Wedding planning, in a way, is set into motion by the groom. Traditionally, it is he who has the task of getting on one knee. Some gentlemen do so simply, with a carefully selected ring and a profession of love everlasting. Some make an event out of it and might even organise a crowd of singers joining in, turning a seemingly mundane moment into an unforgettable party.

And of course, there are ladies who decide that they are up to the task themselves and they propose to the man of their dream, either during a leap year, or at any other time. 

Music can make life events magical and songs often play an important role during proposals.

But which song to choose?

The List of 10 most Proposal Songs on Spotify: 

Experts at learningjewelry.com have conducted a study to find the top 10 most popular songs that people propose to. Over 60 playlists containing proposal and engagement songs were analysed to see how frequently they occurred in the world’s top proposal playlists and these are the top 10 songs:

Listen to top ten proposal songs on Spotify >>>

Niraj Naik (nirajnaik.com) , a holistic healing expert commented: “Not all music is going to help create a feeling of love, just the music you resonate with. Music has a measurable physiological effect based on whether you resonate with it or not and music that resonates with you has the ability to light up all areas of your brain and boost low alpha brain waves associated with optimum cognitive function.”

Many thanks to learningjewelry.com for sharing their Spotify playlist and the quote from Niraj with us. 

Composing a Song

If listening to one of the latest hits during the proposal does not seem like the best way of impressing the love of your life, how about composing your own song? Or maybe a poem?

If you are the one who will be proposting, you could ask your friends to help you write a song or adapt the lyrics of an existing song.

The lyrics could be personalised to let your fiance(e) know how much they mean to you. You could also refer to any special moments you shared together so far or sing about your future as a happy couple. 

Vintage Proposal Songs

If none of the latest hits or a customised song resonate with you, how about a vintage song? “Devoted to You” by Everly Brothers is a great example of an everlasting hit from the 50s. Our other favourites are “You belong to me” by Dean Martin, “That’s Amore” also by Dean Martin, “The Way You Look Tonight” by Frank Sinatra and “Be My Love” by Mario Lanza. There is no shortage of love songs composed during the era from 1920s to 1990s so whichever era is your favourite, you should find a heart-warming vintage love song easily enough. 

 

 

17 Comments

  1. It is crazy how we associate certain songs that we hear with special moments in our lives. I have a few songs that hit my heartstrings when I hear them because they remind me of some wonderful moments. This is a great list of songs.

  2. For those who have the gift of music or words, I think that writing a song or a poem is a GREAT gesture! It’s something so special and personal. The fact that you took the time to put that together will definitely stand out.

  3. What a lovely idea to incorporate music into a proposal! I love all kinds of music, and I think it would have added a lot to our engagement experience to have a song that was special just from that moment.

  4. CA

    I cannot really relate to this personally, but I have seen how my friends got proposed to. None of them sang a song or created one though, but music definitely played a part.

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