Funeral Music & Songs

funeral songs can be a major part in the service for someone who has passed away. They may want their favorite hymns or something more contemporary, like an upbeat tune with rock music elements; it all depends on what kind of person they were and how much time you have to prepare before yourself!

What are good funeral songs?

Choosing the right funeral song can be an extremely difficult decision. With so many different options available, how do you know which one is going to work best for your loved ones? To help with this dilemma I have compiled a list of ten UK’s top 10 songs that will remind people about happy times in their life as well provide some musical appreciation from across cultures around the world!

In this section, you will find the most popular pieces of funeral music and songs for a successful service. This includes:

Track
Artist/Composer
1
You’ll Never Walk Alone
Gerry and The Pacemakers
2
My Way
Frank Sinatra
3
Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life
Eric Idle
4
Simply The Best
Tina Turner
5
Supermarket Flowers
Ed Sheeran
6
Time To Say Goodbye
Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman
7
The Chain
Fleetwood Mac
8
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Eva Cassidy
9
We’ll Meet Again
10
This Is Me
The Greatest Showman

Top 10 Classical Funeral Songs

  • Nimrod from Enigma Variations – Elgar
  • Canon in D – Pachelbel
  • Ave Maria – Schubert
  • Nessun Dorma – Puccini
  • Pie Jesu from Requiem – Faure
  • The Four Seasons – Vivaldi
  • Adagio – Albinoni / Bizet
  • Air on a G String – Bach
  • Largo from Xerxes – Handel
  • Clare de Lune – Debussy

Top Unusual Funeral Songs

  • Always Look on the Bright Side of Life Eric Idle
  • Ying Tong Song Spike Milligan
  • Bat Out of Hell Meatloaf
  • Spirit in the Sky Doctor and the Medics
  • Match of the Day TV Theme
  • One Foot in the Grave TV Theme
  • TV Countdown music
  • Last of the Summer Wine TV Theme
  • Dr Who TV Theme
  • Top Gear TV Theme
  • The X Files TV Theme
  • Red Dwarf TV Theme
  • Six Feet Under TV Theme
  • The Muppets ‘It’s Time to Face the Music’ TV Theme

Rock & Modern Songs

  • Stairway to Heaven – Led Zeppelin
  • Bitter Sweet Symphony – The Verve
  • Who wants to live forever – Queen
  • Highway to Hell – AC/DC
  • Lay me down – Sam Smith
  • Another one bites the dust – Queen
  • Knocking on heavens door
  • My Immortal – Evanescence
  • Halo – Beyonce
  • I’ll be missing you – P Diddy
  • Wonderwall – Oasis
  • Yellow – Coldplay
  • One day like this – Elbow