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Top 13 Taylor Swift Wedding Songs

Top 13 Taylor Swift Wedding Songs

September 25, 2023
Top 13 Taylor Swift Wedding Songs

If you’re a die-hard Taylor Swift fan like me, affectionately known as a Swiftie, you’re well aware of the incredible musical treasure trove she offers for those unforgettable wedding-day moments. For those soon-to-be-married couples who are meticulously planning their wedding playlist, including a Taylor Swift song can be a fun and sweeet way to incorporate your fandom into your wedding day.

Whether you’re seeking a soulful ballad for that enchanting slow dance with your partner, a heartfelt melody to waltz around the floor with your father, or a high-energy track to walk down the isle to towards your lover, Taylor Swift’s repertoire has got you covered. As a Grammy-winning artist, she brings a delightful mix of romantic serenades and foot-tapping hits to elevate your wedding celebration to new heights.

Here are the top 13 Taylor Swift wedding songs:

13. Don’t Blame Me

Lyrics: Don’t blame me, love made me crazy, if it doesn’t you ain’t doing it right. Lord, save me, my drug is my baby, I’ll be using for the rest of my life.

The lyrics of ‘Don’t Blame Me’ touch on themes of love, devotion, and surrendering to a powerful force, which can resonate with couples who want to express their deep commitment to each other. The song is emotionally charged and passionate, which can add a dramatic and intense element to the wedding & bridal procession.

Some couples prefer to break away from the traditional wedding music choices and opt for something that reflects their unique personalities and tastes. ‘Don’t Blame Me’ certainly falls into the category of non-traditional wedding songs.

When to play: Bridal Procession 

The story behind Don’t Blame Me – Taylor Swift

12. Invisible String

Lyrics: And isn’t it just so pretty to think, all along there was some Invisible string, tying you to me. A string that pulled me out of all the wrong arms right into that dive bar, something wrapped all of my past mistakes in barbed wire, chains around my demons, wool to brave the seasons. One single thread of gold tied me to you.

Invisible String is absolutely perfect for couples who met at a bar. 

The lyrics of “Invisible String” speak about destiny and the idea that two people are connected by an invisible string that ultimately brings them together. This theme of destiny and connection can be incredibly meaningful for a couple about to embark on a journey together in marriage. 

The song has a soothing and melodic quality, making it a calming and emotionally resonant choice for a processional or a first dance. It sets a peaceful and heartfelt tone for the walk down the aisle.

When to play: Processional or First Dance

The story behind Invisible String – Taylor Swift

 11. You Are In Love

Lyrics: You can hear it in the silence, silence. You can feel it on the way home, way home, you. You can see it with the lights out, lights out. You are in love, true love.

The lyrics of “You Are in Love” are deeply romantic and intimate, describing the profound emotions and connection between two people deeply in love. It also offers a unique perspective on love, portraying it as a feeling that’s recognizable to others when they see you two together. This can be a touching sentiment to convey as the bride walks down the aisle, with guests witnessing the love shared between the couple.

When to play: Processional 

The story behind You Are In Love – Taylor Swift

10. Call It What You Want

Lyrics:My baby’s fit like a daydream, walkin’ with his head down, I’m the one he’s walkin’ to.

“Call It What You Want” by Taylor Swift can be the perfect choice for a coordinated dance between the bride and groom at a wedding due to its catchy beat, romantic lyrics, and the playful declaration of unconditional love found in the song. The song’s message of accepting love on your terms and not caring about others’ judgments resonates beautifully with a newlywed couple’s desire to express their unique connection. Its upbeat tempo allows for an entertaining dance routine, while its lyrics convey a sense of devotion and authenticity, making it an ideal backdrop for a joyful and carefree dance that symbolizes the couple’s love and commitment to one another on their special day.

When to play: Couple Dance

9. Paper Rings

Lyrics: Kiss me once ’cause you know I had a long night. (Oh) Kiss me twice ’cause it’s gonna be alright. Three times ’cause I’ve waited my whole life. (One, two, one, two, three, four). I like shiny things, but I’d marry you with paper rings. Uh huh, that’s right. Darling, you’re the one I want, and, I hate accidents except when we went from friends to this. Uh huh, that’s right. Darling, you’re the one I want!

“Paper Rings” by Taylor Swift can be a delightful addition to a wedding celebration, particularly during the reception. The song’s upbeat and infectious energy, coupled with its lyrics about love and devotion, make it an ideal choice for moments of celebration and festivity. It could work well as an upbeat background track during the reception’s dance party, or even as an entertaining addition to the bouquet toss or garter toss, injecting a playful and spirited atmosphere into these traditional wedding rituals. The lyrics, which include lines like “I like shiny things, but I’d marry you with paper rings,” also highlight the significance of the commitment and love shared between the couple, making it a fitting accompaniment for any joyful moment when the couple wants to emphasize their love and excitement on their wedding day.

When to play: Reception or Bouquet Toss

8. Willow

Lyrics: The more that you say, the less I know. Wherever you stray, I follow. I’m begging for you to take my hand, wreck my plans, that’s my man.  You know that my train could take you home. Anywhere else is hollow. I’m begging for you to take my hand, wreck my plans, that’s my man. 

With its dreamy and whimsical sound, “Willow” sets a magical and captivating atmosphere, creating a memorable and intimate experience that perfectly captures the essence of a couple’s love story and the beginning of their journey as spouses. It’s a song that speaks to the idea of finding one’s true love and cherishing it, making it a heartfelt choice for a first dance that symbolizes the start of a lifelong adventure together.

When to play: First Dance

7. Mastermind

Lyrics: What if I told you none of it was accidental? and the first night that you saw me, nothing was gonna stop me. I laid the groundwork, and then, just like clockwork, the dominoes cascaded in a line. What if I told you I’m a mastermind? And now you’re mine. It was all by dеsign

The song’s lyrics explore complex emotions and a sense of determination very much needed as a newlywed couple. 

When to play: Reception

6. Today Was A Fairytale

Lyrics:Can you feel this magic in the air?It must have been the way you kissed me. Fell in love when I saw you standing there.It must have been the way. Today was a fairytale.

“Today Was a Fairytale” by Taylor Swift is a perfect choice for the cake cutting moment at a wedding due to its whimsical and joyful lyrics. The song’s lyrics evoke the feeling of a magical and unforgettable day, mirroring the sentiment of a wedding day itself. As the newlyweds come together to cut their wedding cake, a moment that symbolizes their shared journey, the song captures the enchantment and romance of the occasion. Its upbeat and celebratory melody adds a sense of fun and excitement to the cake-cutting ritual, making it a delightful and memorable part of the wedding reception that encapsulates the fairy tale-like love story of the bride and groom.

When to play: Cake Cutting 

5. Cruel Summer

Lyrics: Fever dream high in the quiet of the night, you know that I caught it. Bad, bad boy, shiny toy with a price, you know that I bought it. 

“Cruel Summer” by Taylor Swift is an ideal choice for the reception or engagement party due to its energetic and infectious pop sound. The song’s upbeat tempo and catchy melody are perfect for getting guests on the dance floor and creating a lively and celebratory atmosphere. While the lyrics might reflect a more intense love story, the overall mood of the song is one of exhilaration and passion, making it a fantastic addition to the party playlist. Whether it’s setting the tone for a fun-filled reception or adding to the excitement of an engagement party, “Cruel Summer” is sure to have everyone dancing and enjoying the festivities to the fullest.

When to play: Engagement Party & Reception 

4. New Year’s Day

Lyrics: Don’t read the last page, but I stay when it’s hard, or it’s wrong, or we’re making mistakes. I want your midnights, but I’ll be cleaning up bottles with you on New Year’s Day.

The song’s evocative lyrics and gentle melody capture the essence of fresh beginnings and the profound love between a newlywed couple. It’s a touching portrayal of being there for each other through the ups and downs, reflecting the commitment made on the wedding day. The theme of cleaning up after a celebration aligns with the idea of starting a life together, cleaning up and facing whatever comes as a team. 

When to play: First Dance 

3. King Of My Heart

Lyrics: And all at once, you are the one I have been waiting for. King of my heart, body and soul, ooh whoa.

The song’s upbeat tempo and triumphant melody create an empowering and celebratory atmosphere, ideal for a bride’s grand entrance. The lyrics speak of a powerful and all-encompassing love, likening the partner to the ‘king of my heart,’ echoing the sentiment of a bride entering into a new chapter with her beloved. This song sets a tone of exuberance and anticipation, perfectly complementing the significance of the bridal procession, where the bride makes her way toward the love of her life, affirming the song’s message of love and happiness.

When to play: Bridal Procession

2. Everything Has Changed

Lyrics: ‘Cause all I know is we said, “Hello”, and your eyes look like comin’ home. All I know is a simple name, and everything has changed. All I know is you held the door, you’ll be mine and I’ll be yours. All I know since yesterday is everything has changed.

The song’s upbeat and lively melody sets an energetic and optimistic tone, symbolizing the start of a new and exciting chapter in your life as a couple. The lyrics convey the transformative power of love, highlighting the change that occurs when two people come together. This makes it an ideal song for the couple’s grand entrance, reflecting the joy, love, and anticipation that fills the air as they make their way into the reception, ready to celebrate this beautiful milestone surrounded by their loved ones.

When to play: Couple Entrance

1. Lover

Lyrics: Can I go where you go? Can we always be this close forever and ever? And ah, take me out, and take me home. You’re my, my, my, my Lover.

This one is near and dear to my heart, as it was my own First Dance song. 

The song beautifully captures the essence of love and commitment, making it an ideal backdrop for that special moment when you share your  first dance as a married couple. Its gentle melody and Taylor Swift’s soothing vocals create an intimate and tender atmosphere, allowing you to focus on each other and the significance of this moment.

When to play: First Dance

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