Real brides reveal: 8 amazing songs to make your bridal entrance

Looking to break wedding march tradition? You & Your Wedding readers reveal the tracks they chose to make their big entrance - and there's not one mention of "Here Come's The Bride".

Dawn, Jean-Yves Thibaudet
“I’ve always been a bit of a period drama nut and this is a beautiful theme from the Pride & Prejudice film starring Keira Knightley. It has a lovely introduction and is a good pace to walk to once the main theme kicks in. That said, I was so keen to get down the aisle that my dad and I walked at double the pace I had imagined!” – Hannah


La Vie En Rose (English acoustic version)
“This is a song I grew up with in France, and having it in English is a nice nod to my future husband’s nationality, too.” – Penny

Canon In D Major, Pachelbel (rock version on electric guitar)
“I wanted something classical but also a bit different.” – Lucy

Suddenly, Angry Anderson
“I was four when Charlene and Scott got married on Neighbours to this track. From that moment on, it was my ultimate dream to do exactly the same thing. Twenty-four years later, I did.” – Annabel

Trumpet voluntary
“I had trumpets, played by my brothers – having trumpeters herald your arrival does make you feel terribly important!” – Dorrie

Here Comes The Sun, The Beatles
“I chose this because it’s my favourite song and it sounds so optimistic.” Deborah

Gloria, Vivaldi (with choir, chamber organ and trumpet)
“I got carried away with the music and basically staged a sort of concert with added wedding bits – during the ceremony, I also had Bach, Monteverdi, Handel and Christmas carols.” – Georgia


Head And Heart, John Martyn
“The lyrics are gorgeous and really summed up how I feel about my husband. However, he admitted on our honeymoon (after a few glasses of wine) that he actually hated the tune! Oh well.” – Yelena