songs The Best Alternative Wedding Songs  

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List Rules Wedding songs that fall into the alternative music genre.

These are the best alternative wedding songs, to get even the biggest hipster in your family moving on the dance floor. Weddings are always a great time. But in recent years tastes have shifted. Classic weddings songs of previous generations have been replaced by more contemporary love songs. Sure you'll have wedding classics like "Twist & Shout" on the playlist for your older relatives, but your friends and cousins would rather groove to Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes. That's the music of your generation. 
 
Sometimes it's hard to figure out the best music that you'll want to play on your big day. So hopefully this list assists you in picking some of the greatest alternative, indie rock tunes for your wedding. You'll find beautiful originals like The Flaming Lips' "Do You Realize?" but also wonderful covers like Cat Powers' rendition of the old Phil Phillips & The Twilights memorable tune "Sea of Love." 
 
Who knows, maybe by the end of the night, you'll find that your grandparents are now huge Death Cab For Cutie fans, and you can trade your record collection for theirs. Though you'll probably get bored of all of their Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass LPs.