Summer of Love

2016-09-02-16-35-32Well it’s been a hectic summer – weddings, holidays, music & beer festivals – and my blog has been sadly neglected 😦 So to remedy this, and get us in the mood for some serious off-season blogging, here is the cracking – and very exhausting – 3 set playlist from my latest wedding at a superb venue in one of the most beautiful villages in France.

Forget Bride/Groomzillas, this couple were one of the most chilled out I have had the pleasure to play for. They had requested 3 hours of music during their vin d’honneur and charcuterie board wedding breakfast – a truly fantastic idea for such a hot summer- and we quickly settled on an hour of jolly mixed repertoire for the champagne reception, followed by an hour of smooth classics and laid back love songs during the meal, with some contemporary pop & show tunes to finish. At the request of the Groom, I even managed to 2016-09-02-16-36-17squeeze in ‘Happy Birthday To You’ for one of the guests!

I don’t mind admitting it was hard work in the plus 30°C heat, but Peter from the venue made sure I was installed under a handy large willow tree, and I had remembered to bring my electric fan to keep me cool. Summer wedding essentials…

Here’s what got them up and dancing:

Classic Crooner & Dazzling Diva Set

I’ve Got the World on a String

At Last

Mad About the Boy

Night & Day

Moondance

Kissing a Fool

Autumn Leaves

La Vie en Rose

Over the Rainbow

You Made Me Love You

When I Fall in Love

Unforgettable

Lady is a Tramp

Let There Be Love

You Make Me Feel So Young

Feeling Good

All the Way

They Can’t Take That Away From Me

Fly Me to the Moon

Classical Favourites & Classic Love Songs

O Sole Mio

The Swan

Borodin Nocturne

Salut d’Amour

Clair de Lune

Gymnopedie No. 1

Chanson du Matin

Nessun Dorma

L’Amour est un Oiseau Rebelle (Habanera)

Theme  from ‘Ladies in Lavender’

River Flows in You

I’m Kissing You

Ain’t No Sunshine

True Colours

Songbird

Come Away With Me

If I Ain’t Got You

She’s Always a Woman

Desperado

Wonderful Tonight

Blackbird

Summertime

Pop & Showbiz Classics

Too Good To Be True

Thinking Out Loud

Little Things

How Long Will I Love You?

Real Love

To Make You Feel My Love

As Long As He Needs Me

From Russia with Love

I Dreamed a Dream

Some Enchanted Evening

My Favourite Things

I Got Rhythm

On the Street Where You Live

I Could Have Danced All Night

Congratulations J & F!

If you would like to have your favourites played LIVE at you wedding, please contact weddingmusicfrance.com for a personalised quote.

Coming soon  –  watch out for my annual round-up of the mover and shakers on the wedding music chart…

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