Dum dum-de-dum ... dum dum-de-duuum! Composed by Mendelssohn in 1845, the wedding march is one of the most recognizable songs in the world. Heck, it's probably been broadcasted out of this galaxy. Klingons get married to this song.
Allow us to take you on a mental journey of the imagination. Take a deep, calming breath ...
Your future hubby stands at the front of the crowd, bridesmaids and groomsmen on either side of him. Your mom is already crying. Your dad gives your elbow a squeeze – it's time to walk down the aisle! You turn the corner, all of your guests rubberneck around, and BOOM: AC/DC blasts over the speakers.
Did you just smile? Here are 9 alternatives to the traditional wedding march for brides that are anything but traditional:
Try not to dance down the aisle. WE DARE YOU.
The perfect tune for the indie-minded bride.
For when the Star Wars fans say "Jed-I do." Looking for more ways to bleep boop down the aisle? We've got you covered.
It doesn't matter if your name isn't "Eleanor," this is still a perfect entrance song.
Especially perfect for couples who have suffered through a long-distance relationship before they could tie the knot.
Perfect for the confident bride who can throw herself in the air and depend on her strong groom to catch and lift her.
For the badass bride who isn't afraid to feather her hair.
This song is the tongue-in-cheek wedding theme for in-love high school teachers.
From I Love Lucy to Friends or Mad Men, there are decades-worth of theme tunes to orchestrate your love.
These wedding songs are sure to encourage you to strut down the aisle in a way that
Mendelssohn never could.