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Old 05-23-07, 03:33 AM
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Editing a wedding video - need song recommendations

I am editing a wedding video for my cousin and need help with choosing a song. I originally chose Kingdom Come by Coldplay but realized it was a live recording and I could hear voices from the audience.

Is there a version that's been recorded in the studio? If not I need recommendation to a song that is:
that's not cliche'd and obvious that is mostly used in wedding videos
Preferrably same instrument used in Kingdom Come song (just a guitar? but sounds modern). I don't know what they used. I have no clue when it comes to music.

Thanks, any help is appreciated.
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Old 05-23-07, 04:07 AM
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Old 05-23-07, 09:58 AM
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Um, the version of Kingdom Come from the album X&Y is not a live recording - so if you're set on using the song, just use the real version of the song.
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Kingdom Come is actually a hidden bonus track on X&Y.
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Old 05-23-07, 10:13 AM
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a few to mull over:

in your eyes - peter gabriel
collide - howie day
loving arms - darden smith
i need love - luka bloom
yellow - coldplay
i knew the bride when she used to rock n roll - dave edmunds
she - elvis costello
something so strong - crowded house
500 miles - the proclaimers
have a little faith - john hiatt
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Old 05-24-07, 10:13 PM
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I did a video for my best friends' wedding. Right after they were married and the wedding party departs, I used the song "From the Morning" by Nick Drake. It was an outdoor wedding and it was sunny out and the song just fit perfectly. They were moved to tears when they saw that part of the video

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You and Me by Lifehouse....get the 'Wedding' Version from itunes it longer, etc.
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