Choosing the right funeral song is one way you can pay homage and respect when laying a loved one to rest. For many of us, music defines who we are. It brings back memories and reminds us that the deceased was once a vibrant and delightful individual. So, when it comes to selecting the right song, it can feel like a monumental task. If your loved one hasn’t already pre-selected their song, we’re here to help. Here are 5 of the most popular funeral songs to be played here in the UK.

My Way, Frank Sinatra

Defining the loved one as an individual, the iconic Frank Sinatra song remains one of the most popular choices for funeral music. It is a song about pride during this time of one’s life and the joy of celebrating your achievements and how you’ve overcome adversity. Overall, the song reminds us that our loved one was triumphant – no matter what came their way.

Angels, Robbie Williams

Voted one of the most requested songs played during funerals, Angels by Robbie Williams tops the charts. It acts as a reminder that love, affection and life live on, even after death. And, that there is so much to be grateful for during this time.

Wind Beneath My Wings, Bette Midler

With its solemn melody, Wind Beneath My Wings appeals to people of all ages. It pays homage to someone who acted as a mentor in our lives, giving us the courage and strength to fight our battles. This song is a celebration of the one you’ve lost and a reminder that nobody can overcome or avoid death, no matter how much they try.

Time to Say Goodbye, Andrea Bocelli

This classical song is an ideal alternative to traditional hymns. It has a timeless appeal that drives emotion, whenever it’s heard and reminds us that the time always comes to say goodbye to the ones we love the most.

You’ll Never Walk Alone, Gerry and the Pacemakers

Originally rising to funeral popularity in the ’40s, this is the perfect tribute to a loved one. It is also the anthem for Liverpool Football Club, making it a popular choice for long-time fans.

Here at Wallace Stuart Funeral Directors, we are driven to support families as they go through the process of saying goodbye to their loved ones. If we can help you in your journey, please do get in contact with us here today.