Best English songs for pre-wedding shoot

May 20, 2023

Music gives life to videos. When it comes to your pre-wedding shoot, choosing the right song is imperative. While some couples prefer Bollywood songs for their videos, others go for romantic English tracks. Here are the 10 best English songs for you to set the right mood for your pre-wedding video.

1. Perfect Duet (with Beyonce)

This song never gets old when it comes to romantic hits. This is the duet version of the original song “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran. Anyone would fall in love with this melodious track. And yes, the lyrics are just perfect.

‘We are still kids, but we’re so in love

Fighting against all odds

I know we’ll be alright this time

Darling, just hold my hand

Be your girl, you’ll be my man

And I see my future in your eyes’

2. Say you won’t let go

Not many people know this gem of a song. “Say you won’t let go” by James Arthur beautifully describes a lover’s feelings for his beloved. This melodious beauty is the perfect choice for your pre-wedding video when the lyrics go –

‘I’m so in love with you and I hope you know

Darlin’, your love is more than worth its weight in gold

We’ve come so far, my dear, look how we’ve grown

And I wanna stay with you until we’re grey and old’

3. I like me better

I like me better by Lauv is another romantic track that has also been trending on Instagram reels. If you want to add some pop vibes to your pre-wedding video, this song should be your pick.

‘I like me better when I’m with you

I knew from the first time, I’d stay for a long time ’cause

I like me better when

I like me better when I’m with you’

4. Thinking out loud

Thinking Out Loud, another lovely song by Ed Sheeran, is a special pick for your video. This slow, euphonious track will add magic to your pre-wedding video.

‘And darling I will be loving you ’til we’re 70

And baby my heart could still fall as hard at 23’

5. All of me

All of Me by John Legend is another harmonious song that not many people know about. A great choice for your pre-wedding video,  expressing your love to your beloved.

‘Give your all to me

I’ll give my all to you

You’re my end and my beginning

Even when I lose, I’m winning’

6. I Don’t Care

Another romantic pop song, I Don’t Care by Ed Sheeran and Justin Beiber, is the perfect choice if you want to add some fun beats to your pre-wedding video and cute lyrics at the same time.

‘Cause I don’t care when I’m with my baby, yeah

All the bad things disappear

And you’re making me feel like maybe I am somebody

I can deal with the bad nights

When I’m with my baby, yeah’

7. Stand by Me – Skylar Grey

You can never go wrong with this classic. Originally by Ben E. King, this is a slower version of the song. This song has also been used in the Bollywood song ‘Dildara’ from Ra One.

‘When the night has come

And the land is dark

And the moon is the only light we’ll see

No, I won’t be afraid

No, I won’t be afraid

Just as long as you stand

Stand by me’

8. Nothing 

If you want to give your pre-wedding video an indie-romantic vibe, go with Bruno Major’s Nothing. This song has also been trending on Instagram reels. Because of its slow, indie vibe, this song will certainly add a unique touch to your video.

‘Dumb conversations

We lose track of time

Have I told you lately

I’m grateful you’re mine’

9. Little Bit More

This cute indie pop song by Suriel Hess has been trending a lot on Instagram reels. Go with this track to add a fun, acoustic mood to your pre-wedding video.

‘I fall in love with you a little bit more 

little bit, little bit, little bit more

Every time I think I’ve lost my way

I fall in love with you a little bit more’

10. Thousand Years (ft. Steve Kazee)

Ending the list with the OG song, the famous “Twilight” track, “Thousand Years” by Christina Perri, is the go-to romantic track. What could be better than this melody and these beautiful lyrics –

‘And all along I believed I would find you

Time has brought your heart to me

I have loved you for a thousand years

I’ll love you for a thousand more’


We shared some of the best and most popular English songs that you can use for your pre-wedding video. You can always go for mashups of two or more songs if you don’t want a single track in the background.

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Sanyukti Chowdhry

A creative individual and a shutterbug who likes to travel. And, I write sometimes.

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