If you grew up in the 90s, then you would feel a lot of nostalgia listening to music from that period. 90s wedding songs can set the tone for a wedding, giving everyone goosebumps, and bringing up memories. This type of nostalgic feeling can be a huge trump card at your event especially if most of your guests are from your age group.
It doesn’t matter what type of wedding you’re having. Songs from the 90s range from R&B Soul to reggae, rock and hip hop. There is an abundance of music styles for every part of your wedding from the processional to the reception. You could get contemporary options or rustic wedding songs in the right genre.
We’ve selected a list of some of the best wedding songs from the 90s that can help you get started on your playlist.
1. “All My Life” by K-Ci & JoJo
Lyrics: “All my life, I prayed for someone like you. And I thank God that I, that I finally found you”.
One of the more adorable numbers from the 90s, this would be considered best 90s wedding song for a first dance or even a processional.
2. “I Want It That Way” by Backstreet Boys
Lyrics: “You are my fire; The one desire. Believe when I say, I want it that way”.
This list would be incomplete without a number from the Backstreet Boys. If you want dance songs from the 90s then this gem should make it to your wedding reception playlist.
3. “I Don’t Want to Miss A Thing” by Aerosmith.
Lyrics: Don’t want to close my eyes, I don’t want to fall asleep ’cause I’d miss you baby, and I don’t want to miss a thing…”.
An Academy Award for Best Music, Grammy award song of the year and more, this song by Aerosmith is one you don’t want to miss for that 90s wedding playlist.
4. “I’ll Be There for You” by The Rembrandts
Lyrics: “I’ll be there for you; (When the rain starts to pour). I’ll be there for you, (Like I’ve been there before). I’ll be there for you (‘Cause you’re there for me too)”.
If you need a 90s wedding song for a first dance, this assuring rock number has the right words and vocals to create a romantic background.
5. “This Is How We Do It” by Montell Jordan.
Lyrics: “This is how we do it, It’s Friday night and I feel all right. The party is here on the West side, so I reach for my 40 and I turn it up…”.
Some songs can just get you up on your feet and lead you to the dance floor. This hip-hop number is one of such, and your guests will no doubt enjoy it along with all those memories from the past.
6. “Everybody” by Backstreet Boys
Lyrics: “Everybody, yeah; Rock your body, yeah. Everybody, yeah; Rock your body right. Backstreet’s back, alright!”
One of the best 90s hip hop wedding songs, “Everybody” by Backstreet Boys, is sure to get your guests on their feet with all the nostalgic feelings to dance. With the right wedding reception playlist, you can be sure to have a great time all night long.
7. “Can You Feel the Love Tonight” by Elton John.
Lyrics: “And can you feel the love tonight? It is where we are. It’s enough for this wide-eyed wanderer that we got this far. And can you feel the love tonight; How it’s laid to rest? It’s enough to make kings and vagabonds, Believe the very best.”
Released in 1994, this award-winning song by Elton John is sure to give you all the feels. Any 90s kid would have goosebumps just listening to this romantic melody that would be perfect for a wedding processional or reception.
8. “All the Small Things” by Blink-182.
Lyrics: All the small things, True care, truth brings. I’ll take one lift; Your ride, best trip.”
This indie rock number from 1999 could go on your list of 90’s slow songs for a wedding reception. With the right words and tempo, you could have it play at the background, setting the tone for the night.
9. (Everything I Do) I Do It for You by Bryan Adams.
Lyrics: “Don’t tell me it’s not worth trying for; You can’t tell me it’s not worth dying for. You know it’s true (you know it’s true); Everything I do, I do it for you. Yeah, yeah”.
Pour your heart out to your partner with this song from the early 90s. Bryan Adams seemed to tap into the mind of every lover when he said these words. Perfect for a soulful first dance.
10. “I Swear” by All-4-One.
Lyrics: “I swear; Like the shadow that’s by your side, I’ll be there. For better or worse, ‘Til death do us part…”.
It wouldn’t be a 90s party without something from All-4-One. And what better way to end the day than with a song swearing to be there for your partner, ‘Til death do us part’.
Have your guests singing along and piling on the dance floor with these 90s wedding songs. Gems from the past to bring all the nostalgia and fond memories while you celebrate your nuptials the 90s way.