Rock songs are known for making the listener feel something. If you’re having trouble narrowing down your playlist for your big day, here’s a list of 30 songs to pad your list today!
These 30 songs are in three categories: Top Ten, Fast Rock, and Slow Jams! Rock music is one of the best genres to play at your wedding, but all rock is not the same. So, let’s get started!
This song is a certified crowd-pleaser, and everyone is familiar with the chorus! Marriage can sometimes feel like stepping into an unknown. This song captures the beauty of being ready for love and commitment but also the vulnerability of marriage.
Paramore is an era of rock all on its own. This band puts you in the feels with every song. The Only Exception is the perfect, slow rock ballad that sums up love in the sweetest way.
This gem by the Dave Matthews Band is another slow and poppy ballad. With lyrics like “you and me together, we can do anything, baby,” it captures the essence of sharing vows and the “’til death do us” part.
If you’re looking for something a bit more exciting, Freddie Mercury is always an excellent choice for a song that is passionate and full of excitement.
One can never go wrong with U2! This is one song that is sure to make you and your significant other nostalgic and fall more in love with each other.
AC/DC will have you and your entire wedding party rocking out for sure! This song is great for an opening wedding reception song that will hype up the reception attendees.
This song is great whether you the version by James Taylor or Marvin Gaye. It’s a sweet, tender song that captures the beginning stages of love.
This song is a classic for many millennials. This 2000s bop will have everyone, well, dancing!
This song is a great way to ease into the dancing part of your wedding reception. Believe it or not, some people look forward to dancing at weddings.
Classic Queen, this song is a beautiful song to play at weddings. It’s simple, sweet, and a nice song to sing along to.
“I need a pick me up…I need a shot of you” No couple can go wrong with AC/DC! This song is fantastic for a wedding party dance.
With this song, you can choose Joan Jett and The Blackhearts or Tommy James and the Shondells. Both versions are classic in their own right.
You may have heard this song as the backdrop to numerous romance movies!
This whole list could be made of John Mayer songs, but we’ll stick to just a few of his gems.
This song oozes first dance wedding feels. John Mayer takes the cake for love rock songs.
This slow and poppy ballad featuring vocals from Taylor Swift is perfection!
Choosing songs to play at your wedding can seem stressful when you don’t know where to start. Music is vast, and genres and sub-genres can be confusing. However, with this list, you now have a beacon of hope to get you started to find the perfect song for your perfect day.