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Funeral Music

Traditional Funeral Music

Choosing the right piece of music to remember your loved one can be the perfect way to bring a period of calm for reflection or a rousing hymn to channel emotions. 

Contemporary Funeral Music

Choosing a modern favourite can be a more personal choice for your loved one. It can capture one of their favourite songs or artists perfectly. Here are some of the more popular choices we have had in 2018.

  • Always Look on the Bright Side of Life - Eric Idle

  • My Way - Frank Sinatra

  • Angels- Robbie Williams

  • You'll Never Walk Alone - Gerry and the Pacemakers

  • My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion

  • Time to Say Goodbye - Sarah Brightman and Andrea Bocelli

  • You Raise Me Up - Westlife

  • Over the Rainbow - Eva Cassidy

  • No Matter What- Boyzone

  • Hello- Adele

  • Lay Me Down- Sam Smith

  • Diamonds- Rihanna

  • How Long Will I Love You- Ellie Goulding

  • Flying Without Wings- Westlife

  • See You Again- Wiz Khalifa

  • Goodbye My Lover- James Blunt

  • I’ve Had The Time Of My Life- Jennifer Warnes and Bill Medley

  • Candle in the Wind - Elton John

  • With or Without You - U2

  • Unchained Melody - Righteous Brothers

Alternative Funeral Music

Today people take a more relaxed or even a humorous approach to funerals- taking the opportunity to have one last laugh together. A TV theme tune that was a favourite of the person being remembered can sometimes be the perfect exit music. The list below is out top 10 theme tunes that we've had used at Christophers Family Funerals over the years. 

1.      Match of the Day theme

2.      Cricket Test Match Theme/Soul Limbo - Booker T & the MG's

3.      Last of the Summer Wine theme

4.      Only Fools and Horses theme

5.      Coronation Street theme

6.      Rugby Theme World in Union

7.      Eastenders theme

8.      Benny Hill theme

9.      Great British Bake Off theme

10.    Emmerdale Theme