Looking for piano songs for weddings? You have come to the right place!
The piano is a romantic instrument that delivers unparalleled emotion when played by a pianist who puts his heart into it. That’s why it is one of the most popular musical instruments in the wedding world.
From movie soundtracks to classical music to traditional songs, the piano has a vast repertoire that offers a wide choice of romantic songs.
In this article, we present you our selection of the 10 best piano songs that fit perfectly with the world of weddings so that you can draw your inspiration for your future weddings. We have deliberately chosen songs from various musical styles to give you a maximum of musical diversity and choice. Let’s go !
PS : all these songs are available on our piano learning app. So you can learn them with ease.
Joris, the author of this article, recommends the following resource: PDF Guide – Piano Tutorials: Learn the 10 easiest songs.
Lovely is a song performed by Billie Eilish and Khalid for the soundtrack of the popular TV series 13 Reasons Why.
It was first released as a single in 2018 before being included on Billie Eilish’s debut EP, Don’t Smile at Me.
The song quickly became popular and its music video reached 1 billion views on YouTube by January 2021.
Lovely is a beautiful piano song that fits perfectly with the atmosphere of the wedding thanks to the emotion it gives off.
You can find more songs of this kind in our article on the best piano pop songs.
Bella’s Lullaby is a song composed by Carter Burwell in 2008 for the release of the movie Twilight: Fascination.
It is in the eponymous scene that the character Edward Cullen plays this nostalgic melody on the piano. It is interesting to note that the actor Robert Pattinson actually played this composition in the film, it was not doubled by a professional pianist.
This theme of Twilight is one of the most romantic of the saga. Played on the piano, it delivers an emotion and a feeling of love without equal. Bella’s Lullaby is therefore a perfect song to play at weddings.
My Heart Will Go On is the main song of the movie Titanic. Released in 1997, it was composed by musician James Horner, performed by Canadian singer Celine Dion and the lyrics were written by Will Jennings.
My Heart Will Go On is one of the most played songs of all time. It is one of the best-selling singles in music history, selling 18 million copies worldwide. Thanks to its popularity, Celine Dion has won an Oscar, a Golden Globe and four Grammy Awards.
The theme is sad, romantic and nostalgic. The emotion of this song makes it one of the most suitable piano songs for weddings.
Canon in D is a piece of baroque chamber music, composed by the German musician Johann Pachelbel around 1680.
It is now one of his most famous compositions. It is traditionally played on piano or violin to accompany wedding march ceremonies.
With its beauty and voluptuousness, Canon in D fits perfectly in this ranking and is undoubtedly the oldest piano song associated with the wedding ceremony.
If you are interested in this music, you will certainly like our tutorial to learn Canon in D on the piano.
If you like this kind of compositions, we recommend you to read our ranking of the best classical music piano pieces.
Married Life is an instrumental song composed in 2009 by musician Michael Giacchino for the release of the Pixar Studios animation film Up.
It is now one of the most reused scores in the animation industry.
In the film, the song appears at the moment when we see the life of the couple of the main character and his wife parade before our eyes, with its moments of happiness and unhappiness. The sequence closes with the death of his wife, giving a profoundly dramatic character to the scene.
If Married Life has a sad character, it tells more about the life of a married couple and all the happiness associated with it. It has thus perfectly its place within this classification of the best piano songs to be used during weddings.
Wedding of Love (“Mariage d’amour” in its original title) is a famous composition of contemporary classical music for piano composed in 1978 by the musician Paul de Senneville.
It was first recorded by professional pianist Richard Clayderman for his album Letter to My Mother a year later.
The music has an extremely romantic character and delivers an incredible energy. There is no doubt that this is a piano song that fits perfectly with the atmosphere of the wedding.
Kiss from a Rose is a song performed by the famous singer Seal.
It was first released as a single in 1994. It became popular with listeners and was included in the soundtrack of the movie Batman Forever in 1995. Thanks to this collaboration, Seal was almost immediately propelled to the top of the sales and listening charts in the United States and Australia.
A year later, Kiss from a Rose won 3 Grammy Awards. In total, the song has sold over 8 million copies worldwide.
Kiss from a Rose is a beautiful song that will certainly find its place among the piano songs to be played at wedding ceremonies.
Real Love is a song of the mythical English rock band The Beatles, released in 1996.
Initially composed by John Lennon, it was then reworked for all other members of the group: Ringo Starr, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. It is the last completed unreleased song of The Beatles.
Upon its release, Real Love was warmly received by music critics. It was also very popular with the public as it reached #4 in the UK and #10 in the US on the charts.
The song is a true hymn to love. Its lyrics and melody are both sober and romantic. Performed on the piano, Real Love is a song that can perfectly be played at weddings to make this moment even more beautiful and warm.
If you like this kind of music, we advise you to read our article about the best piano rock songs.
Ti Amo is a song released in 1977 in the album È nell’aria…ti amo and composed by the Italian musician and singer Umberto Tozzi.
It has been used in many films and by many artists and is one of the most romantic love songs ever written.
Ti Amo has a piano version which is very pretty and melancholic and will be perfect to accompany the atmosphere of the future weddings you will have the opportunity to attend.
Fairytale is a composition for piano and violin written by the Italian pianist Ludovico Einaudi in 2002 and included in his album Doctor Zhivago.
Ludovico Einaudi is now popular all over the world and has composed works for piano that have been very well received by critics and the public. His works have also been included in the soundtracks of some films.
However, Fairytale is a song of the composer that is not very well known next to his other hits and deserves to be more known. Soft and melancholic, it gives off a very great emotion.
Because of its dreamlike universe, we strongly advise you to include it in your repertoire of piano songs for weddings.
This classification of the best piano songs for weddings is obviously not exhaustive and it engages only us. However, it has the merit to provide you a diversified lighting on very beautiful songs whose atmosphere can perfectly stick with that of the wedding ceremonies.
We made sure to offer you music coming from various universes so that you can benefit from a great diversity of musical genres. You can thus find soundtracks of popular films, classical music, cartoon music, … We hope that this diversity will have more for you!
Don’t forget that all these songs can be found on the piano learning app La Touche Musicale. You can learn them all easily with interactive lessons.
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