The Top Ten Songs for a Lord of the Rings Wedding

Step into the enchanting realm of Middle-earth as we embark on a musical journey fit for the most epic of weddings. Inspired by the timeless tales of J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘The Lord of the Rings,’ we have curated a list of the top 10 songs to accompany your own Middle-earth-inspired celebration. From majestic melodies that echo across the Misty Mountains to heartfelt ballads that speak of undying love, each song on this list captures the essence of Tolkien’s rich and immersive world. Whether you’re planning a grand affair in Rivendell or a cozy gathering in the Shire, these songs will add a personal touch for any couple planning a Lord of the Rings wedding.

The first five songs for your lord of the rings wedding

  • “Concerning Hobbits” by Howard Shore – This whimsical and charming piece captures the essence of hobbit life in the Shire, making it a delightful choice for various parts of the wedding ceremony or reception.
  • “May It Be” by Enya – This hauntingly beautiful song from “The Fellowship of the Ring” soundtrack embodies themes of hope and light, making it a poignant choice for moments like the processional or the first dance.
  • “The Evenstar” by Howard Shore – A tender and romantic composition, “The Evenstar” is ideal for adding a touch of ethereal elegance to key moments during the ceremony or reception.
  • “Into the West” by Annie Lennox – As the poignant closing song from “The Return of the King,” “Into the West” evokes a sense of closure and reflection, making it a fitting choice for the conclusion of the wedding ceremony or as a special tribute.
  • “The Shire Theme” by Howard Shore – This joyful and uplifting melody captures the spirit of adventure and camaraderie found in the Shire, making it a delightful choice for celebratory moments throughout the wedding festivities.

consider five more for a sprinkle of fantasy throughout your wedding day

  • “The Breaking of the Fellowship” by Howard Shore – This stirring and epic piece is perfect for dramatic moments during the ceremony or as background music for a grand entrance.
  • “In Dreams” by Howard Shore – With its haunting melody and emotional depth, “In Dreams” is a beautiful choice for romantic moments like the first dance or exchanging vows.
  • “The Edge of Night” by Billy Boyd – Sung by actor Billy Boyd (who played Pippin in the films), this poignant ballad is ideal for adding a personal touch to the wedding ceremony or reception.
  • “The Riders of Rohan” by Howard Shore – For couples seeking a more adventurous and majestic atmosphere, “The Riders of Rohan” offers a thrilling soundtrack for key moments throughout the wedding day.
  • “The Grey Havens” by Howard Shore – As a contemplative and poignant piece, “The Grey Havens” is a fitting choice for the conclusion of the wedding ceremony or as background music for reflective moments.

These songs from the Lord of the Rings soundtrack will enhance the immersive experience of your Lord of the Rings wedding, creating an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. To find out how one of our live pianists can bring this music to life at your Lord of the Rings wedding, simply fill out this enquiry form. I’d love to hear from you!

Hannah x