

All couples have that song, one that makes them get lost in each other’s gaze. Share a secret smile and think about how they came to be. Wedding passages that remind them of the journey so far, the hurdles they crossed and how they are still standing in love against all odds.

As a result, one has to be careful when picking out songs for wedding ceremony readings. This is so, because most of the songs we thought were love songs are actually talking about something else. Every song that you incorporate into your marriage vows should be yours.

Songs that are special to you, tells your love story perfectly and has featured in your love journey. This will give the atmosphere an emotional touch. Add a little lyrics of yours and it’s perfect. A delightful example is your partner reading the lyrics of the first song you ever danced together to, on your big day. I would melt in a pool of my own tears.

Taking your wedding vows from song Lyrics is a lot of fun. It spikes up creativity and allows you be original. It also leaves no one out, because secular, non-religious and even religious wedding readings sail well here. There are songs of every genre available to serve everyone.

So, whether you are a country music, reggae, hip hop, RnB, Christian or romantic music buff, there is something for you. Only be careful to check all songs well and be sure to understand their messages, so that your day won’t be ruined by passing another message.

Celebrate romance, love and forever by making your wedding passages music inspired. Below, we have listed love songs that tug at your heart strings and have your spouse seeing the sun rise and fall in your eyes.

  • You and I, Ingrid Michaelson

This verse talks about having each other’s backs and being enough for each other no matter what comes. This is very simple but inspiring. This verse is very flexible and allows you re phrase and, add or remove words to suit your tastes. Your heart is very well bared and poured out with this text, as you both agree that your lonely days are over.

“Don’t you worry there, my honey

We might not have any money

But we’ve got our love to pay the bills

Maybe I think you’re cute and funny

Maybe I wanna do what bunnies do with you, if you know what I mean

Oh, let’s get rich and buy our parents homes in the south of France

Let’s get rich and give everybody nice sweaters and teach them how to dance

Let’s get rich and build a house on a mountain making everybody look like ants

From way up there, you and I, you and I

Well, you might be a bit confused

And you might be a little bit bruised

But baby how we spoon like no one else

So I will help you read those books

If you will soothe my worried looks

And we will put the lonesome on the shelf”

  • Tangled Up in you, Staind

This musical lyrics is the perfect way to affirm your love and how much your significant other means to you. The phrase “you are my world” sums it all up. No greater words can better convey!

“You’re my world

The shelter from the rain

You’re the pills

That take away my pain

You’re the light

That helps me find my way

You’re the words

When I have nothing to say

And in this world

Where nothing else is true

Here I am

Still tangled up in you

I’m still tangled up in you

Still tangled up in you”

  • You Are the Best Thing, Ray Lamontagne

These lyrics do a good job of defining your feelings from the day you met, leading up to you wedding day. It is replete with so much truth and sincerity, as it comes straight from the heart.

“Baby, it’s been a long day, baby

Things ain’t been going my way

You know I need you here

To clear my mind

All the time

And baby, the way you move me it’s crazy

It’s like you see right through me

And make it easier

You please me you don’t even have to try

Oh because, you are the best thing

You are the best thing

You are the best thing

Ever happened to me”


  • I Just Can’t Stop Loving You- Michael Jackson

This is one of Michael Jackson’s timeless pieces that we can’t get over. It feels new to us, whenever it comes on. Read through and enjoy. This will make a great inspiration while thinking of how to word your marriage readings.

“I just want to lay next to you

For a while,

You look so beautiful tonight,

Your eyes are so lovely,

Your mouth is so sweet.

A lot of people

Misunderstand me,

That’s because they don’t

Know me at all.

I just want to touch you

And hold you,

I need you

God, I need you

I love you so much.

Each time the wind blows,

I hear your voice so

I call your name.

Whispers at morning,

Our love is dawning,

Heaven’s glad you came.”

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