The Best Songs to Play at a Funeral

What are the best songs to play at a funeral?

It’s important to make sure you choose music that’s suitable for funerals.

It can be difficult to find music that will be appropriate not only for a funeral but will personify the person’s life you are remembering and celebrating.

The following were picked by famous people as the best songs to play at a funeral –

Best songs“Satisfied Mind”

Satisfied Mind” by Jeff Buckley is probably the most famous song that anyone can play at a funeral. It isn’t just a great song it’s rated as the best funeral song of all time. The song inspires everyone to live a life of compassion and realise that there is more to life than just material wealth.

“Blower’s Daughter”

Another great song that is appropriate is the “Blower’s Daughter” by Damien Rice. The lyrics tell of a loved one taken away too soon. All who have lost someone dear to them can relate to that..

“You Can Close Your Eyes”

Here’s a song that will be still be around years from now. Thoughtful, sad and sung by James Taylor “You can close your eyes”

“Tears in Heaven”

Tears in Heaven”  Eric Clapton wrote this song in rememberance of his young son who died in a tragic accident.

The best songs for a Funeral should also be appropriate

We want to choose a song that will make us remember the good times we had together, it need not be sad but should rather remind us of them when played.

These songs are not just the best songs, they also have great lyrics and are timeless. There are many more inspiring melodies out there, be sure to choose a song that personifies the deceased.

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