Etta James’ 1961 cover of “At Last” — which, by the way, was originally a song from the musical Orchestra Wives — is one of the most romantic songs ever recorded. But, let’s be honest, it’s also pretty sappy and overplayed (as anyone who watched President Obama’s Inaugural party can attest): “My lonely days are over/ And life is like a song.” Really, Etta? Your life was meaningless until you found a man? O.K., fine. We’ll give you a pass just this one time. After all, it is your wedding day. And this song makes us happy inside.
Top 10 Overplayed Wedding Songs
Anyone who has ever been to a wedding knows that there are certain songs that can't be avoided. TIME picks the most predictable reception tunes.