The Top 10 Last Songs of 2015
It’s all come down to this, the last song of the wedding night! The DJ is primed and ready. Friend’s and family surround the newly married couple in a circle, earnestly waiting to sing and dance them off into the night.
But what song do you play to make this a memorable moment? It should be an anthem, it should be epic, it should be for everybody! The last song of the night is far more important than you think! We’ve put on our thinking caps, back to front, and researched long into the night to come up with this list of the top 10 most requested last songs for your wedding, 2015.
This is by no means a definitive list, different songs mean different things to couples, but remember your last dance song should be upbeat and uplifting. The track should be a song that gets everyone’s arms in the air, their feet stomping, and a song they can sing along to.
10. Frank Sinatra – New York, New York
Good ol’ blue eyes is always a popular choice to finish the night and no better song than his 1979 classic ‘New York, New York. A tune that’s sure to have everyone on the dance floor and singing their hearts out!
9. The Beatles – All You Need Is Love
Another crowd pleaser that always ends the night on a positive note. The chorus of the Beatles’ 1967 classic is about as famous as they come, and it’s sure to have everyone belting out the five famous words from the Fab Four
8. Oasis – Don’t Look Back in Anger
A rock indie anthem to end all indie anthems is one way to end the night. Imagine all of your loved one’s belting out some of Oasis’ most iconic lyrics “And so, sally…”
7. One Direction – Live While We’re Young
Love them or loath them, One Direction and their catchy tunes are here to stay. ‘Live While We’re Young’ has all the hallmarks of a uplifting pop song waiting to be sung by a bride and her bridesmaids at the end of the night.
6. Fun – We Are Young
A one hit wonder of sorts for the New York-based band. We Are Young is an anthem for people who never want the night to end. Picture the bride and groom surrounded in a large circle of friends and family, all singing along to this!
5. The Lumineers – Ho, Hey
The Colorado hit makers’ signature tune is always one to get people off their feet and singing along! The lines in the song “I belong to you, you belong to me my sweetheart” is perfect for either a first or last song. Nice in-studio live version here.
4. Journey – Don’t Stop Believing
Now the epitome of an end-of-the-night-song, Journey’s 1981 rock classic Don’t Stop Believing has had a renaissance in the past decade and continues to be requested from both bands and DJ’s as the final song of the night.
3. AC/DC – Thunderstruck
The classic rock anthem is always sure to get the lads on the floor with air guitars and the ties around their head, and the ladies won’t be far behind them either! One hell of a tune to finish the night!
2. Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
Time to let the hair down, pick up that air guitar and start wailing to Queen’s biggest rock anthem Bohemian Rhapsody. Six minutes of ludicrous but masterful opera singing and guitar playing is sure to set the pulses going as your night draws to a close!
1. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – Time Of My Life (Dirty Dancing)
A song you can be sure every bride wants to hear when it comes to the last song of the night. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – Time Of My Life from the soundtrack to the cult classic film ‘Dirty Dancing’ is as perfect a song to finish the night as any!