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Chantelle’s Big Day

As you know, Donnie and I are getting married rather soon and we can’t wait to see you there!!

What you probably don’t know is, we have invited the team from Wedding marryokes to shoot everyone enjoying the day, singing, dancing and generally having a great time to the song ‘Glad You Came’ by the The Wanted.

 

Here is the song we’ve chosen for you to get familiar with…

How this works is, the guys will be equipped with lyrics and speakers on the day, and they’ll be looking for volunteers to mime along to a couple of lines from the song on camera, which they’ll then turn into a music video of the wedding day. Don’t worry too much about learning the lyrics as they will have some printed on the day and after playing a short section of the song a couple of times, you’ll soon pick it up.

 

You’ll have a few go’s at getting it right, and they’re pretty good at editing to make you look awesome. Your singing voice doesn’t matter either because they’re not going to use the audio – the real song will be played over the video footage of you singing along.

 

If you’re really up for it, feel free to learn a line or two from the song (or even the whole thing)…

The lyrics are included on that version so if you want to, you can rehearse and remember them to perfection! Alternatively there is a link to the lyrics here too – The Wanted ‘Glad You Came’ Lyrics

 

(The lyrics are also shown at the bottom of this page…)

 

How Up For It Are You?

Mad For It!

OK, so you fancy yourself as a bit of a performer or a pop-star in another life?

Here’s what you can do:

  • Watch the video
  • Learn the lyrics
  • Practice in front of the mirror
  • Choreograph a dance routine
  • Get together with some like-minded guests to do something as a group

We are looking for people to (willingly) come forward beforehand to be given specific lines to learn, and we will then forward everyone their own lyrics to perfect :) If any of you do want to perform something special, please let us know or contact the WM guys at info@weddingmarryokes.com so they can plan it into the shoot.

Happy to get involved on the day

Here’s what we recommend:

  • Watch the video
  • Try to learn at least one or two lines from the song
  • Grab the WM guys on the day and let them know you want to get involved

A little bit camera-shy

We realise some people either don’t feel super comfortable in front of cameras, especially video cameras. Don’t worry – the WM guys are very sensitive to this and won’t force you to get involved if you don’t feel comfortable. But if it’s not too painful, we do hope you can at least give us a smile or a wave so that we can remember you on our special video. And remember – if it’s your singing voice you’re worried about, they don’t actually use that in the final video – you’re just miming along to the real song. Here’s what we recommend:

  • Don’t worry too much about learning the lyrics
  • On the day, see if you’re in the right mood. If not, just let the WM guys know if you’d prefer to just be an ‘extra’ without performing, or if you don’t want to be in the video at all.

We think this is a really fun way to record and re-live our big day for years to come and hope you’ll all get involved in some way.

Still not sure how this works?

 

Here are a couple of examples of a finished video from previous weddings once they have been edited and effects have been put on…

So……..

  • Glamorous couple – Check
  • Beautiful Location – Check
  • Awesome dancing and singing – that’s where you come in

Let’s make this a wedding video to remember!

 

Love

Chantelle and Donnie

 

PS Remember, if anyone wants to do anything specific then please contact Mike at Wedding marryokes using mike@weddingmarryokes.com

PPS Here are those lyrics…

The Wanted – ‘Glad You Came’

The sun goes down
The stars come out
And all that counts
Is here and now
My universe will never be the same
I’m glad you came

You cast a spell on me, spell on me
You hit me like the sky fell on me, fell on me
And I decided you look well on me, well on me
So let’s go somewhere no one else can see, you and me

Turn the lights out now
Now I’ll take you by the hand
Hand you another drink
Drink it if you can
Can you spend a little time,
Time is slipping away,
Away from us so stay,
Stay with me I can make,
Make you glad you came

The sun goes down
The stars come out
And all that counts
Is here and now
My universe will never be the same
I’m glad you came
I’m glad you came

You cast a spell on me, spell on me
You hit me like the sky fell on me, fell on me
And I decided you look well on me, well on me
So let’s go somewhere no one else can see, you and me

Turn the lights out now
Now I’ll take you by the hand
Hand you another drink
Drink it if you can
Can you spend a little time,
Time is slipping away,
Away from us so stay,
Stay with me I can make,
Make you glad you came

The sun goes down
The stars come out
And all that counts
Is here and now
My universe will never be the same
I’m glad you came
I’m glad you came

I’m glad you came
So glad you came
I’m glad you came
I’m glad you came

The sun goes down
The stars come out
And all that counts
Is here and now
My universe will never be the same
I’m glad you came
I’m glad you came

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