You’ve said your vows and shared the kiss. You are now officially man and wife. What are you waiting for? Now all you need are wedding cake cutting songs and a big ol’ cake to slice, chiefly that one you have been eyeing for so long, and hit the dance floor! Weddings can be a time of great pressure. It all began with a cleansing diet you couldn’t keep up with, endless shopping lists that you tried to catch up with, making lists after lists, lists of lists. You get, nay know, the gist.
Obviously, a good playlist to which the audience can shake their booty is of utmost importance at a wedding reception. But the song you share with the warm gathering, when you cut the wedding cake with your brand new half, is something you want lasting in your memory than the records found in photos and your wedding video.
Don’t worry. Sit back and relax as you cruise through ten amazing song ideas to complete the cake cutting moment in your wedding.
1. “Us” by Regina Spektor
This cute little song is for the two of you who like to just be in your own little world where the only reality is your love for each other. Slice through the sweetness of a new life together with your love by playing this tune!
2. “Sugar” by Maroon 5
Okay, let me clarify that this is not for Adam Levine. The song is genuinely catchy and happy, and as wedding-y as it gets for our days. So pour some sugar in your wedding memories with this lovely song for your wedding cake cutting.
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3. “Daylight” by Matt & Kim
This is for the wayward couple. You are a match because you get each other, with all your quirks and everything. So cut the cake and enjoy the first ‘daylight’ in your new phase together as a couple.
4. “Happy Together” by The Turtles
There’s just not saying enough about how “no matter how they tossed the dice” it had to be the two of you for each other. If, against all odds and complexities, you have emerged a couple ready for a commitment like marriage, go ahead and cut the cake because you surely deserve to be “happy together”.
5. “Hooked on a Feelin” by Blue Swede
This is a strong contender for a sweet song to be played while cutting a sweet wedding cake. This feel-good song has captured a lot of attention by featuring in the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack. Can’t blame them. Chris Pratt! But if you are a music buff, you know the song has been around a long time now and has been used by several lovers who serenaded their women.
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6. “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies
As mushy as it gets, this song is a piece of treasure from the past. If you’re using this song for wedding cake cutting ceremony, it comes with a warning for the diabetic.
7. “Come Fly With Me” by Frank Sinatra
Signature Sinatra, this beautiful song can whisk away any heart when sung earnestly. Cut your wedding cake and whisk your bride or groom into your new adventure!
8. “Cut the Cake” by Average White Band
A popular choice for when one cuts the wedding cake, this song is enriched by innuendos. Let’s put it this way: it’s groovy and ‘average’ A-rated, but a sure-fit for the cake cutting ceremony.
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9. “La Bamba” by Ritchie Valens
This could go into the playlist you want to dance to as well. But this pumped-up track that takes you back to the 60’s, could only add to the enthusiasm of the audience during cake cutting at a wedding. Want to cut into some sweet rock ‘n’ roll?
10. “One and Only” by Adele
This beautiful poetry of a song is a confession of a heart to another. It’s so beautiful that I’d sing it as my vow at my Christian wedding! If you can’t tell your partner enough about how grateful you feel for finding your ‘one and only’, share the sweetness of that gratitude by playing this song while cutting the cake.
One of these songs will guarantee that you made some sweet memories on your wedding day, with moments that would last forever through the song. For every time you play the song you chose for the moment, you will taste the red velvet of your wedding cake (or any other flavour you chose) in your mouth!