Funeral Songs

Songs for Funerals

 

The songs for funerals are set out in categories to help you find the kind of funeral songs you’re looking for.

 

See the following categories below: Popular funeral songs, young death, still birth, death of a spouse, religious, alternative, rock, death of a parent, golden oldies, sentimental songs for funerals, love songs and Afrikaans funeral songs.

Popular songs for funerals

Andrea Bocelli & Sarah BrightmanTime to say GoodbyeSong wordsPlay song
AngelisEven though you're goneSong wordsPlay song
AngelisIn the arms of an angelSong wordsPlay song
Celtic WomanDanny BoySong wordsPlay song
Israel KamakawiwoSomewhere over the rainbowSong wordsPlay song
Josh GrobanTo where you areSong wordsPlay song
Sarah BrightmanAve MariaSong wordsPlay song
Sarah MclaghlanIn the arms of an angelSong wordsPlay song

Songs for young death

AlphavilleForever YoungSong wordsPlay song
Art Garfunkel - Watership DownBright EyesSong wordsPlay song
Billy JoelLullaby (goodnight my angel)Song wordsPlay song
Carmen TwillieCircle of Life (Lion King)Song wordsPlay song
Celine DionFlySong wordsPlay song
Declan GalbraithDanny BoySong wordsPlay song
Elton JohnCircle of LifeSong wordsPlay song
John LennonBeautiful BoySong wordsPlay song
Kenny ChesneyWho you'd be todaySong wordsPlay song
Michael JacksonGone too soonSong wordsPlay song
Natalie GrantHeldSong wordsPlay song
Phil CollinsYou'll be in my heartSong wordsPlay song
Rod StewartForever YoungSong wordsPlay song
S Club 7Reach for the starsSong wordsPlay song
Sherrie AustinStreets of HeavenSong wordsPlay song
The Riley School of DanceShine Down (a song for Beth)Song wordsPlay song
Tony Harrison (written for daughter Vicky Harrison)Angel on the breeze Song wordsPlay song

Songs for Stillbirth miscarriage

Gerrit HofsinkStillSong wordsPlay song
LiveLightning crashesSong wordsPlay song
WatermarkGlory BabySong wordsPlay song

Songs for death of a spouse

Barbra StreisandMemoriesSong wordsPlay song
Barbra StreisandThe way we wereSong wordsPlay song
Celine DionBecause you loved meSong wordsPlay song
Celine DionMy heart will go onSong wordsPlay song
James BluntGoodbye my loverSong wordsPlay song
Leonard CohenHallelujahSong wordsPlay song
MadonnaThis used to be my playgroundSong wordsPlay song
Naked EyesAlways something there to remind meSong wordsPlay song
Nemo ShawStop all the ClocksSong wordsPlay song
Sinead O'ConnorNothing compares to youSong words
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Whitney HoustonI will always love youSong words
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Willie NelsonShe is goneSong wordsPlay Song

Religious songs for funerals

AngelisMorning has brokenSong wordsPlay song
AngelisPie JesuSong wordsPlay song
BirdyFire and rainSong wordsPlay song
Celine DionThe PrayerSong wordsPlay song
Gareth GatesSpirit in the skySong wordsPlay song
George HarrisonMy Sweet LordSong wordsPlay song
Judy Collins & the choirAmazing GraceSong wordsPlay song
LeAnn RimesAmazing GraceSong wordsPlay song
Mormon Tabernacle ChoirThe Lord is my shepherdSong wordsPlay song
Soweto Gospel ChoirAmazing GraceSong wordsPlay song
Susan BoyleMake me a channel of your peaceSong wordsPlay song

Alternative music for funerals

Avril LavigneSlipped AwaySong wordsPlay song
Cure, thePictures of youSong wordsPlay song
EnigmaReturn to innocenceSong wordsPlay song
EvanescenceMy immortalSong wordsPlay song
Love and RocketsHaunted, when the minutes dragSong wordsPlay song
Love and RocketsIf there's a heaven aboveSong wordsPlay song
MoistBreatheSong wordsPlay song
U2Beautiful daySong wordsPlay song

Rock songs for funerals

Alter BridgeIn loving memorySong wordsPlay song
Black SabbathChangesSong wordsPlay Song
Bon JoviHallelujahSong wordsPlay song
Byrds, theTurn turn turnSong words Play song
Collective SoulShineSong wordsPlay song
Guns 'n RosesSweet child o' mineSong wordsPlay song
Guns n' RosesPatienceSong wordsPlay song
Guns n' RosesKnockin' on heaven's doorSong wordsPlay song
Led ZeppelinStairway to HeavenSong wordsPlay song
Linkin ParkShadow of the daySong wordsPlay song
Lynyd SkynyrdFreebirdSong wordsPlay song
NirvanaMan who sold the worldSong wordsPlay song
Ozzy OsbourneSee you on the other sideSong wordsPlay song
Pink FloydWish you were hereSong words Play song
QueenYou're my best friendSong wordsPlay song 

Death of a parent funeral songs

Celine DionGoodbye's the saddest wordSong wordsPlay song
Ill DivoMamaSong wordsPlay song
Jon BarkerThank you for being my DadSong wordsPlay song
Mike and the MechanicsIn the living yearsSong wordsPlay song

Golden oldies for funerals

Barbara DicksonCaraven Song - Mike BattSong wordsPlay song
Beatles, theLet it beSong wordsPlay song
Beatles, theIn my lifeSong wordsPlay song
Beatles, theYesterdaySong wordsPlay song
Billy FuryA thousand StarsSong wordsPlay song
Bob DylanEvery grain of sandSong wordsPlay song
Dennis WilsonFarewell my friendSong wordsPlay song
Elvis PresleyMy waySong wordsPlay song
Engelbert HumperdinkThe Last Waltz
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Eric ClaptonTears in heaven
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Frank SinatraIt was a very good yearSong wordsPlay song
Frank SinatraMy waySong wordsPlay song
HolliesThe air that a breatheSong wordsPlay song
Jackson BrownFor a dancerSong wordsPlay song
John DenverCountry roads take me homeSong wordsPlay song
John LennonStand by me song wordsPlay song
Louis ArmstrongWonderful worldSong wordsPlay song
Nat King ColeUnforgettableSong wordsPlay song
Neil DiamondHe ain't heavy, he's my brotherSong wordsPlay song
NilssonWithout youSong wordsPlay song
Norman GreenbaumSpirit in the skySong wordsPlay song
Rod StewartI am sailingSong wordsPlay song
Simon & GarfunkelBridge over troubled waterSong wordsPlay song
Simon & GarfunkelThe sound of silenceSong wordsPlay song
Terry JacksSeasons in the sunSong wordsPlay song
Tom WaitsCome on up to the houseSong wordsPlay song
UB40Swing low sweet chariotSong wordsPlay song
Vera LynnWe'll meet againSong wordsPlay song
Vince GilGo rest high on that mountainSong wordsPlay song

Sentimental songs for funerals

Bette MidlerWind beneath my wingsSong wordsPlay song
Cindy LauperTime after timeSong wordsPlay song
EnyaMay it beSong wordsPlay song
EnyaOnly TimeSong WordsPlay song
Escape ClubI'll be thereSong wordsPlay song
Eva CassadyTime after timeSong wordsPlay song
Jo Dee MessinaHeaven was needing a heroSong wordsPlay song
John FarnhamAngelsSong wordsPlay song
Johnny ReidThank youSong wordsPlay song
Leona LewisFootprints in the sandSong wordsPlay song
Leonard CohenSo long MarianneSong wordsPlay song
Linda RonstadtGoodbye my friendSong wordsPlay song
Mary FahlGoing HomeSong wordsPlay song
Meat LoafHeaven can waitSong wordsPlay song
Melissa EtheridgeTalking to my angelSong wordsPlay song
Miley CyrusWe'll always remember youSong wordsPlay song
Monk & NeagleDancing with the angelsSong wordsPlay song
P. DiddyI'll be missing youSong wordsPlay song
PinkWho knewSong wordsPlay song
QueenWho wants to live foreverSong wordsPlay song
Robbie WilliamsAngelsSong wordsPlay song
Sarah McLaghlanI will remember youSong wordsPlay song
Simple MindsDon't you forget about meSong wordsPlay song
Sophie B. HawkinsAs I lay me downSong wordsPlay song
StingFragileSong wordsPlay song
WestlifeI'll see you againSong wordsPlay song

Love songs

Berlin Take my breath awaySong wordsPlay song
Carly SimonComing around againSong wordsPlay song
ColdplayYellowSong wordsPlay song
Crowded HouseDon't dream it's overSong wordsPlay song
Crowded HouseBetter be home soonSong wordsPlay song
Diana Ross and Lionel RitchieEndless LoveSong wordsPlay song
Janet JacksonTogether AgainSong wordsPlay song
Josh GrobanYou raise me upSong wordsPlay song
MadonnaI'll RememberSong wordsPlay song
Mr. MisterBroken wingsSong wordsPlay song
PoliceEvery breath you takeSong wordsPlay song
RoxetteIt must have been loveSong wordsPlay song
Snow PatrolChasing carsSong wordsPlay song
Stevie NicksI miss youSong wordsPlay song

Afrikaans songs for funerals

Juanita du PlessisIn die hemelSong wordsPlay song
Juanita du PlessisJou SkaduweeSong wordsPlay song
Nicholis Louw Ek's nog hierSong wordsPlay song

We would like to thank all the wonderful people all over the world that have taken the time to send us their song suggestions.  If you know of a beautiful funeral song that we don’t have on our list, please post it below and we’ll add it to the list.

 

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