There are many songs that are considered “wedding staples”—some are good, some not so good. To prepare for our meeting with our DJ, Gander and I were looking through lists of songs for special moments. We were surprised at how many songs listed we found surprising when actually listening to the lyrics.
Our reaction to these songs / Photo credit: The Really Team
Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for nontraditional dances and unique song choices (Mrs. Camera’s father/daugher dance or The Rucksack first dance, anyone?) and definitely think a couple’s personality can shine through using music choices. However, the frequency of these songs on popular choice lists surprised us. Therefore, here is, in no particular order, a top five list of songs that made us go “Really?”
1. “Daughters” by John Mayer (video credit: John Mayer VEVO / YouTube)
Since being released in 2004, “Daughters” has become a very popular father/daughter dance song, which is easy to see based on its smooth melody and easy dance tempo. However, when actually listening to the lyrics, this song conveys the story of an absentee father.