Thats the key advice from pianist Tim ONeill, who says some seemingly romantic songs just shouldnt be played at a wedding, such as the Whitney Houston chartbuster, I Will Always Love You.
It sounds like a love song, but ONeill says the opening line, If I should stay/ Ill only be in your way, is inappropriate to start a marriage.
ONeill also has the sinking suspicion that My Heart Will Go On from Titanic is a better fit at a funeral while Every Breath You Take is more of a stalker song than a wedding tune.
Another surprisingly-popular-but-inappropriate wedding song is Send In The Clowns. ONeill admits it has a beautiful melody but inspires lots of crowd murmurs, especially if its played while the mother-in-law is being seated.
ONeill and his piano-playing brother, Ryan, have just released their own wedding album, A Day To Remember.
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