9 Sir Elton John Love Songs for Universal Wedding Playlists

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Sir Elton John is entrenched in the hearts of everyone in his homeland of England and in America. His music career spans more than 5 decades.

Many of the songs Sir Elton has released make for perfect accents to many wedding events.

I have assembled a list of my favorite Sir Elton John wedding songs.

sir elton john love songs

Elton John, born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for his charitable work and was awarded the honorific Sir.

The success of Sir Elton is due to the collaboration with lyricist Bernie Taupin. In addition, Sir Elton was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.

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Something About The Way You Look Tonight
Released in 1997 on the album The Big Picture

Did you know the song was released as a double single with Candle In the Wind?

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

And I can’t describe
But it’s something about the way you look tonight
Takes my breath away

song on Amazon

True Love (duet with Kiki Dee)
Released in 1995 on the album Love Songs Compilation Album

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

For you and I have a guardian angel
On high, with nothing to do
But to give to you as you give to me
Love forever, true

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Released in 1995 on the album Made in England

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Makes for a great parent-child dance.
Notable Lyrics:
To walk with you and watch you grow
And know that you’re blessed

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Can You Feel The Love Tonight
Released in 1994 on the album The Lion King Soundtrack

The song is one of Disney’s classic love songs of all-time expressing the love between Simba and Nala.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Can you feel the love tonight?
The peace the evening brings
The world, for once, in perfect harmony

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Circle of Life
Released in 1994 on the album The Lion King Soundtrack

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

It’s the circle of life
And it moves us all
Through despair and hope
Through faith and love

song on Amazon

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The One
Released in 1992 on the album The One

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

You’re all I’ve ever needed
Baby you’re the one

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Tiny Dancer
Released in 1972 on the album Madman Across the Water

Makes for a great Father-Daughter dance.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

Ballerina, you must have seen her dancing in the sand
And now she’s in me, always with me, tiny dancer in my hand

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Released in 1971 on the album Friends Soundtrack

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

With a friend at hand you will see the light
If your friends are there, then everything’s all right

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Your Song
Released in 1970 on the album Elton John

Did you know the song was originally released by the band Three Dog Night? “Your Song” is the perfect formal dance song for a parent dance or as a first dance.

Most Meaningful Lyrics:

I hope you don’t mind
That I put down in words
How wonderful life is while you’re in the world

song on Amazon

Elton John Highest-Charting Singles – U.S. Adult Contemporary

  • #1 Daniel, 1973
  • #1 Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (with Kiki Dee), 1976
  • #1 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word, 1976
  • #1 Mama Can’t Buy You Love, 1979
  • #1 Little Jeannie, 1980
  • #1 Blue Eyes, 1982
  • #1 I Don’t Wanna Go on with You Like That, 1988
  • #1 Healing Hands, 1989
  • #1 You Gotta Love Someone, 1990
  • #1 Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me (with George Michael), 1990
  • #1 The One, 1992
  • #1 Simple Life, 1993
  • #1 Can You Feel the Love Tonight, 1994
  • #1 Believe, 1995
  • #1 Blessed, 1995
  • #1 Something About the Way You Look Tonight, 1997
  • #1 Something About the Way You Look Tonight/Candle in the Wind 1997, 1997
  • #2 I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues, 1983
  • #2 Sad Songs (Say So Much), 1984
  • #2 Candle in the Wind, 1987
  • #2 Club at the End of the Street, 1990
  • #2 The Last Song, 1992
  • #2 Circle of Life, 1994
  • #2 Written in the Stars (with LeAnn Rimes), 1999
  • #3 Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me, 1974
  • #3 Nikita, 1985
  • #3 Sacrifice, 1989
  • #4 A Word in Spanish, 1988
  • #4 You Can Make History (Young Again), 1996
  • #5 Recover Your Soul, 1998
  • #5 Someday Out of the Blue, 2000
  • #6 Honky Cat, 1972
  • #6 I Want Love, 2001
  • #7 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, 1973
  • #7 Answer in the Sky, 2004
  • #9 Your Song, 1970

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