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Music for secular weddings

By August 15, 2022Ceremony

secular weddingsSecular weddings are becoming more popular. According to the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), 22% of young adults are raised without religious influence in the home.

Although religious elements were included in 60% of wedding ceremonies of Americans older than sixty-five, the number drops to just 36 percent for younger persons.

And to compare decades, just 34% of couples in the 1970s had no religious affiliation compared to 78% today. That means secular music is more acceptable at wedding ceremonies than ever.

The Knot put together a list of top 10 wedding ceremony songs for those of you looking for a more secular affair.

They had “I’m Kissing You” by Des’ree at the top of the lists. It features soulful lyrics like these:

“I’m kissing you/Our pride can stand a thousand trials/The strong will never fall/But watching stars without you”

High on their list is the ukulele-driven “Sea of Love” by Cat Power:

For a more traditional take on the classic tune, take a listen to the 1959 classic by Phil Phillips & the Twilights:

The ubiquitous Ed Sheeran’s “Photograph” made #6 on the list:

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