Funeral Music
On this page is a selection of music that has been used during funeral services. Remember that music is a very personal choice and this list is very diverse for that reason.

This list are suggestions only and are designed to help you make the perfect choice for your loved one’s service.

If you would prefer a piece of music that is not included, don’t worry - you can. Simply include the details when you email us on

A Day Without Rain by Enya
A Different Corner by George Michael
A Gaelic Blessing – Rutter Cambridge Singers
A Heart Full Of Love (Les Miserables)
A Life On The Ocean Wave by Band Of The Royal Marines
A New Day Has Come by Celine Dion
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square by Anne Shelton
A Place In The Sun by Stevie Wonder
A Taste Of Honey by Acker Bilk
A Thousand Beautiful Things by Annie Lennox
A Whiter Shade Of Pale by Procul Harum
Abide With Me by Fron Male Voice Choir
Adagio For Strings by Barber
After All These Years by Foster & Allen
Ain't No Sunshine by Bill Withers
Albatross by Fleetwood Mac
All By Myself (Solo Otra Vez) by Il Divo
All I Want Is You by U2
All Love Can Be (A Beautiful Mind) by Charlotte Church
All My Loving by The Beatles
All Things Bright And Beautiful by Children's Choir
All Through The Night (Ar Hyd Y Nos) by Aled Jones
All Time Love by Will Young
Alleluia (Exsultate Jubilate) by Mozart
Always by Bon Jovi
Always On My Mind by Elvis Presley
Amazed by Lonestar
An Irish Lullaby by Daniel O' Donnell
Angels by Robbie Williams
Are You Lonesome Tonight by Elvis Presley
As Time Goes By (from Casablanca)
Ave Maria by Bach
Baby Can I Hold You by Tracy Chapman
Be Still For The Presence Of The Lord by Aled Jones
Be Still My Soul by Katherine Jenkins
Be With You by Enrique Iglesias
Beautiful by Christina Aguilera
Beautiful Boy by John Lennon
Beautiful Day by U2
Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion
Begin The Beguine by Julio Iglesias
Best I Could by Barbara Streisand
Better Together by Jack Johnson
Bitter Sweet Symphony by The Verve
Blue Moon by The Marcels
Blue Velvet by Bobby Vinton
Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
Bolero by Ravel
Braveheart (Main Theme) by James Horner
Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel
Bring Me Sunshine by Morecambe & Wise
Broken Wings by Mr Mister
Brothers In Arms by Dire Straits
Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
Can You Feel The Love Tonight by Elton John
Can't Help Falling In Love by Elvis Presley
Can't Smile Without You by Barry Manilow
Candle In The Wind by Elton John
Canon In D by Pachelbel
Careless Whisper by George Michael
Caribbean Blue by Enya
Carmen (Entr'acte Act 3) by Bizet
Catch A Falling Star by Perry Como
Cavatina (The Deer Hunter) by Harp
Cello Concerto (1st Mvt) by Elgar
Champagne Supernova by Oasis
Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol
Chiquitita by Abba
Circle Of Life (Lion King) by Elton John
Clair De Lune (Orchestral) by Debussy
Close To You by The Carpenters
Come Away With Me by Norah Jones
Come Fly With Me by Frank Sinatra
Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
Cry by James Blunt
Crying In The Chapel by Elvis Presley
Cwm Rhondda (English & Welsh) by Bryn Terfel
Dambusters March by Central Band RAF
Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy (The Nutcracker) by Tchaikovsky
Dance Of The Swans (Swan Lake) by Tchaikovsky
Dance With My Father by Luther Vandross
Danny Boy by Bryn Terfel
Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
Days by Kirsty MacColl
Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind by Aled Jones
Delilah by Tom Jones
Desperado by The Eagles
Dignity by Bob Dylan
Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep by Katherine Jenkins
Don't Fear The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by Elton John and George Michael
E Lucevan Le Stelle (Tosca) by Puccini
Easter Hymn by Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Edelweiss (The Sound Of Music) by Julie Andrews
Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (2nd Mvt) by Mozart
Elegie In C Minor by Faure
Emperor Waltz by Strauss
Endless Love by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
Eternal Father Strong To Save by London Philharmonic Choir and Orchestra
Etude In C Minor Op10 No12 (Revolutionary) by Chopin
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye by Ella Fitzgerald
Evening Falls by Enya
Evening Hymn + Last Post by Massed Bands Of The Guards Division
Evergreen by Barbara Streisand
Everybody Hurts by REM
Everything I Do I Do It For You by Bryan Adams
Everything I Own by Bread
Fallen Embers by Enya
Fanfare For The Common Man by Emerson Lake and Palmer
Fantasia In D Minor K397 by Mozart
Faraway Places by Vera Lynn
Feel by Robbie Williams
Ferry Cross The Mersey by Gerry and The Pacemakers
Fields Of Athenry by The Dublin City Ramblers
Fields Of Gold – Sting or Eva Cassidy
Finlandia by Sibelius
Flower Of Scotland (Vocal) by Traditional
Fly Me To The Moon by Frank Sinatra
Flying Without Wings by Westlife
Footprints by Ken Dodd
Footprints In The Sand by Leona Lewis
Footsteps by Daniel O'Donnell
Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Friends Will Be Friends by Queen
From A Distance by Bette Midler
From Here To Eternity by Frank Sinatra
From This Moment On by Shania Twain
Fur Elise by Beethoven
Galway Bay by Instrumental
Get Here by Oleta Adams
Get Off Of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones
God Be With You by Bryn Terfel
God Only Knows by The Beach Boys
Going Home by Dvorak
Goldberg Variations (Aria) by Bach
Gone Fishin' by Bing Crosby
Goodbye My Lover by James Blunt
Goodbye To Love by The Carpenters
Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston
Guide Me O Thou Great Redeemer by Fron Male Voice Choir
Guitar Concerto (2nd Mvt) by Rodrigo
Habanera (Carmen) – Bizet
Hallelujah by Jeff Buckley
Hallelujah Chorus (Messiah) by Handel
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You by Van Morrison or Rod Stewart
Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman by Bryan Adams
He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother by The Hollies
He Was Beautiful (Cavatina) by Lesley Garrett
Heaven by Bryan Adams
Heaven Can Wait by Meat Loaf
Heaven For Everyone by Queen
Heaven From Here by Robbie Williams
Here Comes The Sun by The Beatles
Here I Am Lord by Daniel O'Donnell
Hero by Mariah Carey
Hero (English) by Enrique Iglesias
Heroes by David Bowie
Home by Michael Buble or Westlife
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart by Michael Buble
How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees
How Do I Live by Leann Rimes
How Great Thou Art by Fron Male Voice Choir
How Sweet It Is by Marvin Gaye
I Am What I Am by Gloria Gaynor
I Am Woman by Helen Reddy
I Am Your Angel by Celine Dion and R Kelly
I Believe by Russell Watson
I Believe In You by Il Divo and Celine Dion
I Cried For You by Katie Melua
I Have Nothing by Whitney Houston
I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder
I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself by Dusty Springfield
I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (Messiah) by Handel
I Know You By Heart by Eva Cassidy
I Only Want To Be With You by Dusty Springfield
I Say A Little Prayer by Aretha Franklin
I Vow To Thee My Country by Katherine Jenkins
I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston
I'd Wait For Life by Take That
I'll Stand By You by The Pretenders
I'll Walk Beside You by Bryn Terfel
I've Had The Time Of My Life (Dirty Dancing) by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
If Tomorrow Never Comes by Ronan Keating
Imagine – John Lennon or Eva Cassidy
In My Life by The Beatles
Iris by Goo Goo Dolls
Isn't She Lovely by Stevie Wonder
It Must Be Love by Madness
Jerusalem – G4 or Fron Male Voice Choir
Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring by Bach
John Dunbar Theme (Dances With Wolves) by John Barry
Jupiter (The Planets) by Holst
Knockin' On Heaven's Door by Bob Dylan
La Campanella by Paganini
La Donna E Mobile (Rigoletto) by Verdi
La Vie En Rose by Edith Piaf
Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh
Land Of Hope And Glory (Choral and Orchestral) by Elgar
Land Of My Fathers (Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau) by Bryn Terfel
Lara's Theme (Dr Zhivago) by James Last
Last Goodbye by Jeff Buckley
Let It Be by The Beatles
Let There Be Love by Nat King Cole
Lifted by Lighthouse Family
Like A Star by Corinne Bailey Rae
Love Is A Many Splendored Thing by Matt Monro
Love Is All Around by Wet Wet Wet
Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley
Lovin' Each Day by Ronan Keating
Lullaby (Orchestral) by Brahms
Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace by Aled Jones
Mama by The Spice Girls
Memory (Cats) by Barbara Streisand
Miserere Mei (English) by Allegri
Miss You Like Crazy by Natalie Cole
Miss You Nights by Cliff Richard
Moon River by Mantovani
Morning (Peer Gynt) by Grieg
Morning Has Broken by Cat Stevens
Mr Blue Sky by ELO
Mull Of Kintyre – Paul McCartney and Wings
My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion
My Sweet Lord by George Harrison
My Way by Frank Sinatra
Nearer My God To Thee by Bryn Terfel
Nella Fantasia by Il Divo
Nessun Dorma (Turandot) by Puccini
Nights In White Satin by The Moody Blues
No Regrets by The Walker Brothers
Nocturne (A Midsummer Night's Dream) by Mendelssohn
Non Je Ne Regrette Rien by Edith Piaf
Now Is The Hour (Po Ata Rau) by Kiri Te Kanawa
One by U2
One Day At A Time by Lena Martell
One Day I'll Fly Away by Randy Crawford
One Moment In Time by Whitney Houston
Only Yesterday by The Carpenters
Only You – Yazoo or The Flying Pickets
Out Of Africa (Main Theme) by John Barry
Paint The Sky With Stars by Enya
Panis Angelicus by Franck
Pastoral Symphony 6 (1st Mvt Opening) by Beethoven
Patience by Take That
Perfect Day by Lou Reed
Pie Jesu (Requiem) by Faure
Pretty Woman by Roy Orbison
Que Sera Sera by Doris Day
Queen Of My Heart by Westlife
Quello Che Faro Sara Par Te (Everything I Do I Do It For You) by Katherine Jenkins
Raining In My Heart by Buddy Holly
Red Sails In The Sunset by Nat King Cole or Perry Como
Return To Innocence by Enigma
Rhapsody In Blue by Gershwin
Ride Like The Wind by Christopher Cross
Romeo And Juliet by Dire Straits
Romeo And Juliet (Love Theme) by Tchaikovsky
Rose (Titanic) by Soundtrack
Rose Adagio (Sleeping Beauty) by Tchaikovsky
Sacrifice by Elton John
Sail Away by David Gray
Sailing by Rod Stewart
San Damiano (Heart And Soul) by Aled Jones
Save The Last Dance For Me by The Drifters
Say A Little Prayer – Dionne Warwick
Seventeen Come Sunday by Vaughan Williams
She Was Beautiful (Cavatina) by Bryn Terfel
She's A Lady by Tom Jones
Shine by Take That
Simply The Best by Tina Turner
Someone Like You by Van Morrison
Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart by Gene Pitney
Somewhere Only We Know by Keane
Song For Guy by Elton John
Songbird by Eva Cassidy
Spread A Little Happiness by Sting
Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
Stars by Simply Red
Stranger On The Shore by Acker Bilk
Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra
Strawberry Fields Forever by The Beatles
Take Me Home Country Roads by John Denver
Tears In Heaven by Eric Clapton
Tell Him by Celine Dion and Barbara Streisand
Thank You by Dido
Thank You For Loving Me by Bon Jovi
That Ole Devil Called Love by Alison Moyet
That's Life by Frank Sinatra
That's What Friends Are For by Dionne Warwick and Friends
The Day Thou Gavest by Aled Jones
The Fields Of Athenry by Brendan Shine
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack
The Godfather Waltz by Nino Rota
The Green Green Grass Of Home by Tom Jones
The Hills Are Alive (The Sound Of Music)
The Impossible Dream by Matt Monro
The Irish Rover by The Pogues and The Dubliners
The Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams
The Last Post by Traditional
The Living Years by Mike and The Mechanics
The Long And Winding Road by The Beatles
The Lord's My Shepherd by Traditional
The Man You Love by Il Divo
The Most Beautiful Girl by Charlie Rich
The Power Of Love by Frankie Goes To Hollywood
The Power Of Love by Jennifer Rush
The Prayer by Charlotte Church and Josh Groban
The Rose Of Tralee by Josef Locke
The Show Must Go On by Queen
The Sound Of Silence by Simon and Garfunkel
The Twelfth Of Never by Johnny Mathis
The Very Thought Of You by Nat King Cole
The Way We Were by Barbara Streisand
The White Cliffs Of Dover by Vera Lynn
The Wild Rover by The Dubliners
The Wonder Of You by Elvis Presley
There Will Come A Day by Faith Hill
These Are The Days Of Our Lives by Queen
Thinking Of You by Paul Weller
This Woman's Work by Kate Bush
Three Times A Lady by Lionel Richie and The Commodores
Time After Time by Cyndi Lauper
Time To Say Goodbye by Sarah Brightman and Andrea Bocelli
Toccata And Fugue In D Minor by Bach
Together We Are Beautiful by Fern Kinney
Total Eclipse Of The Heart by Bonnie Tyler
Trouble by Coldplay
Truly Madly Deeply by Savage Garden
Un Bel Di Vedremo (Madame Butterfly) by Puccini
Una Furtiva Lagrima (L'elisir D'amore) by Donizetti
Unbreak My Heart – Toni Braxton
Unfinished Sympathy by Massive Attack
Unforgettable by Nat King Cole
Until It's Time For You To Go by Elvis Presley
Up Where We Belong by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
Uptown Girl by Billy Joel
Va Pensiero (Nabucco) by Verdi
Valentine by Richard Hawley
Venus (The Planets) by Holst
Vespera – Libera
Vide Cor Meum by Katherine Jenkins
Vincent (Starry Starry Night) by Don Mclean
Violin Concerto 1 (1st Mvt) by Bruch
Vissi D'arte (Tosca) by Puccini
Voca Me by Libera
Walk On By by Dionne Warwick
Walking In The Air (The Snowman) by Aled Jones
Water Music (Air) by Handel
We Have All The Time In The World by Louis Armstrong
We'll Keep A Welcome by Bryn Terfel
We'll Meet Again by Vera Lynn
What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong
What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted by Jimmy Ruffin
When I Fall In Love by Nat King Cole
When Somebody Loves You by Frank Sinatra
When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees
When You Believe by Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston
Where'er You Walk (Semele) by Handel
Wherever You Will Go by The Calling
White Flag by Dido
Wind Beneath My Wings by Bette Midler
With A Little Help From My Friends by Joe Cocker
With Or Without You by U2
Without You by Harry Nilsson
Woman by John Lennon
Woman In Love by Barbara Streisand
Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton
Wonderful World by James Morrison
Wonderwall by Oasis
Words by Boyzone
Yesterday by The Beatles
You And Me Song by The Wannadies
You Are The Sunshine Of My Life by Stevie Wonder
You Do Something To Me by Paul Weller
You Don't Have To Say You Love Me by Dusty Springfield
You Raise Me Up by Various
You To Me Are Everything by The Real Thing
You Were Loved by Whitney Houston
You'll Never Walk Alone by Gerry and The Pacemakers
You're All That Matters To Me by Curtis Stigers
You're Beautiful by James Blunt
You're In My Heart by Rod Stewart
You're My Best Friend by Queen
You're My World by Cilla Black
You're The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me by Gladys Knight and The Pips
You're The First, The Last, My Everything by Barry White
You're The Inspiration by Chicago
You've Got A Friend by James Taylor
Your Song by Elton John
Zadok The Priest by Handel
Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart by Judy Garland
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