The Best Songs to Play During Your Bridal Shower


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If you're getting married soon, we can safely guess that you can't wait for your bridal shower! Even though this is one of the few wedding events you don't have to plan (phew!), it's still a joyous day in which you can fully partake. Most likely, your friends or family planning the shower are so wrapped up in decorations and games that they might forget an equally important aspect — the playlist! We curated a special list of songs you can cue up during the shower to take one thing off of your hosts' plate.

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Since bridal showers are traditionally brunches or luncheons, we included plenty of upbeat classic love songs that'll get everyone in the mood to toast you, the bride. Aretha Franklin's "I Say A Little Prayer" (doesn't this one always remind you of the classic scene from My Best Friend's Wedding?!), The Dixie Cups' "Chapel of Love," and The Temptations' "My Girl" are so cheery that you'll be ready to run down the aisle by the time they play. We also love more up-to-date tunes like American Authors' "Best Day of My Life" and John Mayer's "Daughters" to play as background for the festivities.

No matter what kind of shower your girls are throwing you — from a girly tea to a relaxing spa day — these songs are just the ticket for a perfect day. Sit back, relax, and pick which ones you like (or all of them!) and get ready to get married!

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