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#1 claptrap

Posted 29 October 2012 - 05:57 PM

OK so PussyDids' thread calling for processional suggestions got me thinking:  (no offence intended PD, and Bushel and a Peck is very cute!)

Hit me with your Top 5 songs NOT to play at a wedding!

I'll start:

1.  "Maybe This Time"  (for those who don't know the words,  "maybe this time, I'll be lucky, may this time he'll stay.."

2.  It Shoulda been Me!

3.  Two out of 3 ain't bad

4.  On my own

5. Papa don't Preach

#2 Leggy

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:02 PM

The Most Beautiful Girl (In The Room) by Flight of the Conchords.

"And when you're on the street, depending on the street, I bet you are, definitely in the top 3, good-looking girls on the street, yeah, depending on the street..."

#3 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:11 PM

We went to a wedding a couple of years ago and for the bridal "waltz" they had that Dido song "I will go down with this ship, I will put my hand up and surrender..." (Can't think of the song title) ...all I can say is if you are referring to your marriage as a sinking ship at your wedding, well, then, not off to a good start. And yes, they are now divorced ....

#4 Alacritous~Andy

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:15 PM

Hit me baby (one more time)
Oops, I did it again
Toxic

Actually, anything by Brittany.  

...although I would recommend avoiding Brittany any time, not just at weddings.  wink.gif

#5 JuliaD

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:21 PM

Highway to Hell - AC/DC (accidentally played at my cousins wedding ceremony when the CD kept skipping!!! - they are actually still together lol)

Grenade - Bruno Mars

Good Riddance (Time of your Life) - Green Day

Irreplaceable - Beyonce

Cry Me a River - JT

#6 HRH Countrymel

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:24 PM

I always tell anyone who asks that DP and I will be dancing to Pearl Jam's 'Better Man' at our wedding...

Edited by countrymel, 29 October 2012 - 06:25 PM.


#7 cinnabubble

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:25 PM

With or Without You.

#8 Cranky Old Woman

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:25 PM

D.I.V.O.R.C.E - Dolly Parton

#9 Flutters

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:26 PM

Gold digger by kanye

#10 Coffeegirl

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:41 PM

Wind beneath my wings.     Just shouldn't be played EVER!



Love will tear us apart - Joy Division


Hallelujah by Leonard Cohan (or any versions of).  Do people actually listen to lyrics anymore?

#11 cinnabubble

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:45 PM

Every Step You Take.

#12 SophieBear

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:50 PM

Bitter sweet symphony. Heard it so many times at different weddings. The words are depressing.

#13 BunnyBob

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:52 PM

Nine Inch Nails - Closer to God (I wanna f*ck you like an animal, I wanna feel you from the inside)

Bloodhound Gang - The Bad Touch (You and me baby ain't nothing but mammals, so lets do it like they do on the Discovery Channel)

Meatloaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)

#14 FeralLIfeHacker

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:54 PM

QUOTE (Lucretia Borgia @ 29/10/2012, 07:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
We went to a wedding a couple of years ago and for the bridal "waltz" they had that Dido song "I will go down with this ship, I will put my hand up and surrender..." (Can't think of the song title) ...all I can say is if you are referring to your marriage as a sinking ship at your wedding, well, then, not off to a good start. And yes, they are now divorced ....



It's actually, I WILL go down with this ship, I WONT put my hands up and surrender, there will be no white flag above my door, I'm in love and always will be.

It's a beautiful song - suggesting that you will never give up on love.

eta - it is WILL go down with this ship as in I am with you til the end.

Edited by Mummyone1, 29 October 2012 - 06:55 PM.


#15 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:54 PM

QUOTE (MrsBobolina @ 29/10/2012, 07:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Meatloaf - I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)

Ok I'm going to out myself as a complete idiot here (wouldn't be the first time...) but what exactly is it that he wouldnt do...?

#16 andyk

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:54 PM

Somebody that I used to know - Gotye

I could never take the place of your man - Prince

Edited by andyk, 29 October 2012 - 06:57 PM.


#17 Lucrezia Borgia

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:55 PM

QUOTE (Mummyone1 @ 29/10/2012, 07:54 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's actually, I WONT go down with this ship, I WONT put my hands up and surrender, there will be no white flag above my door, I'm in love and always will be.

It's a beautiful song - suggesting that you will never give up on love.

It is a nice song...I just can't get past the sinking ship metaphor .....

#18 StarandMoon

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:56 PM

"Achey Breaky Heart" - and yes, it's been done!

Not sure if it's the song or the mullet I object to though, now I think about it.  unsure.gif

#19 BunnyBob

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:57 PM

Lucretia, I have no fecking idea roll2.gif My main thought in suggesting that would be that in any wedding party there would inevitably be at least one sleazy uncle/friend/whatever doing a Beavis & Butthead "heh, heh, whatdya think it is that he won't do, heh, heh" laughing2.gif

#20 OneProudMum

Posted 29 October 2012 - 06:57 PM

I awkwardly chose Barbie Girl by AQUA and dedicated it to the flower girl (my cousins daughter) thinking she would love to dance to it. Little did I know the lyrics are complete filth and not remotely child appropriate.

#21 somila

Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:00 PM

I Will Always Love You.

Edited to add capitals.  It looked weird as a sentence!

Edited by somila, 29 October 2012 - 07:01 PM.


#22 UncommonSense

Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:00 PM

My husband Dj'd at a wedding that had 'It Must have been Love' by Roxette as the first dance..

Anything by Michael Bolton.

#23 RainRain

Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:01 PM

Pussycat Dolls - Don't Cha....that's one the bridesmaids should not go and dance to...lol.

I believe Meatloaf was saying he wouldn't end up "screwing around"....

#24 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:02 PM

heheh DFs and my "song" is Not Fair by Lily Allen... not really appropriate wedding music!

Actually I really wanted Halo by Beyonce and when you read the lyrics they aren't inappropriate, but everyone thinks it's a sad song.

#25 FeralRebelWClaws

Posted 29 October 2012 - 07:03 PM

My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard? hehehehe

DF won't let me have Jimmy Soul's If you wanna be happy. He said it implies that I am ugly. On the plus side he thinks I'll make him happy for the rest of his life heheheh

Edited by PussyDids, 29 October 2012 - 07:04 PM.





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