British pop star Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran recently said that if the price was right, he'd be willing play at a wedding. So WeddingChannel.com asks: If you could have any band or music star play at your reception, who would it be? Here, our first and last picks.
By Anja Winikka for WeddingChannel.com
5 Best Bands to Play A Wedding
Why? You remember that scene in The Wedding Singer where Billy helps Adam Sandler get together with Drew? He's a total softie, plus, he could sing "White Wedding" -- every punk rock bride's dream.
Why? If the goal is to create the ultimate dance party at your wedding, Girl Talk's DJ mashups would be a dream come true.
Why? You really can't get much more wedding-appropriate or romantic than Jack Johnson's "Lucky" and "Better Together."
Why? He's reportedly set to play Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding, and while he could sing "Something" (argued as one of the best love songs ever penned), we'd also be entertained if he went the "Why Don't We Do It In the Road?" route.
Why? Funk, soul, rock, electronic music, jazz, blues -- we're pretty sure this hip-hop duo would get both your college friends and your parents' friends out there on the dance floor.
5 Worst Bands to Play A Wedding
'N Sync, Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees (or any other boy band)
Why Not? Do you really want your bridal party turning into their pre-adolescent selves and running toward the stage during your first dance?
Why Not? Not only are we pretty sure she'd drink all your booze and smoke throughout your entire reception, her song "The Ring Didn't Mean a Thing" probably isn't the best message.
Why Not? She's is a notorious no-show. Oh, and she has a wee bit of a heroin problem.
Rage Against The Machine
Why Not? Nothing more conversation-sparking for your guests than having an angry, politically charged band play at your wedding, eh?
Why Not? Wedding-wise, there's something about GWAR's signature performance move that involves spraying the audience with a mix of water and powdered food coloring that rubs us the wrong way.
Photo: Faith West Photography
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