Monday, April 11, 2011

Help Me Brainstorm: Love Songs!

As my wedding day approaches in just a little over 2 months, my fiance and I have been thinking of songs to be sang and played during the ceremony and reception. We both love old slow jams from the 90's and new songs as well. We'll be having mixtures of songs from Jason Mraz (to give that summer wedding feel :P), Side A (a Filipino Band), Corrine Bailey Rae, and more.
Here's where I need your help - Many of us grew up with the same love songs and i don't want to miss any good ones! We'll have music during the ceremony, reception, couple slideshow, and dance (for the slow songs) so we'll need lots of songs! :D

What are your favourite love songs??? 
It can be slow jams or fun/happy tunes (like that of Jason Mraz)


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30 comments:

// krissy ♥ said...

Ooooh there you are Kindergarten Kym! :D

Hmmm the first song that came to mind is Train's Marry Me :) Gosh I feel like I've never listened to love songs in ages! I'll tweet you once I've thought of some. Expect a barrage of tweets from me haha love yah! :)

MJ {The Honeypie Archives} said...

oh gosh. my mind just went blank.
"Feels like home" Chantal Kreviazuk
"She is love" Parachute
"Just haven't met you yet" Michael Buble (play this during pictures of you two growing up!)
"you remind me of home" Benjamin Gibbard
"Say Hey" Michael Fanti
"Never Let You Go" Third eye blind
"Rush" Ferras"
"You Got Me" Colbie Caillat

and "In My Life" The Beatles!

ochikeron said...

Hi Kym,

I don't know if you know "Kobukuro" but I love their songs ;) (Japanese)

The image - Now I realize it's you ;) You are cute!!!

Kalmo said...

Hmm I like Sugar Pie Honey Bunch, such a cute song!

RicAdeMus said...

I like Kalmo's suggestion.

If you want a few REAL oldies, "All the Way" is good and "Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours"...and "Something" by the Beatles (that would have to be to you), or "The Best is Yet to Come", or the all-time #1 wedding song:
"We've Only Just Begun" to live, white lace and promises, a kiss for luck and we're on our way. LOL!

"I loved Her First" for your dad.

RYC: I don't check out girls, I see them, but I don't check them out. It frustrates my friends when we're together and makes K happy. =)

RicAdeMus said...

Oh, and "In My Life"--that's one of my all-time favs.

Lei said...

"At Last" :)

GretchTM said...

I bet you are super excited for your wedding. I am a wedding photographer and I just love weddings. Good luck finding songs. It seems like a tough decision with so many great songs out there. :) Thanks for the sweet comment on my blog. I'm now following your blog. :)

Nikolett said...

"All My Life" by K-Ci and JoJo is a MUUUUUUST. Grew up loving that song and belting it at every opportunity.

And if you don't have "Summer of '69" on there ... for shame, Patty, for shame if you don't LOL. I'm sure when (if? when? yes?) we meet up next month we can make a whole list up :)

Nashe^ said...

Michael jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel"!!!! And I Swear by Boyz II Men! Haha. I can't think of others at the moment but "Feels like home" Chantal Kreviazuk/Edwina Hayes would be amazing :)

Yeri said...

Yikes! I feel like I'm taking a pop quiz. Can't think of ANYTHING at the moment except of John Legend "Save Room". I'll come back when I think of more!!

Sarah said...

boyz II men! hahaha. always classics.

Tessa Tham said...

Everything, Save the last dance - Michael Buble!!

Hmm...... Def Boys II Men as well. KC & Jojo?

I'll be - Edwin McCain?

Better together - Jack Johnson

Ahhhh so excited + happy for you now that the date is coming to a close!!! :)

Vicky said...

I agree with All My Life. I feel like that was played EVERYWHERE. And anything by Boys II Men. And something by Earth Wing & Fire!

LiezyL said...

the first thing that pop in my mind is so close by jon mclaughlin.

oh my, you got me all giddy!
:)

Gertrude said...

I don't know a lot of love songs, but I really love Unchained Melody-Righteous Brothers and I want to spend my lifetime loving you - Marc Antony and Tina Arena :) xo

abby kihano said...

i couldn't help but eavesdrop on your comment to tiara on her latest post BUT... CHEF GORDON RAMSAY?! SEXXXXXXYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!! LOL!!!! I literally follow his shows now! i even have an alarm clock that goes off EVERY friday at 8 just so i won't miss his shows~!!! and the FUN part about this coming week is that my husband's bff is gonna be in this week's episode of kitchen nightmares!!!!!! :D im so excited!!!

ohhhh that's so funny cus i started downloading love songs from the 90's last night! hahaha ohhh the good old days when songs weren't literally about sex and hoes XD

I only have one song that I can suggest to you cus it's been my favorite this whole week:

How Lucky We Are by Meiko

I'm so excited for you and your wedding !

Cookie said...

I'm forever in love with "Marry your daughter" by Brian McKnight <3 I melt every time I hear the song...

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Trish said...

o0o0o i was right when i guess who you were! ^_^

these are the "love songs" i've recently downloaded, some are not very 90's though

- love songs by anjulie

- love letter to japan by the bird and the bee

- little bit by lykke li

- love is stronger than pride by sade (or Stronger Than Pride Mad Professor's Lovers Rock Mix)

- the way i am by ingrid michaelson (this is awesomeee!! i think its a perfect song for slideshows)

- everyday i love you by boyzone

- first day of my life by bright eyes (according to conor this is a love song)

- sea of love by cat power (phil phillips cover)

- more than words by frankie j (cover)

- you and me by lifehouse

- baby, i love your way by peter frampton (im sure theres tons of covers for this too)

- you're still the one by shania twain

- from this moment on by shania twain

- can't take my eyes off you by lauryn hill (or frankie valli for a more oldies feel)

- when you say nothing at all by ronan keating (or alison krauss if you want it slower)

- kiss me by sixpence non the richer

- there she goes by sixpence non the richer

- i love you more today than yesterday by spiral staircase

- truly madly deeply by savage garden

- so happy together by the turtles (weezer & new found glory made covers for these)

- a thousand miles by vanessa carlton

- the way you look tonight by tony bennett (or michael buble for a more modern feel)

- when i fall in love by nat king cole or julie london orr sleepless in seattle vrs form their soundtrack

- eternal flame by the bangles

- i do by westlife

- you are so beautiful by joe cocker


misc songs:

- i melt with you by modern english

- you make me feel like dancing by leo sayer

- it doesnt get better than this by katy fitzgerald (gives you a feeling of accomplishment)

- something good can work by two door cinema club (a feel good summer song about starting a new adventure sort of AKA your marriage! =D)

- 5 years time by noah & the whale (sounds summery!)

- baby baby baby by make the girl dance (sounds like a funny song for the dance floor)

- feel the rain on your skin by natasha bedingfield

- hinahanap hanap kita by rivermaya

- love potion number nine by ventures

& lastly what about bruno mar's "just the way you are"?! haha

Dewi Sutjiati Lestari said...

heyy kym, here are some of my fave (and i really want them to be played on my big day :p) . hope it'll help you!

just the way you are - diana krall

what a difference a day made - jamie cullum

it might be you

ingrid michaelson - the way i am

Dana said...

Kym this is such a hard question! Some of my favorites have to be -

"God Bless the Broken Road" - Rascal Flatts

"Have I Told You Lately?" - Rod Stewart

"On Bended Knee" - Boyz II Men

"More Than Words" - Extreme

"You're Still the One" - Shania Twain

"Save the Best for Last" - Vanessa Williams

Little Miss Tiara said...

oh em gee! I LOVE this post! Haha... thank you! Now I'm gonna read the whole comments and try the songs one by one, lololol <3

okay, the song... hmm...

I'm yours by the script is seriously beautiful, maybe it's the vocalist's voice, or the lyric, i don't know.

and... crazy little thing called love from queen? :D

and beatles' songs! :D Gotta agree with those who said in my life <3 <3 <3

λ‚˜λ‹ˆ said...

2ne1 - Appa (μ•„λΉ )
Utada Hikaru - First Love
The Veronicas - I Could Get Used To This
Monrose - What You Don't Know
Miyavi - Kimi ni negai wo
Miyavi - Itoshii hito
Miyavi - Senor Senora Senorita
God-des & She - Love You Better
SHINee - Lucifer
SHINee - Replay
B2ST - Oasis
LaFee - Wer Bin Ich


^ some of my personal favorites! XD tee hee!

oomph. said...

drawing a blank here, but love the michael jackson ballad...the one he sang to lisa marie???!!! always love bubbly by colbie callait. don't let the sun go down??? lol. not sure if these are love songs, but ones i like.

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oomph. said...

oh, 'beautiful' by james blunt?

Dirt On The Rocks said...

i love slowjams by musiq soulchild and avant. but avant's songs are much more sexual, lolol. wowowow i lovee reading your site about your wedding. i'm definitely excited for you!

thegreenhairclip said...

oh there you are! :) i wouldn't find you in ages if you didn't circle yourself. :)

may i suggest the ff songs:
*make me whole - amel larrieux
*make you feel my love - adele
*fallin' for you - colbie caillat
*somos novios - andrea bocelli and christina aguillera

and you may want to listen to these japanese songs since it'a a jap-inspired wedding:)
*sen no kotoba - koda kumi

Rainy Days and Lattes said...

Currently loving Plain White T's "Rhythm of Love" LOL Very sweet! :)

E said...

i'm a huge michael buble fan and jason mraz. they have awesome tunes for love songs :)

by the way, a reply to your comment over at my place: he is way better now and you have a blast during ur wedding getaway :D i hope to see some pictures