Popular Songs For Your Wedding Inspired by Sweet Bob Amsterdam

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Smashing hits and popular songs satisfy, symbolise and kick-start your wedding celebrations in Amsterdam. Boosting the atmosphere, it uplifts the party spirit. In fact, hitting the right mark at the reception expresses your taste and resonates your feelings.

Along with your signature love tunes the traditional ritual of serving wedding sweets is the second biggest performance of the day. Let’s face it, magical ingredients create a powerful first impression at your venue on the completion of your marriage ceremony. As the newly wedded couple, this celebratory act strengthens and enriches the moment.

But, what is the perfect wedding playlist? Well, don’t worry I’ve got you covered. Here are some sugary-sweet signature songs to complement your mouth-watering treats. Inspired by my visit to Sweet Bob Amsterdam, let them leave your sweet tooth fully satisfied.

Popular songs

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1. 30.000 Pounds of Bananas by Harry Chapin

Generally speaking, music induces nostalgia and evokes emotions. It is the creme de la creme of special occasions! So, the songs you play during the cutting of your multi-tiered toppling tower should be at an enjoyable audible level.

2. My Boy Lollipop by Millie Small

The traditional wedding cake cutting song is the heart of the reception and entices your party people. Therefore a delicious chocolate accompanied with a love song sweetens the celebratory event and amplifies your celebrations.

3. Banana Boat (Day-O) by Harry Belafonte

What’s more, personalised chocolate bonbons accentuate the mood. Everyone will communicate better, feel good and it strengthens the senses. Moreover, wedding sweets create an amazing eating experience at your memorable occasion.

4. Black Coffee by Ella Fitzgerald

Wedding songs such as jazz music create an unforgettable wedding day and may tickle your fancy. So, get to the heartbeat of the matter with seductive music, black coffee and a innovative chocolate truffle or bonbon.

popular songs smiling bride in white and groom in black dancing on almond icing, marzipan

wedding cake songs smiling bride in white and groom in black dancing on almond icing, marzipan

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5. Brown Sugar by D’Angelo

Additionally, easily digestible songs put you and your reception guests in the right frame of mind to eat. It’s the icing on the cake! And a delicious treat such as Brigadeiro is an indulgent dessert. Even better, everyone will converse and mingle with each other.

6. Grandma’s Brew by Clover Jean

Alternatively, you can cherry pick some great hits and spice up the event with your signature tunes. Actually, the wrong wedding songs upset your choice of scrumptious desserts and cakes. Tasty sweets and music add an extra special feel to your big day.

7. Red Red Wine by UB40

Surprise the people at your location with alternative hits and an inviting array of delectable sweets at your wedding breakfast. Therefore, play laid back hits, smooth soul, Motown and pop ballads to soothe the ears while the guests relish the sugary treats.

8. Choux Pastry Heart by Corinne Bailey Rae

In addition wedding desserts and the right tunes will be pleasing to the soul and the palate. So, throw your guests a curve ball and delight their senses with something refreshingly new. Brazilian Brigaderio’s will leave your family and friends wanting more!

wedding songs rich chocolate wedding cake with pink, purple, yellow marzipan icing

What better way for a family to celebrate a new marriage than with chocolate cake?

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9. I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl by Nina Simone

Allegedly, you should listen to relaxing and peaceful sounds while indulging in a scrumptious wedding sweet such as a bonbon or truffle. Music is the piece de resistance at your event and should be accompanied by a mouthwatering delight.

10. Juicy Fruit by Mtume

Remember to keep your reception guests entertained with a chocolate fountain, fruit and canapés. Don’t be afraid to swap the traditional wedding cake with something creamy and new. Furthermore, design a sweet signature wedding cocktail to accompany it.

11. Potato Head Blues by Louis Armstrong

Another thing, you need songs to invigorate you and your guests appetite. What’s more, a dream dessert enhances your themed wedding day. More importantly, your family and friends will love your attention to detail!

12. Salt Peanuts by Dizzy Gillespie

Let’s be honest, the value and benefits of good music with a combination of bite-sized treats aid, stimulate and activate the celebratory mood. In fact, you make it a memorable occasion.


popular songs Brazilian sweets brigadeiro not bonbon not truffle displayed on a plate.

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13. Sweets For My Sweets by C. J. Lewis

Another thing, mostly everyone loves sweets, puddings and cakes. And the above tune will entice family and friends to dig in and enjoy themselves. This unique and positive song is destined to find your wedding dessert buffet.

14. Rum and Coca Cola by The Andrew Sisters

And there’s more, this cocktail inspired song really packs a punch. Combining fab music, beverages, sweets and tempting aperitifs everyone is guaranteed a thrilling time. Wedding catering mixed with the right playlist leaves great memories that last forever.

15. Tea For Two by Ella Fitzgerald

Remember good music keeps you both featured as the main attraction: the focal point. This beautiful song makes your wedding more special than ever before. And will captivate and inspire your guests to tuck into the dessert table.

16. Watermelon Man by Mongo Santamaria

Whether you are opting for a classic or contemporary feel, continue the theme by adding this song. A dessert menu soundtrack calms your guests’ emotions. Even better, you set the mood and get them excited about the evenings wedding celebrations.

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17. Yes! We Have No Bananas by Louis Prima

Let’s face it, family and friends will be happy to continue the celebrations after you’ve said “YES”.  The above wedding song is a wonderful sing-a-long song for all your guests and the kids, too. You’ll have the best ever get-together event.

18. Tacos, Enchiladas and Beans by Doris Day

Fine tune the entire occasion with this unique hit, and add a healthy dose of excitement to your day. With this song you will spice up your festivities, entice your guests and set the scene for a night of unforgettable celebrations.

19. Red Beans & Rice by Michael Franti & Spearhead

With all of the above in mind, this one-of-a-kind song is an upbeat hit to seduce your family and friends to pre-party drinks and confections. It keeps the suspense going until your first dance.

20. Pass the Dutchie by Musical Youth

So, if you get a sudden rush of overwhelming sentiment. This great fun loving song involves everyone and gets your party off to the right start. By incorporating this unique hit into your wedding reception, you’ll have one of the happiest events of the year.


  • Walnut Whip by Dan Dyson

And there’s more… make sure to arrange “social music”, and don’t play brash, non-stop hits found at a night club. But, whip up the atmosphere with your wedding cake cutting songs.

  •  Sugar Sugar by The Archies

So why not play the most unique wedding cake cutting songs and create an overall feeling of authenticity. This song inspires positive vibes and beautiful feelings.

  •  Sweet Love by Anita Baker

To conclude, this wedding season find the right baker, bonbons and tasty music to brand your wedding. Yummy treats create sweet memories and satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth. Make a meal out of your meaningful day!


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About Clover Jean: I'm a Londoner based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Being a specialist celebrant | marriage officiant | wedding ceremonies MC with a gospel & soul choir is rewarding work. So, my guilty pleasures are fine dining, travel hotspots and on-line retail therapy. What's yours? Get in touch, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE & see you soon!

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