65 Songs About Marriage to Add to Your Wedding Playlist

Songs About Marriage


A happy marriage is something to sing about. Whether you choose to play some of these songs at your rehearsal dinner or during the cocktail hour at your wedding, they will help set the stage for your big day.

Some are built on a fantasy, like Prince’s “Let’s Pretend We’re Married” or Taylor Swift’s “Love Story” while others reflect a young, eager love like the Beach Boys “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” or Meghan Trainor’s “Marry Me.” And as the years go by, you can hear what married life can become in songs like “Grow Old With You,” by Adam Sandler and “The Good Stuff,” by Kenny Chesney.

We’ve rounded up the best songs that cover everything from popping the question to living happily ever after.

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“Chapel of Love,” by The Dixie Cups

Lyrics of Love: “Gee, I really love you/And we're gonna get married”

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“Jackson,” by June Carter Cash and Johnny Cash

Lyrics of Love: “We got married in a fever/Hotter than a peppered sprout”

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“Let’s Get Married (Remix),” by Jagged Edge feat. Run

Lyrics of Love: “Meet me in the altar in your white dress/We ain't getting no younger, we might as well do it”

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“Married in a Gold Rush,” by Vampire Weekend

Lyrics of Love: “We got married in a gold rush/And those wedding bells were ringing out our fate”

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“Marry You,” by Bruno Mars

Lyrics of Love: “Is it the look in your eyes or is it this dancing juice/Who cares baby, I think I wanna marry you”

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“Let’s Get Married,” by Bleachers

Lyrics of Love: “Can you take this babe to be your only?/And this babe to be your only?”

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“Marriage,” by The Descendants

Lyrics of Love: “I wanna be with you/I want you to marry me”

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“Love and Marriage,” by Frank Sinatra

Lyrics of Love: “Love and marriage, love and marriage/They go together like a horse and carriage”

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“Marry Me,” by Thomas Rhett

Lyrics of Love: “She wants to get married, she wants it perfect/She wants her grandaddy preaching the service”

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“Marriage Bureau Rendezvous,” by 10cc

Lyrics of Love: “I'm looking for a girl like momma used to be/She's cooking up a dream, she's baking ecstasy”

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“Marriage,” by Marques Houston

Lyrics of Love: “Marriage don't change, nothing but your name/Unless it's real love, through the sunshine and the rain”

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“Marriage Ain’t the End of Being Lonely,” by Emily Scott Robinson

Lyrics of Love: “We had bigger plans than staying there in Jackson/Come summertime I made a pretty bride”

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“The Secret Marriage,” by Sting

Lyrics of Love: “The secret marriage vow is never spoken/The secret marriage never can be broken”

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“Marry the Night,” by Lady Gaga

Lyrics of Love: “I'm gonna marry the dark/Gonna make love to the stark”

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“Marry Me,” by Train

Lyrics of Love: “Marry me/Today and every day”

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“Archie, Marry Me,” by Flyte

Lyrics of Love: “So honey take me by the hand/And we can sign some papers”

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“Wedding Song,” by Bob Dylan

Lyrics of Love: “Oh, can't you see that you were born to stand by my side/And I was born to be with you, you were born to be my bride”

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“Marry Me,” by St. Vincent

Lyrics of Love: “Marry me, John, marry me, John/I'll be so good to you”

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“January Wedding,” by The Avett Brothers

Lyrics of Love: “And I've already asked her/So in January we're gettin' married”

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“Marry Me a Little,” by Stephen Sondheim

Lyrics of Love: “We won't have to give up a thing/We'll stay who we are”

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“Marry Me,” by No Doubt

Lyrics of Love: “I like to be kissed/And I wouldn't mind if my name changed to Mrs.”

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“(Today I Met) the Boy I’m Gonna Marry,” by Darlene Love

Lyrics of Love: “He smiled at me and the music started playing/Here comes the bride when he walked through the door”

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“Marry Me,” by Betty Who

Lyrics of Love: “I remember the moment I looked in your eyes/And I saw you and me growing old”

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“Marry Song,” by Band of Horses

Lyrics of Love: “I'll marry my lover in a place to admire, I don't/Have to even ask her, I can look in her eyes and thank God”

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“Good Day for Marrying You,” by Dave Barnes

Lyrics of Love: “Put on your white dress/Yeah 'cause, oh baby, it's a good day for marrying you”

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“Marry You,” by Diamond Platnumz

Lyrics of Love: “I have the sound of our eternity/I am blessed to be your man this much is true”

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“Mary Was the Marrying Kind,” by Kip Moore

Lyrics of Love: “She was sweet and smart had a queen size heart nothing like the other girls/She just laughed at my best line cause Mary was the marrying kind”

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“I Wanna Marry You,” by Bruce Springsteen

Lyrics of Love: “Raising two kids alone in this mixed-up world/Must be a lonely life for a working girl”

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“White Wedding,” by Billy Idol

Lyrics of Love: “It's a nice day to start again/It's a nice day for a white wedding”

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“Wedding Song,” by Jaymison

Lyrics of Love: “Walked it out and said our lines/Who'd have thought it'd be for life”

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“White Trash Wedding,” by Dixie Chicks

Lyrics of Love: “You can't afford no ring/I shouldn't be wearing white and you can't afford no ring”

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“Grow Old With You,” by Adam Sandler

Lyrics of Love: “I said I'd tell you jokes whenever you are sad/Make you a mom if you made me a dad

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“Hawaiian Wedding Song,” by Elvis Presley

Lyrics of Love: “I can hear my heart singing/Soon bells will be ringing”

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“Wedding Bell,” by Beach House

Lyrics of Love: “I chose ya/You're ringing the only wedding bell”

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“Wedding Ring,” by Grady Spencer & The Work

Lyrics of Love: “I’ve taken your hand now/You’ve taken my name”

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“Let’s Pretend We’re Married,” by Prince

Lyrics of Love: “Say, let's pretend we're married and go all night/There ain't nothin' wrong if it feels alright”

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“Marry Me,” by Drive-By Truckers

Lyrics of Love: “So marry me, sweet thing won't you marry me/Your mama thinks I beat anything she's ever seen”

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“Wedding Song,” by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Lyrics of Love: “With your name on my lips/The ages fall to bits”

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“Wouldn’t It Be Nice,” by The Beach Boys

Lyrics of Love: “Wouldn't it be nice if we were older/Then we wouldn't have to wait so long?”

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“Marry Me,” by Meghan Trainor

Lyrics of Love: “A fancy wedding's not for me/Won't you marry me, marry me today?”

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“Wedding Bell Blues,” by Morrissey

Lyrics of Love: “I love you so, I always will/And in your voice I hear a choir of carousels”

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“Wedding in Berlin,” by Pet Shop Boys

Lyrics of Love: “Because the time feels right/We're doing it without delay”

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“Marie’s Wedding,” by Van Morrison and The Chieftains

Lyrics of Love: “Fairest of them all by far/Is our darlin' Marie”

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“Marry Me,” by Jason Derulo

Lyrics of Love: “105 is the number that comes to my head/When I think of all the years I wanna be with you”

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“Wedding Bells,” by Hank Williams

Lyrics of Love: “Wedding bells are ringing in the chapel/That should be ringing out for you and me”

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“Wedding Song,” by Anais Mitchell feat. Justin Vernon

Lyrics of Love: “Lover, tell me, when we're wed/Who's gonna make the wedding bed?”

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“The Good Stuff,” by Kenny Chesney

Lyrics of Love: “Look into those eyes so deep in love and drink it up/'Cause that's the good stuff”

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“The Luckiest,” by Ben Folds

Lyrics of Love: “I love you more than I have ever found the way to say”

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“Wasn’t Expecting That,” by Jamie Lawson

Lyrics of Love: “What did I get right to deserve somebody like you?/I wasn't expecting that”

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“Together Forever,” by Rick Astley

Lyrics of Love: “Can't you hear me, I'm saying/I want you for the rest of my life”

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“Amazed,” by Lonestar

Lyrics of Love: “Baby, when you touch me/I can feel how much you love me”

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“Always,” by Atlantic Starr

Lyrics of Love: “And we both know, that our love will grow/And forever it will be you and me”

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“Marry Me,” by Dolly Parton

Lyrics of Love: “He's real smart with a real big heart/And he's gonna marry me”

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“Wedding Song,” by Tracy Chapman

Lyrics of Love: “I place my faith in love/My fate in this communion”

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“Let’s Get Married,” by The Proclaimers

Lyrics of Love: “Let's get married/Have kids and grow old and grey with you”

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“Love Story,” by Taylor Swift

Lyrics of Love: “I talked to your dad, go pick out a white dress/It's a love story baby just say yes”

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“I Knew the Bride,” by Nick Lowe

Lyrics of Love: “Now on the arm of her daddy, she's walkin' down the aisle/I see her catch my eye and give me a secret smile”

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“That’s the Way I’ve Always Heard It Should Be,” by Carly Simon

Lyrics of Love: “Well, that's the way I've always heard it should be/You want to marry me, we'll marry”

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“I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do,” by Abba

Lyrics of Love: “So come on now let's try it/I love you, can't deny it”

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“Mine,” by Beyoncé feat. Drake

Lyrics of Love: “We should get married/Let's stop holding back on this and let's get carried away”

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“To the Aisle,” by The Five Satins

Lyrics of Love: “She says, yes and your heart starts beating/While each step, draws you closer to the aisle”

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“Marry You,” by Eric Clapton feat. B.B. King

Lyrics of Love: “I want to marry you/Isn't that what you want, too?”

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“We’ll Run Away,” by The Beach Boys

Lyrics of Love: “Prepare to take the blame/We'll run away and get married anyhow”

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“You Never Can Tell,” by Chuck Berry

Lyrics of Love: “It was a teenage wedding, and the old folks wished them well/You could see that Pierre did truly love the mademoiselle”

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“The Matrimony,” by Wale feat. Usher

Lyrics of Love: “If there's a question of my love, you've got it/Baby don't worry, I've got plans for you”

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