Music to get married by

Me and Holly are getting married. It’s wonderful init. After the lovely ceremony, once we’ve all stuffed ourselves with food-a-plenty and had a laugh at all the speeches, we’re going to have a party in the evening, as one might expect.

We’d like everyone to contribute some song ideas to add to the evening playlist, so please leave a comment here so I can consider it and then add it to the list!

We’re thinking we might split the music up into sort of sections, like 8pm onwards is “something for everyone”, 10pm onwards is “something for everyone still going” and then later in the evening “something for those that want to play air guitar with their ties tied around their heads”… well, that’s how I see it anyway.

There will be no “The Proclaimers”, no “Paul Simon”, and no “Simon and Garfunkel.”

Here’s the list as it stands at the moment. This isn’t the precise order of play, just a sort of grouping (19th May 2012):

  • Something for everyone

    • Queen: Crazy Little Thing Called Love
    • B52s: Loveshack
    • Bruno Mars: Marry You
    • Dire Straits: Money For Nothing
    • Beyonce: Crazy In Love
    • Supertramp: Breakfast In America
    • Thin Lizzy: Boys are Back in Town
    • Scissor Scissors: Don’t Feel Like Dancing
    • Spaniards: Macarena
    • Elton John: Crocodile Rock
    • Beyonce: Crazy In Love
    • Noah and the Whale: 5 Years Time
    • Madness: Baggy Trousers
    • Grease Megamix
    • Toploader: Dancing In The Moonlight
    • Spice Girls: Who Do You Think You Are
    • Queen and David Bowie: Under Pressure
    • Meatloaf: Bat out of hell
    • Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody
    • Katy Perry: The One That Got Away
    • Shakira: Hips Dont Lie
    • Rolfy Baby: Animal Hospital Theme
    • Michael Jackson: Thriller
    • UB40: Every Breath You Take
    • Dirty Dancing: I’ve Had the Time of my LIFe
    • Dire Straits: Walk Of Life
    • Madness: Our House
    • Scissors Sisters: Comfortably Numb
    • The Saturdays: Ego
    • Genesis: Keep it Dark
    • They Might Be Giants: Istanbul
  • Something for everyone still going

    • Fun: We Are Young
    • Rizzle Kicks: When I Was A Youngster
    • Europe: Final Countdown
    • Survivor: Eye Of The Tiger
    • Bonnie Tyler: Total Eclipse of the Heart
    • Some peoples singaling: Baywatch Theme
    • The Who: Baba O Reily
    • The Darkness: I Believe In A Thing Called Love
    • Florence and the Machine: Dog days are over
    • Rocky Horror: Time Warp
    • Fun: Some Nights
    • Meredith Brooks: Bitch
    • Busted: Glad I Crashed The Wedding
    • Mumford and Sons: The Cave
    • Natalie Umbruglia: Torn
    • Neon Trees: Animal
    • Lilly Allen: The Fear
    • Nicky Minaj: Starships
    • Christina Aquaman-lairy: Candyman
    • Avril Lavigne: Girlfriend
    • Sugababes: Push The Button
    • Maroon5: Moves Like Jagger
    • Of Monsters and Men: Little Talks
    • Jessie J: Domino
    • Paramore: Brick By Boring Brick
    • Reef: Place Your Hands
    • Blink 182: What’s my age again?
    • Kate Nash: Foundations
    • Bonnie Tyler: Holding out for a Hero
    • Thin Lizzy: Whiskey In The Jar
    • The Eagles: Hotel California
    • The Beatles: Hello Judith
  • Surely this is just noise?

    • Yellocard: Ocean Avenue
    • Reel Big Fish: Beer
    • Tenacious D: Tribute
    • No Doubt: Just A Girl
    • Foo Fighters: Monkey Wrench
    • Lynyrd Skynyrd: Sweet Home Alabama
    • The Offspring: Want You Bad
    • Reel Big Fish: Take On Me
    • Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody
    • Foo Fighters: Everlong

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