Best rock songs for your wedding playlist

If you are getting married in the near future and are currently trying to organise your entertainment for your wedding, you’ve probably been trying to come up with the perfect playlist for you and your guests.

Remember you don’t just have to save rock songs for your reception. The Wedding Secret says, “Of course, this music doesn’t have to exclusively play at your reception; you could choose a rock song to play you down the aisle. How about playing some of these tunes during your wedding breakfast? But, if you really want to get all your guests dancing and partying, there’s nothing better than rock n roll. Classic hits from across the decades reach out to all generations and bring them together on the dancefloor.”

If you’re a rockin’ couple and want to include some rock music, then look no further for inspiration. We have put together the ultimate rock playlist for your wedding reception that will fill the dance floor and have everyone singing along.

You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC

This song from legendary Australian rock band AC/DC, is a rock favourite. Taken from the 1980 Back in Black album, the track is pure rock anthem with its loud heavy guitar solos. Air guitarists at the ready!

White Wedding – Billy Idol

Probably one of the most played wedding rock songs, the Billy Idol 1982 rock classic will have everyone up dancing.

I don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith

From the 1998 movie Armageddon, Don’t Want to Miss a Thing is the ultimate romantic rock ballad. It has everything, beautiful lyrics, gorgeous orchestral sections, heavy rock, and of course Steven Tyler’s amazing voice, what could be more perfect?

You’re My Best Friend – Queen

This is a real feel good rock song making it a great choice for a wedding playlist. This classic Queen tune was written by John Deakin for his wife. It has sweet lyrics and beautiful sentiment, making it an ideal rock song for your wedding playlist.

Everlong – Foo Fighters

Everlong is a lovely song from the Foo Fighters first album. It has beautiful lyrics and meaning as well as being incredibly catchy. This is a great choice for a rock loving couple to include in their playlist.

You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry

This is a great rock tune that is probably most recognisable as the song played during the iconic dance scene between John Travolta and Uma Thurman in Pulp Fiction. This would be a great choice of song for a first dance, where the newly-weds could recreate the famous dance routine.

Are You Gonna Be My Girl? – Jet

This song is fast and upbeat, with a heavy guitar presence. If you are both rock fans, this classic from 2003 may be a good choice as your first dance.

November Rain – Guns N Roses

November Rain is a rock favourite with an epic wedding-themed music video. This song is gold for your wedding playlist – heartfelt, passionate; with great guitar solos, piano, and orchestral segments, this rock song has just about everything – making it perfect for weddings.

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